Dennis Edmondson

Know Your Wares

I’ve noticed that sometimes when I talk to people I get a funny look.  I will usually make sure I don’t have an eye crusty and then check my fly, but I’m finding more and more that it’s the language that I use.  The Technology World has a ton of terms that are tossed around and rarely defined for the average user.  A few weeks back I tried my hardest to define Virtualization, but...

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Watch Out on Cyber Monday

Watch Out on Cyber Monday

So called “Cyber-Monday” is tomorrow and even though there isn’t a lot of data to back up the suggestion that more online shopping will be done that day than any other day of the year, there is data that suggests more scams are attempted and succeed on that day.  What should you be on the lookout for? The Big Gift Every year there is the one present that every kid must have....

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Why Pay for Antivirus Software?

Why Pay for Antivirus Software?

I’m amazed over and over by the number of people that don’t have Antivirus Software on their computers because it costs too much to renew.  Each time I explain to someone that there are free options when it comes to Antivirus I get the look that says, “If it’s free, what’s wrong with it?” In my opinion Antivirus software needs to do exactly two things; protect your computer and do it...

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Happy Halloween: Is Your Computer a Monster

Happy Halloween everyone!  In keeping with today’s theme of the scary and light-hearted I wanted to give you a chance to compare your computer to some of our favorite movie monsters from years gone by.  Then I will assign each monster computer an arbitrary Scared Nerd Rating so that you know how your computer will terrify your tech of choice. Frankenstein’s Monster We all know the...

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The DSL Filter Trick

The DSL Filter Trick

One of my favorite things to say is, “You learn something new every day.”  I don’t know how true that is, but I’m positive that I don’t know everything there is to know and it turns out that I’m reminded of that fact on a fairly regular basis (nearly daily) by learning something new.  Recently I learned something new about a piece of technology that I had thought I had left in the...

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