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Low Tech Maintenance For Your Office IT Computers

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Have you ever had to recover something from the floor under your desk?  Is your desktop computer cabinet under there as well?  What is usually under your desk that can threaten your computer's performance?

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Topics: Computer, IT support

15 Myths About Your Photocopier | Burlington ON

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 22, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

 Photocopiers have been around for over fifty years now and are seen as a staple of most offices.  Over the years there are many things which have come to be believed about these devices and which have led to many users  having a love hate relationship with them.  Here's some of the myths that have arisen and why they exist.  How does your photocopier perception stack up?

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, photocopier

Wearable IT Devices Create New BYOD Challenges

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

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Topics: technology tools, software tools, IT network, IT support, network security, BYOD

You Are The Defacto IT Manager | How To Tell

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 8, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

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Topics: Computer, Software, network backup, IT network, IT support, network security, managed services plan

Privacy Concerns Drive Paper Shredding

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jan 2, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Anyone who reads the news understands that privacy is a challenge in the fast paced world we live in.  Paper shredding in all of its many forms has grown to be a significant force due to these concerns.  For many people their concern about privacy leads to issues with how to handle the paper which comes to them as part of their daily lives.

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Topics: Canadian Legislation, shredders

Tablets To Pass PCs In 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Dec 27, 2013 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Computer, iPad, tablet, Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet, Lenovo

1 Billion Less | Major Changes Coming to Canadian Letter Postage

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

In a recent announcement Canada Post has released plans for significant changes to the Canadian letter postage market effective spring 2014.  Following upon the announced rate changes for other categories of mail covered in this blog last week, there will be increases in letter rates as well effective March 31, 2014 following the required regulatory process.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, e-mail, mailing equipment, postage machine

6 Month Deadline For Support For Microsoft Windows XP & 2003 Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 4, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

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Topics: Computer, Software, network server, Windows 8, server software, IT network, network security

Cruising With Microsoft Windows 8 | 8.1 And Getting A New View

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 @ 08:11 AM

My wife and I recently had the opportunity to go on a cruise on the Holland American Line and  one of the interesting features of the cruise was a very popular activity hosted by Microsoft. On board there was a lady called Emily who was billed as a TechExpert and who conducted daily Digital Workshops with about 50% of them focused on using Windows 8 to improve your computing experience.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Windows 8

Lenovo Is On A Tear With Strong Profits

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 08:11 AM

 "Lenovo's profit reached $220 million for the quarter, compared with $162 million in the same period a year ago. Revenue rose 13 percent year over year to $9.8 billion."

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Topics: Computer, Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet, Lenovo