Antivirus reviews

It should be said that there is no shortage of antivirus software out there and by extension, no shortage of viruses. This is by no means a complete list of all available antivirus software out there, but it covers the … Continued

Twitter? Isn’t that a sound that a bird makes?

I’m sure you hear it every day: “Follow us on Twitter” “Like us on Facebook”. Heck, even us here at RMECS do it. But why are companies embracing social media. And do people really care about a company’s twitter and Facebook posts? … Continued

32 or 64 bit? That is the question.

With the release of Windows 7, the question is raised again on whether you should install the 32-bit version (x86) of the operating system or move up to 64-bit (x64). This is something that’s been asked since the introduction of consumer-level … Continued

Online backup solutions

With the advent of cloud storage, there are a variety of online file storage and backup options to choose from. Services like Dropbox, Amazon, Google Docs and Carbonite are all excellent solutions depending on what you are doing.   Dropbox Pros: Lots … Continued

Wi-fi, WEP and WAP oh my!

We all love the freedom Wi-Fi grants us. No longer are we tethered to our desks. It offers fast speeds considering the untethered nature of it. However, a significant number of people do not see a need to secure their connections.  Granted, … Continued

Ten cool things you can do with an unused flash drive

1: Run portable applications In addition to storing your data, you can run portable applications from a USB flash drive. For example, OpenOffice, which is a complete office suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package, and … Continued

Jacob

    Name : Jacob Ira Anderson Alias : Towt Region : Greeley, Loveland Experience : 20+ years of computer repair experience. 10+ years of computer building experience. 10+ years of technical support both by phone and in person. Expertise : … Continued

Google Chrome : The Most Secure Browser?

During a recent hacker convention, Pwn2Own, hackers were awarded by hacking or compromising the most popular web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safai, Firefox and Chrome. Hacker were successful in hacking Safari and Internet Explorer on day one.  A French security company was able … Continued

Brandon

Name : Brandon Alias : SmashBrando Region : Fort Collins, Loveland Experience : 12 Years of computer repair and troubleshooting, 7 Years of networking, 5 Years of Web Development. Experience includes 3 years and counting working at Hewlett Packard. Expertise : … Continued

Cores i3, i5 and i7 explained

  So you are about to purchase a brand new pc, and the manufacturer gives you a choice of processor. You’ve heard that i7 is the best of the line (after all it is the highest number), but is there … Continued