To fully capitalize the benefits of your business’s on-line presence, you must understand the relationships among domains, IP addresses, Internet Service Providers (ISP), and Website Hosting Providers(WHP). Continue reading
Free email accounts like Yahoo, MSN, and Gmail typically employ a web based client(how you send and receive email). You access your email through a web site. The provider sells advertising on the web site to re-coup expenses and generate a profit. A web host provider may offer email services for your domain. Most provide a web interface or webmail. Another way to access your email accounts is through a local email client, Continue reading
Types Of Commercial Websites
The type of web site you will want to deploy, will determine who you will want to develop the site and who will host it. Continue reading
Hosting Your Site
You have determined what kind of a site you want and who is going to develop it. The next step is to find a web host provider. Make a list of what you want from your WHP and the cost. Continue reading
Marketing Your Site
In the common vernacular it’s called “driving eyeballs to your site”. There are a few ways to do this.
You could tell all of your friends and family about your site, and cajole or bribe them to tell everyone they know to visit your site. Don’t under-estimate the power of Continue reading
LIMITED OPPORTUNITY!-BUY NOW!!!
… I recently found this advertisement from around 1978 while sorting through the contents of my filing cabinet. It may have been the first PC related scam. This flyer was sent to every PC retailer in the country. Not one diskette drive was ever shipped. If you could find one, a single sided TRS-80 drive was more than double this price, required the purchase of the expansion interface, and was somewhat unreliable. The data capacity of a double sided 5.25 in diskette was 256,000 characters.
“Never trust a company with the word ‘World’ in it’s name” is one of the Rules For Life I developed from that long ago episode in my past.
I have no idea how I managed to hold on to this scrap of paper for so long!
Protect Yourself From WannaCry!
So stop what you are doing– Go to Control Panel -> Programs -> Windows Features —
uncheck the bloody SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support checkbox
bow your head
wait for the ricochet
cause it ain’t gonna end here
An Argument for Status Quo
An Argument for Status Quo
Dothan Computer & Technology Users Group
In this day of numerous technologies, software updates, upgrades, and the now present Windows 10 platform I began to think of all the things that will need to be done in order to maintain the overall efficiency of my current computer. Continue reading
It’s Time To Kill Freeware
Allow me to walk you down the garden path to the briar patch called Freeware; a segment of the software industry that just needs to go away. Now I am not referring to such organizations like Open Source Foundation, Open Office, Open Libre, The Apache Foundation, or the authors of Squirrel, Firefox, MySQL, Notepad++, Filezilla and many others. Continue reading
The Canon MG3520 A Next Gen Inkjet Printer
I am always on the lookout for new tech items with low user ratings. No doubt- the device is quickly discounted to get it out of the retail stream while the manufacturer corrects the issue. These devices will also show up in the re-manufactured market at a significant discount owing to the many user returns. Often, the bad reviews have nothing to do with quality, capability, fit or finish. Continue reading