IT Consulting

Mac or PC: Which Computer Is Better for Small Businesses?

It’s hard to deny the appeal of Apple’s Mac computer line. Its sexy design, intuitive interface and proven reliability make Apple an attractive alternate to PCs for many small businesses. Not to mention, how can you not love the old commercials? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByCyqSROGf0] As small business owners build out or update office infrastructure, they face …

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IT Management: To Outsource or Bring In-House?

Businesses with 50-100 employees are at a tipping point when it comes to IT management. Is it better to outsource, or bring it in house? On one hand, it’s likely your business is big enough to benefit from having a full-time, dedicated IT professional on staff responsible for the ongoing management of your technology infrastructure. …

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LendingTree LLC To Shut Down Online Money Management Site Thrive

I’ve been a user of an online money management site called Thrive (http://www.justthrive.com/) for some time now.  It’s marketed as “Free online money management, just for you.”  I’d previously used their main competitor Mint.com but had a couple of bad experiences which is why I went with Thrive.  As I was going through my email …

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Can You Rely On The Cloud For Your Business?

Cloud computing is all the rage these days.  Every time you turn around you’re hearing something about how it’s the wave of the future and how it’s cheaper, better, faster, etc.  For some businesses, the “move to the cloud” can be a good thing, but in other cases it can be a very risky proposition.  …

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I bought a MAC but I am still a PC.

The PC and I have been BFF’s for years. For Christmas, my wife got a unibody Macbook to replace her aging Dell. Knowing my wife uses her computer mostly for photos, music, email and web browsing, the Mac was a safe choice and gave me an opportunity to fully appreciate the Mac operating system – OS X.

Unexpectedly, it lead me to consider, and ultimately purchase my own Mac when I needed a new laptop in January.