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Business Laptops vs Consumer Laptops

                    For many employees and business owners, the line between work lives and personal lives are blurred with “flextime,” work from home options or “out in ...

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Business Laptops vs Consumer Laptops

For many employees and business owners, the line between work lives and personal lives are blurred with “flextime,” work from home options or “out in the field.”  Because these lines are blurred, many employees and ...

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Ransomware Protection

RB's Computer Service can help!  A massive global ransomware attack known as WannaCry (aka WCry) caused extensive damage and major inconvenience to businesses in nearly 100 countries using Microsoft Windows on Friday, May 12, 2017. According ...

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Private Medical Records are Under Attack

Electronic Health Records (EHR) are increasing as high-value targets for hackers.   If hackers continue at their current pace, they will have accessed every American’s private medical records at least once by 2024.  A ...

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7 Benefits to Buying a Pre-Owned Laptop at RB’s

Many people in the market for a new laptop overlook the benefits of buying a previously owned commercial grade one.  It is logical to zero in on new laptops and compare price and reliability.  However, RB’s Computer Services sells previously ...

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Checklist for Employees to Help Prevent a Hack

Phishing scams are constantly evolving to adopt new forms and techniques.  Businesses of all sizes need to take steps to protect themselves.  The average 10,000-employee company spends $3.7 million a year dealing with phishing attacks (Maria ...

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4 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life

Sometimes you get caught needing to work without an outlet nearby.   Here's how to make your laptop battery last longer. Much like a missed opportunity for romance, once you lose it, you cannot get your laptop battery's lifespan back. You ...

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Do Yourself a Solid: 5 Benefits of a Solid State Drive

Solid state drive (SSD) installation has grown more popular in the "Want It Now" age.  The super-portable form factor has revolutionized expandable storage. It also makes it easier for users to boot up without having to wait a century for ...

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WhatsApp® Encrypts Text Messages

I have blogged extensively over the last couple years about proactive security measures one can take to protect themselves from Ransomware and hackers using a commercial firewall router, VPN’s, and upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10.  The ...

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Warning: “Serious” Bug in Windows 7, Take Action Today!

Google warned late last week, hackers could take over computers running Windows 7 due to a “serious” bug.   Windows 7 users are at risk and should take IMMEDIATE action.  In response, Google updated its Chrome browser to help protect ...

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