Monthly Archives: January 2011

Busy, busy, busy

Image via Wikipedia This past week or two has been nice and busy, just the way we like it. We are building a customer base so that the business cycle goes from “work, no work, work no work” to “lots … Continue reading

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IE8 Running Slow? Try This…

Image via Wikipedia IE8 Running Slow? Try This: Many people who install IE8 complain that it runs very slowly, sometimes completely bogging down their systems. This type of behavior usually signals a problem with system resources, but there may be … Continue reading

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It’s great to be busy… but a challenge also

Image by mathowie via Flickr Looks like we may finally get done at Plastamet. That was a much bigger job than we anticipated. I’m glad we weren’t able to sell our spare desktops on craigslist. A current customer customer called … Continue reading

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Open Office, an excellent alternative to Microsoft Office

Image via Wikipedia Open Office, an excellent alternative to Microsoft Office So long as you don’t use Microsoft Outlook (we do not recommend Outlook as there are many great alternatives that don’t get you locked into paying Microsoft forever), Open … Continue reading

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My favorite job

Image via Wikipedia The data recovery job turned out to be my favorite kind. The enclosure was bad, and all we had to do was pull it apart, attach an adapter, plug it in to a computer and we were … Continue reading

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IM (Instant Messaging) Web App recommendation

Image via CrunchBase (Posted January 4th, 2011) Do you use Instant Messaging a lot, but don’t always have your favorite software available? Want to use Instant Messaging but your boss doesn’t permit you to install the software? Are you frustrated … Continue reading

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Latest at Plastamet, etc.

Image by erKURITA via Flickr Turns out I was spelling the company name wrong. It’s Plastamet as in Plastic and Metal. Well Dave was determined to finish up today but the OS was just too badly corrupted, so we will … Continue reading

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