Author Archives: Frank

What Makes A “Business Class” Server?

If you have a successful business to run you know it didn’t get that way by accident. You’ve put a lot of energy into making sure Things are happening on time. A method exists to assure quality Staffing levels are … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade

First, I got lemons … Earlier today I was doing some web development for a client.  This involves searching though stock photographs and images on the world wide web.  Sometimes I use clipart or photographs – slightly modified – or … Continue reading

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Goodbye FLIP Camera – GPL?

I purchased a FLIP camera a couple of years ago.  The Flip is cheap and very easy to use.  Shoot video – plug USB into computer – upload video to Vimeo or Youtube or any of the other hosted video … Continue reading

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A Virtual No-Brainer

What Is Virtualization? In the computer world virtualization is the process of replacing your existing server hardware environment with an equivalent software environment.  This “tricks” the server into thinking it’s running on bare metal (your Dell or HP server hardware) … Continue reading

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Is Your Medical Practice ANSI 5010 Compliant?

ANSI 5010 is the new version of HIPAA transaction standards that regulates the electronic transmission of healthcare transactions. The 5010 standards will replace the existing 4010/4010A1 version of HIPAA transactions and address many of the shortcomings in the current version, … Continue reading

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Go Ahead Click Away!

I just finished reading an article at Low End Mac dot com entitled “Sick and Tired of Windows” in which the author Dan Knight muses about how he and several other folks he knows are just tired of Windows computers … Continue reading

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Does Your Office Need A Fax Server?

In keeping with my policy of introducing one super exciting subject per year I want to now talk about facsimile, otherwise known simply as fax. No corny jokes about ‘just the fax’ or anything else related to 60s crime dramas, … Continue reading

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Customer Service

It’s been a really busy week for us.  We had a couple of shipping setbacks because of the snow up north and Shameen, one of our customers, needed her computer – so I met her in a parking lot halfway … Continue reading

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Teach Parents Tech!

Anything that saves time and gets the job done is okay as far as I’m concerned.  I’m pretty much on the go all the time so my time seems to just vanish  – a lot.  Where’d the time go?  Dunno, … Continue reading

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Humble Indie Bundle II

A few months back we all had an opportunity to download a bundle of computer games and name our own price!  You may have heard about it.  It was called the Humble Indie Bundle of games – the “indie” part … Continue reading

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