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Monthly Archives: August 2006

SMB’s: Train Larger Classes to Lower Costs by Renting Computers

With one instructor a high lumen projector and 10-50 computers, your total cost of training will be much lower than smaller sessions. Providing multiple training sessions with the pre-configured training computers will improve training efficiencies and improve the cost dynamics of the total training program. Reference for this Article: The Classroom Computer Training Solution

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A great tool for SMBs Before they Call a Computer Technician

Don’t be too quick to call a computer service technician because yourinternet or email delivery is too slow. Ever wonder if your internet connection is running slow? Test it withSpeedtest.net (see recommendation: http://Dog-Man.stumbleupon.com). Ittakes less than a minute to run most tests if you are on a broad bandconnection. First test your connection. You might [...]

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SMB Bosses Beware

Employees can use a service like WorkFRIENDLY which acts as a proxy to mask any website the employee visits.   Employees can mask the sites to look like a Word Document and at a quick glance, they look like any other document. When the boss gets too close, they can click the “Boss Key” and WorkFRIENDLY will hide the website with [...]

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Watch Your Employees on your PDA!

Pocket PC Interface   Remotely View images on your Pocket PC (PDA)Yes! You can view any camera, anywhere at any time on your hand held PDA! Continued…DA

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SMB’s get Free Word Processor from Google

Google quietly opens up writely "Despite all its fans, Google opened up public sign-ups to Writely, its online word-processing application, late last week with little fanfare."  

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Homeland Security wants SMBs to clean their Windows

by Nate Anderson The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday issued an unusual press release urging Windows users to apply a specific security patch from Microsoft. That patch, MS06-040, was just released as part of Microsoft’s monthly cycle of security updates, so most home users should already be secure. IT departments and home users who [...]

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SMB Info: Spiders Never Sleep

If you are creating content for your SMB Business read this article on Spiders! Google Has the Most Spiders Tell me more about spiders and my website Google is a fully automated search engine, which employs robots that never sleep known as ‘spiders’, ‘web robots’ or ‘web bots’ to crawl over 8 billion URL’s or [...]

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