Follow Us!

Share Us!

Find Us!

Click to open a larger map

More Bandwidth is Always Better

Don’t get cheap when it comes to choosing the bandwidth of your internet service! A slow connection can make a killer system run like a dinosaur. Dial-up is dead so don’t even consider that! A minimum of 512k is a good start but you’ll want a 1.5M or faster connection to really enjoy sites like […]

Electronics Need Room to Breathe!

All electronic devices need some room to breathe to dissipate heat! The problem I come across most is people who stack up their network equipment to save space. But many don’t realize how hot some of these devices (cable modems especially!) can get. And if you stack something, say…a router on top of a hot […]

Wireless Internet Troubleshooting

Having a weak or intermittent wireless connection can cause all kinds of strange behavior in internet-enabled software like browsers and email clients. But how do you know if your connection is good? Netstumbler is a free tool for windows that gives a real-time signal strength display of your wifi connections. Great for troubleshooting problems and […]

3 ‘Must-Have’ Firefox Add-Ons for Improved Speed & Security

Lately I had been noticing more and more how slow my Firefox browser had become when visiting my favorite websites. It seemed like the big news sites, facebook and many others were spiking the CPU and keeping it there until I left the page. The drop in performance was agonizing! The culprit behind this irritating […]