These laptop stands changed my life!

Do you use a laptop stand? There are ergonomic reasons why they may be good for you, but more importantly, they can help your MacBook Air or Windows laptop stay cooler, run faster, and even help extend your battery life. I used to use a portable aluminum one that spread apart and also allowed me […]

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Need to run virtualization on your Mac?

One of the great things about Macs is the ability to run Windows and other non-Mac operating systems. Many of my clients use Windows to run Quickbooks, for example. Apple recently released a super fast chipset called the M1, which I am very much looking forward to. Unfortunately, it comes at a cost if you […]

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Have you seen these mini PCs?

We’ve all heard of Apple’s Mac mini, but did you know that there is a PC version of this famously small computer? We’ve installed many of these in Albuqueque and they are quite useful, especially for home media centers. If you are low on space, or simply want to hide your computer, these little Intel […]

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Back to School PCs 2020

Here’s a few Windows laptops I came across on Amazon that would be suitable for a college student. Any of the four below would be a good choice.  One is a touchscreen, so if that is a must-have then I’d go with that. They all have fast SSD drives, so speed won’t be an issue. 

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Are you ready to work remotely?

Covid-19 is here and it has already affected millions of Americans. While the number of infections is low in New Mexico, many of us have already taken the necessary precautions to be safe. But what about your business or job, how do we continue to work if we are quarantined at home? Fortunately, there are […]

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MacBook Pro running MacOS Catalina 10.15

Apple MacOS Catalina 10.15: Should you upgrade?

Short answer? No, and yes. MacOS Catalina came out in October 2019. It’s the sixteenth version of Apple MacOS! (can you believe it?) And with all operating system upgrades, we are cautious about moving to a new OS so soon. There are always bugs when something new is released, and often, a new MacOS won’t […]

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CyberPower Battery Backup UPS

Do you use a battery backup UPS?

If your power goes out, you are at risk of losing data on your computer. If you get a power surge, or, if the power to your Mac or PC drops, it can cause damage to your computer. A battery backup UPS such as the¬†CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD from Amazon works will help you. The most important […]

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Quickbooks Desktop Pro 2020

Intuit Quickbooks Pro 2020 in Virtual Machine

We’re setting up a client with Quickbooks Pro with Payroll in a virtual machine. Users will have the ability to run the Windows 10 version of Intuit Quickbooks on their Mac! If you’ve used Quickbooks before on a PC and on a Mac, you already know how awful the Mac version is! Settig it up […]

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