Category: Technology

Windows 7 vs Windows 10

Possibly the subtitle of this article should be “You vs Windows 10”. The fact is that we don’t like change. This is especially true if others have had problems with the change in front of us.

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So you want to cut the wire

Since my article about Streaming (in July of this year) I have been asked several times about how one would go about “cutting the wire”. This is the term used when folks get rid of their cable provider for TV entertainment.

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Windows or Mac? What about Linux?

by: Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services
What is Linux? Well, it is a very popular operating system for things like web servers, Android Phones, and Chromebooks. Linux is the system used for over 50% of the world’s websites.
It is super stable, efficient, and FREE. If you have an Android phone or a Chromebook, you are already using a version of Linux.

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Never, EVER pay with gift cards

Over the past few years we have seen a large increase in scams where a person on the phone demands payment in the form of Gift Cards. No matter who they say they are with, if they request that payment be made in the form of gift cards, they are a scammer. PERIOD, End of Story.

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What is Streaming?

by: Steven Aldrich ~ First Coast Computer Services

I get this question quite often. Streaming is defined as: a method of transmitting or receiving data (especially video and audio material) over a computer network as a steady, continuous flow, allowing playback to start while the rest of the data is still being received.

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