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Windows 10 is a success but it still has problems

As we approach the third anniversary of the release of Windows 10, most in the industry agree that it’s been Microsoft’s most successful operating system to date. Read More
Updated on  June 18, 2018 at 9:48 pm

Stay safe this summer on the internet and devices

June is National Internet Safety Month, which is the perfect opportunity to underscore our personal responsibility as technology users in keeping our devices and the internet safe. Read More
Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 9:54 pm

Taking the mystery out of the ‘Caller ID’ feature

Ever call someone on the mainland and have them tell you, “I only answered because you’re the only one with an 808 number who ever calls me”? Or worse yet, have someone tell you, “I would’ve answered if I knew it was you”? Read More
Updated on  May 21, 2018 at 10:20 pm

Today’s internet users seeking faster uploads

Today people are sharing more content on the internet, utilizing the upload portion of their connection that pushes information from their devices out over the internet. Read More
Updated on  May 14, 2018 at 9:39 pm

Protect your computer from power spikes, dips

Just a few weeks ago, an electrical storm accompanied by a flash flood whacked Hawaii. Some East Honolulu roads were gridlocked and flooded. Read More
Updated on  April 30, 2018 at 9:43 pm

Business needs, cost factors drive when to buy hardware

An oft-asked question in the information technology world is “When should I buy new hardware?” After all, the promise of cloud computing is that the heavy lifting is done by someone else. Has the game changed? Read More
Updated on  April 23, 2018 at 9:47 pm

Vigilance guards against ID theft and tax refund fraud

Today is the deadline to file your 2017 tax return. We squeezed out a few extra days thanks to a holiday celebrated in the District of Columbia (the deadline for tax filing cannot occur on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday). Read More
Updated on  April 16, 2018 at 11:16 pm

Nagging ‘feature’ introduced by Microsoft Office’s software

In recent months, information technology professionals have been hit with complaints about lost data. Many of these issues can be traced to a new “feature” introduced by Microsoft in its flagship software application suite, Office. Read More
Updated on  February 26, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Begin the new year by being secured from PC glitches

As if the recent false missile attack wasn’t enough, there is nothing like beginning the new year with yet another IT security issue. Read More
Updated on  February 5, 2018 at 10:13 pm

Annual event supports privacy-aware culture

Data Privacy Day, observed annually on Jan. 28, recognizes the signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty about privacy and data protection. Read More
Updated on  January 23, 2018 at 8:58 am

Let there be light when the grid goes down

In the Aloha State we are all too fond of saying, “Lucky we live Hawaii.” We’ve been exceptionally lucky when it comes to hurricanes. Read More
Updated on  January 8, 2018 at 10:12 pm

Chargers keep small devices powered during emergency

The last big storm that came through knocked power out on the North Shore for half a day. Not fun, but if we get hit by something the magnitude of Irma, Harvey or Iniki, the consequences would be grave. Read More

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