Grand Rapids & West Michigan Information Technology Blog

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Choosing the Right Backups

Backups aren’t “sexy” or get attention, but Rick Irvine is here to tell you a few important details you should know before hastily saving your work.

Feeding America West Michigan

Feeding America West Michigan is a local food bank that works with farmers, manufactures, distributors, and retailers to provide food to those in need all around Michigan.  They have a single, simple mission:  To ensure safe food is available to the hungry in their...

Unlock Cell Phones

The new way to buy a cell phone So, you’re all excited because you’re eligible for a cell phone upgrade! Sweet! It’s time to start shopping around. You see a few of the cell phones are marked ‘Unlocked’ with an accompanying $600+ price tag. With that price tag it’s...

The Nest Protect

I have to say up front that as a homeowner, husband, and a father, I love everything about this product! The Nest Protect is not just a Smoke Detector, but a combination Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide detector. Your typical Smoke Detector will cost you on average...

The Nest Learning Thermostat

Learning Thermostats are a new category that’s starting to pick up steam. But is it the right investment and fit for you? The Nest corporation was one of the first companies to come out with a Learning Wi-Fi connected thermostat, and now you can find a wide selection...

Not Today Windows 10

Windows upgraded your computer to Windows 10 WITHOUT YOU EVEN AGREEING TO IT! Well, now what do you do? You are more than welcome to play around with it, look around, and see if you like it. I’ve been using Windows 10 since last September, when it first became...

Kick Your Cell Phone

Your hands fumble and time begins to slow down. Your cell phone just slipped out of your hands and you just couldn’t react fast enough to get a good grip on it, it’s going down… We’ve all seen people using their cell phones with spider-webbed glass screens. We can’t...

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