Clean out your digital software drawer

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Last week we ran through cleaning out your old tech drawer – now let’s look at cleaning out your software on your computer and other systems so they run as smoothly as possible. It’s a great time to get ready for the busy season with your computers running as efficiently as they can.

More and more we rely on our computers & smart phones for our business & personal life. It’s important to make sure they’re running at peak efficiency so ...

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Beyond the basics: Air Gap Backflow Prevention Device

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A couple months ago I put together a blog about educating your direct customers on what backflow is, and why it’s important to have their backflow devices tested annually.It was a basic write-up of what backflow is, but didn’t delve into the specifics of various backflow prevention devices. For larger businesses that have multiple backflow prevention devices, or just curious customers, you might want to be able to supply them with a break-down of the various types of backflow devices. For ...

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It’s a new year – time to clean out your unused tech drawer. Banish extra cords!

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You know you have that drawer of cords you keep around because you’ll use one at some point. I’m guilty of having something closer to a closet like that… The new year means is a great time to clean it out!

Let’s dig through the closet to make sure you’re not hoarding anything you don’t need.

That mess of  cables, I know you have them! go find them, I’ll wait.

Start by digging out all of those old power cords from ...

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Reducing the chance of lead in your home drinking water

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Initially I had considered not writing about the Flint lead-water crisis. As soon as the media took hold of it, the story of the poisoned drinking water was everywhere–from Facebook to CNN to local news: wherever I turn, I see it. 

But hearing about it so much is not such a bad thing. It’s a clear reminder of how very important safety is when discussing clean drinking water. The problem with Flint, Michigan, is that the damage has already been done. ...

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Cloud Computing & what it really means to you

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Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s the cloud! It’s, wait, what?

It’s a buzzword for sure. But what is cloud computing really? This week we’ll look at how technology has changed over the last decade and lay some common questions & fears to rest.

To The Cloud!

When you update your Facebook status, you’re using cloud computing. Checking your email on your phone? That’s the cloud.

You probably use cloud computing more often than you realize.

It didn’t always ...

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