A Mac infection has been making the rounds this week that has people wondering if the days of innocence for the Mac are over. The malware, called Mac Defender, looks like a legitimate anti-virus product, and has convinced many unsuspecting users that their computers are infected and that they must pay for the program in order to remove the viruses.Details
Every company should have a blog. Consumers have come to expect it from you as a demonstration of the pulse of your business. Without a blog, or with an infrequently used blog, your customers can write you off as out of business and move on to one of your competitors. Engaging your customers with a…Details
These are the 5 Rules for Safe Computing, as recommended by Leo Laporte. The list is by no means complete, but it’s a good place to start. In the end, user behavior is key. You can have all of the security available on the market, but if you’re still not careful, you can still get infected.Details
…This got me thinking about the average customer experience in this sort of situation, and especially how frustrating it could be for those less tech-savvy. There are lot of factors to consider when getting a new hard drive. Brand, price, storage space, older vs newer connectors, purchasing locally vs online, installing the hard drive, backups, and more. In many cases, people sometimes have to bring their computer to the shop to get it installed, which is a hassle.
When clients of Nerds On Site need a new hard drive (or other hardware), they don’t have to worry about any of this. We research options, have a discussion with them, and come to an agreement, then purchase, and install it for them on-site. They can continue to focus on their business.
One of the most disheartening experiences for me is to listen to a client who has just found out their website is broken, and they don’t understand how or why that happened. All the client knows is that their website worked when it was built (usually years ago) but now some aspects of it just…Details
The domain extension for Columbia is .co, and at first glance you might think that is a typo, but it’s not. For years, the dominant domain extension for business on the Internet has been .com, but with the number of possible (short) .com domains all but extinguished, many businesses are waking up to the possibility…Details
Our team is re-configuring our Trust Site to ensure that absolutely no downtime in the Nerds On Site systems can affect it. Our Trust Site will be down for about the next 24 hours while the new DNS settings propagate. Once the new DNS settings propagate, our Trust Site will not be hosted on any…Details
Unfortunately most Joomla templates have the footer information buried in some php code. But I’m going to show you the most common area you can find it. This is for relatively advanced users. First step, make sure your template doesn’t let you edit the footer via a module position. Second step, BACK UP YOUR SITE.…Details