New Bluetooth Headset Gear: Aliph Jawbone 2 Review

If you spend any time on your cell phone and are in the market for a new Bluetooth headset, go buy the Aliph Jawbone 2 right now. I had been burned by Motorola and Plantronics on my last two purchases. Weak signal, bad battery, etc. I did some homework on this one though. I knew a couple of people who bought the original and loved it, but were just unhappy with the size (The original was twice as big). more… Continue reading

IT Infrastructure: Why You Need to Look Beneath the Surface

The establishment of a sound IT infrastructure seems to have been cut to the quick as the over-riding decision to satisfy the end user and reduce costs, without seeking proper guidance, rears its ugly head. While the initial result might seem satisfactory at first, questions inevitably peek above the surface, searching for answers as to why the overall productivity and efficiency of the network seems to have fallen by the wayside. more… Continue reading

Mr. and Mrs. Interoperability: Windows Management

Being exposed to Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) lately, I’m afraid I’m coming down with a fever, hot flashes and jumpy legs. I suggest you all stay away from me, or you might come down with the “sickness” too. The name Windows Management Instrumentation implies a 21st century Gestapo organization that quarantines computers and people in a vacuum of space and time. Continue reading

10 Tips to Outsourcing IT

Smart companies invest in business technology to increase profitability, improve key operations and gain advantages over the competition. However, most soon realize that core business activities suffer when too much time is spent dealing with technology issues. For this reason, many business owners find it makes more sense to partner ...