Moving Beyond the Mouse: Connecting with Our Computers in the Future

March 23rd, 2012

We've already had a taste of mouse-free computing. Touchscreens on our smartphones and tablets allow us to search the Internet, compose email messages, send texts, and stream movies—all without using a mouse.

But what about the future? How will we interact with our computers in the coming decades? Once we ditch the mouse, what comes next?
Gesture sensing

Consumers who own Wii or PlayStation video games already have an idea.

Customize Your Android Phone with These Three Tips

March 13th, 2012

Android phones allow for an impressive amount of customization. Simply follow the tips below to create a smartphone that's as unique as you are.
One-touch dialing
Are there certain numbers that you dial more frequently than others? With Android smartphones, you can set up one-touch dialing for those people whom you call the most.

It’s Time to Recommit to Your New Year’s Resolutions!

February 21st, 2012

You haven’t given up on your New Year’s resolution, have you? It’s February, which means that many of us have begun—at the very least—to slack off a bit. Now is the perfect time to reaffirm those noble goals and enlist some help from technology.

Moving Your Business? Here’s Your IT Checklist

January 10th, 2012

Moving is never an easy feat, but some planning and investment can smooth the transition and keep your employees happy and stress free. Working with a project manager from Key Methods can assist you with these options and save you time and money.

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How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Actually Remember

November 17th, 2011

Pop quiz: See if you can guess which password is more secure -- Tr0ub4dor&3 or correcthorsebatterystaple. The first password is a jumble of letters (both uppercase and lowercase), numbers and characters, with a few numbers substituting for letters. The second is a string of four common words -- correct horse battery staple.

Character Test: Know Your Slash from Your Dash

November 7th, 2011

Because sometimes a tiny character can make a huge difference!
/ forward slash
Leans forward. Forward slashes are for Internet addresses.

: colon
Also used in Internet addresses. Traditionally this mark informs the reader that what follows the mark proves, explains, or lists elements of what preceded the mark.

Savings Alert: 2011 Tax Incentives For IT Purchases

October 25th, 2011

If you’ve been thinking of purchasing new IT equipment, 2011 could be the year to do it. An increase in the Section 179 Depreciation Deduction Revenue Code increased the deduction limit in 2011 to $ 500,000 for assets up to $ 2 million and now includes purchases on software.

A Plan to Rely On

October 19th, 2011

During a disaster, you, your family, your employees, and your neighbors will rely on each other for help. There is a shared responsibility when it comes to your level of preparedness. To be truly prepared, everyone has to work together as a team.

The Red Cross encourages three actions with their "Be Red Cross Ready" campaign: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, and Be Informed.

5 Cool Tools for Reading Online

October 7th, 2011

Google Reader
Do you return to certain websites on a regular basis? With Google Reader, you can read them all in one clutter-free place, making keeping up with your favorite blogs and news sites as easy as checking your email. Plus, you can easily share articles and save them for later -- all it takes is a Google account.

Looking for Wenatchee Computer Repair & Support?

September 22nd, 2011

If you're looking for the premier provider of computer repair and support service in Wenatchee, you've come to the right place.  We've been providing IT support for small businesses in the Wenatchee Valley since 1998.  With over 20 employees, we are the largest and most experienced computer support company in North Central Washington.