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Many of our Friends and Customers know that OPENRSM is a proud supporter of Scouting and Scouts.  And on this Independence Day we’d like to pause and think not only of our own Freedom’s and Liberty.  But also how it is also celebrated by the “Good Turn” done daily by Scouts.  A case in point….  […]

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November 28, 2011 @ 5:15 am | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT Support | Tags: No tags

Have you endured the “FUD” salespitch? Signed a maintenance agreement for your computer systems only to later discover then not much has changed except that your costs have increased? Well, it turns out your not alone. In an article published in Data Center Knowledge a study has shown that the more maintenance you do, the […]

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It was just announced that Steve Jobs has died.  And with his passing, a part of my own personal past. It’s funny how when someone “Rich and Famous” dies affects you.  A favorite actor, sports figure, etc. This is different.  I havn’t told many people about my own personal encounters with Steven P Jobs.  And […]

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September 19, 2011 @ 5:01 pm | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News, Kansas City IT Support, News | Tags: No tags

Windows8 has been released to developers and so has the “Metro” interface.  And the Metro interface is both the same, and different than what your used to.  To put it simply, Metro is like your Android or iPhone screen, and the regular Windows interface is more like Windows LiveMail.  The old Windows interface is gone. […]

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September 17, 2011 @ 9:57 am | Category:Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT Support, News | Tags: No tags

Woe is the person who has a laptop problem.  Like Joseph reports to Consumerist…  His (out of warranty) laptop started having hard disk issues.  He promptly backed everything up (backups are good) and proceeded to replace his disk.  Only it isn’t so easy.  And Samsung tells him his only option is to return the laptop […]

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UPDATE! – It seems my musings about a “SuperApple” type strategy have not gone unnoticed.  For example, the musings of the Wall Street Journal….. Which begins “Google Inc.’s proposed $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility Inc. underscores the allure of a business model pioneered by one of the company’s rivals: Apple Inc.” Big News this […]

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An intresting article came out yesterday in the blogs at Hewlett Packard about Malware, Viruses, etc. and the threat of them being “built in” to the computers and peripherals you buy.  And just what a threat it is. Which brings up an interesting situation for businesses and the liability they may incur as a result.  […]

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Tentatively set to start in mid-July, an experiment proposed by the major US Power companies (AP Source linked) will cause the frequency of the electrical current powering your computers, printers, phone systems, etc. to fluctuate to a much wider degree than in the past.  And many of the internal clocks in your computers, phone systems, […]

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Looks like our Apple customers will be very happy that OPENRSM has their backs. Implementing IT as a Process, Not a Project and proactively protects their systems.   Crying wolf? Apple support forums confirm malware explosion | ZDNet www.zdnet.com A couple weeks ago, the proprietor of the world’s number-one Mac site accused me of crying […]

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And this is another reason why you need an experienced IT Company to help you manage your implementation and use of “The Cloud”   » Dropbox Lied to Users About Data Security, Complaint to FTC Alleges www.wired.com Dropbox, the wildly popular online storage system, deceived users about the security and encryption of its services, putting […]

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