I am featured in the Business Observer in their Executive Diversions section. It was great to tell the story of combining my technology background with sailing and balancing the two. Here is a link to the full article.
Technology Prep for Hurricane
The beginning of September is when hurricanes head our way. As an island resident, we need to have an evacuation plan ready for our families and pets. This article is about preparing for a hurricane and resources available to you. Here are four things you should do to prepare your technology: First is data protection. You need […]
Have you checked your Disaster Prep Plans for your business?
Disasters come in many forms. We just had Tropical Storm Emily roll through. Due to bridge construction the Outer Banks in North Carolina have been without power for days because the power lines were accidentally cut, forcing thousands to evacuate. This was a good opportunity to dust off your disaster prep plans to see it […]
Updating Marine Navigation
If you are using a computer on board for navigation or weather, be sure to check all of you devices before upgrading to Windows 10. I am working on updating some of the electronics on a 50′ Nordhaven. Their computer crashed that they use for backup navigation. They bought a Windows 10 laptop. So far […]
Can You Cut the Cable Cord?
Is it possible to stop paying the cable and satellite companies so much money?YES!I cut the cord four years ago and haven’t missed anything. My TV entertainment is actually better now. The big improvements are:Very low costsGreat shows on my scheduleMore music optionsIt travels with meHigher picture qualityThe downsides are:Local TV is not online yet […]
Auto Pay. Are you over paying for services?
In the last decade we have started to pay for services on a monthly basis. A few dollars here and few dollars there, before we know it, hundreds of dollars a month are being paid out. Is it time for a service provider audit? Are you paying too much for services, or worse yet, have overlapping […]
Hurricanes Destory Data
A hurricane can bring a small business to a halt, and may even kill the business. I am not trying to be spreading fear, but I have seen many small business that barely survived a storm because their data was destroyed.As a business owner or manager you have to plan for the evacuation of your […]
We are always adjusting our services for our clients and would like to know about your major concerns. No, not the political or economic ones, but the issues we can help you with. Just two quick questions regarding your personal and business concerns. Based on the feedback, we will begin offering some new services.Some of […]
Android Security Issue
Today’s alert is about a security issue with Android devices. There are a series of flaws in the Qualcom chipset used in many Android devices, about 900 million devices. There are four flaws that could allow an Android device to be broken into at the core OS level. Three of the four flaws have been fixed and […]
Welcome to the new Island Computer Consulting Technology Blog.
Wow, 10 years running Island Computer Consulting! Time has flown by with great clients and many friends. We have been working hard creating a new website, Facebook page and this blog. The purpose of this blog is to publish timely articles about technology issues that impact your daily life. Some of the topics […]