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Northern Computer News Announcement

Northern Computer News Announcement

Exciting news!   Northern Computer and ONE Information Technology have merged.  After much discussion, Jim Condon and Andrew Allin (the owners), have agreed that combining their business and corporate philosophies would be very beneficial to both firms. Jim Condon says, “We are excited about the new organization and […]

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Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

CryptoLocker is a ransomware trojan which targets computers running Microsoft Windows. It first surfaced in September 2013. It is one of the nastiest viruses to hit in some time. The severity is high. A CryptoLocker attack may come from various sources; one such is disguised as a […]

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What happened to the waterwheel?

What happened to the waterwheel?

Waterwheels were used in production facilities well into the 20th century. Water flow was converted into mechanical energy and used to produce goods. How come you don’t see them in use anymore? The simple fact is that it is more efficient to use electricity. I’m certain in […]

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Northern Computer News Announcement

Northern Computer News Announcement

Northern Computer is pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement to take over the IT Services division of ITS Kelowna effective November 1st. ITS Media will continue to repair iPads, iPhones and iPods and provide creative web services. We welcome clients of ITS and […]

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Selecting the Right Level of Power Protection

Selecting the Right Level of Power Protection

There are four choices to make when selecting power protection: Does this equipment need power protection? Since surge protectors are so inexpensive, and provide protection against power surges. We recommend that all electronic equipment be plugged into surge protectors. Does this equipment need uninterrupted power? If the […]

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Power Protection for Your Computer Hardware – Surge Protectors and UPS’

Power Protection for Your Computer Hardware – Surge Protectors and UPS’

It’s been said that there are two types of computer users: those who have lost data because of a power problem, and those who are going to. Power failure and power surges are responsible for almost half of all data loss occurrences. Fortunately, it is relatively simple […]

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7 Reasons why it’s Time to give up on Windows XP

7 Reasons why it’s Time to give up on Windows XP

Although businesses have been getting rid of Windows XP for at least the last 3 years, the fact remains that as of March 2013, nearly 39% of the world’s PCs were still running Windows XP. That’s about 600 million PCs. Beginning April 8, 2014, security updates, non-security […]

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Buying a Tablet for Your Business – 6 Considerations

Buying a Tablet for Your Business – 6 Considerations

Tablets are everywhere, but which one is right for your business? There is a wide variety to choose from, both for consumers and businesses. There is no question that the iPad is the most popular tablet with consumers. However, it may not be the best solution for […]

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The Impact of Tablets – 5 Ways Businesses Are Using Them

The Impact of Tablets – 5 Ways Businesses Are Using Them

From just a few short years ago, tablets have gone from being non-existent to becoming a common device that is being adopted by many businesses. As a tool, tablets are being used as companion devices that provide a powerful computing platform for workers on-the-go to access data […]

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Mobile Printing

Mobile Printing

We live in a world that is always on the go and our devices have adapted. Many of the devices that we carry around used to require us to stay in one place to use them. Today cell phones allow people to make calls everywhere, MP3 players […]

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