October 13, 2016

Where to Go with the Amazon Echo?

A long long time ago in 2005 (that’s 2 years before iPhones were a thing) we developed a Verbal recognition system dubbed WALi. It was touchscreen computer that had verbal recognition capabilities. It was easy to program and a lot of fun to use. It controlled house lights with x10, security cameras through wireless software,...
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September 19, 2016

Sync iPhone Contacts with Outlook For Mac 2016

Sync iPhone contacts to Outlook for Mac and vice Versa A seemingly simple problem, right? How could this be difficult. Surely there’s more than one person out there that’s tried this. You would think that if Microsoft supports office for mac, then surely apple would support syncing between iPhone and outlook for mac products. NOPE! Long...
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September 14, 2015

Should I Buy A New Computer Or Fix My Old One?

It’s always a tough decision to say whether it’s better to buy a new computer or repair your old one. We’re prone to think whats new is better, faster, or just sexier, but that’s not always the case. With proper maintenance, desktop computers should last a very long time. We see a fair amount of...
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September 13, 2015

5 Tips On Speeding Up Your Wireless Signal

It seems as though our customers are always fighting a constant battle for internet speed. Whether it’s the ISP having issues with bandwidth, routers acting up, or some other strange reason, I always find myself rebooting the wireless router, reseting the modem, or some combination of the 2. For frustrated users, the following are a...
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September 8, 2015

How to Change the Wireless Settings in Comcast Modem Router

Comcast modems/routers/cable gateways are shipped with predefined pass phrases or keys and a predefined name for your network that’s usually something  like ‘HOME-45-4G’. While the default name of the network of SSID isn’t bad, it’s not necessarily easy to remember or easy to find if your neighbors also have similarly named networks from using the...
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August 21, 2015

Should I upgrade to Windows 10 yet?

The free windows 10 upgrade that has installed itself on all windows 7 and windows 8 computers has people asking themselves this very question. The new windows upgrade is much like its predecessors in that they have promised amazing things for windows 10. More stability and security, better functionality, and the like. However much like...
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June 11, 2015

The Nitty Gritty of Trans Pacific Partnership or (TPP) Impact on the Internet

At IT Guys head quarters, we’ve been watching the Trans Pacific Partnership for a while and in short, it’s scary. Every year recently, one of these “limit internet freedoms” bills tries to sneak by the public. SOPA, PiPA, DMCA, etc. Now there’s a new one, that’s wrapped around a lot of other non-internet related agreements,...
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June 3, 2015

Google Updates to Mobile Friendly Algorithm

The Google search engine most recent update to their algorithm implemented in May was designed to test websites against their mobile readiness. As searches on the internet have been eclipsed by mobile devices over desktop and laptop computers, updates are evolving with them to help guide the internet to ever faster access to information. Sites that weren’t...
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May 28, 2015

Bolder Pathway School Laptop Giveaway

IT guys is a Denver Colorado based IT company that supports business with computer repair. We also recycle laptops from members of our community, refurbishes them, and gives them away to worthy causes in Colorado. This week our computer giveaway went to the Bolder Pathway School in Westminster Colorado. The Bolder Pathway School is a...
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