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I was just made aware of a neat must-have app called What Three Words. Everyone needs this app. If you are ever in an emergency situation and need help you can use it to pin point your location for emergency services to find you. Or perhaps use it if you get separated from your group in a crowd! Every inch of the globe is separated into tiny squares. Each square is assigned a unique three word identifier so with three words you are able to give you location to anyone who needs it. Very cool. Very handy. Could even be life saving to have this app installed on your phone! For instance ///twine.widely.packaging is the three words for the trail head at one of my favorite falls in NC (High Shoals Falls). So go ahead and get it What Three Words for you! (Yep, it’s free.)I am,-Your Geek! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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After spending lots of time looking at the best ways to manage lots of complicated passwords, I've finally decided on one. I have tried a few online password managers and kept a notebook on my with all of my passwords handwritten in it. Ultimately, the best thing is 1Password. I have it installed on my computer and cell phone. That way my passwords are entered for me on either device. Plus when I change a password in one spot it is updated in my master list so that when I'm on the other device the new password is there. No more weak passwords. No more fumbling around to figure out where that password is. And, there's the benefit of being able to share a password - securely - when I need to give the information to someone else. (Please stop texting and emailing your passwords to people.) I know I've said it before, but you just really do need to have complicated passwords. One of my clients who had not yet had a review of their passwords, had an email hacked and soon after found that $176,000 was transferred out of their bank account to an account in another country. Just don't let that be you! Sign up for 1Password for business and change all of your passwords. Set up a password policy so that people can't use Buffy87$ as a password anymore. Passwords should be random, long, and contain complications. And, yes, they can still be hacked. But not as easily. And there's more that we can do to help you secure your systems. Passwords are your basic line of defense. It's something you can take into your hands now. So do it. 1Password for Business is just $7.99 per user per month. If you have 10 or more users, contact me and I will get you all set up, trained, and deployed on 1Password. If you have less than 10 users, sign up for 1Password for Business here - now: 1password.grsm.io/snxzlx0q1yh4-I am,Your Geek! ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

Queen City Rent a Geek
As you all know, everything is costing more these days. I have held off as long as possible with making these changes but ultimately had to adjust my pricing. Website build: Starts at $2995Website Edits: Starts at $495 (Websites not built, managed, or hosted by QCRentaGeek)Website Hosting: $374.95 per yearOnsite support: $125 for first hour and $95 each additional hourRemote/phone support: $85 per hour or $29.95 per quarter hour ($29.95 minimum)Additional $15 trip charge for any service outside of 15-mile radius of my office. Check the map here to see if you are inside the 15-mile radius.Seniors (over 65) & 501c3 organizations get a 10% discount on any invoice. (Discounts do not apply to invoices that work on trade.)-I am,Your Geek! ... See MoreSee Less
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