Blog Posts for Southern Utah Computers and Electronics

Advantages and Disadvantages of Laptops (in general)

Advantages (and Disadvantages) of laptops September 14th, 2022 By Darren Jackson     Some of you may be in the market for a new personal computer, and that may come with some questions on if you should be getting a Desktop or a Laptop.  This brief guide may prove...

5 Ways to Browse the Web Safely

5 Ways to Browse the Web Safely August 29th, 2022 By Darren Jackson   Browse Securely through a VPN When you browse the web using a VPN network, your security is increased. In order to prevent web browsers and internet service providers from tracking your IP...

 Cloud Vs. On-Premises: Pros and Cons 

 Cloud Vs. On-Premises: Pros and Cons August 5th, 2022 By Darren Jackson   Which is preferable, on-premises or cloud? Many established businesses ponder if it will be worthwhile to switch from their on-premises technical infrastructure to the cloud. In contrast, a...

6 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

6 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software July 21st, 2022 By Darren Jackson    1: Microsoft Office Versus Libre Office and Open Office Both Libre and Open Office work exactly like MS Office, they even can read and write and edit Office files with no issues.  And...

4 Tips to become more adept at using your Mac!

  1: Screenshot a specific part of the screen Windows has a feature called 'The Snipping Tool" and it can be quite handy!  It lets you grab a controlled piece of the screen to take a 'screenshot'.   Macs have this feature as well!  The shortcut to use this...

4 Tips to get More Life out of Your Smartphone

  4 Tips to get More Life out of Your Smartphone June 23rd, 2022 By Darren Jackson Cases and Screen Protectors The most common cause of a premature death of a smartphone is physical damage.  The best way to physically protect your phones is with phone cases and...

5 Reasons to consider switching to Linux

  5 Reasons you should consider switching to Linux June 3rd, 2022 By Darren Jackson First and foremost, just look at those logos and try to tell me the Penguin isn't the best.   You can't. What more need I say?   Linux is 100% open-source content   With...

5 More Keyboard Shortcuts to make your life easier.

5 More Keyboard Shortcuts to make your life easier! May 11th, 2022 By Darren Jackson A couple months ago we went over a few simple keyboard shortcuts, Here are a few more that we think you might like!   CTRL + SHIFT + T Have you ever been browsing on the web and...

4 Simple Ways To Help Speed Up Windows 10

  1: Change your power settings. Windows 10 has a ‘Power Saver’ plan that reduces performance in order to save a bit of energy. (Yes, even desktops will typically have a ‘Power Saver’ plan of some sort) There are typically 3 settings to choose from, or you can...