VDI – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

My wife informed me that my original title for this post “VDI and other productivity enhancing TLAs” was confusing, she also told in my hair looked ridiculous…She was right about the hair so I quick changed the title to the current iteration. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or VDI, is not new to the IT computing world. […]

Social Media, are you in?

https://www.facebook.com/business/news/A-Streamlined-Look-for-Pages   As a “One stop Shop” for all your IT needs, you would think our company – CSI Onsite – could care less about Social Media. However that would be a false assumption, because we are first and foremost a business that exists to serve our customers. And Social Media has become an integral […]

Microsoft XP, the countdown continues.

If you are a dyed in the wool, Microsoft XP devotee’ you are probably grieving the eventually decommissioning of XP.  XP was first introduced in August of 2001 and became readily available in October of that same year. It’s had a good run, as far as OS’s go but XP simply cannot keep up with […]

Security scares…some considerations

Just a quick Post to spur you on to maintain your due diligence when it comes to protecting your computer from Malware (malicious software – viruses, etc…). The recent rash of retail stores (Target Security breach, Neiman Marcus,  Target And Neiman Marcus Just The Tip Of The Iceberg – More Retail Security Breaches To Come) […]

Thinking About a Tablet for Christmas?

Purchasing a Tablet…more Christmas IT Advice. Tablets have had an amazing run in the Tech world. Can you remember a time when you wouldn’t see a gaggle of people sitting in a coffee shop poking away at their touch screen tablets? The crazy thing about the thought is that tablets have only been in use […]

When Does Tech Hinder Society?

Greetings from the frigid hinterland of Minnesota, as I write it is – 13o F on the thermometer. Not a friendly environment outside my office window this morning, which makes sitting in front of a computer a pleasant alternative. I recently read a blog and listened to a spot on MPR / NPR entitled: Who […]

The Mad Dash Toward Christmas

  Oh yes…it is that time of year again, when people in their desire to have the perfect gift to give go absolutely insane. Whatever holiday you celebrate in this time of year you will want to give gifts that represent your love for the people you give them to, correct? As far as purchasing […]

Happy Thanksgiving

That’s right! Just for our blog readers we have acquired rare, award winning works of art to celebrate Thanksgiving. These original pieces were rendered in the Guist home studio by Elijah John Caleb, & Izabella (pronounced Eeezw-ah-bellah) Soleil, two of our four children (pornounced chill-dren). That is Si Turkeyson on the left, with a genuine […]

Alas, poor XP! I knew him, Horatio:

Editors note: Our staff writer John Guist was down with illness the past week, so we are giving him a short break to recover. This blog was originally posted in June 2013. I have a new desktop pc. It is awesome. Lightning fast, tons of RAM, a massive 2 TB hard drive, and a 60 […]

More Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Welcome back to our Blog! Well let’s jump right into another efficiency blog involving your keyboard. Wrong type of keyboard…seriously wrong. That’s more like it!! We want to continue to explore using keyboard shorts cut to navigate and carryout various computers commands and function. Use keyboard short cuts has the dual benefit of increasing productivity […]