December 2013 archive

Dec 12 2013

Changing E-mail Addresses… It’s Not That Hard!


Let me ask a question…  Why are you still using that old e-mail address from 15 years ago? (AOL users – I’m talking to you!)  Why do you change your e-mail address when you move from Comcast to Verizon or vice-versa?  It’s time to get your own e-mail address that’s relatively “future-proof”… something like “”. …

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Dec 09 2013

You need a UPS!

No, I’m not talking about the guys with the big, brown trucks. I’m talking about an Uninterruptable Power Supply. While we may have dodged the ice storm bullet this time, winter weather (in fact, weather at all times of the year) can wreak havoc with sensitive electronics. Power outages (and the resulting surge when the …

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Dec 04 2013

Welcome to KNO Technology Group!

Thanks for stopping in… here’s a quick introduction to what we’re all about…

Dec 04 2013

Holiday Time Is Here!

A Charlie Brown Christmas

According to a survey by, electronic gifts are the top gifts given during the holidays.  New technology is introduced to us almost daily.  With new phones, tablets, laptops, and even televisions, it can get quite overwhelming!  Good Grief! Don’t forget, KNO Technology Group, LLC can serve ALL your technical needs.  Did you get a …

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Dec 03 2013

Buying a new Laptop? Battery Life is Key…

Laptop with Empty Battery

Sounds like a no-brainer, right?  It hasn’t been that many years since we were used to getting only a couple hours of runtime out of our laptops.  But batteries have been getting better and laptops have been getting more energy-efficient.  James Kendrick over at ZDNet says the new target for battery life is a whopping …

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Dec 02 2013

Microsoft Office Now Free for (Some) Students

Student working on tablet

Today, Microsoft rolled out their new Student Advantage program in which students at over 35,000 participating educational institutions get free access to Office 365 Professional Plus. This suite of tools includes all the popular desktop apps like Word, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook.  Here’s the catch: the institution must license Office 365 for it’s entire faculty. It’s …

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Dec 01 2013

RAID. It isn’t just bug spray.


We had a customer whose hard drive failed this week, but he didn’t lose a single byte of data. Why?  RAID. [important]If your eyes glaze over while you’re reading this, you may just want to give us a call or email so we can discuss your needs in English. But for those who want to …

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