Aaron Skolnik

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Aug 01 2014

A Busy Summer!

Yes, we know we’ve been neglecting our blog here… it’s because we’ve been so busy taking care of our clients!   So far this summer, we have: Completely wired a brand new office for one of our clients with phone and network (35 connections!) Expanded network connections in a client’s home office, procured and installed …

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Mar 03 2014

Snow… Yet Again…

Shot out our front window this morning with our GoPro Hero3+ Camera.  Enjoy!

Feb 19 2014

New Domains are Coming…

Web Browser

The days of .com, .net, .org and .edu being the most recognizable part of a web address are coming to an end. Imagine going to www.amazon, www.microsoft or even ravens.football… It’s happening now. In fact, I’ve even set up this website to live at kno.technology (the .technology domain just came online today). It’s all because …

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Jan 24 2014

Remote Control – not just for your TV


As many of you know, I live and breathe on remote access to not only my computers, but my customers’ machines as well.  It’s a heck of a lot easier to figure out what’s going on with a computer when I can virtually get my eyes on what’s going on.  The good folks over at …

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Jan 05 2014

Yahoo! User? You might just have malware…

Yahoo! Logo

Multiple Media Sources and Tech Blogs are reporting that Yahoo’s advertising network (which inserts ads on Yahoo-owned websites) has been serving up malicious content for the past week or so.  It appears the malware uses a vulnerability in Oracle’s Java software that is still on most computers. While it appears most of the infections were …

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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 “yourname@nullyourname.com”. …

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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 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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