Upgrades Coming Soon to a QuickWatch Protected PC Near You.

Valued MePush Customer, Is your computer protected with QuickWatch? If so we wanted to let you know we are over the next two to three weeks going to deploy some upgrades to the managed antivirus and monitoring system. While we try to make these upgrades as seamless as possible this time you may notice some icons change in your taskbar …

The End of Picasa

A couple of days ago Google announced that they were discontinuing Picasa. Not really a surprise to those of us that understand that any and all Google services may disappear at any time with little notice. Certainly not a surprise to everyone that always wondered how Google would make money off offering the best photo management tool for free. But …

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What does it take to work for MePush?

I’ve been asked before: “What does it take to get a job at MePush?” Is is actually harder than it would seem. Maybe we are a bit antiquated in our small business hiring methods, and processes will probably change as we move into a new Bloomsburg office. Right now, we pride ourselves in having a group of people that are …

Happy Holidays – Beware Phishing Scams

Labor Day, a long weekend for kicking back and relaxing. Unfortunately scammers the world over think that means your IT guys are sitting pool side sipping mai tai’s and not answering their phones. Actually we are not answering our phones because we are rolling out software upgrades, doing server maintenance and fixing the plumbing around network equipment… but the reasons …

Fake IT Services Fraud

Recently MePush has responded to a number of panicked calls that have been a bit out of the ordinary for us. Clients of ours were being or about to be scammed. The scam is “Fake IT Services” and here’s how it works. Perhaps you misspell a URL you were entering into your web browser, or an ad popped up on …

7 Simple Steps to Get Ready for Your Next Website

Over the past 10 years, Summit Design Studio has built hundreds of websites for businesses of all kinds in Central PA. When first chatting with prospective clients or during kickoff meetings we get asked, “So how long will this take?” My reply is always “Depends on how organized and motivated you are.”

Does Content Filtering Work?

Full Disclosure: MePush is a reseller for OpenDNS Let’s say you want to bring the good of the internet into your home… That’s easy you need a computer and internet service. Once things are hooked up you can search for the latest scores, buy a book, or meet people in your area concerned about the dangers of fracking. Unfortunately, without …

Cloud Computing Forecast: Cloudy

It was one of those experiences that every Geek has where things go from this ought to work to this isn’t really working to this is just broken… Let me back up a bit, I was trying to get my company’s webcal feed to work with my phone yesterday. Should be simple right? Webcal is after all an open standard …

Sharepoint Backup

Sharepoint “can” be backed up by the SBS server manager backup, which is the built in windows backup for itself provided out of the box. This is not favorable as most customers and most of our networks need more granular management, so we use Backup Exec. That said, backupexec’s backup of sharepoint can’t always be trusted. Therefore, we do 2 …