Archive for author: David Shelley

Amazon Fire TV| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

I personally haven’t tried the Amazon Fire TV yet, but it’s getting rave reviews for the way it streams Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and their low cost game rentals.  The remote with this devices comes wit...

Google’s Chromecast| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

This is by far the smallest media streaming device on the market, and one of the cheapest at $35, though I have seen it for as little as $29 in some stores.  I do have this piece of hardware and I must say it’s...

Who Is On My Wifi| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

WhoIsOnMyWiFi.com is the site for a utility that can monitor your home network, watching for intruders. There is a free, Home-User version available at http://www.whoisonmywifi.com/download/download-complete/ w...

A Deeper Look Into Cloud Computing| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Technology seems to breed buzzwords as a way to keep everyone guessing.  The buzzword of the year right now seems to be “cloud”, and definitely has people guessing.  It SOUNDS intriguing, but what does it reall...

TelyHD Pro-Video Conferencing| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Video conferencing used to be for big corporations only, but the technology has been working its way into the mainstream for years now.  Advances in internet access speeds, increases in transportation costs, an...

Protect Yourself From Email Virus Attacks| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Email is the main source used to communicate back and fourth between businesses and clients. Leaving many companies susceptible to email virus attacks from seemingly innocent emails. All is takes is opening and...

OLED Technology| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Just when you thought you had flat-panel computer monitors figured out, along comes the next big thing; flexible OLED displays. Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology is not exactly new, it was first ob...

Anti-Virus Protection For XP Users| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Now that Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows XP, this marks the end of security patches. If you are still using Windows XP this leaves your computer vulnerable to various viruses. According to this article...

Outsourcing Database Administration Benefits| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Outsourcing database administration allows you to focus on your business’ needs, while the IT experts focus on keeping your company secure while helping improve the quality of your services.  This change ...

Microsoft And Cisco Join Forces – Microsoft Windows 2003 Migration to Windows 2012 | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

In a collective effort to provide the ultimate infrastructure to the Microsoft Windows server workload. The new partnership between Microsoft and Cisco has helped Microsoft Windows 2003 users migrate to Windows...