On Veterans Day, we honor those who have served in our military. Well-meaning people often confuse Veterans Day with two other holidays. Memorial Day honors those who died in service of their country. Armed Forces Day honors those who are presently serving. If you want to “Thank A Vet”, this is the day! 2018 […]
Computer Buying Guide – August 2018 My friends and relatives, as well as clients, look at us as their “computer buying guide.” They often ask for advice when buying a new desktop or laptop/tablet. Here are some general guidelines that I go by: Here are the main elements to consider in a computer buying guide: […]
2018 Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday Hi everybody, and welcome to the 2018 Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday! By now, you should have heard about the Wisconsin sales tax holiday. From August 1st, 2018 through August 5th, 2018, certain sales within Wisconsin are exempt from sales tax. Clothing – $75 or less per item School supplies […]
The classic Facebook privacy hoax made a comeback recently. While posting some “declaration of privacy” doesn’t do diddly, there are some steps you should take to be relatively safe. If you really want to keep your information private, DON’T join Facebook! In fact, don’t use e-mail either, but that’s another story. Facebook Privacy Settings in detail: […]
Free Windows Themes the Right Way No deep technical jargon in this post, I promise. As you roam around the office, you’ll see the same Windows backgrounds on everybody’s computer. If I had a nickel for every time I saw the scene with the palm trees on the little island… Why not give yourself something […]
Merry Christmas to our friends and clients!
iPhone Tips The web is full of this kind of stuff, but this article had some really useful things in it. Two of my favorites: When typing, at the end of a sentence, just hit space twice. It will automatically put in a period, a space and turn caps on for the next sentence. In […]
MBSWI.com Getting Busy on Social Media We’ll be happy to engage with you on these Social Platforms: Google+: https://plus.google.com/+Mbswi/posts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mullarky-Business-Systems/214459388574037 Twitter: https://twitter.com/MullarkyBiz LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mullarky-business-systems-llc We’re adding more, too, though we’re at the social sites above most often. Please contact us with suggestions, questions or requests for computer network service anytime!
For our clients in Southeast Wisconsin, here’s a quick tip to add holidays to your Outlook calendar: In Outlook, click File -> Options -> Calendar. Under the “Calendar options” heading, you’ll see a button to add holidays. Click it, choose your country and click OK. We welcome your suggestions for other “how-tos” to add to our blog! […]
I’m a pretty patient guy. For all of last year, I waited for Sprint to announce when Milwaukee would be getting 4G service. After all, I have a 4G phone I bought from them a couple years ago. Milwaukee doesn’t even SHOW UP on Sprint’s LTE schedule. Not a good sign. I don’t understand how […]