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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

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 […]

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Computer Buying Guide: Minimum Standards for Business PC Purchases

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:   […]

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2018 Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday

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 […]

Facebook Privacy Settings

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: […]

iPhone Tips

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 – Links Provided Here!

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!    

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Easily Add Holidays to Your Outlook Calendar

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! […]

Time to Say Goodbye to Sprint?

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 […]