Windows 7 End of Life Coming Soon.

Brandon Cowabunga!, Windows 10

Having computers that are updated on a regular basis is important for the security of your network. Malware and Virus authors are constantly looking for weaknesses in the operating system. Companies like Microsoft, the authors of Microsoft Windows, have the constant task of finding and patching their operating systems to keep these malicious hackers from stealing your data. As time …

Hurricane Lane

Brandon Backup, Cowabunga!, Local News

The approaching Hurricane is expected to near the Hawaii later this week. In the meantime, precautions should be made to ensure your documents are safe. Backup all of your important information to an external hard drive or cloud backup.  It would be advised that you power down your computers and not use them during the times when the risk for …

Live broadcast shows passwords for computer at Hawaii Emergency Management Headquarters.

Brandon Breach Advisory, Security

Unfortunately making the mistake of broadcasting an emergency alert to the entire state about an incoming ICBM on Saturday was not bad enough, the Oahu Management Agency did a live broadcast with passwords clearly visible in the background on their computer systems.  Just exactly what kind of security protocol do we have securing our emergency management systems?  It’s bad enough …

Network Down

Brandon Cowabunga!, Product Review

The following is based on a true story (It happened yesterday, I was there). 8:00 am – You walk into the office and power on your computer. You walk over to the coffee maker to make yourself a cup of coffee, then sit back down at your desk. You open up your email and you are greeted with an error …

Cowabunga! Product Review: Honey

Brandon Product Review

I have been using an Add-on for Chrome for a while now called Honey.  Honey is a browser add-on that automatically clips online coupon codes so you always get the best deal.  It will also scour websites for a cheaper price, allowing you to see if there is a better deal from another site or another re-seller.  There are a …

Netflix – A Year in Bingeing

Brandon Entertainment

Netflix has released a lot of data about the shows that were most popular in 2017.  They compiled data for the following categories. The Shows We Devoured – Shows we watched for more than 2 hours per day The Shows We Savored – Shows we watched less than 2 hours per day The Shows That Got Us Cheating – Shows …