The Trade-Off: Sacrificing Internet Security for Convenience and Privacy for Popularity

Every day when I look at the news I am bewildered by the contradictory nature of society.  On one hand, we pay for things like LifeLock, Anti-Virus software, firewalls, encryption and software that makes us anonymous to provide Internet security for our information and to protect our privacy.  We use paper...

What is Java and why do I need to install a Java update?

It is critical to keep your computer software up-to-date in order to protect your computer from as much malicious software (viruses, etc.) as possible and that includes putting in Java updates. What is Java? Java was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995.  It is a computer programming language and...

Internet Explorer 10 Problems!

Having Internet Explorer 10 problems that won't allow you to access the internet properly? Mad Dog Computer has had many clients recently reporting severe problems using the Internet after the installation of Internet Explorer 10.  If you have IE 10 and didn’t manually install IE 10, it was most likely automatically...

Services On The Go

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Services On The Go: When, Where and How you need us, we’ll be there. Mad Dog Computer Repair and Services specializes in Services On The Go — when, where and how you need them. When — We offer early, late, and weekend appointments to meet your schedule. Where — Service at...

Microsoft Office 2013 Licensing Change Ties Office Suite to One Specific PC Forever

In an attempt get people to purchase their rent-as-you-go Office 365, Microsoft has changed its retail licenses for purchasers of Microsoft Office 2013.  Microsoft confirmed that once a retail copy of Microsoft Office 2013 is installed on a PC and activated -- the process of entering a 25-character "key" to...