Login 

Call Us Now:

Weston Technology Solutions Blog

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Archives
    Archives Contains a list of blog posts that were created previously.
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Saving Money

2016 Gift Guide for Geeks

Posted by on in Off Topic/Fun

GiftIt’s that time of the year again! With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time for another gift guide for geeks. The 2014 Gift Guide and 2015 Gift Guide both still have a bunch of great ideas there that are still worth reading through. With a bit of help from the folks around our office, here are some toys and fun things that would be bound to please folks who are like the folks around here.

healthcareIT2A hospital in the UK was hit with ransomware and had to cancel surgeries and operations . Could your business survive if a major part of it was shut down for five days unexpectedly? There are solutions. While ransomware prevention is the ideal primary goal, getting back up and running quickly is paramount to long-term financial stability. Having a good business continuity plan is critical and we encourage you to read our whitepaper on healthcare business continuity.

With end-of-year coming up soon, if you’re planning on making some end-of-year capital expenditures for tax purposes or want to get a project moving forward, please contact our sales team at as soon as you can, ideally before Thanksgiving. The end of the year is a very busy time for us, especially around the holidays. The schedules of our project execution teams are already filling into December, so let us know soon as soon as you can and we'll do our best to assist.

Please note that we may not be able to get all projects in before the end of the year and priority will be given to existing scheduled projects.

Urban ArmorNeed a durable case and screen protector for your tablet or smartphone? We can probably help you with that. We recently setup a pile of Windows tablets for a client that needed durable cases (as they’d be used in an environment where things are likely to get beaten up). We installed Urban Armor Gear cases on all the tablets. We were impressed with the build quality and the protection the case offered in the slim form factor, so we decided to become an authorized reseller of the product.

So if you need a durable case or glass screen protector for your iPhone, iPad, Android Smartphone or tablet, Surface Pro or even your MacBook, and Urban Armor makes it, let us know and we can get you a quote.

windows 7 logoWe announced a couple months ago that Microsoft is going to require computer manufacturers to bundle only Windows 10 with computers after September, making Windows 7 all but unavailable. Dell has recently announced that they’re going to extend a downgrade option to Windows 7 or 8.1 Professional edition for another year, but are going to charge an additional fee for it (likely via a Microsoft volume license agreement of some sort). They also have firmed up the date: They’ll kick this in after October 31, 2016.

We are not sure how much the additional fee will be, but we’d recommend that if you’re shopping for a business computer and need Windows 7, you do so now to avoid the headache. And be sure to follow the tips in our article: Things to Consider When Buying a Computer for your Business