Solid State vs Spinning Hard Drives

Solid State Drives or SSD's hold your files like older traditional hard drives, but they typically have a smaller capacity. Many computers today have 1TB (terabyte) or even 2TB hard drives. These are traditional spinning drives with lots of moving parts.

Choosing the right IT Services Company in Houston

For businesses, good quality managed IT services is the need of the hour. Being current and updated in terms of technology is often what makes the difference between success and failure for a business. To achieve success and reach goals, it is crucial that the right and most relevant technologies are given a role in the workplace, with the view to streamline and enhance daily processes and make them faster and more intuitive.

iPhone 6 vs Samsung S5

You have likely seen lots of news about the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. People camped all night outside of stores to get their hands on one, but is it really worth it?

I spent a few minutes and did some digging for you.

Mobile Scanning

It's amazing what you can do from your mobile phone or tablet today. You can program your AC thermostat, open the garage door, watch movies and your mobile device can even be used as a television remote. So why not use it as a mobile scanner too?

It's pretty convenient to able to scan documents to PDF to email to others or to file away on your computer.

Videos Made Easy With Adobe Voice

Video is a huge part of what we do online today. Why read a long article or blog post when you can kick back in your chair and watch a video instead right? Well… hang tight and read this one.

Have you ever had the need to make a video for a school project or to advertise some event? You may not know where to begin.

How The IRS Could Have Saved The Email

The photo on the right shows the inside of a typical desktop computer hard drive. As you can see, there are lots of moving parts. There are several platters or disks that spin at 7,200 RPM. There are arms that move back and forth to read the data from the platters much like the arm of a record player moves across an old LP record, but these arms move very rapidly back and forth searching out the data on the platters.

Keep Your Kids Safe Online!

Preactive IT Solutions helped to promote Internet Safety Training presented by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Department at the Gus George Academy on Thursday.

It was an informative session presented by Deputy Gerard Argao and Sgt.

Use Google Alerts to Monitor the Internet For Content

You have searched Google for your name right? You wanted to see what web sites mention you and maybe be sure nothing negative is out there about you, but what if someone publishes something about you next week? Would you like to be alerted?

Google Alerts is a really cool tool that allows you to do just that.