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Over the years, our customers have relied on us for accurate, sensible and useful information about everything related to information technology. We have helped home users, students, small and mid-sized businesses, public entities, organizations, and individuals representing just about every industry. Our blog is dedicated to addressing some of the questions and concerns that we hear every day, and some that are rare, but interesting. I hope that you will take a few minutes to read our blogs as they develop – and please don’t hesitate to send us suggestions for future posts!

An Overview of Outlook’s Email Delivery System

“Outlook” is a Microsoft brand that stands for everything related to email delivery. Outlook itself is the application that comes with the Microsoft Office suite. Outlook.com is a Microsoft free web based mail account (formerly Hotmail). Outlook Web App (aka OWA) is the web-based mail client that is part of the Microsoft Exchange Server. Outlook.com LEARN MORE

Upgrading to Windows 10 – Important Considerations

When Windows 10 made its debut this year, there was a great deal of excitement generated about its faster operating system, its updated features, and its new graphics. Some users have been skeptical because the cluster of problems with Window 8.1. However, with the Windows 10 upgrade, the problems mostly occur because users not doing LEARN MORE

How to select the best network installation and management service

There are specific milestones in every business when it’s important to evaluate your networking capabilities: the initial opening, relocation to another facility, or during an expansion phase. Most companies have at least at five-year business plan, and the components of your network (such as cabling and patch panels) should support all of your needs computing LEARN MORE

What to look for when selecting a computer repair service

Because the reliability of computers and mobile devices is so important to your daily life, it’s important to know who to call when you have a repair need. But how do you decide which service is the best? Your options could range from a small, local computer repair shop to national chain like Geek Squad/Best LEARN MORE

Learn All About the Windows 10 Built-In Mail App

The mail feature in Windows 10 can handle the most complex email with ease. It is simple to set up, and with a touch-friendly interface and a minimalist design, it may just be the perfect default mail client for your needs. The new Windows 10 Mail app is actually part of the free version of LEARN MORE

Steps to Take to be Compliant with HIPAA Regulations

If you are an entity that handles Private Health Information (PHI), it is important that you are compliant with HIPAA regulations. HB Computers has a great deal of experience in maintaining the highest security measures available for data protection. Many businesses and organizations assign a Privacy Officer (PO) charged with understanding each HIPAA regulation. We LEARN MORE

Why Outsourcing Your IT Needs Makes Sense

Outsourcing your company’s IT needs makes sense for many reasons. At the very least, it helps you increase productivity and manage your time better, but the most important reason is that it will simply save you money. Outsourcing the IT function will cost less than dedicating a member of your staff to do the job. LEARN MORE

Data Recovery in Simple Terms

Data recovery is the process of retrieving data from failed, damaged or corrupted secondary storage devices. This usually involves internal or external hard disk drives, solid-state drives, USB flash drives, CDs, DVDs, and Tape Media. The most common incidence of data loss happens with operating system failure, accidental damage, viruses or human error. This kind LEARN MORE

The Remarkable Benefits of Networks

When computers are connected in a network, much more can be accomplished than simply using a single computer. With networks, people become connected – and when people become connected – amazing things happen. Networking is a wonderful technological advancement that has expanded worldwide! The greatest evolution of networks is the Internet. Whenever you access the LEARN MORE

Which is better – a Laptop or Desktop Computer

Although prices for computers have decreased over the years, they are still an important investment, and as a consumer you want to have the very best model to fulfill all of your computing needs. One of the most frequent questions that come up when purchasing a computer is whether to buy a laptop or a LEARN MORE

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