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Coastal Buzz

The latest technology news and what it means for you.

We're Moving to Brunswick!
Nov 08, 2018


End of Residential Service
Oct 05, 2018

Here’s a question we’ve been wrestling with for a while. How do we keep improving and adding services for our business clients without shortchanging our non-business clients who need help with home computers and personal devices? +

Don’t Get Caught in a Phishing Net
Jun 04, 2018

Phishing Blog Post
Like a puffer fish, phishing keeps expanding. New scams pop up almost daily and they’re getting more convincing. Whether you’re a business operator, an employee, or at home surfing the net, you can be targeted—and probably have been already.  +

Gadgets to Watch for in 2017
Jan 03, 2017

Every year the major tech hardware and software players to try one-up their competition while trying to best themselves at the same time, and in some cases trying to survive in the marketplace. From Samsung trying to bounce back after an explosive year (figuratively and literally), Google making a big play into the hardware realm to VR (virtual reality) potentially coming into its own, 2017 promises not to disappoint tech junkies and gadget enthusiasts. +

Closed 10/06 after 12:00PM, Closed 10/07 – Emergency Service in Effect Until Further Notice
Oct 05, 2016

Please note that Coastal Computer Consulting, LLC will be CLOSED STARTING THURSDAY at 12:00PM NOON and will be CLOSED on FRIDAY 10/07 due to the impending hurricane. There will be NO SERVICE CALLS DURING THE STORM. +

Hurricane Matthew IT Alert - How to Protect Your Computers and Contact Us
Oct 05, 2016

In the first of a series of posts, we are providing information on how to prepare for the impending hurricane and how you will be able to communicate with us before, during and after the storm. Throughout the next 48 hours, and over the course of the next week, we will make additional posts to update you on service availability. +

We’re Using a New Antivirus – VIPRE
Aug 12, 2016

We’re using a new antivirus called VIPRE and we’ve been happy with the results so far. On a scan of 86 machines, VIPRE detected 187 infections, potentially unwanted software, and malware – all of which were not detected by the existing antivirus. +

Nerds Pay It Forward – Giving Back with Random Acts of Kindness
Jul 20, 2016

Throughout the month of August, members of the Coastal Computer Consulting team will be “paying it forward” and proving that nerds have a heart too! +

Comparing IT Services in the Golden Isles: Geek Squad
Jul 14, 2016

Recently, we were asked how our prices compare to the Geek Squad. This prompted us to review the available Geek Squad service plans and call their support line to learn what is actually included in each plan. We called specifically to learn what was included with their protection plan.  +

Keeping Your Teenager Safe on Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Whatever Comes Next
May 23, 2016

When it comes to keeping your teenager safe on the Internet today, there’s more to consider than monitoring the way they “surf the web.” Most teenagers have an iPhone or iPad, or Android phone or tablet, and “hanging out online” typically means using a chat app like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. +