July 28, 2018
Snap-O-Byte Computer Repair & IT Services - Sacramento (916) 432-9285 support@snapobyte.com www.snapobyte.com

Fake Invoice Attacks Are on the Rise – Here’s How to Spot (and Beat) Them

Businesses around the world are being struck with a cyber-attack that sends victims a fake invoice that looks real enough to fool to most employees. It’s an old scam that used to see bills faxed or mailed in, but it’s made its way into the digital world and instances are on the rise. Chances are you’ve already seen some of the less effective attempts, like an email advising your domain is expiring, except it’s not from your host and your domain is nowhere near expiration. These new attacks are more […]
July 10, 2018
Snap-O-Byte Computer Repair & IT Services - Sacramento (916) 432-9285 support@snapobyte.com www.snapobyte.com

Why Do Computers Break?

We know computers always break at the worst possible time, but what exactly prompts that failure? It’s easy to think it was something you did since you were using it at the time, but while your online gaming frenzy might cause a temporary crash, normal user actions are rarely the cause of a broken computer. Physical Damage Accidents happen, but they don’t always mean you need to buy a new computer. As an electrical item, liquid spills are a big problem. This could be anywhere from a spill on the […]
April 26, 2018
Refurbished Computers - Snap-O-Byte Computer Repair Sacramento, Craigslist, LetGo

How Refurbished Computers Save You A Bunch (And Get You A Better System)

Refurbished computers are almost like an insider secret – you can get great system specs for a fraction of the price. It’s how many families are meeting their back to school needs and upgrading their old systems, complete with warranty. There’s one hot tip these people know: a refurb is NOT the same as used. You’re right to avoid those 2nd hand computers you see on Craigslist or LetGo because there’s a reason that person is selling it! It’s probably slowed to a crawl, making weird noises or flat out […]
April 15, 2018
Managed IT Services - Sacramento Computer Repair

4 Advantages of Managed IT Over In-House IT

It’s tempting to hire an in-house IT technician to take care of your network and set them up with a cozy office just down the hall, but is it the right decision for your business? If you’re like most businesses, you’re always on the lookout for ways to save money while improving results. Sometimes this means expanding your staff to include a team of tech specialists at your beck and call, but this can often be an unnecessary expense that leaves you with highly paid employees twiddling their thumbs all […]