Since Early 2016 I have been writing monthly articles which appeared in The St. Augustine Beaches News Journal and the Saint Augustine News Journal. The website for these newspapers is here.

It has been an honor and privilege to help hundreds of home users in addition to many local businesses who count on First Coast Computer Services℠ for First Class Service. The ability to provide insight and assistance to St Augustine and the surrounding community of computer users is a great joy.

Below are some of the published articles written specifically to assist with the computer problems and challenges that we all face.

Online Security Checkup

Online Security Checkup

It is time to review and update the security section on all your online accounts. Most online accounts have a section called “Security”. This includes your password, your Security Questions & Answers, and other means for ensuring that you are the rightful owner of the account.
Got Backups?

Got Backups?

1 out of 10 folks I work with has a backup of any kind. That’s taking a big risk with important files. If a hard drive fails, and there are no backups, everything is lost. OneDrive can help.

Why is my computer so slow?

Back in the early days of personal computers, we accepted the fact that we would have to wait (and wait… and wait some more) for things to get done. Today we have little patience for having to wait and watch spinning wheels and slow response times.
Fake News on the Internet

Fake News on the Internet

The way that these types of news stories play on emotions is powerful. Emotional responses are spur-of-the-moment and often cause us to drop our defenses. We have a “need to know more” response because of the headline… and we click on it to find out more.
Early 2017 Scams

Early 2017 Scams

The IRS has a webpage that lists scams which are costing US Taxpayers millions of dollars. One deeply disturbing “2 Stage” scam targets Tax Professionals, and then uses information stolen to scam the individuals that have used the Tax Pro.

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