We’re Close

 All of the chatter about virtual reality shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Over the years, we’ve been forcing our way to get closer and closer to content of all types. For example, before we ever sat down to watch a movie, we’d hang out at a playhouse to watch a live show. The people who[…]

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Samsung Gets Wacky With A Belt Called WELT And Other Oddities

 CES is a bit like the auto shows of yesteryear, back when carmakers simply came to flex their muscles and show what they were capable of, as opposed to unveiling products that are destined for dealership parking lots. In the same spirit, Samsung has unveiled three products that will be on the showroom floor at[…]

SmartThings And Samsung Team Up To Make Your TV A Smart Home Hub

 Samsung and SmartThings are buddying up to introduce Samsung’s latest line of Smart TVs, complete with SmartThings platform integration so folks can use their TVs as an interface to control the home. There is no shortage of internet-connected devices out there, from standard security systems and smart lighting systems all the way to the connected[…]

What Will The Internet Of Things Be When It Grows Up?

 An old proverb advises, “Keep a thing seven years, and you’ll find a use for it.” Well, it’s been about seven years since there were officially more “things” connected to the Internet than people. It looks like they’re keepers, and we’ve found countless uses for them. Now that the IoT seems to be firmly embedded[…]

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8 Trends to watch in Technology for 2016

Ever watched technology grow and ask yourself, “how did I miss that?” I know plenty of times I have found myself wondering how I didn’t see things like cell phone watches, or multi display computers becoming the norm. Here at Reliable Computer Services we have compiled a nifty prediction of 8 trends to look for in technology[…]

How GoPro Is Building Its Future Drone Platform Foundations

 GoPro started working on drones a few months ago in order to stake a claim in this multibillion-dollar market. This is a natural for them, as they will be able to offer the best flying immersive camera on the market — completely autonomous, no pilot required. We explain here why they could be the next[…]

Google And Microsoft Launch Their Santa Trackers

 Remember when kids just peered out at the stars, trying to spot the lights of Santa’s sleigh (or Rudolph’s shiny nose)? Well, those days are long gone. Santa tracking once again has received its annual digital upgrade. Today, Microsoft and NORAD begin tracking Santa along with Google, on its own just-launched Santa Tracker website. Google’s site this year offers a…[…]

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Merry Christmas to you

  It’s that time of year!  We all are emptying those pockets and searching the web for the best deals to get our loved ones the gifts they want.  I feel it is important to remind our readers to be careful when online this holiday season.  This season we have seen an increase in phony[…]

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Top 10 Windows 8 Tips and Tricks

Update to Windows 8.1 Microsoft has released Windows 8.1, which is a free upgrade for anyone running Windows 8. This update addresses many of the problems users have had with Windows 8 and also adds a Start button. Visit Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 page for the update. Customize your tiles Make the most of your Windows[…]

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Customer Service Calls – NO MORE!

    With the holiday season fast approaching, many of you will be spending valuable time on customer service calls sorting out various issues that always seem to arise at the most inconvenient times.  Things from delayed or missed deliveries, to incorrect shipments, to returns are all typically handled by a customer service type call. […]

Microsoft Buys Ray Ozzie’s Communications Startup Talko, Team Will Join Skype

 Microsoft is buying Talko, the mobile messaging startup founded by Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s former Chief Software Architect until 2010. The company says today the acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, involves the Talko technology and the team. Talko employees will now join Skype, while Talko itself is being shut down. Ozzie, however, will not be rejoining Microsoft[…]