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Work From Home Cyber Security, Seattle IT Support

Cyber Security for Working at Home

With the new normal of vacated offices and students at home taking classes online, SWAT Systems is offering tips for cyber security for working at home. Whether you’re following precautions for the corona virus or just fighting the common cold, you can still be productive and safe. Follow these tech tips and stay healthy out…

intel i9 vs xeon

Intel i9 vs Xeon Processors

Intel i9 vs Xeon processors. This conversation comes around once or twice a year. People who are looking for a powerful workstation to game or perform intensive tasks tend to run into a dilemma. The question came up at the office with Intel’s latest push into the high-ed market. They just released a second-generation Intel…

strangers photos on your iphone

Is This Normal? Strangers’ photos on your iPhone

Get answers to those head-scratching “Is This Normal?” tech questions in this series. The Scenario Imagine you are walking around the mall or a park and you want to share a picture with someone. You open your photos gallery, select the image you want to share, and then tap the share button. Share options pop-up……


Mesh WiFi vs Routers or Repeaters

The WiFi that we have come to love and need has received some new tricks recently. I’m not referring to the typical “now even faster” promotions that routinely arrive every year. Mesh WiFi has been the trending topic in the wireless internet industry and it’s something you should consider for your home. The Ol’ Trusted…

loud macbook fan

Is This Normal? Loud Macbook Fan

Get answers to those head-scratching “Is This Normal?” tech questions in this series. The Scenario You recently upgraded to a new MacBook Pro (with TouchBar!) because you love the performance and user experience that Apple is renowned for. But you were surprised that the fan was so loud and the laptop body was rapidly heating…