Author Archives: Jonathan M. Rosen

2015 Cycling Events

We’re again providing computerized timing with J-Chip RFID technology and CrossMgr software for races in New York and Ohio. You’ll find us timing these 25 events in 2015: Sweden Fat Tire Bike Race. Mac5 Bikes Winter Fat Tire Bike Race. … Continue reading

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Using ReadyBoost in Windows Vista/7/8

ReadyBoost is a feature available in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 that provides improved performance to any computer by simply adding a USB flash drive. USB flash drives of any size can be used with ReadyBoost, so even … Continue reading

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2014 Sports Timing Event Schedule

You’ll find us timing these events in 2014 with J-Chip RFID technology and CrossMgr software: Bloomfield Road Race. Binghamton Circuit Race. Bristol Mountain Road Race. Syracuse Race weekend. Hamburg Road Race and Criterium weekend Larkinville Criterium Challenge, 8 criterium races. … Continue reading

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Could a $2 battery lead to the destruction of your home or office?

Twice a year when the clocks change between daylight and standard time, public service announcements and fire departments remind people to change the batteries in their smoke detectors. While this ensures the smoke detectors are ready to detect a fire, … Continue reading

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About Domain Privacy

For owners of web-site domain names, domain privacy is an option that is available to conceal the ownership of a domain name. The international organization for domain names (ICANN.org) requires that the domain owner information is filled out and accurate, … Continue reading

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2013 Sports Timing Events

In 2013, 48 events consisting of over 100 individual races were timed for these promoters using CrossMgr software and J-Chip RFID timing hardware: Buffalo Bicycling Club: 17 road races and 3 time trials. Larkin Criterium: 8 race Thursday evening criterium … Continue reading

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Common Computer Startup Problems and Solutions

There are a variety of situations where a computer will fail to startup properly. These situations often fall into one of the categories below: No power on:  This is used to describe a laptop or desktop where the power LED … Continue reading

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Planning for the end of Windows XP

Microsoft Windows XP has become the most widely used and installed desktop operating system, with over 60% of U.S. businesses running Windows XP as of 2013. Since introducing Windows XP in 2002, Microsoft has provided free software updates that add … Continue reading

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Disaster Planning

Disaster planning involves identifying the failure points in an entire system and then addressing those issue using fault tolerance, backup and response planning. The success of a disaster plan is determined by how quickly and effectively the system can be restored. … Continue reading

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Learn to recognize a virus

The most powerful and effective anti-virus protection isn’t software you can buy. Instead, its a computer users ability to carefully read a web-site and e-mail message to delete fake messages. Consider that a well trained user that carefully checks e-mail … Continue reading

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