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Ram & I would like to officially thank you for your donations and support in our efforts to get a computer lab set up in El Porvenir, Honduras! The non profit we were working with – Honduras Child Alliance – was greatly appreciative of the lab and they’re already brainstorming ways to use this awesome resource in an integrated way with their curriculum and programs.
These sorts of projects can’t be done without the support of friends and community like you! Again, thank you. Please enjoy the following video of our time in El Porvenir and the setting up of the lab.
Belinda Johnson & Ram Vennam
We are now accepting the Square Wallet for payment. Square Wallet is the smartphone app that lets your customers buy with their name. Seven out of ten customers are interested in using a mobile wallet.
We are leaving on Thursday, Nov 7th:
The south shore of Long Island NY was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. East Rockaway & Bay Park were some of the hardest hit areas in Nassau County.
Many residents in this area of Long Island were flooded by 5 to 6 feet of water or more and some entire houses were completely under water. The Bay Park sewage plant was flooded out with 10 feet of water and the sewer system backed up placing raw sewage into the streets and has contaminated all of the local grocery stores.
We will be collecting donations at:
Computer Works Pro, 1991 Empire Blvd, Webster, NY.
Hours are: 10am-6pm Wed 11/7 and 10am-12 noon Thurs 11/8
DONATIONS NEEDED – DONATIONS NEEDED
• Bottled Water
• Non-Perishable Foods
• Flashlights and Batteries
• Blankets & Pillows
• Cleaning items (sponges)
• Socks and Underwear (new in pkg)
• Personal & Femine Hygiene Items
• Work gloves and Latex gloves
• Diapers & Formula
Computer Works Pro Inc.: Phone: 585-347-4950
Follow us on our facebook page for the relief effort: http://www.facebook.com/webster2eastrockaway
Learn how you can get Windows 8 ahead of the public.
The masses won’t be able to buy Windows 8 until October 26, but you can cut to the front of the line if you’ve got the right connections.
Veterans and transitioning military members interested in building a career in IT after their service in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars can use their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to pay for IT training and certification. Since October 2011, the benefits can be used to pay for IT training via non-college degree training programs, as well as graduate and undergraduate degree programs.
Here’s how to do it.
A veteran’s best source of information about the Post 9/11 GI Bill is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website http://www.gibill.va.gov. Unless noted, the information that follows is from the GI Bill website.
Veterans, service members and their families use the VA’s eBenefits website, to research, find, apply for, and, in time, manage Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits, along with other VA benefits.
Windows 8 Release Preview
It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. And it’s easy to try now—whether you’re installing it for the first time, or moving from Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
**YES** We do Apples….or Macs…. If you are wondering if we can repair your MacBook Pro or any other Mac notebook or desktop, the answer is YES WE CAN! Although most of the computers we work on are Windows based, we have worked on several Mac computers for our clients. Does your Mac have antivirus on it? If not, you should stop in or call for more details.
Spring is just around the corner, and so is the month of May. With that, we are excited to announce that we are fast approaching our first year anniversary! We began to service computers in our new space in May of last year, and had our official opening in June with friends and family. In August, we had our Grand Opening as well.
Look for special events over the next several months to celebrate this achievement!
Thanks to all of our customers for making our first year a success!
Windows 8 Consumer Preview
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Note before you download: Windows 8 Consumer Preview is prerelease software that may be substantially modified before it’s commercially released. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information provided here. Some product features and functionality may require additional hardware or software.