In This Issue
Debate: Should You Leave Your PC On?
5 Intranet Apps that Will Assist Your Marketing Team
5 Hacker-Friendly Technologies in Your Home
You Deserve a Total Package!
How to Request Service


Always CALL if your request is an emergency!

1. Call (586) 258-0650
If you are a S.M.A.R.T. Services plan client, press "1" and enter your PIN when prompted.  You will be connected to a S.M.A.R.T. Services system administrator 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

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3. Use the online portal
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Happy New Year!

At Smart IT, we had a wonderful 2013. We understand that, in large part, it's due to the relationships we've forged with our clients. From everyone here, we'd like to extend a happy and healthy New Year to everyone that has made our success possible. 

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Tech Quote!

"We live today not in the digital, not in the physical, but in the kind of minestrone that our mind makes of the two."
- Paola Antonelli
Windows XP is a Security Risk for Your Business
Windows XP is slated by Microsoft to have its support end on April 8, 2014. This means that everyone using XP beyond this date will no longer be able to receive security updates from Microsoft, which will turn Windows XP into a liability. You may be waiting until April to upgrade, but as you will see, even waiting a few months to upgrade is a risky move.


The Shocking Truth about UPS!
What do you do when you have more electronics than power outlets? If you're like most of us, you will get for yourself an inexpensive power strip and keep plugging stuff in. This may work for your kitchen appliances, but with your computer equipment, you will want something more heavy duty.


4 Options to Fix a Broken PC
The value of professional services is that you can contract someone a reasonable fee to do something that you don't have the time or skill to achieve on your own. If you work in the service industry, this is your business model. Outsourcing the management of your IT to SMART I.T. Services is a classic example of a professional service that can save you money.
5 Ways a Hacker can Crack Your Password
All that stands between a hacker and your sensitive information is one puny password. You may think that your password is uncrackable because it has served you well all these years, but the reality of the situation is that an experienced hacker can break almost any password. Here are the most popular methods.