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The Cost of “Free” Software

Have you ever been tempted to try to acquire expensive software without paying for it? It turns out that “free” software can be more expensive than one might think! Take Photoshop for example: Subscribers can sign up and start using Photoshop for as little as…

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NRC’s George Probst films first 360-degree great white shark video

NRC’s web designer, George Probst, was asked early this year to test out a new underwater camera rig that films 360° footage. George took the Kolor Abyss 360 on his recent great white shark diving trip to Isla de Guadalupe, and was able to capture…

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NRC’s George Probst recognized by Yahoo!

Many of you know George Probst as NRC’s graphic designer and web developer, but there’s more than marketing in his tool belt. When he’s not working, George has some interesting hobbies: running, Metallica concerts, and…shark diving. At least once a year, he ventures to Guadalupe,…

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Computers Cannot Survive By Anti-Virus Software Alone

Over the past few weeks, several widely knows companies have been competing for top spots in many of the major news headlines but, for all the wrong reasons. Retail giant Target, to offer just one recent example, could be forced to pay millions of dollars…

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The CryptoLocker Virus is Spreading!!!

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NEW RIVER COMPUTING REGARDING THE “CRYPTOLOCKER” VIRUS*** There’s a new type of malware that has been spreading like wildfire over the past couple of months called CryptoLocker. Most security researchers are claiming that this is one of the nastiest and most successful…

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NRC is Now Offering CrashPlan Managed Backup Solutions!

Backups are arguably one of the most important things you can do to protect your important data. Two of the biggest obstacles most users face with backups are: Complicated, confusing and unreliable backup software. Remembering to run it, or change the backup disc and take…

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Ribbon cutting ceremony at our new office

New River Computing would like to thank everybody who was able to join us and help make our ribbon cutting ceremony a success. Our guests included NRC clients, representatives of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, fellow Corporate Research Center tenants, local IT professionals, friends…

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Our move to the Corporate Research Center

What a difference a weekend can make! Over the weekend, New River Computing moved from our Hubbard Street location to the Virgina Tech Corporate Research Center to help alleviate some welcomed growing pains. On Friday evening, despite hours of work setting things up, our new…

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New River Computing featured in The Burgs

New River Computing was recently featured in The Burgs section of The Roanoke Times. NRC’s Jeff Wynn and Hansen Ball were interviewed by Roanoke Times reporter Travis Williams to get some background about New River Computing’s past, present, and future. The Q&A covers the beginnings…

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NRC launches website for Blacksburg law firm

New River Computing recently launched a new website for the new Blacksburg law firm, Brinckman and Brinckman, P.C. The Brinckman law team brings over 40 years of combined legal experience to clients in the New River Valley of Virginia. Attorney Anne Park Brinckman practice areas…

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