Hasta la vista Kepler

Kepler is a space observatory launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars. Named after astronomer Johannes Kepler, the spacecraft was launched on March7, 2009 and a price tag of $600 million. The Kepler space telescope was planned to last 3.5 years but has spent the last decade scouring the sky looking for

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Konica Minolta Award to Office Systems of Texas “Tech of the Month”, Congratulations Ray!

October 29, 2018 Dear Mr. Young, Congratulations! Your technician, Raydel Morales, has been identified and approved by Konica Minolta Solutions Support Division Management to receive the prestigious Technician of the Month Award for the month of August 2018. Thank you for your on-going participation in KMBS Pro-Tech, Tech of the Month program, which is now

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Full Moon Today

The Hunter’s Moon is set to take place at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Wednesday.  (iStock) Skywatchers are in for an experience that’s literally out of this world: a full moon, known as the Hunter’s Moon, will take place on Wednesday. Read on for a look at the phenomenon and how you can watch it. What is the

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October 24, 1929 Stock Market

Black Thursday commemorates Thursday, October 24, 1929, a day when sellers traded close to thirteen million shares in panic on the New York Stock exchange, and endured five billion dollars in losses. Early in the day, eleven percent of the market’s value was lost after heavy trading. As so much trading was going on, ticker

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Konica Minolta + Office Systems of Texas

Konica Minolta : UPDATE – Konica Minolta MFPs Safeguards Data Against Hackers (GlobeNewswire) – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced results from an extensive security test of Konica Minoltas bizhub line of multifunction printers (MFPs) against hacking attempts. The tests, conducted by NTT DATA Services, an internationally respected IT services provider, concluded that the

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Copy Machine Invention October 22, 1938

Chester Floyd Carlson (February 8, 1906 – September 19, 1968) was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington. He is best known for having invented the process of electrophotography, which produced a dry copy rather than a wet copy, as was produced by the mimeograph process. Carlson’s process was subsequently renamed xerography, a term that literally means “dry writing.” The

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Voting is a citizen’s right

Early Voting Begins Today. Remember early voting is October 22 through November 2.  In Texas, where everything is bigger, we rank last for voting (watch video here). If a strong economy is important to you, vote. If your child’s education is important to you, vote. If jobs and paychecks are important to you, vote. You can

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HallowTurkeyChristmasNewYear…..

October, My favorite month! Why? Because so many things happen in October such as my Birthday, my Daughter’s Birthday, Halloween, cooler weather, Pumpkin pies, and SO many other reasons. October if a fun time and the start of my favorite season of the year…. HallowTurkeyChristmasNewYear, yea, that is a made up name…but its all fun

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Happy Halloween

As we approach in on Halloween, if you are looking for candy suggestions check out www.candystore.com for Americans Top 10 rated Halloween candy suggestions. Based on the interactive map SIX states number one ranking candy is candy corn – which I find completely shocking. I personally am a fan, but find that candy corn is

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Konica Minolta bizhub Award

Konica Minolta bizhub Evolution awarded Buyers Lab Gold by Keypoint Intelligence Posted on October 15, 2018 by IA Staff Tweet Share Share4 4SHARES Following in-depth testing, Konica Minolta’s flexible platform for document processes, bizhub Evolution, has received a Buyers Lab Gold rating from Keypoint Intelligence – the world’s foremost authority on imaging software, hardware and services. The cloud-based

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Office Systems of Texas Sponsors Lunch & Learn

Apartment Managers’ Lunch & Learn: “Apartment Rentals in 2019” The state of occupancies, rental rates and what to expect! November 14, 2018 Opportunity Center 11:30 am—1:00pm NAM, 2nd Floor 15702 Bammel Village Houston, 77014 Bruce McClenny President ApartmentData.com Bobby Lieb V.P. Economic Development Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND BUT

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Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

  Now that Fall is upon us, it is time for pumpkin everything!  Here is a recipe for a dessert everyone will love. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1-1/4 cups sugar 4 large eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt

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This Month, In History

October 1, 1908 – Henry Ford‘s Model T, a “universal car” designed for the masses, went on sale for the first time. October 2, 1968 – California’s Redwood National Park was established. Redwoods are the tallest of all trees, growing up to 400 feet (120 meters) during a lifetime that can span 2,000 years. October 3, 1863 – President

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Taking a new path.

Family has always been very important to me. From being a husband to my bride for almost 35 years, and to being Dad to 3 awesome kids. This journey through life with them has been awesome. I have enjoyed providing for them in many ways weather emotionally, spiritually, financially….it has been a journey that I

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All Covered Mobile Workspaces

VIDEO Flexible and Scalable Virtual Desktop Solution for Konica Minolta Dealers Posted on October 8, 2018 by IA Staff All Covered Workspaces is a versatile, flexible and scalable virtual desktop solution, enabling users to access their desktop apps and data from any internet-connected device. Learn more: https://www.allcovered.com/cloud-comp… The workplace is expanding. Clients are more demanding. Mobile and wireless capabilities

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Konica Minolta Production Printer Awards

Konica Minolta : Receives Two Keypoint Intelligence 2019 PRO Awards 10/09/2018 (GlobeNewswire) – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce it has received two Keypoint Intelligences Buyers Lab (BLI) 2019 PRO awards for the companys AccurioPress 6136 and AccurioPress C3080 Digital Presses. The awards were presented yesterday by Deanna Flanick, chief revenue officer, from Keypoint Intelligence to Kevin

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Office Systems of Texas Net Promoter Score

Overall NPS®: 95.07 Ranked 24 in North America* Surveys Sent 9062 Total Responses 1096 (12.09%) The Net Promoter Score (NPS)®, is a straightforward loyalty metric that holds companies and employees accountable for how they treat customers. It is both a loyalty metric and a discipline for using customer feedback to fuel profitable growth in your

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Tomorrow is the last day to register to VOTE in Nov 6 Election

Election Information Voter Registration Last day to register for voting in November 6th election:  October 9th, 2018 To register, download the form HERE and mail the completed document to: ANN HARRIS BENNETT Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar P.O. Box 3527 Houston, Texas 77253-3527 Voting Dates General Election Early Voting Dates:  Monday, October 22nd – Friday, November 2nd, 2018

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Metamorphosis of an adult

As a little girl I have fond memories of putting on my mom’s robe and high heels to make my own pop-tarts. Although I can not recall my actual thoughts, I do believe I was in the mindset of already being a grown woman and my height was the only thing standing between me and

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Office Systems of Texas at PRINT 18 with Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Adds High Speed Inkjet Presses to Its Growing Production Printing Portfolio 10/1/2018 Ramsey, NJ, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the official launch of its latest offerings in a long line of market-leading production printing devices for the commercial print industry; the WEBJet 200D and WEBJet100D continuous feed

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Office Systems of Texas PRINT 18

Yesterday, Sunday September 30, Office Systems of Texas traveled to Chicago’s enormous McCormick Convention Center to witness PRINT 18’s Graph Expo show featuring the Print Industry’s top players. We’re happy to report Konica Minolta has the largest presence and most activity at their “booth” area. Their display area was not as much a “booth” as

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