Summer Solstice

June 21 is the first day of summer, also known as the Summer Solstice. The Summer Solstice is the day with the most hours of sunlight for the entire year. Today, in Houston we are currently under a Tropical Storm warning watch courtesy of Tropical Storm “Cindy”. This storm is out in the Gulf of Mexico and appears to

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A Beginners Guide to Bitcoin

Once again that crazy new currency is skyrocketing in price, with single Bitcoins selling for thousands each, but for many Bitcoin can be daunting and difficult to understand. What is a Bitcoin? Who is the CEO? How does it work? What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a “crypto-currency”, a currency that is completely virtual, with no

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From John W

I’ve always enjoyed watching sports. I don’t necessarily have a favorite sport…I just enjoy watching whatever is on at the time. I can, however get caught up in the action. Last season’s Texans team started out with high hopes. We signed who was going to be our franchise quarterback. He had trained under Peyton Manning

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Moving toward the future

I met a gentleman recently, Mr. Van Lindberg of Dykema who at various events shared his vision of our present time, and our future – which from my generation and older probably elicits visions of flying saucers and a family robot named Rosie that takes care of the home. As exciting as that future sounds,

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Katy TX Copier Lease

Most business owners go through some confusion when they have to decide whether they should lease copiers and printers or simply buy them. Your business would be benefited from various angles if you opt for printer or copier lease. And if you think that there are no such companies in and around Houston, Katy TX,

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Hurricane Season – Be prepared!

June 1st is the beginning of hurricane season. If you are new to the Texas Gulf Coast please visit https://www.dps.texas.gov/dem/ThreatAwareness/weather_aware_hurricane.htm for some very helpful info. Being prepared to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane will make life easier if the power goes out. Now’s the time to stock up on hurricane supplies such as

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Metal World

Between Mars and Jupiter, orbiting the sun is an asteroid named Psyche.  A mission (also named Psyche) to study it was accepted by NASA in January of 2017.  Psyche was first discovered by an Italian astronomer, Annibale de Gasparis, who named if for the goddess of the soul in Greek mythology.  What makes Psyche special

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From George

In the spring of 1977, Office Systems of Texas started business selling and servicing Minolta Copiers. Over the past 40 years the office equipment industry has changed quite a lot. The first Minolta copiers we sold, Minolta’s EG 101 and 1114TC, used liquid toner, liquid intensifier and paper that came on a roll. The 1114TC

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Summer is almost here

Summer is almost here. And while that brings up the excitement of planning vacations and spending time with your kids that are out of school, let us not forget an important holiday that is the unofficial kick off one of our favorite seasons; Memorial Day. Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in the

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Expresso anyone????

We have a new morning routine at the tech department of OST. We recently started enjoying a cup or two of Expresso in the mornings here at the office. This little treat has been a bit of a boost for the techs here. Not only does it boost our energy, it also boosts our moral.

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From Stephen

I went to HEB Supermarket yesterday and I noted more flower selling there. What is going on? The Mother’s Day is coming this Sunday. I had not considered how I could thank my Mom, my gratitude lying deep in my heart for that.

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Allergy Season is Among Us

Is it just me or is allergy season getting worse every year? I have lived here all my life and never had allergy issues up until a few years ago. In the past month, I have been hit twice, making this year the worst so far! I was just getting over the first bout from

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From Darly

May is here. Hello 100-degree weather. In the bright side, the spring school semester is almost over and I will be able to relax. Not worrying about school assignments for a couple of weeks sounds refreshing.  

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Boston Marathon Bombing

In April of 2013 a horrific act of terrorism took place. The Boston marathon was happening and two misguided idiots decided to plant some pressure cooker bombs. Why? Who knows! It has been over four years now and I have seen the movie “Patriots Day”. It is very very compelling! Even though I’m not happy

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Printer Copier in Conroe TX

If you need a printer copier in for your business or organization in Conroe TX, Humble TX, Katy TX, The Woodlands TX or Tomball TX, the OSOT (Office Systems of Texas) can help. The sell and install brand name office equipment from leading manufacturers such as Konica Minolta and Epson. That means you get quality

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Banana Nut Bread

Ever wished you knew how to make banana nut bread to have with your coffee every morning?  Well today is your lucky day!  Below are the ingredients you’ll need and the directions on how to make it.  I know I’ll be trying it this weekend!     Ingredients:   1⁄2 cup butter (or margarine) 1

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3D Printer in Houston and Katy TX

Ever since the initiation of 3D printers it has transformed the manner in which commerce works. We are no longer living in an age where companies build costly manufacturing units, hire the services of countless laborers or buy acres of space for the inventory for producing a product. Thanks to these printers that is making

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The Measure of Life is its Service

When people see the word “service,” many times we think of repair and maintenance. We might picture someone taking apart our brakes, removing an oil filter, or Otis Elevator waist deep in an elevator shaft. I challenge you to think differently. “The measure of life is its service.” This is not only a very famous

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Office Machines in Conroe TX

OSOT (Office Systems of Texas) supplies and installs cutting edge office machines throughout Conroe TX, Humble TX, Katy TX, Magnolia TX and Pasadena TX. We are talking about copiers, fax machines, scanners, printers, multi-function machines as well as supplies and software solutions.   They are authorised distributors for leading brands such as Konica Minolta, Epson,

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Upgrade Complete!

We have completed our migration to Office 365 this week and the transition has been relatively smooth. There were some things that I wish I had been aware of before I started but that’s always the case isn’t it? Moving from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2016 Online I expected there to be a steep learning

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Summer is around the corner

Is that time of the year again when the kids are out from school and the temperatures soar and some families and friends gather at the park for barbeque and others hit the beaches, rivers or lakes to cool off and have fun. Lately I’ve seen an increase in bacteria advisories in Galveston. (Is it

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College is Expensive

“College is expensive.” As a senior at Sam Houston State University (with a 4.0 GPA), I can tell you first hand that this is a true statement. Therefore, it is very important to take full advantage of any grant or scholarship opportunity that you can get your hands on. I have been lucky enough to

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Bluebonnets and Dewberries

In case you did not know – Bluebonnets and dewberries are back! Yep! Packed up the truck last weekend and headed out past San Antonio. Looking out the truck windows we could see waving seas of bluebonnets. So if you’re lookin’ for something to do this springtime then hit the trail in search for bluebonnets.

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Economic Outlook Forum 2017

On Friday March 31 the Economic Outlook Forum 2017 is being held at Southwestern Energy in Spring, Texas. Forum Speakers in Congressman Kevin Brady and Congressman Ted Poe, Harris County Pct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle and many other “experts in their field”. Topics to be discussed include Transportation In Harris County, The Healthcare Dilemma, The

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