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Internet Phishing Scams – Don’t Fall Prey

One of the top cyber crimes, and the most lucrative, are phishing scams.  Large corporations such as Sony have been jeopardized and accounts of these types of cyber crimes are being reported at a high rate.  Phishing scams are just ...

Manners and Connectivity

In the age of connectivity, the rules of etiquette have either gotten more complicated or have been thrown out all together. In social situations these days, you are often flooded with phone calls, texts, emails, updates from Twitter, Facebook, or ...

What is a QR Code?

We’ve all seen the strange black squares that are continuously being photographed by smartphone users. They’re called QR codes, an innovative re-imagining of barcode technology. Originally used for tracking parts in vehicle manufacturing, these codes are now used in a ...

The change in information consumption

Smartphones, tablets and laptops are traditionally considered connected devices, because each device connects to and interacts with the Internet. However, HDTVs, Blu-ray players and gaming consoles are also connected devices, as a high percentage of their functionality performs on the ...

Should the Web be Anonymous?

You may have noticed some issues with choosing pseudonyms if you were an early user of Google .  Social media sites have, traditionally, allowed users to create accounts with artificial names. Google’s decision to remove anonymity has had made some ...

Have someone heading off to college?

Have someone heading off to college? This is a good article that was published in Tech Republic recently. 10 ways to safeguard your college-bound student’s computer Takeaway: You protect your corporate systems, but what about that back-to-school laptop you just ...

Apple Takes Baby Steps With iOS5

At it’s 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled it’s latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, boasting 200 new features. Developers got their version of iOS 5 recently, with customers receiving the update this fall. Though not ...

What is your data worth?

What is your data worth? The is always a lot of hype and buzz about hardware, operating systems and applications but what do you use your computer for. Your probably like me and use it to view and create documents, ...

Everything You Wanted to Know about Image Formats (But Were Afraid to Ask)

High-quality imagery can transform sales presentations, add polish to websites and put extra oomph in marketing campaigns. To get the most from your images, you must first know your file formats. If you don’t know a .jpg from a .png, ...

Upgraded to Windows 7 yet?

Hesitant about upgrading to Windows 7 because you don’t like change? Microsoft has some good video training available to ease the pain. Check it out. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/videos

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