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Cloud Computing: The Future or The End?

Avatar On: April, 15th 2011 | Under: Technology & Tools

At the top of today’s buzzwords is “Cloud Computing”, a wonderfully descriptive term which means almost nothing because no one agrees on what it means (although I like Google’s attempt here). Lots of associated buzzwords, like IaaS, PaaS, virtualization, and “utility computing” help keep this a confusing issue for end users and IT providers alike, and recently I’ve noticed that computer repair companies tend to take one of two very polarized attitudes: 

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Apple

Avatar On: April, 11th 2011 | Under: Technology & Tools

Think you know Apple? Think again. There’s a lot more to the company that was established in 1976 by Steve Jobs than initially meets the eye. Here are some fun and interesting facts about the Apple’s history that you might want to keep in mind the next time you Apple comes up in conversation with one of your clients.

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How Home Networking Works

Avatar On: February, 24th 2011 | Under: Computer Networking, How To: Technology 101, Technology & Tools

Once viewed as an excessive technological need, home networking is becoming more and more common. Why? Because home networking is now cheaper than ever, and the uses for them are now clearer than ever.

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Safer Internet Day

Avatar On: February, 23rd 2011 | Under: Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools

As our children grow up in the presence of the Internet, computer skills have become as fundamental as learning to swim or ride a bike.  In fact, a recent survey showed that more small children know how to play a computer game than ride a bike, and more small children can use an application on a smartphone than can tie their own shoelaces. 

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