Tag Archives: Technology

The Virtual Computer Tour

Ever wanted to visit the inside of your computer but you were too scared?  Link This virtual computer tour not only takes you through your computer, but gives you a small video on what the inner workings do.  Go check … Continue reading

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77 Windows tips

Technet has a list of 77 Windows tips, don’t close the tips out too soon, you’ll find things you may not know how to do.   Although most of these are old if you have discovered Windows 7, many people … Continue reading

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Vista SP1 Cleanup Tool – Yes, someone is still using Vista

Vista’s SP1 uses a ton of space after its initial install.  The Vista Service Pack removal tool (Hey, I didn’t hear about it either) removes archived files returning a ton of space.  Remember, you cannot uninstall SP1 after this.  Hopefully … Continue reading

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The life of a file

The life of a file… 8:00 a.m.  The executive secretary begins writing a credit memo for several clients.  The file has sensitive data. 8:15 a.m.   The file is saved to the documents folder on the secretary’s desktop.   The … Continue reading

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Vista, 7 and 8 Networking Woes – Fixed

These tips work on Snap Servers and NAS devices that say they are NOT Vista, 7 and 8 capable and XP workstations that will not connect. Option 1 When connecting Vista, 7  or 8 to XP, if you have problems, … Continue reading

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You have to be versatile in Information Technology

Back in 2007 we published an article on ‘The Challenge of Teaching Information Technology‘.  Recently we were also asked to write and article for TricomTS’s blog The Right fIT (Their Corporate Website is here) on Educating Tomorrow’s IT Professional Today. So why … Continue reading

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Find flight information and details when traveling

With Flightradar24 and PlaneFinder (also with apps for all major phones), you can find information when tracking a loved one’s plane or before traveling.

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A Search Engine that shows devices on the web

Secure your devices.  Bottom-line, there are malicious users on the web that can find your device (webcams, IP cameras, routers, SCADA and other devices).  Change the default passwords and update software/firmware when it is available.  Disable UPNP and look for … Continue reading

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Zaxby’s restaurants hit with security breach – Dark Reading

” The chicken food chain Zaxby’s is warning customers that hackers may have compromised customer credit-card data at locations throughout the country.” Read More    

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Backblaze – The best offsite backup solution

Want a backup plan that will backup your data at a price that is reasonable?  How about $50 per year and unlimited?     Backblaze is one of the best cloud based backups available.  With unlimited backup capability, security built … Continue reading

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Ever wonder how much cybercrime pays?

Paul’s Internet Security Blog references a Networkworld article that gives the approximate pay for criminals who participate in cybercrime.  Go over and see just how much money is given to the lower end criminals.   The question is how much … Continue reading

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One of the largest list of technical, DIY and how-to blogs on the web

As this year comes to a close, take a look at Rick’s Bookmarks4Techs site.  A comprehensive list of nearly 500 blogs.   This list is a valuable resource for anyone in today’s world who enjoys technology.   Just a few … Continue reading

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Did we go to the moon?

Absolutely.  The conspiracy truly involves the cold war and  American technology at the time. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is slowly mapping out the moon and with that, the Apollo landing sites can be seen and although initial pictures were grainy, the … Continue reading

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Connected but alone? Sherry Turkle

You have to like the TEDTalks from the TED Conference.  Here Sherry Turkle talks about our online lives and how we are now redefining how we talk and communicate.   Excellent.  Visit the TED website. In my opinion, we should slow … Continue reading

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They need your help – Many users to lose internet in July

Please tweet, share or reblog this post.   With this problem coming up, get the word out.  See how to check your computer at the end of this article. In July thousands of computers will be without internet.  Over 300,000 … Continue reading

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A graph that shows how websites connect and how data can be collected

Just saw a student’s post on an add-on you can get for Chrome.  Adam shared a link to Collusion for Chrome at Chrome’s webstore.  This add-on compiles information from the websites that bind to one another and builds a graph … Continue reading

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Novo 7 Paladin Review

Be fair when reading this review… Here’s the deal.  If you want a $400-$600 tablet, get one.  If you want a good affordable tablet you can use on a day to day basis for under $100, this is the tablet. … Continue reading

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Tech Insight: Getting A Handle On BYOD — And Jailbroken Phones – Dark Reading

Rolling out a mobile device management (MDM) solution is one option, but just how much control should you impose?Tech Insight: Getting A Handle On BYOD — And Jailbroken Phones – Dark Reading.

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MakeUseof’s Justin Pot gives an opinion of tablets vs. netbooks

Consumerization, disposable, and gadgets that can email….do tablets have a place in technology today?  Here’s an opinion from MakeUseof ~ 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Own A Netbook And Not A Tablet [Opinion]

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Tesla would be amazed

If you have never read about Nikola Tesla, you have really missed out on an amazing piece of history.  But amazingly, you have seen and are seeing history appear before your eyes. Image: Wikipeida Commons How would Tesla be amazed? … Continue reading

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