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Conspiracy Theories in the High Tech World

A selection of common conspiracy theories that abound in the tech world.

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Steve Jobs, Apple, and Innovation

If Steve Jobs was to be described as a religious leader, I would liken him unto Moses. His revolutionary ideas changed the world, he was known as a ‘tech guru’, and he brought down a tablet – like Moses. His death says a lot about IT leadership and innovation. People gravitate towards visions more strongly […]

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Digital Input – Dawn of Digitizing Records

Tough to Give Up Centuries Worth of Habit Sure it would be nice to switch all of our paper media to digital ones, but is it really feasible? Pen and paper have gone hand in hand for millennia and today’s rapid pace of technological evolution seems to have surpassed our biological evolution of the brain. […]

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Product Reviews

iPad 2

Concept The iPad 2 is definitely a major step up from the first generation iPad. Being 15% lighter and 33% slimmer than the first iPad, makes the iPad 2 stand out as the front-runner of all tablet PCs. Tablet PCs had almost become extinct until Apple decided to reinvent this category with a phenomenally simple […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook: First Impressions

Professional Tablet PC I had a chance to play around with the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet from RIM. My first impressions were that, although it didn’t seem impressive with its form factor size being smaller compared to the iPad and others, it did have the potential of tapping into the professional market. A host of […]

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Prospects of Tablet PCs

With the decline of first quarter PC sales in 2011, tablet PCs are becoming the new primary computing device. A recent survey conducted suggested that around 25% of computer users now use their tablet as their main device for checking email and surfing the Internet. So is it likely that the tablet PC will replace […]

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What’s the Deal with Macs?

I’m often confronted with businesses that do not know quite what to make of the Apple revolution. They don’t understand the difference between a Mac and a PC and are baffled by the hype surrounding Macs. It’s kind of like the war on Afghanistan, PC vs Mac is a vague and ambiguous fight. I have […]

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Virtualization For Businesses

One of best ways to streamline business infrastructure is to use a process called virtualization. Virtualization basically reduces the need for physical hardware as it uses software environments to create and share hardware resources. On one physical desktop computer you can run multiple operating systems, each sharing the hardware of the desktop computer to give […]

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The Cloud, The Computer and the Human Brain

Comparing the human brain with the computer is like comparing a car to a bicycle. The human brain has developed in great detail over the evolutionary patterns of time, whereas the computer is a creation of our brain in infancy. What we can do to revolutionize our IT industry is to think and innovate along […]

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Security for Your Business – Part 1

Security is essential for any business running IT systems. These days there are more threats than ever before, and to keep guard is one of the requirements for any IT-business infrastructure. This series on data security measures for your business entails topics such as basic terminology of attackers, different attacking methods, statistics of IT security, […]