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Education

IT and Education

What’s Missing in Education Technology? Education is not fully benefiting from the technological progress we have made up until now. We have computers, tablets, smartboards, etc. but there is continuous disengagement from the students and teachers when content is being taught. The ‘no cell phone’ rule is a kind of a joke, considering that the […]

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Medical

Security for Your Medical Centre – Part 2

Statistics of IT Security Threats This article is a continuation of Security for Your Medical Centre – Part 1. We will discuss various statistics related IT threats and security concerns. This article points out clearly the importance and significance of securing your IT infrastructure. Do not hesitate in any way from ensuring proper security measures, […]

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Medical

EMR/EHR Implementation Models for Medical Practice

Three Types of EMR/EHR System Models: There are three topologies that a medical practice can choose to implement. One is the SaaS model, the second is the in-house server model, and the third is a hybrid of the earlier two. Your choice in selecting one of these models will determine who bears the responsibility of […]

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GPIT

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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GPIT

The Windows Saga

In a Time Long, Long Ago… Microsoft Windows debuted in November of 1985. It didn’t garner much support or fanfare as it lacked features and was mostly an extension of the MS-DOS operating system. Since then, Windows has grown in popularity and has eventually become the dominant operating system in the world. With all its […]

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Exabyticals

Security for Your Business – Part 2

Statistics of IT Security Threats This article is a continuation of Security for Your Business – Part 1. We will discuss various statistics related IT threats and security concerns. This article points out clearly the importance and significance of securing your IT infrastructure. Do not hesitate in anyway from ensuring proper security measures, as not […]

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Exabyticals

Google Chromebook: The Future?

Cloud Computing to the Next Level There’s another player in the IT operating system (OS) market now, and it’s by Google. The Google Chromebook offers a web (or Cloud) OS that derives its applications from the Internet and thereby reduces the need for expensive hardware. Although the Cloud has been in existence for sometime now, […]

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Exabyticals

Easy Networking for Your Business

A Networked Business A network is basically computers and devices, like printers and servers, hooked up to each other. This allows for easy file transfer and printing of documents. If there was no network in place, files and resources would not be available to all of the computer users in the company. Networking allows resources […]

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GPIT

Usage Based Billing for the Internet: Canada’s Economic Folly

What is Usage-Based Billing? Usage-based billing (UBB) is something that was introduced to the CRTC in 2008 by Bell. What it does is, it puts a cap on the amount of Internet you consume and applies a fee for every gigabyte you use thereafter. What’s the problem with that? Well, it stifles Canada’s economy’s by […]

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Product Reviews

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 […]