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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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Synology DiskStation 411j NAS

Network Attached Storage (NAS) A lot of small- and medium-sized businesses require a storage solution that centralizes the data and makes it accessible to all the workgroup computers. Also, a lot of home users who use heavy amounts of multimedia such as videos, music, and photos also require a centralized storage system. The solution for […]

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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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Exabyticals

Internet as Critical as Food and Shelter

Cisco Study Finds Internet as Crucial A Cisco survey of college students and young professionals has found that respondents indicate that the Internet is as crucial to them as food, shelter, and even air. The second of its annual Connected World Technology Report underscores the importance that the Internet serves for a generation that hasn’t […]

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GPIT

Minimizing Your Online Footprint

Global Internet Usage Internet usage amongst the world’s population has increased significantly. Since 1990, 30.2% of the world’s population uses the Internet. Since the year 2000 there has been a 480.4% increase, which is quite substantial. North America has the largest Internet footprint in the world at around 70%, followed by Oceanic regions such as […]

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Medical

Security for Your Medical Centre – Part 1

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

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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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Product Reviews

WDTV Live

Media Player Gone are the days where you would need to burn a video or audio file to a DVD or CD in order to play it on a TV or theatre system. With the WDTV Live media player, one only needs to connect the device via a network connection or USB to play almost […]

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Medical

IT Needs for Medical Offices and Clinics

Medical clinics and doctor offices usually have a simplified IT infrastructure model as compared to businesses. The needs of a medical clinic and office revolve around the issues of redundancy, in terms of backup, and the health of the hardware and software of the computers. In addition to this, many clinics and offices use specialized […]