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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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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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Twitter For Business?

After Facebook, Twitter has become one of the most widely used social networking site in the world. Placing mini blogs, or short status updates, that contain a message within 140 characters makes Twitter a unique tool for conveying messages to large populations, especially for businesses. So is the investment of time and effort worth it […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]