Tag: Canada

10
Oct

Is Your Credit Card a Target for Electronic Pickpocketing?

Nowadays, shopping can be done faster than ever, thanks to the latest technology in credit and debit cards called Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). RFID involves a tiny device inside of your credit or debit card that sends out a radio signal with your credit card information. RFID was designed to improve the overall user experience…

9
Oct

Google and Yahoo Email Services Aren’t as Private as You Think!

Yahoo and Google have both been involved in litigation in the U.S. for allegedly inspecting and mining information from emails carried over their free email services, yahoo.com and gmail.com. It’s not apparent that any human being is opening and inspecting the emails; it appears that it’s simply an automated review to obtain information regarding the…

9
Oct

Rogers Service Down Across Canada, Wednesday Evening October 9th!

Mobile-phone service across Canada is down as we write this press release.  The service provided by telecom giant Rogers Communications is down from British Columbia to Newfoundland. Neither voice nor data are working according to recent reports across the country, including in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, St. John’s and…

9
Oct

CSEC Spying on Brazil Raises Concerns

On Sunday, Fantastico, an investigative program on Brazil’s Globo television network, aired leaked documents suggesting that Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) has been spying via communication devices affiliated with Brazil’s mining and energy ministry in an attempt to obtain economic intelligence. CSEC is an agency whose mandate is to provide IT security for the Canadian…

9
Oct

Some Benefits of Citrix Solutions for Small-Mid Size Businesses

Citrix offers solutions that align with the needs, tight budgets, and limited resources of small-mid size businesses looking to adopt desktop virtualization. With Citrix, organizations can benefit from simplified IT in the form of reduced costs, increased productivity, improved collaboration, and secured information. With Citrix small business solutions, an organization will benefit from the following:…

8
Oct

The Top 10 Reasons Businesses Are Upgrading to SharePoint 2013

The much-anticipated SharePoint 2013 finally arrived earlier this year. This version of SharePoint introduces new ways to share your work and collaborate with members of a team. In addition, there are features to help organize your projects and discover new information with your teammates. If you’re thinking of upgrading from a previous version of SharePoint,…

7
Oct

Quick Windows Tip for Switching Focus with Your Keyboard

Multitasking is the name of the game in almost any computer based career. Most of us discovered the Alt+Tab shortcut which switches you from one application in Windows to the next early on. [If you did not know – bonus tip!] But, one often under looked need is the ability to simply minimize all applications…

7
Oct

Save Your New iPhone iOS 7 Battery Life

A popular complaint about iPhone’s and iPads is how quickly programs drain the battery. The recently released iOS 7 is no exception. iPhone 4, 4S and 5 as well as iPod Touch 5th generations and most iPad versions were able to update their devices to the latest Apple upgrade through iTunes. The iOS 7 mobile…

7
Oct

Quickly tell the story with Excel Sparklines

Excel 2010 has a new feature called a sparkline, which is a micro chart within in a single cell.  In previous Excel versions, when a user wanted to show a chart, it was usually a fairly large chart on its own sheet or a section of a sheet.    Excel 2010’s sparklines are very different.  They…

7
Oct

Set Up Android Device Manager to Lock and Wipe Your Phone

CAUTION – these instructions teach how to erase your phone.  Do not play with these unless you intend to erase your phone’s data and have adequate backup in place!! With Google, remotely managing and wiping your device is easy and effective. Android has caught up with iPhone by providing a Device Manager that will allow…

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