Tag: Computing

12
Jul

Fire in Calgary Shaw Building Disrupts Communications, More

Once again, we are reminded that disaster can strike anywhere, at any time. On July 11, 2012, a fire broke out in a transformer on the 13th floor of the Calgary Shaw building and triggered the sprinklers. The ensuing downpour disabled the building’s backup system and caused a power outage throughout the building that affected…

3
Jul

Lose an AMAZING 10 lbs per week, heard on Twitter

We ran across this post on the Sophos’ Naked Security blog today. Lose an amazing 10 lbs. It must be true, it was broadcasted on Twitter.  Be wait, it is just a scam. Graham Cluley posted this YouTube video describing what is happening and how to prevent yourself from becoming another victim of this scam….

26
Jun

Dynamix Partners with Cyber Power Systems

With so many natural disasters striking on Jun. 23, 2012, business continuity is at the forefront of the minds of many business owners not only in Canada but also the United States and Australia. Fire and floods damaged many homes and roads in Labrador and British Columbia, respectively. Business owners can count themselves lucky if they and their businesses remain

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22
Jun

Is Facebook Losing Face?

When Facebook made its debut on the NASDAQ as a public company, May 18, 2012, it was valued at $100 billion.  Nearly four weeks and a few stumbling blocks later, the company is valued at $74 billion and has left some users feeling disenchanted and maybe even a little disillusioned. From May 31 to Jun….

21
Jun

Preventing Mobile Malware Attacks in Canadian Business

According to a recent article on the IT Business Edge blog, many people understand that there are viruses that can attack their personal computers. However, many don’t understand that there are viruses that can attack mobile phones as well. If you’ve heard the term “mobile malware,” then you’ve heard about these viruses that are designed…

9
Jun

Microsoft to Issue Batch of System Patches

Microsoft gave advanced noticed in a post on the company’s Security Tech Center page that it will issue a security bulletin and patches on Jun. 12, 2012. Seven patches in all will be issued to correct problems that are coded as either critical – the highest security threat level – or important – the second…

8
Jun

How Small-Business CFOs Can Save on IT Support Services

Although today’s technological advancements have made our lives a lot easier, they’ve simultaneously made them more complicated. For small-business owners, modern technology has also increased the cost of doing business. If they want to have full control over what their employees can and cannot do, small-business owners have to provide mobile devices such as tablets,…

7
Jun

Three Quick and Easy iPhone Tips and Tricks

We found these three quick and easy tips to help you with your iPhone.  The first one is the best, many of times this has occurred and this tips really makes it easy. Have you ever been in a meeting only to discover to your horror that you forgot to silence your phone and it…

1
Jun

How to Protect Yourself Against Computer and Data Theft

As the business community becomes increasingly dependent upon mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones, thieves become increasingly eager to steal them. And studies show that lost or stolen mobile devices account for a large percentage of data breaches that have compromised millions’ of consumers’ personal information. Fear not. There are ways to…

31
May

Something to Dislike About Windows 8

lot has been written about what Windows 8 has to offer, but few ever talk about what it lacks. One thing that the Windows 8 operating system will lack is CD and DVD playback capability as a standard component, according to post on Microsoft’s website. Says Microsoft, “For optical disc playback on new Windows 8…

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