Tag: Laptop

6
Nov

Initiating the era of touch computing with Windows 8

The new version of Windows, Windows 8, has been already revealed to the marketplace, and everyone now knows about the features and functions of this newest edition of Windows from Microsoft. However, people are now brainstorming about the future of …

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…

8
May

Where is Information Technology Heading?

Information technology (IT) has provided us with many things to make our lives more convenient. The quality of our lives would diminish greatly without the convenience of shopping online, sharing documents in Google Docs and other file sharing platforms, connecting with friends and family via Facebook, or watching music videos on our cell phones. But…

13
Apr

iPad Replacement for Laptop?

Laptop makers have nothing to fear from any version of Apple’s iPad … for now. The iPad may be all that, but where’s the bag of chips? Apparently, according to Dan Gordon in his article for Intivix, they’re not coming. Others, like Will Shanklin and Lauren Hockenson, would disagree. Shanklin and Hockenson believe that the…

5
Mar

iPad3 coming out this week

Rumour has it that Apple’s iPad 3 HD will launch during the week of March 9. Apple has been so hush-hush about the whole thing that it’s hard to know for sure what the company will do until it actually does something. Considering Microsoft’s recent launching of the consumer preview of its Windows 8 operating…

24
Feb

Helpful Free Windows 7 Utilities

The red carpet may be rolling out for Windows 8, but Windows 7 has its own merits that may have been overshadowed lately. While the computer savvy wait breathlessly in anticipation of Windows 8’s debut, others are just beginning to upgrade to Windows 7. Windows 7 utilities can be useful for the average consumer or…

16
Feb

They Shred Paper, Don’t They?

Banks and other businesses, like government agencies, have paper documents with social security numbers and other highly sensitive information on them. So, when it comes time to dispose of those documents, they shred them first. Some outsource the shredding to paper shredding companies. Others have their documents incinerated. But what do you do when the…

26
Jan

How to Make Your Company More Secure

The story of the lost or stolen laptop with ultra-sensitive information on it is all too common. A research study conducted in 2008 by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Dell, estimated that business travelers lost more than 12,000 laptops per week in US airports. Those numbers have surely increased in the four years since….

9
Feb

10 Tips To Protect Your Laptop From Theft

Dave Chappelle from CRN Canada (IT trade magazine) covered a timely story from Brigadoon Software, makers of PC Phone Home and Mc Phone Home tools to prevent computer theft.  Their ten ways to prevent your laptop from being stolen is a good reminder on the importance of ensuring your computer equipment is safeguarded. These are some basic tips, but for many

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