Tag: Technology

7
Sep

Science fiction comes to life with 3d printers

Finally there is breakthrough in modern science that will bring in science fiction stories even closer to reality.  This is the technology of 3d printing that can make exact replica of real life things or objects with no deviation at all. It is almost like that science fiction where you enter into a machine and…

31
Aug

Do you let your employees bring their smartphones to work?

Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, programs have become very popular over the past few years. It can be a major benefit for some employees to have the ability to use their new iPhone or Blackberry, instead of dragging around a boring, clunky phone. It also saves a large sum of money for corporations, as…

30
Aug

Important Items To Consider When Investing In Smartphones

Handheld or mobile computers are the craze of today and almost everyone has got a PDA, a tablet pc or a smart phone with them. They are indeed a great device that helps people in dealing with their professional and personal needs in a very convenient and efficient manner. This is why; most businesses are…

6
Aug

CompTIA sees technology spending increasing

As it has for many years, the use of technology by small to medium businesses is on the rise. A CompTIA (an IT industry association) study has reported findings showing that even micro businesses are looking for ways to utilize the current trends in technology to improve productivity in the workplace. For instance, seven out…

13
Jul

Cisco plans upgrades of home WIFI networking routers

Following in the footsteps of Netgear and Buffalo Technology, Cisco’s Linksys home wireless networking routers have upgraded to 802.11ac equipment. The company has also enabled a cloud-based platform to facilitate configuration and control of its “Smart Wi-Fi Routers,” according to Network World. The new unit comes with two USB ports and four Gigabit Ethernet ports…

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…

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…

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…

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…

7
Mar

Travel Gadgets That Make Traveling Fun

Some people travel for business, some for pleasure, and some for both business and pleasure. Regardless of whether someone is traveling to land a new prospect or enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation, it’s nice to have gadgets that will make the trip more enjoyable. Of course, these gadgets can be just as enjoyable…

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