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    8 Tools & Tips for Being Away and Available During Holidays

    8 Tools & Tips for Being Away and Available During Holidays
    The next few days (weeks for some people) are times when you want to be away with your family (it's called taking time off). On the other hand, unless you're business is setup with a large "back office" to support your role, while you are away, it is very hard to get away. However, there are a few things you can ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Is VoIP right for you?

    Is VoIP right for you?
    The Internet has significantly changed the way we do things; companies conduct business at an accelerated rate, information has become widely accessible and remote communication has become ubiquitous. All these benefits have significantly impacted the bottom line of businesses, allowing them to become flexible in many ways. Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP is arguably one of today’s most important advancements ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Are Retail Websites that are Too Personalized Essentially Creepy?

    Are Retail Websites that are Too Personalized Essentially Creepy?
    CHICAGO _ Michael Redding describes the get-to-know-you game between man and machine as a version of "Name That Tune." Take, for example, someone who lands on an online retailer's home page and enters a search term. The Web site can identify the person's rough location and a bit about what the shopper wants to buy. With those two notes, the site ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Holiday Gift Guide for Tech Pros

    div.custom_widget {border:0px;} Gift Guide Categories [widget:related_reads_widget__gift_guide] [page] E-Book Reader Books are so 2008. Give the gift of electronic knowledge! Download and store all of your favorite content on one light device. Most popular are Amazon's Kindle and the Barnes & Nobles Nook. Price: $259 [page] Gaming Devices Nintendo’s Wii is all the rage these days but you might also want ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Practical Suggestions To Grow Your Business in 2010

    10 Practical Suggestions To Grow Your Business in 2010
    As the aliens of the TV show "V" would say, humans are quite predictable, we are creatures of habit. One of our big habits are New Year's resolutions. We hardly keep them, or at least all of them, but they are good to at least write down and try to do for the first few minutes, hours, days or weeks of ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What is Desktop Virtualization?

    What is Desktop Virtualization?
    The average business has desktop computers that never utilize all of their processing power and storage. Most desktops also have more features than the average user will ever need. Instead of spending money purchasing, maintaining and upgrading underused, expensive desktop computers, consider desktop virtualization. What it is desktop virtualization moves workstation processing power and storage to a server. Users can easily ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Will Your Next Operating System Come From Google and Not Microsoft?

    Will Your Next Operating System Come From Google and Not Microsoft?
    We all know about Windows 7. The newest operating system from Microsoft, which is an upgrade from Vista and XP. Linux, which has been around since the birth of computers and which Apple Mac is based on, is another operating system in use in servers and many appliances. Google has released another Linux based operating system, Google Chrome OS Google Chrome ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Video Will Boost Your Business: It's Time To Dive In.

    Video Will Boost Your Business: It's Time To Dive In.
    Online video is one of the most powerful communication media that businesses can use. Thanks to the low cost of video production technology, such as The Flip video camera (now owned by Cisco) and very cheap hosting (just upload to YouTube or Blip.tv for free) you can convey just about anything, to anyone, through video. Companies like TurnHere have taken video ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Review: New BlackBerry Storm is a Big Improvement Over Last

    Review: New BlackBerry Storm is a Big Improvement Over Last
    SAN FRANCISCO - The first touch-screen BlackBerry phone, the Storm, got a few things right, but generally it was a chore to use. Good thing a lot can change in a year. Though not without flaws, the latest version of the device, the BlackBerry Storm2, is the phone Research In Motion Ltd. should have released last year: It's faster, smarter and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    When to Upgrade Your Computer Hardware

    When to Upgrade Your Computer Hardware
    Businesses big and small hate having to answer the question, “Is it time to upgrade hardware?” Even trickier is the quandary of upgrading to current industry standards (if they haven’t dipped below it yet), or to project ahead and buy what will still be useful years down into the future. Technological advances in computers and in networking hardware has rapidly exploded ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Apple's New Mouse Works Like 'Magic'

    Apple's New Mouse Works Like 'Magic'
    Nov. 9 - Even though a computer mouse rightly can be thought of as one of the more peripheral of peripherals, a new one just arrived that can honestly claim the adjective "transformative." Apple Inc.'s $69 Magic Mouse truly brings change this reviewer can believe in. Until now, a mouse had a singular purpose, more or less: to move a ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Choose the Right Anti-Virus Software

    How to Choose the Right Anti-Virus Software
    If you have a computer, you need anti-virus protection. If your computer is new, it might come with a trial version of a program, but it might not be the right one to meet your computing needs. If your computer is due for a renewal of its anti-virus software, you might want to check out other anti-virus programs. Either way, you ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Review: Motorola's Droid is a Serious Competitor to the iPhone

    Review: Motorola's Droid is a Serious Competitor to the iPhone
    SAN FRANCISCO - Since its debut in 2007, millions of people have gravitated toward Apple's iPhone, wooed by its sleek hardware, simple user interface and abundance of applications. Other smart phone makers have been trying since then to dispel the notion that the iPhone is the be-all and end-all of mobile gadgets. The latest push comes from Verizon Wireless and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Choose a Good Password

    How to Choose a Good Password
    Throughout your day, you will use numerous computers, PDAs, online accounts and other electronic devices that all require passwords to protect your information. Choosing a complex password is important, but it needs to be memorable enough that you don’t need to write it out on the back of your hand with a Sharpie pen. Here are some standard guidelines for choosing ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Troubleshoot Printer Problems

    Troubleshoot Printer Problems
    Printer problems are annoying, especially when you are in a hurry and just need to print one last document before running off to a meeting. Here are some simple steps and procedures to try before you call your IT support staff for help: 1. Make sure the printer is plugged in. Even though the printer “should be” plugged in, someone looking ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    White House Uses Drupal GNU for Open Source CMS

    White House Uses Drupal GNU for Open Source CMS
    The Obama administration has been more willing than previous administrations to implement open source technology, as the new WhiteHouse.gov content management software (CMS) system has been switched over to the open source Drupal. Open source is already used by the U.S. government throughout numerous websites and departments, according to tech guru Tim O-Reilly, but the White House using Drupal will only ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    New Amazon "PayPhrase" Service Replaces Credit Card Submissions

    New Amazon "PayPhrase" Service Replaces Credit Card Submissions
    SAN FRANCISCO - You're probably used to typing your name, address and credit card number when you buy things online. Amazon.com is guessing you don't enjoy it, though, and wants to simplify the process by letting you purchase items with a short phrase such as "Shopping Fanatic" and an identification number. The online retailer planned to unveil the system, known ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Apple Mocks Windows History in Ads, But Will Add Windows 7 Boot Camp Support

    Apple Mocks Windows History in Ads, But Will Add Windows 7 Boot Camp Support
    Apple delivered its launch day anti-Windows 7 ads as promised. The new ads poke fun at Microsoft's history, comparing Windows 7 to past unpopular Windows OS's that were initially lauded. The new ad flashes back to a younger Vista era PC saying that Vista would have the problems of past Windows... and a Windows ME PC... and a Windows 2.0 PC. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Choosing an Online Backup Provider

    Choosing an Online Backup Provider
    As a small business owner, your business depends on proprietary data such as client and vendor contact lists, accounting data, tax records, and other important documents that you create and store on your computer. Chances are that you back up that data on tape drives or a server—but what do you do with those tapes or that server once you have ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How to Avoid Computer Slowdown

    How to Avoid Computer Slowdown
    Everyone experiences it—that moment when you realize that your computer is running slower than normal even though there are only three of four windows open. Instead of putting in a repair request to your five-year-old nephew or your IT support staff, and then waiting until they have time to fix your computer (five year olds and IT staff have notoriously impacted ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1