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    6 Technology Trends That Will Change How You Do Business in 2010

    Out with the old and in with the new! The past decade revolutionized how we do business but there is plenty more to look forward to in 2010. Below is a sneak peak of coming attractions to get excited about. 1. Phone Liberation 2. Cloud Computing 3. The End of Paper 4. The Battle for Local 5. Social Spending 6. Mobile ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +14
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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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    7 Free Web Alternatives to Photoshop

    7 Free Web Alternatives to Photoshop
    Tired of going through trial versions of Adobe Photoshop? Frustrated by the limitations of common accessory programs like Paint? You're not alone. Adobe Photoshop may be the holy grail of photo editing software, but that doesn't mean you've got to break the bank to produce high-quality photos! The Internet has spawned some amazing open source photo editing programs that'll get the ...
    Published almost 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 over 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 over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Types of Cloud Computing

    Types of Cloud Computing
    The previous article in this cloud computing series explained the general definition of cloud computing and discussed some of the general features that all cloud computing vendors offer. Now that you have a basic idea of what cloud computing is, this article will take you beyond the basics that vendors offer and focus on the nature of cloud computing. Types of ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Excel Secrets Everyone Should Know

    Excel is one of those programs. Sometimes it seems as though it's perfectly harmless and easy - until you accidentally hit enter and erase all the data you just spent the entire day creating. With the help of featured writer Richard Rinyai, we've put together this 10 Excel pro tips that will help you do your job better, faster, and give ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Accept Credit Cards On Your Iphone And Get Help 24/7 On Tech: Building Your Biz Dream Team

    Accept Credit Cards On Your Iphone And Get Help 24/7 On Tech: Building Your Biz Dream Team
    You can’t do it alone. Business is a team sport, even for the solo practitioner. You need suppliers, mentors, consultants and customers (!) helping you. With the right technologies you can get more done in less time and you don’t need to employ as many people. Here are a couple of tools I’ve discovered recently which can help you in two ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How to Buy a Laptop

    How to Buy a Laptop
    Over the last few years, laptops have become powerful, portable, and inexpensive enough that it's easy to get by without a desktop machine. As laptops have become more of a default than a luxury, the range of features, models, and prices has expanded greatly. Sorting through all those options isn't always easy, but these 10 rules for laptop buying should help ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Liase: Amazingly Intelligent Email Enhancement

    Liase: Amazingly Intelligent Email Enhancement
    Our regular email communications are filled with messages like "John, please get me the status report tomorrow"; or "Steve, the client wants the project delayed for 3 days". 
Of course many emails are much, much more substantive than this, but the "to do" emails are often filled with directives that we translate to tasks on our Outlook (or other) to do ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison

    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison
    So you've read the earlier stories on the Android-based Nexus One phone and you're thinking about buying it. The extensive specs inside the beautiful hardware are taking over your mind, like a slow advancing army from the great Gadget Lust Nation (that you know exists). But before you take out your wallet and give in, you need to let the rush ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Getting Started with a New Computer in the New Year

    Getting Started with a New Computer in the New Year
    New Year, New Computer: What To Do To Make Sure it Runs Well Right from the Start If you’re one of the lucky people who just got a new computer for Christmas, or will be getting one as a kick-off to the New Year, your work will not be done after taking the components out of their boxes and setting them ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Amplify iPhone Sound Without Power And Bluetooth Mobile Conferencing

    Amplify iPhone Sound Without Power And Bluetooth Mobile Conferencing
    If you are a mobile professional or you need to share sound from your iPhone with colleagues, prospects or clients, I have a technology I want to share with you. Also, if you use a mobile phone and need hands-free operation for conferences and/or in the car, you’re in for a treat. This week I want to share with you a ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    What Not to Say to an IT Worker

    Photo: Lachlan Hardy/Flickr (CC) You need to know how to deal with different types of people in order to get along. Some people are especially sensitive to certain things, like the conflict resolution rep that hates it when she hears insults around the office. IT workers like us are no different. We take our geekiness seriously and bristle at stupid ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Difference Between Windows Vista and 7? Like Night and Day

    The Difference Between Windows Vista and 7? Like Night and Day
    It is fitting that Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system arrives ahead of Halloween. When Microsoft buries Windows Vista for good on Oct. 22 and replaces it with Windows 7, the ghostbusters in Redmond will have exorcised a demon. If you haven't experienced the frights of Vista firsthand, you've no doubt heard about them: how it takes forever to power ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Connect in Private: Privacy in E-Mail and Calls

    Connect in Private: Privacy in E-Mail and Calls
    Building a business is about reaching customers and helping them. Today’s world is more interconnected and that helps make connections more fluid. The downside of that increased fluidity in connections is that the bad guys can also get to your private email easier. Eternal vigilance, it has been said, is the price of liberty. In the same way, we must continually ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Apple Delivers Sleek iPad, Starts from $499

    Apple Delivers Sleek iPad, Starts from $499
    Despite Apple's best efforts at keeping its employees quiet about its latest device (hint: it's tablet shaped), the company's secrecy was ultimately been undone by its supply chain. Apple was buying large and mid-sized LCD touch-screens in mass. This has lead most observers to conclude that it was a virtual certainty that Apple was preparing to launch a new tablet computer. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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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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    7 Tips for Telephone System Buying Success

    7 Tips for Telephone System Buying Success
    Buying a phone system is not easy. It's especially not easy for busy business owners who are barely getting their hands dirty using social media. Kent Hellebust; Telanetix Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager, Individual and Digital Phone Services shares his advice on purchasing a phone system. The current state of the economy has forced many small businesses to rethink everything ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Why Windows 7 is Underwhelming

    Why Windows 7 is Underwhelming
    According to the hype and early reviews, Windows 7 is the best revision of the PC operating system that Microsoft has released in years. It probably is. But that says more about how little Microsoft has done to maintain and upgrade Windows over the years than it does about the true value of Windows 7, which will hit store shelves Thursday. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4