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6 tips for smartphone privacy and security

Computer forensic expert Ronald Kaplan thinks you should stop using your smartphone if you want any semblance of privacy in today’s digital world. But, if you insist on keeping yourself electronically tethered, here are some ways to minimize the privacy … Continue reading

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Manufacturers building security flaws into Android smartphones

North Carolina State University study finds that companies like Samsung and HTC create vulnerabilities while customizing phones Android smartphone manufacturers that customize their devices to make them standout in the market are compromising security by building vulnerabilities into the products, … Continue reading

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Moto X vs. iPhone 5: Head to head

A look at how the latest Android flagship stacks up against Apple’s top-of-the-line model Last week’s rollout of the Motorola Moto X was headline-making for several reasons. Beyond the obvious novelty of being the first flagship release from the company … Continue reading

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The upside of shadow IT

Tech-savvy employees have long bypassed IT to get their hands on hot technologies. Rather than standing in the way, smart CIOs are now embracing and even encouraging shadow IT. Here’s why. Computerworld – First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that … Continue reading

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IT Firms Profiting From Cloud Use

As the use of cloud-based services continues to rise, so too do the profits for IT firms offering those services, new research revealed. Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com According to a new survey from CompTIA, a … Continue reading

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Security rundown for week ending Aug. 19

Debate over wisdom of firewalls, passwords and SSL — plus, Anonymous strikes again And speaking of anonymity and disruption in the more sinister sense of the words, this week didn’t go by without the shadowy hacker group Anonymous yet again … Continue reading

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After 30 years, IBM says PC going way of vacuum tube and typewriter

Post-PC era? Microsoft says no While that sounds pretty vague, Dean notes that IBM has boosted its profit margins since selling off its PC division with a strategy of exiting commodity businesses and “expanding in higher-value markets.” One example: IBM’s … Continue reading

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CompTIA A+ Exam Cram

CompTIA A+ Exam Cram, Fourth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass CompTIA’s newly-updated versions of the A+ exams. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of practice … Continue reading

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Upcoming Gadgets Worth Waiting For

None of these highly awaited products has a firm release date, but they have us excited for their arrival. July 30, 2011—When it comes to new technology, the old adage is true: Waiting is the hardest part. Best comptia A+ … Continue reading

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The secret behind the Google look!

Many observers feel that one of the biggest reasons for the success of Google’s search is its clean interface, comprising mainly the Google logo, a search box and a few buttons – a far cry from the cluttered look of … Continue reading

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Time to Back Up Like You Mean It

Local, external drives, a single drive NAS, and even the Cloud may not be enough for today’s data-hungry consumer. I believe in backup. Not so much in backup software, which I find annoying and tedious, but I believe in the … Continue reading

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CompTIA: IT Business Confidence Up

Members of the U.S. IT sector are more confident now in their business prospects than they have been in the last year and a half, according to a new survey released by the Computing Technology Industry Association. IDG News Service … Continue reading

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Intel touts progress toward 50Gbps optical link

Intel has reportedly shown working prototypes of silicon for a photonics link that moves data at 50Gbps. Capable of transmitting the equivalent of an entire HD movie every second, the technology will be ready to be integrated into PCs, embedded … Continue reading

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Apple Gives Back-to-School Promotion a Mac App Store Twist

Apple launched its back-to-school promotion Thursday, offering students a $100 gift card for the Mac App Store when they purchase a new Mac. The promotion runs from June 16 through September 20. International Apple Stores are also taking part in … Continue reading

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Microsoft getting back to business at 100th annual retailing show

Microsoft may have talked up an ARM-based future for “big Windows” at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), but it’s getting back to business at the National Retail Federation (NRF) convention in New York. The event will showcase solutions using the … Continue reading

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