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Cryptolocker Virus

  Posted Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 3:46 pm

We wanted to make you aware of a virus that is making the rounds and can have devastating effects on the data on your computer. The name of the virus is called Cryptolocker, and one of the ways we are … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Internet browser

  Posted Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 11:54 pm

In this study we will be identifying the basic anatomy of the ubiquitous yet oft misunderstood critters known as Internet browsers… Continue reading

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Windows 8 tips & tricks

  Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 12:47 am

By now, many users have an opinion on Windows 8… Continue reading

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Common computer terms

  Posted Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 12:01 am

Computers and technology can be confusing. Even more so if one does not understand the terminology… Continue reading

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How-to: Spot fake websites and search results

  Posted Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Fake websites are becoming more & more prevalent these days… Continue reading

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Apps turn your phone into a document scanner

  Posted Thursday, September 27th, 2012 at 6:46 pm

We use our cell phones for just about everything these days. Now, with the help of some new apps, you can use your phone as a document scanner…. Continue reading

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Important Alert: Google Apps to stop supporting Internet Explorer 8

  Posted Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 10:50 pm

Google announced today, that beginning November 15th, Google Apps will no longer be supporting Internet Explorer 8… Continue reading

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How-to: Back up or transfer Firefox bookmarks

  Posted Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Mozilla Firefox makes it very easy to back up your bookmarks. It can even create backups automatically… Continue reading

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Password power, what you’re up against

  Posted Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 5:29 pm

We’ve talked a few times about password strength and the need for a powerful password, but wanted to take a little time to talk about what you’re up against… Continue reading

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New Parallels, Desktop 8, for Windows 8 on Mac

  Posted Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:16 pm

Parallels is a nifty piece of software that allows you to run both Windows and Mac OSX on your Apple machine… Continue reading

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