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Check out Firefox 4!

  Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 5:23 am

Mozilla released Firefox 4 today and it’s quite a nice upgrade. The big changes are under the hood, mostly around performance improvements. Mozilla claims the new browser is up to 6x faster than previous versions. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Importance of backups / How to backup

  Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 3:16 am

Imagine this, you are about to send an email to a very important client. This email in particular is also very important, as it includes an invoice to be sent to a client for services rendered by you or your … Continue reading

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Cyber-criminals goes where the people are

  Posted Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Sometimes I hear people say “Mac’s are much more secure than Windows” or “I don’t need to worry about security on my smartphone”. Cyber-crime has always been targeted more at PC’s simply because that’s what the majority of people use. … Continue reading

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Parental controls / Keeping kids safe on the Internet

  Posted Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at 5:57 am

Long lost are the days when parents could rely primarily on movie and music ratings for guidance on what their children could or could not watch and listen to.  And while these ratings are still in place, and now apply … Continue reading

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Protecting your online privacy

  Posted Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 9:01 am

Many people that use social networking sites don’t have a clear understanding of how their information is shared and who might be able to see it.  Facebook made some changes to the way your personal information can be linked and … Continue reading

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Scammers, liars, and thieves, oh my!!

  Posted Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 5:24 pm

Greetings – I’ve been hearing ads on the radio recently asking ‘Is your computer running slowly?’ They then go on to spew out a bunch of techno-babble about how your computer ‘might be infected with spam, popups, adware’ etc. “Don’t … Continue reading

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