Tag Archive: online

Jun 19 2014

Why Amazon’s Fire Phone was a bad move

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Amazon has released their own smartphone called Fire Phone and they seem to be very proud of it, but I think there’s a lot of people who saw the presentation of Fire Phone and just thought of themselves ‘big deal’. I think it’s really hard to say that any manufacturer or provider is going to …

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Aug 15 2013

The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

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Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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Jul 04 2013

Microsoft/Skype don’t want you to go off-line

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If you have Skype loaded on your smartphone, you may have noticed an update to the user interface. It’s a little bit more sleeker and has a slightly different look, but one of the things you may have also noticed is that you can’t find the option to log out of Skype. Personally, I’ve noticed …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

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Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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May 22 2013

4 Rules of Thumb to Follow Before Posting on Facebook

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Staying connected and interacting with customers on Facebook has become commonplace in the business world. However, it’s easy to get yourself in trouble if you’re not careful about the things you’re posting. So, here are four rules of thumb to follow to protect your reputation when posting on Facebook.

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Mar 29 2013

3 Ways Technology Impacts the Entertainment Industry

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The entertainment industry features areas like music, movies, games, television, and concerts to name a few. As with other businesses and society as a whole, the entertainment industry has had to evolve with the growing changes in technology. From blogs and social media to QR codes and Apps the entertainment industry is doing everything it …

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Mar 01 2013

Are You Losing Friends On Facebook?

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Facebook seems to have established itself as one of those necessary evils. Facebook is scary when you think about the liabilities of sharing private information socially, over the Internet. Facebook’s privacy policies are almost a revolving door of trying to push what is considered private information in public information, but what’s worse than that is …

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Feb 27 2013

7 Bizarre Tech Products for Pets

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Pets are family members with their own unique toys. Just because they don’t have fingers, doesn’t mean they can’t have the best things that technology offers. Because of the challenges of adapting technology to pets, the products are often bizarre. Check out these bizarre tech products for pets.

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Jan 18 2013

MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

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As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Jan 16 2013

6 Reasons to Love Online Learning

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Online learning is increasingly available to students all over the country. Let’s face it; today’s students don’t often have the luxury of living on campus and maintaining a full-class schedule. More and more students have jobs, families, or live in areas that can make earning a degree difficult. Whether you simply don’t live near a …

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