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Google I/O 2012

Google I/O 2012

Internet September 14, 2012

The Google I/O is an annual event held by Google for developers from across the US and the world. As with all things Google, the I/O is heavily publicized and captures media and public attention. The tickets sell out within a few hours of going on sale. Everything is... Read more
RIP Windows XP

RIP Windows XP

News September 14, 2012

Microsoft Window XP, the most popular operating system of all times has two more years to live and then it will become history.  The longest lived operating system will rest in peace on 8th April 2014 as announced by Microsoft. The beginning of the two year countdown until the... Read more
5 Security Risks Your Company Is Taking
Operating a business in today’s dynamic environment is not easy. Your business is exposed to a myriad of threats, which can damage your company’s reputation, leak out confidential information and weaken your company’s position in the market. The more office work is becoming paperless and computerized, the more businesses... Read more
FBI’s Most Wanted Hackers
There is something about hackers and hacking that make people think of a life of excitement and adventure. People, in general, may be divided into different camps as to their opinion of hackers, which in turn, depends largely on one’s definition of what makes a hacker. If we were... Read more
The Best Cloud Based Office Tools
The cloud has made it possible for a massive amount of users to collaborate on projects by simply logging onto the internet and access shared files. As cloud computing becomes more prevalent numerous products have begun to enter the market. If you plan to access the web and share... Read more
Patent Wars

Patent Wars

InternetMobile September 13, 2012

Less than a month has gone by since a California court gave the verdict for the “patent trial of the century”, where Apple seemingly came out as the winner over Samsung. This highly publicized trial has caught the attention of experts (the real ones, not the pundits you can... Read more
The 5 Best Cloud Storage Apps
Cloud storage has made our lives so much easier, doing away with many of the issues related to backing up important files and sharing data. The need for physical storage devices, which highlight issues such as space, cost, and portability, is practically a non-issue for the average user, thanks... Read more
How Secure Are Your Emails?
Emails are hacked every single day, from Gmail and Yahoo to private corporate email servers, with the right know-how and a bit of luck hackers can and will gain access to email accounts. With that being said there are some email accounts that offer better protection than others. For... Read more
Chrome Versus IE 10

Chrome Versus IE 10

InternetNews September 11, 2012

The browser wars have been going on for how long now? Back in the day – sometime in the early 90s, Netscape’s Navigator was the dominant browser . Then came Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, which eroded the influence and market share of Navigator in the late 90s. Thus the concept... Read more
Top Tips For Keeping Your Passwords Safe
Not a day goes by when we don’t hear about yet another website being hacked and personal passwords being culled by hackers, only to be released online for the masses to view. Because password security has become such a major issue we have created some top tips for keeping... Read more
How Malware is evolving

How Malware is evolving

Internet September 10, 2012

Malware was once technology that was relegated to Windows operating systems and low-end open-source programs, however in 2012 the technology has involved into malicious code that can literally take down a nuclear power plant (Stuxnet) or go undetected for years (Flame). As Malware continues to grow into a force... Read more
What to Expect From Windows 8 [HINT: It’s the New Windows Vista]
Windows 8 has been hyped to high heavens and beyond for a while now. Whether or not the operating system lives up to the hype, we are yet to find out. Opinions vary, naturally, but there is one thing every camp can agree on: Windows 8 is the biggest... Read more
Will The Paralympics Become The Super Olympics?
Much has been said and written about South Africa’s Oscar Pistorious. He participated in the 2012 London Olympics as a sprinter along with many others. What sets him apart from the rest is that both his legs were amputated due to a deformity shortly after he was born. In... Read more
London 2012 Olympics: A Truly Digital Event
With the athletes on Twitter, live online streaming of the games, several apps related to the games, blogs, memes and YouTube videos related to the Olympics, the 2012 Olympics were by far the most digital Olympics in the history of the world. In fact, the International Olympics Committee (IOC)... Read more
Whose Tweet Is It Anyway?
Using ghostwriters for autobiographies has been a common trend among many celebrities for many decades. However, using ghostwriters for social media is relatively new, and for many it is hard to swallow. Celebrities use social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus to stay in touch with... Read more
Never Get Lost Again! Google Maps Indoors Has Arrived
Most consumers know that Google Maps is the go-to mobile application for finding their way around town and through city streets. Since Google Maps can help a consumer find their way to a local restaurant with turn-by-turn instructions and even reroute from traffic or construction, it was no wonder... Read more
Is Mobile Banking Secure?
These days you can do just about anything from your mobile phone. Email, text, make phone calls and even do banking all from one device. Thanks to the introduction of the iPhone and its unlimited amount of applications, more consumers are turning to the use of mobile banking, but... Read more
What Happened to HP?

What Happened to HP?

Internet August 31, 2012

Back in the day, Hewlett Packard was the best known computer on the market and other computer makers strived to be exactly like them. Up until 2000, HP was certainly one of the leaders, but with the rise of Apple and other computer companies, HP started to rapidly decline.... Read more