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Category: Computers

I have a Mac – should I get MS Office or iWork?

January 10, 2018
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You are probably already familiar with Microsoft Office since it’s been around for over 25 years. Everyone knows Word, Excel and Powerpoint and you’d be hard-pressed to find a job that doesn’t require you to use at least one of these apps. But as a Mac user there are other options to MS Office, the…

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In-Home Tech Support Vs. Phone Support

January 9, 2018
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As a society, we have become accustomed to calling for technical support or shopping online for a live chat. While both of these services can be helpful, there is nothing quite like having someone physically present to deal with the issues at hand. Phone Support  When you pick up the phone and call someone for…

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7 Top Tech gadgets for High End Kitchens

January 8, 2018
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Cooking in the kitchen has gone from simple pots and pans to people using chemistry and technology to make really amazing meals. If you’ve ever watched an episode of Chopped or Iron Chef, you’ll see that there is technology in the kitchen that some can only imagine. Let’s take a look at some of the…

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What is Ransomware?

December 22, 2017
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Ransomware infects your computer with malicious software and locks it, demanding a payment to have it unlocked. It encrypts your computer files and scrambled their contents so that you are unable to access it without the decryption key. In order to get the decryption key, though, you must be a ransom fee. Once the ransomware infects…

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10 MacBook Pro Touch Bar New Features

December 8, 2017
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When the MacBook Pro was introduced, Apple focused on the slim design and its light weight. The bigger focus, though, was on the new features, including the Touch ID sensor that replaces the power button, and the Touch Bar. The Touch Bar Just to the left of the Touch ID, you’ll find that the remainder…

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7 Ways that Technology is Changing our Classrooms

December 1, 2017
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Technology in our classrooms is changing every year, as more up-to-date computers become available. We may realize that how we learned when we were younger is no longer how our children and grandchildren are being taught. Technology is changing every day as our children and grandchildren learn, so do we. This is especially true as…

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The Growth of Live Social Media

November 24, 2017
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Maybe you’ve noticed all of the alerts, letting you know one of your friends is live on Facebook or Twitter. Social media platforms have been rolling out their live streaming feature over the last year. For these platforms, it’s a great way to strengthen their hold on users and generate revenue. Online Video Evolution It’s…

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Technology for New Parents

November 14, 2017
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Parenting is hard, especially when you are dealing with a brand-new baby for the first time. Or worse still, a brand-new baby plus a toddler or two. Every parent wants to react to every whim and fancy of their baby as quickly as possible, but man does that get exhausting. Luckily technology can make life…

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The Top 7 Wireless Headphones For 2017

October 23, 2017
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Bluetooth technology has come leaps and bounds since Apple’s pioneering first marketable attempt in the early 2000s. The world of wireless now offers clean, sharp sound and more comfortably engineered products for us to enjoy it through. With increasing numbers of these products finding themselves onto the market, it can be a little daunting knowing…

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Windows 10 vs. Mac OS Sierra

September 22, 2017
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The battle of the operating systems is as old as the first one that came out and Windows and Apple will always be the two giants in the business. Users anticipated the release of the new Windows 10 just as they anticipated the release of the Mac OS Sierra. Between these two operating systems, the…

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