Monthly Archives: May 2012

5 Things to Un-Learn From School

You spent a lot of time getting an education. But if you want to make it as an entrepreneur, it’s time to forget some of what you learned. You spent a lot of years in school. You learned a lot. … Continue reading

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Password Protection Act of 2012 filed in US

A new bill is filed to prevent employers from asking employees and job candidates for their passwords to social networking sites. Back in March, I wrote a blog about how some potential employers were asking job candidates for their social … Continue reading

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11 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Your iPad

Access your home computer and use it from anywhere in the world We’ve been using and loving iTeleport ($24.99) as a means to access our computer at home while we’re out and about with our iPad. Start and stop large … Continue reading

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The Seven Things I Hate About Windows 8

I have been running Windows 8 as my primary operating system for quite a few months now and I have had mixed feelings over it. There are a number of new features that I absolutely love, like the new task … Continue reading

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Is your Smartphone Backed up?

A few years ago, backing up a smartphone was simple. It was usually centred around three key areas of contacts, calendars and email. With many of our clients using BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and ActiveSync as ways to keep contact/calendars/email … Continue reading

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How To: Back Up Any Smartphone

You back up your computers, or at least know that you should. But what about your smartphones? They carry massive amounts of personal data, and are subjected to life-or-death situations on a daily basis. Here’s how to back them up: … Continue reading

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Why Choosing an I.T. Provider Based on Price Will Cost You More Money

Last week, we had a client decide to go with another I.T. provider for the purchase and installation of a new router and primary network switch. The client bought based on price, and experience that a new hire had had … Continue reading

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Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends

Only 12% of your friends see your average status update, but Facebook is testing an option called “Highlight” that lets you pay a few dollars to have one of your posts appear to more friends. Highlight lets the average user, … Continue reading

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How to clear Remote Desktop Connections history

When we connect to a remote computer using Remote desktop application it stores the remote PC name and the login user name. And whenever we open remote desktop application again, it suggests the names of the computers that the user … Continue reading

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Clean Out Your Facebook App Permissions as Part of Your Spring Cleaning Regimen

It’s not too late in the season to do a little spring cleaning, and even if you’ve already tidied up your home and your tech, there may be one place you haven’t cleaned up: your Facebook apps and their permissions. … Continue reading

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