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I love golf

There are few other sporting events out there that get me to sit in front of the TV more than a golf tournament. Sure, the most time would be an NFL Sunday but if we were talking about one single event then the PGA tour has everyone beat hands down. Every time I discuss with [...]

What if your doctor told you that you had two weeks left to live?

I just received an email from a client of mine. They forwarded me an email from one of the other consulting companies they are doing business with and they wanted my take on things. After giving their ridiculous recommendations on a technical issue my client is experiencing (which I will explain in further detail in [...]

Why I bought the Lumia 920 and said goodbye to Apple

Over the weekend I switched my phone from the iPhone to the brand new Lumia 920. I would like to outline my thought process and how I went from a hardcore Apple fan to a person that now owns a phone running WP8. My iPhone was a 4, nothing fancy. I still remember the excitement [...]

How do Microsoft’s latest technologies affect you?

According to this article Microsoft is going to start making phone hardware to complement their phone OS. Of course this is a technique that Apple has used to ensure that their product can withstand the user test. Yet, even with the iOS running on Apple’s hardware, the operating system was eventually cracked (“jailbroken”) from advanced [...]

Responsive Web Design or A Completely Separate Mobile Website?

So you’ve finally decided that your business needs to implement a mobile web design. That’s great! But you’re not done. Now you must decide if your mobile website will be a responsive design or a completely separate mobile website. This is a very hotly debated topic, and a very important one, as there are great [...]

How the CA gas crisis is affecting your network

Gas prices in California have reached a four-year high twice this past weekend. This will certainly affect not only the weekend drives with the family, but also the daily commute and cost of all goods that are being transported around via our major freeways using the now-precious fuel. And do you know who else is [...]

Hackers Breached Adobe Server in Order to Sign Their Malware

Well, this is nothing new. A well-known company that’s hacked only to be used as a trojan horse to infect other computers (usually of smaller businesses or regular consumers). So why does that happen? There are two reasons that hackers are after your computer and are resorting to hacking the giants like Adobe: 1. Processing [...]

Nokia Sets Rollout for New Lumia Phones

I remember years ago when I was at an SMBNation event at the Microsoft campus. I had a very basic “smart” phone. Nothing really to write home about, it was able to use a mobile web browser and its cutting edge feature was being able to check emails through POP and IMAP. When I got [...]

Siri Serving Up Inaccurate Weather Forecasts

Oi. First the maps and now the weather. The new iOS is certainly taking a beating. The latest for the beat up mobile device come from PC Magazine and it’s a big one: “When asking for the weather in New York again, Siri told me it was 77 degrees, which is about right. But looking [...]

How secure is your network?

A new botnet, called Nitol, has emerged. This bot uses victims’ PCs to conduct distributed denial of service attacks and give cybercriminals backdoor access to install other malware or data on your network. Below is an article from ars technica talking about the bot and Microsoft’s efforts to defeat it. Do you know if your [...]

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