Category Archives: General Tech

The Evolution of Apple Technology


We love Apple Inc. products. It is difficult to believe that there are individuals now who have never lived without an iPhone or iPod. In honor of it’s development and contribution to technology, here is a brief overview of the evolution of Apple Technology:     It starts with the Apple I. It was the […]

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10 iPhone Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

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IPhone has a range of great tools and apps that can make your life much easier. Here are just ten of the very best, determined by us, your iPhone and Apple consultant: 1. Waze Do you drive? If yes, you need Waze. It doesn’t just get you where you need to go, it uses information gleaned from […]

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Security Warning: Adobe Flash Contains Major Security Defect

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  Adobe Released last week that Adobe Flash contains a security vulnerability. This effects Flash on all versions of Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems. If the vulnerability is exploited, it can cause the system to crash leaving it susceptible to targeted attacks. dobe has categorized this vulnerability as critical.   The Affected Software Versions […]

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Cloud Computing Security Standards: ISO 27018 One Year In

Cloud Computing Data Security

One of the major concerns that businesses and individual alike have with cloud storage and computing is security. Will my files be safe? Where will they be stored? These are all legitimate questions, and though we hear of many security failures and hacks in the news, cloud computing is an ever evolving technology that proves to have greater benefits than the potential […]

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Apple Inc. Beats Samsung in Major Legal Battle

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Apple and Samsung have a long standing feud in the smartphone arena. The rivalry stems back to the time when the late Steve Jobs was CEO of Apple. Samsung being the biggest rival to Apple, has come under legal fire for copying technology used in the Iphone.   What This Means for Samsung and the […]

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Dealing with Big Data


Access to public (open) data is easier than ever before, and businesses can certainly use it to their advantage.  The downside of this accessibility, however, is the sheer volume of data available.  Trying to handle that much information and statistics can be overwhelming, especially to those in a small-to-medium sized business.  It can be difficult […]

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CartoDB: Combining Data with Location

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CartoDB has expanded its reach.  The company, established in 2011 by two Spanish biodiversity and conservation scientists, was originally designed for map makers and data scientists, but now it is helping other industries visualize their data in map form.  As of July 21st, CartoDB has a new feature that will analyze any data that is […]

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Apple/IBM Partnership: One Year In

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At first it seemed like a rather unlikely partnership: the consumer-driven, flashy, fashion-forward Apple and the business-oriented, enterprising, and buttoned-down IBM.  The companies make possibly the ultimate ‘odd couple’ in the tech industry.  But one year and the release of 42 applications later, it seems to be working, giving both companies what they were looking […]

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Does Your Business Need a CDO?

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As businesses rely more and more heavily on data and analytics, questions start to arise: does the business need to hire a Chief Data Officer (CDO)?  If so, when?  What purpose will this person serve? A CDO is a person who helps a business transform into a data-driven enterprise.  The ideal CDO has a good […]

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Apple and E-Books: The Conspiracy


The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Apple did conspire with five major book publishers to fix prices and establish itself in the e-book industry, and that it also actively hurt competitors such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble in the process.  The judges stated that the company violated antitrust laws by […]

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