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Kelsey Cox

Infographic: Epic Marketing Fails

Jan 24 2014, 03:00 AM by

Marketing FailsRemember earlier this year when McDonalds started that #McDStories hashtag that had everyone reminiscing about pink slime, more than chicken in their nuggets, and kitchen critters? Harnessing technology can have great marketing potential in the right hands, but a simple mistake can be epically embarrassing for a brand.

Posted in Cool Stuff for Small Businesses, Tech Editorial

Kelsey Cox

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Jan 16 2014, 03:00 AM by

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)As we move into 2014, the workplace is experiencing a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) explosion and it is only expected to continue to grow. What is driving the BYOD boom? What does it mean for the workplace? What are the potential benefits and risks?

Posted in Tech Editorial

Hal Licino

The 3 Critical Factors To Getting The Right CPU

Jul 01 2013, 03:00 AM by

It may seem blasphemy to the more technically minded but it is an unfortunate fact that the vast majority of computer users not only couldn’t tell you any real specific identifying characteristics about the central processing unit (CPU) or microprocessor which runs their desktop or laptop computer, but wouldn’t really understand it if it was explained to them. The CPU is the essential brain of your computer and it is well worth a few minutes to obtain a basic comprehension of it so that you can determine whether its capabilities are a good match to your uses.

Posted in Tips & Resources, Tech Editorial

Hal Licino

How To Get Accurate Computer Technical Answers Fast

Jun 19 2013, 03:00 AM by

It is a wonder of this millennium that users who have spent hundreds or even thousands of dollars on state of the art technological computing wonders passively accept that if anything goes wrong with their pricy gadgets, they have little recourse but to open a support ticket on the manufacturer’s website and wait many hours or even several days to get an answer… which in some cases doesn’t even begin to resolve their problem. Some manufacturers even have the unmitigated gall to charge you through the nose for this so called service! If you have an urgent query or simply are tired of receiving boilerplate replies to your open support tickets, take the plunge into tech forums and you won’t regret it.

Posted in Tips & Resources, Tech Editorial

Hal Licino

Thunderbolt 2 Brings Lightning-Fast Transfer Speeds

Jun 17 2013, 03:00 AM by

Intel and Apple cooperated at the end of the last decade to create the Thunderbolt interface which was designed to be a much faster way to transfer data than the even the ubiquitous USB 3.0. Now a standard fixture on most Macs and a growing number of high-end PC motherboards, the companies did not sit still and have just issued Thunderbolt 2 which doubles the data transfer rate and facilitates even video editors working in the 4K format to move data around at absurdly fast speeds.

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