Monthly Archives: October 2012

Could the iPad Mini Be The Hot Holiday Item?

As if there was ever any doubt, Apple now owns the holidays. Since the debut of the iPod, Apple has found a way to debut a new product almost every holiday season that has people lining up at the Apple … Continue reading

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Thinking of Getting a New Android Phone? You Might Want to Think Again — The Malware is Coming!

The Android is one of the most popular smartphones on the market, so of course, it was just a matter of time before spammers and advertisers found a way to hijack it for their purposes.

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Remember When Computer Memory Cost $$$$$? Google Enters the Cloud Storage War

I remember back in the day when I had what was then considered a top-of-the-line computer. It was an IBM compatible PC with 64K of RAM and a whopping 40 megabyte hard drive. Oh, and it had a 300 baud … Continue reading

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Got Skype? Better Learn How to Speak in Code

The goose flies at midnight. The cake is in the oven. Spy phrases can be fun, and you can make them mean anything. In fact, “John has a long mustache” was a real code phrase, one of many broadcast to … Continue reading

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Apple’s Apps Might Have Bruise Why It Should Matter to Us

Apple’s App store has a few app developers crying foul.

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A Penny for Your Thoughts No Cash? Just Text it to Me

For all those people prone to losing their cell phones, I have some bad news. The cashless society is coming and it will all be tied to your phone.

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The Internet Police Are For Real – And They’re Teenagers

I don’t know about most people, but when I was in a kid in school, no one liked the tattletale. Snitch, rat, narc — we had all kinds of words for them. Today, however, some large media companies are now … Continue reading

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How Often Do I Really Need to Look At My Company’s Data? It Depends — How Much Money Do You Want to Make?

I’ll admit it. I’m a data geek. Sometimes when I’m working on an application for a client, I can get absorbed in the code for hours and hours until I realize that I have 30 new emails stacked up in … Continue reading

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Does Your CFO Know Tech? New Survey Says Yes and No

In the early days of the business technology revolution, I imagine some of the conversations between IT chiefs and CFOs had to sound like Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First” sketch.

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