Archive for month: August, 2014

Amazon is not the only one with drones! | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Information released today says that Google is two years into the development of a small plane/helicopter that delivers things to people by dropping them down a line.  Testing is happening in Australia because ...

The Seagate 8TB Hard Drive Is Here! | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

The 5TB hard drive is now a thing of the past, Seagate has released the new 8TB hard drive. But it’s not quite ready for your PC, the 8TB hard drive is reserved for data centers right now. Seagate has yet...

Database Administration Challenges – DBMS Technology – Database Management | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Today, all enterprises depend on DBMS technology to store their critical business data. Databases support mission- critical data for banks, hospitals, airlines, defense agencies, schools, retailers, and other i...

Three In One Samsung USB Cable | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

This Samsung USB cable allows you to charge up to three devices at once! For $40.00 you can acquire this USB charger, but Samsung has yet to announce it’s ship date so you will have to pre-order the devic...

Facebook offers up cash for every bug found! | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Facebook bought the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in March for $2 Million, and then spent even more time and money developing the system…only to discover that it is full of flaws.  In an effort to expedit...

Wal-Mart Drops iPhone 5 prices | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

On the eve of the new iPhone 6 (which I hope has a better name than “6”) our friends at Wal-Mart have dropped the price of the iPhone 5c to only 97 cents!  If any of you are in the market for an inexpensive pho...

Google to Fix Battery-Killing Bug in Chrome

Google announced that they will be fixing a long-ignored but in their Chrome browser that in known to eat batteries in laptops. Chrome has a feature that reduced idle time in Windows when it was running. This m...

Google to add encryption to their page rank requirements

To “promote better online security practices” Google has announced that they will begin to consider encryption as a factor in their page ranking system.  For most small businesses, enabling TLS is easy and stra...

Microsoft’s app store – full of apps scamming people out of money!| BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

For everyone out there using Windows 8 and The “Microsoft App Store” beware!  Microsoft has not been paying any attention to the content of the apps it is certifying and opened the door for a bazillion fake app...

Bad Microsoft Security Update – The blue screen of death | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Microsoft announced today that they are removing one of the patches it released last week, after there were numerous reports of users getting a blue screen of death after installing it.  MS14-045 was intended t...