Archive for month: June, 2016

Have a secure summer with these security suites

A security suite is a collection of software utilities that protect a machine from viruses and malware. Within each there are usually three levels of protection, being a standalone antivirus utility, an entry-l...

Should I power down my PC each night?

  Sure, leave it on… For one, it is more convenient to keep your machine running. Rather than waiting for it to boot up, most of us would rather leave it on if we are going to be on and off it for wo...

Millions of stolen health records up for sale….

The seller of these ten million health records goes by ‘thedarkoverlord’ and began listing the data last weekend. The seller claims the data to reveal over 9.2 million health insurance records from ...

Earbuds that cancel specific noises, enhance others

Doppler Lab’s noise filtering earbuds, The Here One earbuds, are truly the coolest earbuds on the market right now. The debuted on Kickstarter and made their way to Coachella this past spring, where 10,00...

Can entering a password be as easy as taking a selfie?

Most of us have heard of two-factor authentication, but photo login? This is an entirely new concept. Cloud-based security solution, LogMeOnce, has released PasswordLess PhotoLogin which allows users to sign in...

Big Monitors conquer Big Workloads

From experience I can vouch for the benefits of having more surface area to complete tasks, and the digital world is no different. Just like when I’m cooking dinner at home, I need room to work. I need mu...

Google gifts teachers with VR field trips and much more

Google released a string of announcements today, many of which are aimed at the education of our youth. Using a Google Cardboard viewer in combination with an accompanying Expeditions app, students will be easi...

Lost all your emails in Outlook 2011 for Mac? Not a problem!!

Accidentally deleted everything in your Outlook 2011 email inbox on an Apple Mac? Not to worry, one of our lead techs stumbled upon this quick fix! Deleting items such as emails and contact list entries means t...

200 petaflop supercomputer from IBM – coming early 2018

  The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is expected to take delivery of a new IBM system, Summit, in early 2018. Summit will be capable of 200 peak petaflops, making it twice as fa...

7 most common IT security mistakes made by startups

1. Personal and professional borders. Convenience often compromises security. A recent trend is having employees bring their own devices rather than providing company laptops and phones. However easy this may s...