Box – Simple, Secure Online File Storage and Sharing

by Mike McEvoy on November 27, 2012

If you’re looking for an easy-to-use, affordable way to manage all of your documents, media and other content via the World Wide Web, you’ll love what Box has to offer. This innovative, online platform will allow you to manage all of your content with incredible ease, while also sharing it with whomever you wish. Since […]

Data Storage Media Lifespan Infographic

by Mike McEvoy on August 23, 2012

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The world of data storage, capture and retrieval has gone through many generations and variations. Some storage media had much longer lifespans than others, while many have gone the way of the eight-track tape cartridge. The infographic below groups the different type of data storage media by how the media was consumed (computer, audio, video, […]

Tablet PC Primer

by Mike McEvoy on April 1, 2012

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Tablet PC Primer One of the fastest growing trends in computing is the use of the tablet PC. Tablet computers have been around for some time having been first introduced to the mainstream over a decade ago. The main turning point in terms of growth and popularity was the introduction of the Apple iPad. Tablet […]

Gmail Backup – Backing Up Gmail Data to Your Computer

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Gmail backup is a concept that many Gmail users have not spent much time thinking about. Although the idea of Gmail backup did get some user’s attention when 40,000 Gmail users lost all the data in their email accounts at one point in 2011. Sure, it was only 0.02 percent of all Gmail users, but […]

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USB 3.0 – SuperSpeed USB Finds Its Way

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Back in November 2009 when the first consumer products to feature USB 3.0 were shipped, I wrote a post detailing the capabilities of USB 3.0.  At the time of that post, USB 3.0 was still a brand new technology, and availability was limited.  It wasn’t until the following year that USB 3.0 products started to […]

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Google Chrome Shortcuts – 70 Useful Shortcuts to Boost Performance


Google Chrome shortcuts provide an easy and effective way to improve productivity and Internet browsing  performance when using Google’s web browser. From Page Navigation to managing Pages and Tabs to speeding up Web Page and Address bar tasks this posts will cover 70 Chrome shortcuts for  boosting your efficiency using the Chrome web browser. Many […]

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Dropbox Online Data Storage, Backup, Sharing, Synchronization


Dropbox online data storage is a powerful, budget-friendly solution for individuals and businesses who need secure off site data storage combined with easy accessibility to the data from multiple locations. Using a Cloud-based system where data is stored in a remote online repository yet securely accessible via the Internet, Dropbox users can backup, store and […]

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New Laptop Computer Buying Tips


Buying a new laptop computer can be challenging given the numerous choices and options available. Frequently the new laptop buying process can be a bit overwhelming. A good method for simplifying the buying process is to start with narrowing down some of the key options and choices. Identifying and focusing on the most important requirements […]

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5 Common Computer Security Mistakes

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Computer security mistakes can be a painful and costly experience. While computer viruses have been around since well before the Web, the growth of web traffic and email usage have accelerated the distribution of malicious software or “malware.” The good news is that with a bit of thought, planning and vigilance you can effectively protect […]

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Skype – 15 Things You Want to Know about Skype


People or businesses looking for a Voice Over IP (VoIP) solution should make Skype one of the options they consider. Offering a wide range of features, the last few years has seen Skype also become increasingly popular with people who need to make international calls but want a more cost effective solution. Skype has a […]

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