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Should Apple help FBI?

OK, so the issue is this; Apple says a backdoor can be broken by hackers and to write a code that will create a backdoor is like opening pandora’s box. So let’s talk about this for a moment. If Apple creates phones that erase all the data with 10 missed password entries, they have a…

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Flashlight apps hidden privacy threat

Everyone I know has a flashlight app on their phone. Most of them are malicious and we don’t even know it. The safest one I know is the “Flashlight Free: No Permissions” from Humberto Tools. I installed that one because it is straight forward, doesn’t get my personal information and you can either have the…

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It is a New Year and time to think technology strategy for 2016

I hope everybody had a good Holiday and getting back in gear. Reflecting back on 2015, I wanted to share a couple of stories I feel are newsworthy. There are those of us that are obsessive compulsive and those who simply deal with what comes our way. I am not sure what I am because…

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They call it a laptop but don’t put it in your lap!

My oldest son is out at Texas Tech and this last weekend we met up in Austin to watch his brother compete for the State championship in cross country. He brought his Dell Latitude E6450 business class laptop with him. The thing wouldn’t charge and he gave it to me for our technicians to sort…

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Windows 10 launch is rumbling, bumbling, stumbling out of the gate.

Hello Everybody, Windows 10 is out and some of you have already upgraded your systems to the new operating system. In the first week we have had numerous calls from the complications of these upgrades. Here is what we have learned and some things you can do to work around some of the issues you…

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You might think I am not listening to you.

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Technological singularity

  Okā€¦this is a scary topic and one I am discussing, not because I am pessimistic, agnostic or morose but because it makes me wonder why anyone would be trying to make this happen. For those of you who have not been introduced to the theory of technological singularity, in short, it is the tipping…

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What is the point of technology?

If you are over 40 years of age, you are part of the generation that remembers life without cell phones and computers and suddenly experienced the exponential growth of the digital age. We are a unique group in history. We are digital immigrants. Our children who have grown up with technology are unique as well….

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