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SBS is dead, but not forgotten.

Microsoft officially ended the Small Business Server (aka SBS) to the chagrin of many smaller companies wanting in-house control of their data at a reasonable cost.  With this move the cost of having an in-house solution for email & data … Continue reading

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Vitualization vs. Cloud Computing

People often get the terms “virtualization” and “cloud computing” confused, believing that they can be used interchangeably when, in fact, they are diametrically opposed. Virtualization tricks your software into believing that it’s running on a real server, network or storage … Continue reading

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SSL encryption compromised

You know that little HTTPS: we all love to trust when we do online transactions.. well the old versions (TLS v1.0 and earlier) have been compromised.  This means a serious weakness in virtually all websites protected by the secure sockets … Continue reading

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IPv6 it’s coming.. slowly.

IPv6 isn’t a very elegant name but it’s coming and what it looks like is this: 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334 Ok that was just an example and probably didn’t scare you but if you remember the old IP addresses.. you know 192.168.16.100 and … Continue reading

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iStuff & Android face off (Mobile 7 far behind)

Android or iPhone/iPad/iTouch/iPod, either way the fight is on between Apple and Google.  The latest front in the ‘Cloud’ wars is the application and subscription market.    Apple put in their opening position only to get taken off at the knees … Continue reading

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Geo-Tagging from your Phone

When you take a picture from your cellphone you can tell people a lot more than the date stamp. GPS information can be recorded as part of the Exif, or exchangeable image file format, that is has been the de … Continue reading

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