Best Contractor Software for 2014

by on 06/20/2014 in Business, Software

Best Contractor Software for 2014

Everyone knows that to be a successful contractor, you must save the builder money while providing quality products. In our day and age there are many different ways of achieving such results. In this day and age of technology contractors need to make good use of technology in order to improve efficiencies and save money. […]

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How to Fix Mavericks “Your system has run out of application memory” Issue

by on 06/19/2014 in Mac

How to Fix Mavericks “Your system has run out of application memory” Issue

Mavericks – Mac OS X 10.9 – has already been released and most of the users have successfully upgraded to this most recent version of Macintosh operating system. When asking users about the reasons for upgrading, you may get different responses that eventually led them to a newer platform – Mac OS X Mavericks. For […]

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The Smart Home Is Now a Reality

by on 06/04/2014 in Home Automation, Home Security

The Smart Home Is Now a Reality

The thought of home automation may still conjure up images that look like they’re straight out of a sci-fi blockbuster, but the fact is that the smart home is no longer the wave of the future. It’s happening now with new state-of-the-art solutions that can make any home smarter when it comes to energy efficiency, […]

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New Security Threat Exposed by Media

by on 06/03/2014 in Online Security Tools, Security, Virus Threats

New Security Threat Exposed by Media

Now that the media has warned you about what could happen the next 2 weeks with security breaches on a user’s computer, they also gave Cyber Criminals a head start. Why would you even call out something so significant? Why not let the manufacturers of antivirus and anti-malware software do their job with silent updates […]

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The Dangers of Counterfeit Electronics and How to Avoid Them

by on 06/02/2014 in Scams & Hoaxes, Security

The Dangers of Counterfeit Electronics and How to Avoid Them

It sounds like something out of a Hollywood blockbuster: A military fighter jet mechanic discovers a part on a plane that isn’t quite right. Upon further investigation, officials discover that the computer chip, a piece no bigger than an inch square, is not in fact the military-grade advance technology that was touted by the manufacturer, […]

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Resolving the Error “Your startup disk is almost full” on Mac OS X

by on 05/15/2014 in Hardware, Mac

Resolving the Error “Your startup disk is almost full” on Mac OS X

Macintosh HD is the boot or startup disk of your Mac machine, containing millions of system files as well as the applications you install, which means the more applications installed on your Mac, the lesser drive space you have left on the startup disk. In such a situation, you might come across the error, “Your […]

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Windows XP Support’s End Can Be A Hackers Playground

by on 05/13/2014 in Microsoft, Security, Vulnerabilities

Windows XP Support’s End Can Be A Hackers Playground

Windows XP was released by Microsoft back in 2001. Though the company has come out with various new operating systems since then, many computer users have chosen to stay with Windows XP. In fact, estimates are that this popular operating is still used on around one third of all computers around the world. Even in […]

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Malicious Apps: What They Really Do

by on 05/07/2014 in Security, Smartphone Threats

Malicious Apps: What They Really Do

If your employees use mobile devices for work — their own or corporate-supplied — there’s a good chance that you’ve heard about malicious applications and the potential dangers they pose to businesses. There have been multiple studies showing that even applications from trusted sources can contain malware and the risk of infection increases in BYOD […]

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Not Every Threat To Your Data Is Invisible

by on 05/02/2014 in Computers, Consumer Tips, Security

Not Every Threat To Your Data Is Invisible

In the last ten years or so, a wide variety of threats to computer data has been identified and addressed. Viruses, Trojans, hackers, and many other enemies have emerged and been battled. In addition, damaged or failed hard drives have been circumvented by better repair techniques and external storage like the Cloud. Lost in all […]

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A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

by on 04/24/2014 in Hardware

A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

Is there any similarity between the computer memory and human brain? I guess there would be at some level at least. The human brain might be the inspiration for the scientists who developed computer memory. You might not believe this theory since there is no evidence proving its worth. However, human brain contains about 100 […]

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How Private is Your Information on Social Media?

by on 04/14/2014 in Security, Social Networking

How Private is Your Information on Social Media?

Is your private information really private when you use social media? Not really, as it turns out. Over the last few months, the media has been flooded with stories about privacy hacks and breaches within the major social media platforms—often by the social media companies themselves! The most recent problem and breach of privacy to […]

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Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

by on 04/04/2014 in Security, Security Info & Tips

Yahoo Email Suspicious Activity becoming the Norm

Have you been notified by Yahoo due to suspicious activity on your email account? I am sure you have and it’s becoming far to frequent in the last year.  I have two accounts and I get notifications at least every other month about usual or suspicious activity on my email account. I have yet to […]

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