Security measures are stronger now than ever, but there are two malicious viruses that require immediate action to protect your systems—to operate your computer properly or to even browse the Internet at all.
In Obama’s 2011 State of the Union Address he spoke of many goals on his agenda – one of these goals: within the next five years bring high-speed wireless coverage to 98 percent of all Americans. On February 10 Obama recanted his intent to bring high-speed wireless internet to the majority of Americans during his visit to the college town of Marquette, Michigan which has experienced great success from accessibility to wireless internet. Obama’s plan to increase access to high speed wireless internet is part of a wider initiative to spark innovation and investment in America’s future. The benefits of widespread wireless internet are intended to benefit commerce, public safety, education, and health care.
How would you like to be able to pop whatever you’re viewing on your smartphone onto your tv with the flick of your wrist? Snapstick is a new software platform that enables you to “snap” your wrist at your tv and whatever video or video site you are viewing will be transported to your tv. The software will enable your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to communicate with your HDTV, Blue-ray player, set-top box, or gaming console through a WiFi connection. The software is currently in private beta stage and for this purpose Snapstick has created their own set-top box for demos. Snapstick plans to work with hardware manufacturers to build the software within your home entertainment devices. Additionally, Snapstick plans to license its software to existing set-top box manufacturers.
During rough economic times, the natural reaction for most companies is to hold back on company spending to keep costs down. Naturally if something isn’t broken, why fix it. That’s a very good solution to cut down on waste, but should your IT be included in the cost cutting? Our answer: Yes, but with an explanation.
Intel’s new Moorestown processors are setting the company towards tablet and smartphone domination by offering a faster and more capable chip technology that out performs the competition. What this means is the devices will be able to carry PC like performance and have 10 times the battery life compared to other devices.
We all know about the latest and greatest server, workstation, and laptop technology out there to help reduce the amount of electrical juice needed to run each device. Well now there’s a new way to help reduce your company’s carbon footprint when it comes to the electric bill, buy “Green” network devices.