CHIPS Act Clears Congress to Boost Semiconductor Production | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/pjz5BazejlU Still have trouble finding the newest tech on store shelves? Congress aims to provide some relief as it recently cleared the CHIPS Act, potentially ...
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Amazon Recycles Small Electronics for Free | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/nIEK2kzd5yM Consumer electronics account for 70 percent of the toxic waste in landfills today. Fortunately, there are several services that will help you responsibly recycle ...
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Hackers Impersonate Cybersecurity Firms to Trick Victims | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/kFJjQKBFVN4 Can you really trust your cybersecurity partner? Recent events reveal that imposters are now running amuck, posing as security experts, in hopes of breaching ...
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Apple’s Lockdown Mode Aims to Prevent iPhone Eavesdropping | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/peWReX84z8k We’ve all heard the joke that technology is listening to every word we speak. But, in 2022, state-backed hackers have taken that saying to ...
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FBI Warns of Scammers Using Deepfakes in Remote Job Interviews | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/6ABSQYlooKg It’s not uncommon for job applicants to lie on their resumes. But what if technology allowed job seekers to take this as step further? ...
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Microsoft Retires Internet Explorer | How to Switch Browsers | Sync Up
https://youtu.be/g5dP9TWzf0U In life, all good things must eventually come to an end. Today, we say farewell to the grandfather of web browsing, Internet Explorer. We’ll ...
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Interesting Insights from 5 Million E-Mails

Feb 24, 2012

Baydin, the makers of an email plugin Boomerang, recently analyzed over 5 million emails that were sent and received by Boomerang’s users. Out of the 147 messages the average email user receives every day, only 12 require “substantial work.” Those 12 messages which require “substantial work” take up approximately 90 minutes per day! Most people…

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Don’t Take the Bait — Practice Link Safety – Hyperlink Best Practices

Feb 24, 2012

The Internet is full of friendly people. There are Nigerian princes who want to give us a piece of their oil fortunes, in exchange for some basic bank account information, or long-lost relatives coming out of the woodwork to wire us multi-million dollar inheritances. To say nothing of the generosity of strangers: just the other…

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The Cost of Data Re-Creation and Data Recovery — And Yes, We Can Help

Jan 27, 2012

As I was working on some new marketing materials this week, I came across some interesting information on the cost to re-create data that had been lost due to either a data backup failure or the absence of a sufficient data backup solution. Data is the lifeblood of modern business, and the rate at which…

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New Year, New Password

Jan 10, 2012

January is here, and we’re two weeks into the New Year. As we resolve to visit the gym, eat healthy and improve our finances, it’s also an ideal time to consider our digital life and ensure that we are taking all the necessary precautions to make sure that our data is safe and protected from…

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How To Remove Dust & Air Bubbles From Your Mobile Device Screen Protector

Aug 4, 2010

With smartphones, iPads, and other electronic devices costing hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars, many people buy screen protectors to keep their new gadgets clean and scratch-free. If dust gets trapped in between the screen and the protector, however, it can be a big distraction. You find yourself looking at all the dust particles instead…

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Initial Thoughts on the Apple iPad

Jul 5, 2010

For years I’ve waited for someone to come out with a great tablet computer. One that can do all the things my notebook computer can do, but in a smaller, lighter package and with a really great touchscreen. Presumably, it would come with a stylus and would recognize my handwriting. It would definitely run Windows…

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Professional Photographer Chase Jarvis Shows How Backups are Done

Jun 27, 2010

I ran across this fascinating video recently on one of my favorite photography websites. In it, professional photographer Chase Jarvis describes the backup strategies he employs for his work. Chase does a great job explaining how a quality backup plan works, and many of the methods he shares are similar to the backup solutions we…

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Cloud Computing in Plain English

Jan 10, 2009

I ran across this YouTube video that does a good job of explaining what “cloud computing” is. Thought I’d share it here. By the way, I’m facilitating a live panel discussion near Atlanta on January 20 related to cloud computing and its effects on business IT. How Cloud Computing is (Finally) Changing Business IT Forever.…

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