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MacBook Air Gets an Overhaul

The biggest feature that has been focused on about the 2012 MacBook Air is the anticipated silicon upgrade, which boasts “up to 60% faster graphics.” However, there are tons of little changes that, all together, make the MacBook Air a better machine overall. Even though the machine doesn’t look a…
Chris Forte
June 13, 2012
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Apple: Taking Over All of the Screens in Your Home

Apple started out as a small company with small ideas. In the past decade, however, the company has flourished and become one of the biggest phone, computer, tablet and music-player companies on the planet. There is one screen that Apple had yet to conquer, though: the television screen. Apple recently…
Chris Forte
June 12, 2012
Blog

Usage of Tablets Doubles in a Single Year

The iPad was released a little over two years ago, and all it’s done for Apple since then is make them a lot of money. 25% of smartphone users now own or regularly use a tablet of some sort, suggesting that “smartphone ownership is highly predictive of tablet adoption in…
Jason Manteiga
June 11, 2012
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RIM Discontinues 16GBlackBerry PlayBook

RIM’s 16GB PlayBook isn’t generating enough revenue with its price tag of $199, so the company has decided to discontinue it completely. However, RIM does plan to continue to manufacture the 32GB and 64GB models. Most tablet manufacturers are struggling because they’re competing with the iPad, which dominates sales in…
Chris Forte
June 11, 2012
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Toshiba Excite Line Just Became More Exciting

Even though the iPad is still dominating the market of tablets, Toshiba is attempting to catch up with their new line of Tegra 3-based tablets. At its last launch, the Excite 10 LE was underwhelming at best: the tablet was well designed and smooth, but the performance didn’t live up…
Chris Forte
June 7, 2012
Cybersecurity

LinkedIn Passwords Stolen, Reports Say

LinkedIn has had a slew of security problems in the past few months, and yet another has just affected millions of users. A Russian forum user has claimed to have stolen and uploaded 6.5 million passwords from the site, and Twitter has reported that they found their own hashed LinkedIn…
Jason Manteiga
June 6, 2012
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Ecologically Friendly Business is the Future

Zero-waste doesn’t necessarily mean that nothing in your company is ever thrown away. Some trash simply can’t be broken down, and that’s inevitable. However, being environmentally friendly doesn’t have to be complicated or scary at all, and a lot of things won’t change around your office if you choose to…
Chris Forte
June 6, 2012
Technology News

Flame Virus Now Pretending to Be Windows Update

Flame, a virus that can infect just about any computer in existence, has a new face: that of Windows Update. Recently, the virus has gained some footing by tapping into Microsoft’s Terminal Server and hijacking security certificates. Even the most well-protected computers believe the certificates are legitimate. The designers of…
Jason Manteiga
June 5, 2012
Technology News

Favorite Tablet of Future Tablet Buyers? The iPad

Many companies have tried to enter the tablet market in time for the summer and Christmas rushes, and the market is flooded with products from a dozen different companies. Despite the massive number of choices however, new data from ChangeWave indicates that the iPad stomps its competition. Over 70% of…
Chris Forte
June 5, 2012
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Steps That Will Help You Optimize Profit

Maximizing profit is something every company wants to do, but it’s one of the more delicate operations in the world of business as well. One of the easiest ways to make more money is to set your prices higher, but if they’re too high, you’ll never see another customer again.…
Jason Manteiga
June 4, 2012
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U.N. Threatening Censorship and Taxes on the Internet

The US is concerned that a discussion in the UN in December of last year is going to lead to a takeover and extreme censorship of the Internet. China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Iran are all countries that had extreme Internet censorship proposals. The US believes these proposals would lead…
Chris Forte
May 31, 2012
Technology News

How to Control Social Media Use Among Your Employees

Facebook and Twitter have their uses, and they even have their uses in the workplace. Employees can tweet and Facebook about your company to spread the word about what you do. However, like everything, social media platforms have their limit of usefulness and eventually become distractions from work. Employees are…
Jason Manteiga
May 10, 2012
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Nine Lives Media Names Olmec Systems Inc.

Nine Lives Media Names Olmec Systems Inc. to the MSPmentor 200 North America Edition New Report Lists North America's Top 200 Managed Service Providers (MSPs)   February 29, 2012: Olmec Systems, olmec.com,  has landed on Nine Lives Media’s MSPmentor 200 North America Edition, a first-ever list identifying North America’s top…
Chris Forte
March 2, 2012
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Olmec Launches New Website

NJ IT consultants, Olmec Systems, released a new website, http://mycloudanywhere.com/ The website is built with advanced Web technologies to enhance Olmec's growing business and it features a great new way to help companies launch their cloud computing efforts.
Jason Manteiga
January 24, 2012