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Category: Technology


Do Your Passwords Pass the Security Test?

Do you worry about someone hacking into your computer and stealing your private information?  Many of us bank, manage credit cards, and report our income taxes online, and use Facebook and other social media websites.  All of these types of sites…

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Decisions, decisions: Tablet vs. the PC

Perhaps you have some Christmas money left over and you’re thinking about getting a tablet, but you’re not sure how it compares to a personal computer, whether it’s a desktop, notebook ,or a netbook.

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Is Your Internet Connection Slowing You Down?

With Christmas approaching, my wife has spent the last week uploading pictures to Shutterfly to create the cards we send out annually to our family and friends.  It was taking her a considerable amount of time to get the photos uploaded.  Some…

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The Invisible Criminal

I receive e-mails periodically from industry sources that share information on various insurance topics. One thing that’s certain is that communication has changed since I entered the industry. From the not-so-green printed manuals to Facebook and digital newsletters, information flows…

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How Do You Go Mobile…App or Website?

The cell phone is quickly becoming a thing of the past, while the smartphone is quickly becoming the latest trend.  Here are a few interesting facts:  Of the 4 billion mobile phones in use, just over 1 billion are now smartphones.  Apple…

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Five Ways to Protect Your Identity Online

Have you thought about what will happen if the United States Postal Service continues to reduce their services? How will you be impacted if they cut out Saturday delivery? Does your life get put on hold because they decrease service?…

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10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Be Using

Douglas Engelbart introduced a prototype of the first computer mouse in 1964 – it was made of a wooden shell and had 2 metal wheels.  Billions and billions of clicks later, we now have a version of the mouse on…

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