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Global Chip Crisis Continues

The global chip crisis is continuing into 2022. The industry has been hit hard by a worldwide shortage of chips, which are used in computers and other electronic devices. This has left small businesses across the world to scramble for alternative solutions to their...

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How to take notes on your Surface device

used with permission from the Microsoft Devices Blog Writing a report, research paper or even a novel is easy on your Surface. The Surface family of devices is known for its versatility, and nowhere is that more evident than in the many ways you can interact with your...

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Yes, Solid State Drives do “Wear Out”

The postmortem and what you need to know We’ve known for some time that there are a finite number of writes that a solid state hard drive can endure. This is because the type of memory commonly used for SSD data storage can only be erased a certain number of times....

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The Network is the Security Device

Used with the permission of http://thenetwork.cisco.com by Marc Solomon, Vice President of Security Marketing As connectivity continues to expand, security must advance right along with it. More than thirty years ago, John Gage of Sun Microsystems coined the now...

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Embarrassing watches nobody wears anymore

In honor of the recent release of the Apple watch, I thought I'd take a look back at the electronic stuff I've worn on my wrist over the years.  I'm embarrassed by most of this now, but I can laugh at myself - so here goes: Timex LED watch.  Mine was black plastic of...

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