Chromecast Support Comes To Chrome OS

Chris Crum   November 26th, 2014

The beauty of Google’s $35 Chromecast streaming device is that the company as well as third parties can keep adding support for additional products and features, which means ultimately it just gets more and more useful.

Google announced an update for its Chrome OS operating system, which powers Chromebook devices, to enable Chromecast support for media files stored on Google Drive.

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Is Your Site Secure? Who Are You Telling About It?

Stoney deGeyter   October 30th, 2014

It seems barely a month passes before we hear about another significant breach in some major retailer’s credit card database. It’s getting to the point that many shoppers are gong back to good old fashioned greenbacks. While that may work at physical stores, it’s not really an option for online stores.

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How corporate IT is actually killing employee communications

Arik Hanson   October 9th, 2014

Years ago, I worked for an accounting and consulting firm here in Minneapolis. They ran their systems on Lotus Notes.

For those of you born after 1985, Lotus Notes is an operating system that runs all sorts of programs internally for big organizations, including email. It’s actually surprisingly easy to use, and simple. But it’s extremely dated.

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Special Google App Now Allows Users To Install Apps Without Admin Permissions

Chris Crum   September 18th, 2014

Google announced on Wednesday that employees of Google Apps-using businesses and organizations can now install apps from the Google Apps Marketplace without having to involve the administrator. In the past, admins were required to install the apps , so this should save them a lot of time.

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New Pricing and Features List Comes To Dropbox Pro

Chris Crum   August 28th, 2014

Dropbox announced that it is now offering a single plan for Dropbox Pro at $9.99 per month for 1 TB of space. Previously, it would have cost $500 per year for half of that space. Now it will cost you about $120 for all of it.

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South River Technologies Provides Look at WebDrive For Windows 12

Chris Crum   August 7th, 2014

South River Technologies has a new version of its WebDrive product for Windows – version 12, which adds support for Windows Surface Pro II.

WebDrive is a file access client that maps a network drive to remote servers such as SFTP, FTP, WebDAV and cloud servers. This enables users to access and edit these files directly, using their desktop applications.

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Test driving Samsung’s new 28-inch 4K UHD monitor

Neville Hobson   July 17th, 2014

An important item on my tech shopping list is an ultra high definition (UHD) monitor to go with the new desktop PC I’m planning to buy for the home office. So when Samsung UK’s PR agency asked me if I’d like to test drive Samsung’s new 28-inch LED UHD monitor just launched in the UK, why would I say no?

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Use These Metrics To Find a Reliable Hosting Provider

Chris Crum   June 26th, 2014

If you’re planning to host a website you need to first register a web domain for your site. But how will you find a reliable web hosting provider (a company that will store your files on its servers) to deploy all your work online?

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Majority Of New Smartphones Now Use Android

Sean Patterson   November 13th, 2013

Though Apple’s iPhone continues to be the most sought-after mobile device in developed markets, Google’s Android platform now firmly dominates smartphone market share. Market research firm IDC today revealed its estimates that 81% of smartphones shipped during the third quarter of 2013 were running Android.

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Fast way to get to application list in Windows 8?

Dave Taylor   September 12th, 2013

Okay, I accept that without a third party add-on I’m never going to see my beloved Start Menu again. I can adjust. But is there at least a simple way to get to my full app or application list from the Start Screen in Win8?

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