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OOps, I wonder if the continued certificate issue at GSU might cause a connection problem with iOS devices ...
It can't have escaped your attention that security experts have declared open season on Apple products over the last few weeks. At San Francisco's RSA co
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Summary:Microsoft and Dropbox announced the latest move in their partnership today, with the availability of direct connections to Dropbox accounts from Office Online. Here's how it works.
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the Spawn of Raspberry Pi is what I think every time I see these. But the thing is that it's growing (albeit, slowly).

http://www.engadget.com/2015/04/06/intel-compute-stick-pre-order/?utm_source=Feed_Classic_Full&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Engadget&?ncid=rss_full
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As the university looks at BYOD, cost of ownership in the current technology structure and trends in technology, this report had some very interesting information.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/which-operating-systems-and-browsers-are-most-popular-in-the-u-s/?tag=nl.e539&s_cid=e539&ttag=e539&ftag=TRE17cfd61
Summary:The United States government has given the public access to its massive analytics database, and the results are fascinating. What share does the Mac really have? Is Windows 8.1 a hit or a miss? Who's winning the browser wars? I've dug deep to get the answers.
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Dear lawdy I wonder how the US Military sites are going to function now? It's difficult enough dealing with root certificates and IE to get onto them consistently. Their IT department might actually have to resolve this issue. ... Here's hoping

http://www.examiner.com/article/microsoft-s-internet-explorer-is-being-put-out-to-pasture?cid=PROG-TechBlock2-Article-IP-InternetExplorerPasture
Microsoft has announced that it’s the end of the line for their Internet Explorer browser brand, and a new navigation tool will be taking its place.
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This should be in everyone's toolbox

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T_uV2giecI
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47% failure rate experienced by Backblaze with the Seagate 3TB drive. This isn't promising ... they had over 5,000 of the drives
Summary:Backblaze, the cloud backup provider, pulled almost 5,000 3TB drives out of service after the annual failure rate reached a startling 47 percent. Which drive? Why? And what can we learn from this debacle?
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Every once in a while you come across a technological evolution that really and truly matters. Here's a company using existing smartphone technology to create affordable robotic limbs.
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Your Data is just that, "your data". Nobody is responsible for it more than you are.

If you don't brush your teeth don't expect the dentist to work miracles. If you don't back up your data, don't expect your technician to work miracles.
Jesus Vigo reviews options and best practices associated with backing up data on your Apple devices in observance of World Backup Day 2015.
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Summary:It's been years since The Document Foundation announced that LibreOffice would be ported to an online version. It looks like it will finally arrive... in 2016.
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Scary and sad, it's now documented on a global scale the failure of America's education system. So much "thought police" that one can no longer think, I guess.

http://fortune.com/2015/03/10/american-millennials-are-among-the-worlds-least-skilled/
Surprised? So were the researchers who tested and compared workers in 23 countries.
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  • Georgia Southern University
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Computer Analyst @ Georgia Southern Unviersity
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Veteran U.S. Coast Guard, 30 years Electronics and 20+ Years Computers. Glorified Bench Monkey
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