Tips on Spotting Fake News

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There has been a lot of talk recently about fake news.  There is a difference between news people call fake because it contradicts what they say and news that is unreliable and probably just trying to get you to click on their site (or worse purposefully spreading malicious misinformation).  We in the tech industry refer […]

Update on the IE vulnerability

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Just about a week ago I shared an article regarding a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that was causing a huge panic.  Microsoft has patched this security hole.  They even threw a bone to those using Windows XP.  Even though they have officially ended support for this operating system they pushed this down to keep them […]

Back that data up!

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So lets talk about backups for a minute. I’m willing to bet a lot of you don’t really do any data backup. If your computer were to mysteriously blow up you would probably lose all the documents and family photos you never got around to uploading to Facebook. To some of you that’s no big […]

Mobile Computing Pt2

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Last time I spent most of the time on Microsoft’s mobile computing.  This post I’ll talk about Android as I have the most experience with this.   A little background on what Android is.  The Android operating system is what is called “open sourced” which simply means that the code for this is out in […]