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7 Tips to Avoid an IT “Oops” Moment

We meet new clients all the time, and 9 times out of 10 they don’t trust IT people, they don’t want to spend money on IT and they are basically just “winging it” to keep things moving along. Some people have been able to get along without any problems and minimal IT investment. Those are […]

The Top 4 Smart-Home Gadgets of CES 2015

The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the coolest times of the year! Many of our favourite tech giants (think Samsung and Apple) always unveil their latest ground-breaking gadgets, while newer entrants to the tech scene try to make a splash. This year had hundreds upon hundreds of cool, weird, and amazing new tech gadgets were […]

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Magic Internet Money: Bitcoin and You

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin Explained from Duncan Elms on Vimeo. Traditional currency (the Canadian Dollar, the U.S. Dollar, the Swiss Franc) is a bill or coin, backed by the gold standard, and currently regulated by Governments worldwide. Bitcoin is unregulated, backed by no one and is a “virtual currency” – there is no physical ‘Bitcoins’. The […]

5 Tips to Save Your Smartphone Battery Life

1. Turn your phone’s screen brightness down.  Most phones come with a factory “bright” setting. Go into your settings and play around with the brightness tab. Some phones have an auto brightness feature where your phone can react to the sunlight or no light and adjust accordingly. These types of features save your battery life. 2. […]

Why do people hack websites?

Why Do People Hack Websites?

1. Prestige/Recognition – The vast majority of “hacking” incidents aren’t a targeted attack, for the most part, it’s the badge of honour proving they could take over your home page. There’s a great story from Medium.com about a hacker who used Paypal and Godaddy to get their hands on the Twitter handle “@n”. Also the story of how […]