Solid State Drives – The Future Of High Performance Computers

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The little device in the picture – about the size of a deck of playing cards, less than half as thick – is an Intel 160Gb solid state hard drive. It has given me a more significant speed boost for my computer than any other single device that I can recall – ever, in all my years of computing. […] continued “Solid State Drives – The Future Of High Performance Computers”

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Online Marketing With Google AdWords And Facebook For Business

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The rules for online marketing change every day. Something simple, like having a web site that ranks high in Google’s search results, is turning into something barely comprehensible as search results become more individual, influenced by each person’s search history and social networks and Likes and +1s. Search engine optimization has become a dark art, complex beyond belief, far more than just sprinkling a handful of metatags into your web site header. […] continued “Online Marketing With Google AdWords And Facebook For Business”

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How To Turn Off Accessibility Features In Adobe Acrobat

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Every time I opened a PDF file in Acrobat, a window would appear to notify me that I was reading an Untagged Document that had to be prepared for reading out loud.

Every time. Every PDF. I’d have to click “Cancel” on this dialog:

“This document is untagged and must be prepared for reading. […] continued “How To Turn Off Accessibility Features In Adobe Acrobat”

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Gorilla Glass And Your Phone

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You jangle your keys in your pocket next to your Motorola phone and the screen isn’t scratched. You drop your iPhone and the glass doesn’t break. You jab with an icepick over and over at a Thinkpad X1 laptop and for goodness’ sake, I hope you stop to wonder what in the world is wrong with you – but the screen isn’t damaged. […] continued “Gorilla Glass And Your Phone”

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Google+ And The Dimming Of Facebook

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Google+ represents Google’s boldest step yet into the social networking space, with a direct shot across Facebook’s bow. After several failed social network projects (Buzz, Orkut, Wave), Google might have a winner with Google+, at a time when Facebook is due for a backlash.

There has been no shortage of coverage of Google+. […] continued “Google+ And The Dimming Of Facebook”

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Google News Badges And The Decline Of Western Civilization

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When I opened Google News today, I was greeted by this screen, asking me to “collect private badges for [my] favorite topics”:

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Here’s the way it was described in the Google Blog:

“On Google News, the average reader of political news has read 20 articles about politics in the last six months.

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Free Music On Demand From Spotify

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You can be excused if you haven’t heard of Spotify yet. For months it’s been a hot topic for music junkies who have been impatient for it to debut in the United States. People addicted to tech blogs have been scrounging for invitations since the U.S. service was opened up last week. […] continued “Free Music On Demand From Spotify”

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Office 365 Part 3 – Collaboration With Sharepoint Online

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Previously:
Office 365 Part 1 – Overview
Office 365 Part 2 – The Evolution Of Exchange Online

Sharepoint Online sets up an online portal that a business can use for a number of different things:

  • Documents can be stored online with rich controls for sharing files with colleagues and clients. It’s also easy to track versions of documents and search for information.
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Office 365 Part 2 – The Evolution Of Exchange Online

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Previously:
Office 365 Part 1 – Overview

Exchange Online is the compelling piece of Office 365 for small businesses and law firms. Even the smallest business should be considering the advantages of using Exchange to run its mail system, and Office 365 is now the most effective way to get the benefits of Exchange. […] continued “Office 365 Part 2 – The Evolution Of Exchange Online”

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