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Your smartphone, your fingerprint and the law


With my new Pixel, I have been introduced to the modern world of using biometrics to secure my smartphone, something that my old blackberry world could never imagine. As useful as my fingerprint is to keep my phone casually secure, … Continue reading

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It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica


So who said Blackberry wouldn’t survive past 2012? Blackberry’s building an Android device with a hardware keyboard and SD card slot. Source: It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica

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Fake porn apps holding Android phones for ransom


Another round of Crypto hitting the mass market. Android users hoping to get a free look at naked ladies have been caught with their pants down after two fake porn apps have wreaked havoc with their phones. Source: Fake porn … Continue reading

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10 Signs you are “geekier” than you thought.


Some inspired thoughts to gauge whether you are more of a geek than you thought. 10. You mouse has more than 2 buttons and a wheel on it. (or you use a trackball because they are “cooler”) 9. Your keyboard … Continue reading

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Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries | Ars Technica


This is something we have been debating for years…. Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries | Ars Technica.

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Friday Funnies – Geek humour for July 10-2015


It has been a while since I found some funny items on the interwebs so here are a few recent ones I found while googling around starting off with geek evolution: Next up, the look you give the computer when … Continue reading

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Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can’t get in | ITworld


Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in | ITworld.

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Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet


Severe iOS bug prompts iCloud password theft | ZDNet.

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(RE-)BREAKING NEWS: GameStop, Not Hot Topic, To Buy ThinkGeek! – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News


(RE-)BREAKING NEWS: GameStop, Not Hot Topic, To Buy ThinkGeek! – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News.

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10 Things to consider about IT when starting a new business or practice. (REPOST)


This article was originally published back in September 2010 but due to several recent conversations, I decided to post it again both here and on our newsletter. ———————————– On occasion, we get asked for advice on helping new business owners … Continue reading

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