It's hard to tell the difference between the words Internet and intranet. What difference do two letters make, anyway? You'd be surprised to find out that it means everything when trying to pinpoint your internal marketing strategies. Linguistics offers the key to understanding the differences between the two words. Read More
A modern-day computer's Central Processing Unit is capable of managing billions of processes per second. The computer cannot function properly without a healthy CPU. However, sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose whether the CPU is the problem or not. Read More
It's been fifteen years since the Y2K incident had the world embroiled in panic. It was said that at the turn of the century, on New Year's Eve, all computers in the world would reset their dates to 1900 rather than 2000, as the way data was stored would only allow for two-decimal digits. Therefore, 1970 would be stored as "70". Read More
Have you ever thought about how much your data is worth? If you ask a company to put a price tag on their data, they probably won't be able to. After all, how can you put a price on something so valuable? You'll find that something as irreplaceable as your information is simply priceless. However, it doesn't have to be. Read More
Last week, six versions of Internet Explorer were diagnosed with a crippling vulnerability that could have potentially allowed hackers to take over your computer, install malware, or steal sensitive data. The threat was deemed so immediate that the United States and the United Kingdom both issued warnings advising against the use of Microsoft's beloved web browser. Read More
In an interesting twist to the Microsoft OS saga, Microsoft announced that it will cease providing security updates for Windows 8.1 unless users upgrade the software to Windows 8.1 Update (the newest Microsoft OS update). What's Microsoft's reasoning behind this verdict? Read More
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Tech Fun Fact
The IBM PC-XT was the first computer to include a hard drive. Its capacity was 10KB!