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Google App Launcher allows you to easily access your Google web apps in Windows

Google App Launcher allows you to easily access your Google web apps in Windows

Anyone with a Chromebook will be familiar with the Google App Launcher. Basically it’s a small menu that contains all the shortcuts to the Google web apps you have “installed” within Chrome. Now you can have that same app launcher within Windows. Pretty much anyone who uses the Internet today will be using at least one of Google’s many services. Whether that be Gmail, Googl... »

How and When to Wipe Data Off of a Mobile Device

How and When to Wipe Data Off of a Mobile Device

As the workplace grows increasingly mobile, employees are using smartphones and tablets to access the company network. This increased access means increased vulnerability for sensitive data, intellectual property or other proprietary information. While your company should have clear policies regarding what employees can and can’t access on mobile devices, good cyber security guidance always ... »

Brushing Up On Your Cloud Computing Skills

Brushing Up On Your Cloud Computing Skills

Whether you hope to join the ranks of Information Technology professionals or already have an IT position, you would be well advised to improve your cloud computing skills. Cloud computing is not just a buzz-word. It is real and is here to stay. Employees who embrace the technology will be poised for substantial career growth in the coming years. This is because the growth in cloud computing techn... »

Roll Your Own Web Apps To Avoid Privacy Issues

Roll Your Own Web Apps To Avoid Privacy Issues

A few weeks ago I wrote and article over on my personal blog about how I was thinking about moving everything “in-house”. Whilst that article has more of an emphasis on email (which I’m still not sure about moving yet by the way, so I’m interested to hear your thoughts…), I’ve also been applying the same principles to other parts of my online “life”... »

4 Cloud Computing Apps Everyone Should Know About

4 Cloud Computing Apps Everyone Should Know About

What is cloud computing, and why are so many businesses and IT departments taking advantage of it? Here’s a basic definition of cloud computing along with four top apps business owners can in the cloud. What Is Cloud Computing? Image via Flickr by AmusedCloud Today’s businesses aren’t storing files and documents in storage or file rooms anymore. With cloud computing, documents an... »

InfiniteWP – A Great Way To Manage Multiple WordPress Instances

InfiniteWP – A Great Way To Manage Multiple WordPress Instances

Many people who own websites, including myself tend to have more than just one site. Personally I have this site, my personal site, and also a number of other websites that I run and maintain. All of my main websites are managed by WordPress, this is because it’s a great system that allows admins and users to quickly and easily manager their content online. However, it can be a real pain to ... »

Google Reader Has Gone. What Now? How about Tiny Tiny RSS?

Google Reader Has Gone. What Now? How about Tiny Tiny RSS?

So today marks the end of the internet as we know it…Google Reader is officially dead! However will we continue to get all of our aggregated content in a way that we know and love? We’ve previously covered other alternatives like Feedly, but today we’re going to tell you about a great open source alternative called Tiny Tiny RSS which allows you to roll your own RSS system. But ... »

5 Ways Shodan Could Actually Make the World a Safer Place

5 Ways Shodan Could Actually Make the World a Safer Place

For all of you that thought that Google was the ultimate search engine, enter Shodan, the search engine that can connect you with any device connected to the Internet. This includes anything from door locks to cameras all the way to heating and cooling systems of both residential and commercial buildings. While this seems like quite a security risk, Shodan could also prove to be a vital ally to th... »

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