Are Women Better Coders?

GitHub is an online service that is used to share open source programming with other users of the service all over the world. It is an excellent platform through which developers can share and collaborate on ideas to build software, programs, apps, games, and more. And recent studies of GitHub’s user generated code quality has revealed that women tend to write better code than men. Read More

What is the Future of GPS Technology?

GPS is a well known and widely used technology nowadays. For a time, it was limited to the military and NASA, then we got bulky devices we could sit in our car and have it direct us with various chirps and beeps. Next, the GPS devices in cars became smaller and could talk, then they were integrated into the car itself. Now, we pretty much just rely on our smartphone to guide us. So what’s next? Read More

Leaps and Bounds: 32­Core Processors Will Soon Be A Reality

The technology sector is always advancing. The first computer ever, called the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), was announced in 1946 and heralded as a “giant brain” by the press. This computer weighed 27 tons, took up 1800 square feet of space in a large room, consumed 150 kilowatts of power, and ran on a single core 100 kilohertz (kHz) processor. In the very near future, we will have computers running on 32­core 3­gigahertz (GHz) processors. It would take 960,000 ENIAC computers to equal the power of computers coming out in the near future. Read More

How Managed Services can Benefit your Business

Managed services and managed service providers (MSPs) function as a proactive manager of information technology (IT) services for businesses. Reactive IT services, which are very common and have existed far longer than MSPs, focus more on addressing an issue or performing a task when a business contacts them to do so. MSPs focus on performing tasks for a business as they are needed. Read More

Is Your Business Ready for SharePoint?

When your business grows, more tasks will need to be accomplished. As this list of tasks continues to grow, you are faced with a dilemma: do you continue handling it like you always have, hire new people, or do you consolidate some parts and keep a small team dedicated to those tasks? When it comes to intra­ and extranet, content, document, and workflow management, cloud storage, as well as entrepreneurial social networking and web searches, Read More

How to Build an Efficient Network Infrastructure

Having a network for your business can vastly improve efficiency, allowing you to send
instant communications, files, and other data quickly and easily within the building. In order to
achieve the full potential of this efficiency, one needs to have an efficient network infrastructure.
The network infrastructure is the actual hardware associated with your network. Read More

T­-Mobile Hack

In the digital age, security means a lot more than a securely locked door. These days, criminals don’t need to break into your house to steal important information like banking info, Social Security numbers, and credit cards. They can break into a computer server where all of these things are stored and swipe up the data for thousands to millions of citizens all at once. The latest incident of this involves mobile telephone company T­-Mobile where up to 15 million people may have had their credit information compromised Read More

Is It Time to Upgrade My Computer?

As they age, computers tend to slow down. This can be caused by several different factors including hard drive wear, viruses, low memory, and worn out components. Often, people just keep trudging forward with a slow computer, possibly feeling like “this just is how it is,” but a lot of times you can either replace a component, change some software, or in an ultimate case scenario, buy a new computer altogether. Read More