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Word of the Week: Flash

It isn’t uncommon for a website to incorporate moving images into its design; however, web browsers need to be able to read these files and play them correctly. Flash is an animation technology that gives your browser the ability to play movies and animated clips without sacrificing the speed or performance of your PC. Flash […]
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Word of the Week: ISP

ISP stands for Internet Service Provider. An ISP is a company that equips users with Internet access. You cannot connect to the Internet without first establishing an account with an ISP; however, once you do create an account, your ISP will set you up with a username, password, account phone number, and a software package. […]
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Word of the Week: HTML

(HyperText Markup Language) HTML is a mark-up language that uses tags to organize text into various forms such as paragraphs, lists, headings, and links. This language lets web browsers render and display the text and images that appear on a website. Nearly every site on the Internet is coded in HTML, even the simplest plain-test sites […]
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Top 5 Ways to Satisfy Your March Madness

March Madness 2010 begins on Thursday, March 18th – Are you ready? CBS Sports Bracket Manager – If  you’ve organized a few friendly wagers among your family, friends, or coworkers this season, then you should definitely check out the CBS Sports Bracket Manager. This site allows you to register your entire group, and even gives you […]
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Tech Spotlight: EasyBloom Plant Sensor

After an unusually nasty winter, the prospect of springtime is sure to feel like a well-deserved victory for everyone. If you’re looking to celebrate the fairest season by planting a garden, you may want to check out the EasyBloom Plant Sensor. This innovative new gadget can help your plants reach their full potential whether your […]
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Product of the Month: Spring Cleaning Your PC

If you’ve been following our blog, then by now you should know that defragging your computer on a regular basis is a great way to keep your PC running smoothly; however, tis the season for Spring Cleaning, and if you’ve spent the last few months neglecting your cluttered hard drive then Orbis is here to […]
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Word of the Week: Hyperlink

Also referenced to as simply a “link,” a hyperlink is a simple and neat method through which websites connect users to supplementary media or information. A hyperlink allows a user to click through a tag (text, icon, or photo) in order to access additional content. Typically coded through HTML, hyperlinks are commonplace in modern web design.
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Word of the Week: IP Address

An IP Address is a number assigned to both servers and users connected to the Internet. For servers, the IP address comes to be the domain name through a Domain Name Server (DNS). For individual users, it is assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) when the user logs on. This address could be the […]
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Top 5 Podcasts for Business

The Starbucks Experience: Once a week Dr. Joseph Michelli hosts a podcast based on the principles related in his bestselling books The Starbucks Experience and The New Gold Standard. Dr Michelli analyzes business strategies implemented by the Starbucks Corporation – and relates these wildly successful procedures to how they can be applied to running a […]
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Tech Story: 2010 Olympic Medals

This year, the Royal Canadian Mint will produce 615 Olympic and 399 Paralympic medals for the greatly anticipated 2010 Winter Olympics being held in Vancouver, British Columbia. Not to be outdone by generations past, Canada has given the typical Olympic medal a thoughtful new facelift, blazing new trails in terms of design, composition, and innovation. […]
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