Author Archives: Chris

New Microsoft Ad for IE reaching out to a younger audience

As the new marketing for Windows 8 and IE10 starts to become more common, it is interesting to see how much Microsoft is trying to target younger users. Internet Explorer, which has seen it market share decrease in recent years with the increasing popularity of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. has made great improvements with IE10 […]
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Orbis Turns 10!

This month, Orbis Solutions is proud to celebrate its tenth year in business. It’s a big milestone for us, and it would not have been possible without the help of many people. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with great customers who trust us and treat us like valued partners, not simply […]
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Produce Market Progress

A lot is happening on the construction site of the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market which is on schedule for completion in August of 2010. We will be opening an office there as well, so it is very exciting to walk around and see the progress. The new market is 1/4 mile long and the footprint […]
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The History of the Internet

We get a lot of questions about this, so I thought this was a good way to see how the internet we use everyday developed. This video goes through the humble beginnings of the networks that eventually combined to be come what we call the internet. It is about 8 minutes long, but very interesting.
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Where old cell phones go to die

We have been talking more and more about recycling lately here at Orbis and there is a great photo essay at The Technology Review about where most of the cell phones in this country go to be recycled and refurbished. Click here for the whole article.
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Healthy Computing Habits

With the ever-growing dependence on computers for both work and pleasure, it is no surprise that computer related injuries are popping up everywhere. Some of the common problems that go hand in hand with lengthy computer use are carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis of the wrist or hand, back and shoulder pain, eye strain, headaches, and […]
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Vista Service Pack Expected In January

The first service pack for Windows Vista is on its way — PC Magazine has reviewed a beta version of the update. Reviewer Neil Randall found the service pack to be a solid update of the current version of Vista, with noticeable improvements in speed. Once the service pack is released, it will become available […]
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