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And we’re back…

Those of you that follow us on Twitter (and there are at least a dozen of you) know that we are in the beginning stages of a renewed social media effort. Our initial attempts at using Facebook, Twitter and blogging as a company were, well, not great. To be honest, I don’t know that we […]
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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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Word of the Week: Defrag

Defrag is a term that acts as the succinct form of “defragmentation” (which essentially means “to refurbish your computer”). Just like all tangible things, every now and then your computer needs to be cleaned up and dusted off; and while an air-duster and cotton cloth may take care of the hardware, you will need a […]
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Word of the Week: URL

Abbreviations can be tricky. We come in contact with them constantly; but, it is difficult to keep a firm grasp on what they all stand for. Take URL as an example.  The term could mean anything, really. Maybe it stands for Ugly Rotten Lizards or the Uptight Robot League. In actuality, this particular acronym stands […]
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Top 5 Tools to Help Budget Your Money After the Holidays

Sure, an Excel spreadsheet can get the job done – but it’s 2010 now, and you can do better. – Mint is a free online money management tool that is quickly gaining recognition as one of the best ways to keep track of your finances. With a security statement that will settle the nerves […]
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Technology Spotlight: Wine Kiosks

The great state of Pennsylvania has given amateur winos something to look forward to in 2010. The PLCB has slightly loosened its tight grip on alcohol sales within the state by agreeing to set up about 100 wine kiosks in grocery stores throughout Pennsylvania. These kiosks will essentially operate like high-tech vending machines, which will […]
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Word of the Month: Firewall

In short, a firewall is software installed on your computer to help protect your system from potentially dangerous outside influences. There are two types of firewall software. On a larger scale, firewall technology is used to keep hackers and other unauthorized users from breaching internal networks by monitoring the people who access the system. Essentially, […]
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Top 5 Electronic Gift Ideas

Panasonic Z1 HDTV For those of you looking to spend big this holiday season, the Panasonic Z1 HDTV is one of the best reviewed HDTVs on the market. A 54 inch screen with only 1 inch depth, this model currently stands as the crown of what can be achieved by flat screen technology. Besides providing […]
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Top 5 Ways to Give Back Without Ever Leaving Your Desk

In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday- and all the hard work that goes into preparing for it- we’ve come up with 5 websites that can quickly and easily help you give back to the community without ever leaving your computer chair. [...]
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Word of the Month: HTTP

HTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol, and you probably recognize it from the beginning of most links you visit. It is basically a language that allows information to be passed back and forth between web servers and clients. Sometimes you may notice an “S” at the end, which stands for secure. If a website ever […]
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