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See The Dark Knight Rises in IMAX – or don’t

Like many other nerds, I am anxiously awaiting the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises, the highly anticipated final chapter of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Nolan shot over an hour of the film using IMAX cameras, whose frame is about 10 times the size of that of a standard movie camera. Critics have raved about […]
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Twitter’s Tailored Suggestions

Twitter has changed the way it operates. According to their blog, Twitter will now make “tailored suggestions” to its users. When new users sign up for Twitter, there will be an option to “Tailor Twitter based on my recent website visits.” Current Twitter users will be automatically given customized recommendations for accounts to follow. While […]
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Commercials, Apps & Super Bowl XLVI

The Super Bowl is a great time to reflect on how much has changed over the past year (forget New Year’s!) Advertisers are willing to pay millions of dollars for a 30-second spot. Viewers across the country are actually paying attention (and looking forward to) the usually tuned-out commercials.  There is a football game in […]
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Privacy concerns for cell phone users

Carrier IQ is software that tracks cell phone users’ activity. It has also been the focus of recent privacy concerns. As Carrier IQ hit the headlines, many cell phone users were hit with a reality check. The device that houses our personal information may also be housing software that tracks, stores and shares this information. Carrier IQ […]
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Hashtag Culture

Hashtags are created by placing a pound sign (#) in front of a word or phrase. This symbol is primarily used to categorize tweets on Twitter. But what else are hashtags good for? Hashtags can clarify a message by putting it into context. People frequently communicate with text; Twitter is no exception. However, there is a small problem in communicating via […]
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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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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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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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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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