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January, 2012

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January 31, 2012  7:11 PM

Google Change Privacy Policy



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Google

Hi all, Google recently changed their privacy policy. The changes where pretty widespread. It seems that the looming FaceBook IPO is putting Google on the defensive at least in the short term. Based on the changes that they have made it looks like they are consolidating all of their resources into...

January 31, 2012  7:05 PM

Apple Sales Surge



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Apple, IOS

Hi all, Googles Android OS for smart phones has dominated the scene over the last year. The rise and use of the Android OS isn’t new to the field of smartphones. It has been around for a while and the price for the OS is pretty solid, free. The assumption was always that the Android OS was also a...


January 29, 2012  6:16 PM

eBooks Galore



Posted by: Joshua Wood
ebook, ebook reader

Hi all, over the holidays I purchased and eBook reader. The reader I purchased isn’t fancy in comparison to some of the models that are out in there but it does the job really well. After looking through the news it would seem that several other people also bought eBooks and eBook readers during...


January 29, 2012  6:02 PM

Study with FlashCards



Posted by: Joshua Wood
flashcards

Hi all, I will bet that the ones of you that are in the IT industry are studying for an exam of some kind. Whether it is Cisco, Citrix, Microosft or other the ones of us lucky enough to work in an industry that likes to reinvent itself every 2 or 3 years knows about the constant need to keep your...


January 27, 2012  11:41 PM

Cisco Live



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Cisco, Cisco Live

Hi all, Cisco Live is upon us again. Last year Cisco opened up the virtual option for Cisco Live to the world. It was a great event with tons of useful information. This year they seem to be doing the same thing and letting everyone into the event for free. Register to get in on the...


January 27, 2012  11:29 PM

LLDP on Cisco Devices



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Cisco, HP, LLDP, Mitel, VLAN

Hi all, Ciscos CDP has been around … well forever it seems like. CDP is an incredibly useful protocol that tells you at a layer 2 level what switches or routers or such are connected which other devices. This simple protocol allows you to map out a network in a short period of time. Another...


January 27, 2012  11:20 PM

Cisco ScanSafe



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Cisco, Content Filtering, ScanSafe

Hi all, if you are looking for a content management product or a product to filter out the SPAM for email then look no further. Cisco acquired ScanSafe a while ago and has started to integrate it into their product portfolio. The ScanSafe product line is getting great reviews, even from Gartner...


January 27, 2012  11:13 PM

New XBOX Console Rumours



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft, XBOX

Hi all, a new generation of the popular XBOX console generation is being ground up in the rumour. Everything from what hardware will be in the new console to whether or not you can play second hand games is up for debate. So far the rumours have it pegged that the new console will have 6 times...


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