Android trends for 2014

Android has become one of the top two mobile operating systems, and is arguably the most popular if you look at the number of devices it is installed on. In 2013 we saw a number of new high-end Android devices released along with two versions of Android and new Nexus devices. Will 2014 top this…

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The Situation – Microsoft Windows XP

After more than a decade on the market, Windows XP is finally getting retired by Microsoft. That means the company will no longer issue Service Packs, security patches or bug fixes for the operating system. What’s more, many third party software developers will discontinue support for their applications on Windows XP after Microsoft’s deadline. What’s at stake:…

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4 tips on purchasing laptops

Among all the new-fangled gizmos and whatchamacallits that pop up daily, hard drives remain a vital component for all types of computers. It’s completely normal to get a new one every couple of years, but with the overwhelming amount of choices available, a simple purchase becomes a difficult ordeal. Because we don’t have a tech…

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Therapy for your inner Geek…

      We at CIT have a core value to “Embrace your inner geek”. Well, this week thousands will share in this at Comic-Con.             Comic-Con is this week in San Diego, the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the world. Tens of thousands of self-identified “geeks” will…

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Why Continuity plans fail

For many countries in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s either the tail-end or start of disaster season. From fires to floods, or even massive heat waves, there will be many regions affected by a disaster this year. Many businesses take steps to prepare for a disaster, often adopting a Business Continuity Plan. The problem is, the…

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Serious vulnerability found in Android OS – Puts most android phones at risk

Last week security researchers announced a serious vulnerability in the Android OS. The vulnerability exposed a method for attackers to compromise most of the Android devices on most carriers throughout the US. Anyone that hasn’t yet implemented Mobile Device Management (MDM) for corporate networks should pay attention! The issue isn’t new – it’s been around…

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