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What is Zoom and how do I use it?

What Is Zoom? Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing tool that lets you host virtual one-on-one or team meetings easily. With powerful audio, video and collaboration features, this remote communication tool connects remote team members with each other. Zoom’s key features include: HD video chat and conferencing Audio conferencing using VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Instant messaging Virtual backgrounds for… Continue reading What is Zoom and how do I use it?

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The “G” Technologies

The history and differences of 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G cellular networks The 1980s brought the first generation—or 1G—of networks with voice-only, analog service. The top speed of data transmission on a 1G network reached around 2.4kbps. 2G Networks The 2G network began in Finland in 1991, allowing cell phones to move into the digital… Continue reading The “G” Technologies

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All About Instagram

What is Instagram? Instagram is a free social media platform for sharing photos and videos. Since its launch, Instagram has become a popular way to connect with brands, celebrities, thought leaders, friends, family, and more. From short-form videos to live streaming, Instagram has a vast array of features that I will explain. Instagram is a… Continue reading All About Instagram

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Windows 11 is coming – read all about it!

Windows 11 Introduction Windows 11 is the next evolution of Windows; it is the most significant update to the Windows operating system since Windows 10. It offers many innovations focused on enhancing end-user productivity in a fresh experience that is flexible and fluid. Windows 11 is designed to support today’s hybrid work environment, and intended… Continue reading Windows 11 is coming – read all about it!

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Mac OS Big Sur

Mac OS Big Sur update Apple introduced the biggest design update to macOS since the introduction of Mac OS X with macOS Big Sur, overhauling everything from the curvature of window corners to colors and dock icon designs. The revamped look was designed to feel both fresh and familiar at the same time. Windows have a lighter appearance for a cleaner look… Continue reading Mac OS Big Sur

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Windows 10 – end of life

Some versions of Windows 10 display a notification to install the latest version End of servicing notification for Windows 10 Versions 1507, 1511, and 1607 If you have a device that’s running Windows 10 versions 1507, 1511, or 1607, a full-screen, end-of-servicing notification might appear on your device. The notification shows the end-of-service date for… Continue reading Windows 10 – end of life

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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are keys or combinations of keys that provide an alternate way to do something you’d typically do with a mouse. Here are several common keyboard shortcuts: Copy: Ctrl + C Copies the text or image. It leaves the original   Cut: Ctrl + X Cuts the text or image. It deletes the original Paste: Ctrl + V After using Cut… Continue reading Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

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Artificial Intelligence Explained

From SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly. While science fiction often portrays AI as robots with human-like characteristics, AI can encompass anything from Google’s search algorithms to IBM’s Watson to autonomous weapons. Artificial intelligence today is properly known as narrow AI (or weak AI), in that it is designed to perform a… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Explained

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Augmented Reality Explained

Augmented reality (AR) has moved beyond headsets and gaming and into industries like manufacturing and healthcare. Here’s a brief explanation. When you say augmented reality, people often think of movies like “Iron Man.” But augmented reality (AR) has moved beyond Hollywood, headsets, and gaming and into use cases such as inspection and repair. As interest in AR… Continue reading Augmented Reality Explained

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8 things your smartphone knows about you

With passcodes, passwords, and location tracking, smartphones collect hoards of data on users. Here’s what you should know about everything they know. (Hint: It might be time to change some privacy settings.) Every place you’ve ever been Both Androids and iPhones have internal tracking devices that can see your location at any given point. Hidden… Continue reading 8 things your smartphone knows about you

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