Author: James

Data Security: Five Ways To Protect Your Business’s Data

You may not realise it, but your business’s data could be a potential goldmine for digital hackers. Customers’ personal and financial information, your company’s intellectual property; in the current day and age, hackers are constantly finding new ways to gain access to that data and turn it into cash for themselves. A recent survey revealed that the average cyber-attack costs a business over £400,000, so if your business is not currently taking proper internet security measures, there really is no time like the present. For some small businesses, the world of data security can seem a little mind boggling,...

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How Microsoft are Leading Large Scale Cloud Adoption: The Xbox One and The Connected Experience

The cloud is coming. We’ve been hearing it for years now, we’ve seen all the signs, we’ve listened to the inexplicably spieling early adopters talking in a code that could scarcely be understood by the enigma machine, never mind us lot, and indeed we’ve watched the base technology evolve and grow and transform into a world-domineering monster. At least among those who have taken the plunge and gotten all cloudward already. Essentially though, the technology is still in its infancy, certainly in comparison to what it could do, what it could become and how we could end up using...

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NVIDIA Tegra Note: 7″ Tegra 4 Tablet with Stylus

The new Tegra Note has been announced which aims to target the low end of the market while still having reasonably high end features. The 2 main selling points appear to be the Tegra 4 with quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU (plus a fifth “battery-saver” core) and a 72-core GeForce GPU and also its stylus input which will make use of the Nvidia’s DirectStylus technology. However to keep the price down Nvidia have had to cut corners elsewhere, mainly with the screen which is a 1280 x 800 LCD display, it also has just 1GB of Ram. Storage is 16GB and it is upgradable...

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Polar Loop: Another fitness tracking gadget

Fitbit was one of the first companies to launch a fitness tracker, and now it seams that everyone wants to be part of the action. Fitbit have 3 iterations, then there is the Jawbone, Wahoo, Misfit Shine, Nike+ Fuelband, Basis B1, Withings and many more no doubt. Now Polar wants to get in on the action, which is not a surprise considering they specialise in fitness gadgets! Touting the “first waterproof” gadget of this sort, the company says the device can discern between activity levels, with alerts and motivational feedback along the way. The Loop syncs to Apple smartphones via...

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Top 7 Uses for GPS Tracking Systems

GPS technology has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years as now, from the traditional method of navigating via a map, a simple looking piece of technology can get you to your destination on the shortest available route at well as avoiding any traffic jams spotted along the way. It’s not just car journeys that GPS can be used for though, as GPS tracking devices have risen in popularity as they can be used in a variety of different ways. Detailed below are seven top uses for GPS tracking; #1- Commercial Fleet Tracking As a business owner...

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