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Microsoft’s Android moment has arrived

There’s no polite way to say it: Microsoft’s mobile strategy is a complete failure. As good as Microsoft is looking in cloud computing, mobile remains a black hole in Redmond. But it needn’t remain that way. However, to succeed, Microsoft may need to open up to its fiercest competitor and cash cow: Android. So many ways to fail There are…

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Windows XP registry hack will not protect your PC against all threats

In April, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP. This means that if your computer is still running Windows XP, you are no longer receiving security updates. Several tech news sources have recently reported a change that you can make to your Windows registry (known as a “registry hack”) that tells your Windows XP computer that it’s running Windows Embedded or…

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Nanotechnology

How it Started The ideas and concepts behind nanoscience and nanotechnology started with a talk entitled “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom” by physicist Richard Feynman at an American Physical Society meeting at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) on December 29, 1959, long before the term nanotechnology was used. In his talk, Feynman described a process in which…

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What’s new in iOS 8.

<a href="https://nanotek check over here.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/ios8.jpg” rel=”attachment wp-att-799″>Quickly find and edit the photos you take. Add your voice right in a text message. Let your health and fitness apps communicate with each other, with your trainer, and even with your doctor. We’ve also provided developers with deeper access and more tools. You’ll have new keyboard options and even more ways to share your content. And…

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Security for Home Computer Users

Security Updates for August 12, 2014 Learn how to get security updates automatically Get updates from Microsoft Update Watch a video about the updates Q&A What kinds of warnings from Windows Security Center are real, and what should I do about them? Windows Security Center is part of Windows XP and Windows Vista. However, there are also several different types…

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Buffer for Social Media Twitter and More

Why you’ll love Buffer: • Share to multiple Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and App.net profiles from one place. • Get analytics for each social update you share: Clicks, retweets, likes, shares, mentions and more. • Schedule your posts automatically so you never have to worry about setting a time and date. Just hit “add to Buffer.” • Add updates to…

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The Wirelurker threat to iOS devices

<a href="https://nanotek navigate here.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/WireLurker_Wide.png” rel=”attachment wp-att-787″>It’s simply a fact of life nowadays that every operating system, application or possibly even hardware component could be subject to vulnerabilities and security threats, whether known or unknown. Apple’s turn on the merry-go-round came up last week thanks to an outburst of malware called Wirelurker. Wirelurker hit hundreds of thousands of iOS devices through…

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The main reasons people hate Google Glass, and why they won’t in a few years

Some people just hate Google Glass. Well, according to research firm Toluna, the majority of people hate Google Glass — 72% to be exact. Google announced the prototype “Explorer” edition of the wearable at their I/O developer conference in 2012. While the device was initially met with a sense to technological wonder, much of the general consensus quickly devolved into…

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iPad Pro vs Surface Pro: Which is the better choice for business?

Microsoft Like the Microsoft Surface, Apple’s iPad Pro is a tablet that wants to replace your laptop. Both tablets have a similar list of enterprise-targeted features – the large screen size, the detachable keyboard, the multitasking and more. But how do the two business-focused tablets measure up and why should firms consider an iPad Pro over a Surface?   Reasons…

Nanotechnology Assembles the Future

The smallness of nanotechnology is a concept and reality difficult to grasp. The word nanos is Greek, meaning dwarf or something very small. The meaning has shifted however to mean one-billionth, as milli means one-thousandth and micro means one-millionth. For example, if a nanometer could be magnified to appear as long as a person’s nose, a red blood cell would…