Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Meet the Tech Dude Who Doubles as the Weird Al of Drone Songs

  7 things we want to see in the Surface Pro 4 | Review: Gigabit Wi-Fi access points for SMBs

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Meet the Tech Dude Who Doubles as the Weird Al of Drone Songs
A mild-mannered tech and media support coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service by day, Victor Villegas takes on the persona of The Drone Singer during his off hours. Yes, he fashions himself as the Weird Al Yankovic of drone songs. Read More


StackIQ Saved It Teams 560 Years Of Manual Tasks.
Scalability, change management, and compliance are three fundamental challenges for everyone. Learn More.

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Socializing Dashboards – How to Go Beyond Clicks & Analytics
Analyzing data is no longer the only use for a dashboard. From motivation to accountability to LCDs in the lobby, this whitepaper discusses the different ways organizations can utilize dashboards, allowing them to communicate and engage a wider audience. Learn More

7 things we want to see in the Surface Pro 4
Surface Pro 4Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has become a surprise hit, bringing in more than $900 million in revenue, according to industry analysts, and generating such enthusiasm that fans are looking forward to the next version. The Surface Pro 3 was designed to present Windows 8.1 at its best, so it's expected that its successor will serve as a showcase for Windows 10, which could come out as early as this summer. Perhaps a "Surface Pro 4" will debut at the same time or soon after Windows 10 launches. Here's what we'd like to see in the Surface Pro 4.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Review: Gigabit Wi-Fi access points for SMBs
This time around, we're testing three new entrants to Gigabit Wi-Fi access point market. Cisco, D-Link, Edimax deliver impressive speeds, solid management tools. Read More


BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet
This past weekend, at the CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany, BlackBerry announced its next tablet computer ... sort of. The Secusmart SecuTABLET is a customized version of Samsung's popular Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Wi-Fi + LTE tablet, with secure software from Secusmart and IBM. BlackBerry acquired Secusmart, a company that makes software and services for secure communications, last July.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Dashboards for Government Policy Development
Dubai Statistics Center specializes in collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical information and data for government leaders and the business community. Using this data as the basis of planning and decision-making, they sought a solution that would provide deeper insight into this information. Learn More

It's a smartphone world, everyone else just lives in it
Recent IDC market projections for PCs and tablets make it clearer than ever that the smartphone revolution is now the primary driver of technology adoption. Read More

New products of the week 03.16.2015
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as EiQ Networks and Identiv. Read More


Survey: Big data interest still growing
Companies are still scrambling to manage ongoing data growth even as they pursue projects designed to generate more value from the data they already have. For many, even keeping pace remains a challenge.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


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Georgia Institution Stretches Budget with iDashboards
Dalton State College needed a dashboard solution that would assist them in summarizing, presenting and monitoring higher education metrics. They were able to efficiently convert their Fact Book, which usually took six weeks to finish, into dashboards to make more informed, timely decisions. Learn More

15 open source gems for Windows ... from Microsoft
Microsoft CodePlex: 15 open source gems for every Windows adminImage by Dawn HudsonAll the talk of Microsoft thawing lately to open source misses one detail: Microsoft has long hosted CodePlex, an extremely useful resource for open source projects aimed at Windows and Mircosoft's server-side products. Here, developers can provide, free to the public, a diverse set of tools that enhance your experience with the Microsoft ecosystem.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


American Cancer Society embraces Big Data
In 2012, the American Cancer Society, one of the largest non-profit groups in the country, realized that its de-centralized organizational structure had to change. So, the ACS consolidated 13 locations (a national home office and 12 separate locations, each its own charity) into one company based in Atlanta with a dozen divisions.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


How not to get slammed by the FCC for Wi-Fi blocking
Rick Hampton, the wireless communications manager for Boston-based Partners Healthcare, has seen the dialogue among network professionals heating up in the wake of the FCC's sternly-worded enforcement warning about illegal Wi-Fi blocking and says it's no wonder the commission is fired up. He contends that the way in which many organizations have set up their wireless networks, based on overhyped products that have led them to believe anything goes, just won't fly in a world where people increasingly are using personal Wi-Fi hotspots to get safe and easy Internet connectivity over unlicensed airwaves wherever they happen to be. After all, the FCC was created by Congress back in the 1930s to put the kibosh on just such intentional interference of radio devices.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



Google Inbox: A guided tour

This guide compares and contrasts Gmail with Inbox to help you get started with what could become Google's next-generation email service.


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