Author Archive | Brian Quinn

Massive New Internet threat-How to Protect Yourself!

  This week, security researchers announced a security flaw in OpenSSL, a popular data encryption standard, that gives hackers who know about it the ability to extract massive amounts of data from the services that we use every day and assume are mostly secure. The vulnerability is in the machines that power services that transmit secure information, ….Read More

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What’s the big deal about Bitcoin?

 Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. How does Bitcoin work? From a ….Read More

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CrytoLocker kidnaps your data for ransom

  One of latest and most notorious criminal enterprises on the Internet is linked to a virus named CryptoLocker and is a new breed of threats known as Ransomware. By the time you see this ominous message pop up on your computer screen you will have lost access to your files! In order to re-gain ….Read More

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10 Things you didn’t know Gmail could do

Many of us use gmail for our personal email account. What most of us don’t know is just how powerful the Gmail services have become! Check out THIS LINK : 10 amazing capabilities that Gmail provides including a sobriety test you can take before sending a late night or weekend email!

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Tech Tips of the Week

          Tech Tips of the week:   Welcome to our Tech Tips Blog where we gather technology tips of interest to our readers.   Check out these LINKS: Replace your server or move to the cloud? Forbes weighs in with some surprising insights Super-speed broadband headed to Wilmington market? Multichannel News ….Read More

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Cape Fear Home Care-Providing In-home Care for over 25 years

 Established in 1988, Cape Fear Home Care (CFHC) provides personalized in-home care to clients who need assistance with their activities of daily living in the Cape Fear region. Their staff includes: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Personal Care Assistants (PCAs), Sitter/Companions, RNs, LPNs, and Client Care Coordinators (who are on-call 24 hours a day). Their Clinical ….Read More

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Tech Tips

        Tech Tips of the week:   Welcome to our Tech Tips Blog where we gather technology tips of interest to our readers.  We encourage you to comment and tell us what you would like to learn about in future posts! Increase your iPhone’s battery life using a stylus with your iPad ….Read More

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Safe computing-what should I be doing?

          What can I do to avoid hackers and malicious viruses?  As an I.T. Support provider people ask us this question every day. Internet and network security is a constant race to stay ahead of the latest mischief and criminal activity that dominates our news media. Even though there is no ….Read More

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What’s new?

Microsoft’s Office 365 Home Premium Edition Microsoft just released their first version of Office 365 for home users.  The Home Premium Edition is offered as an annual subscription for a fee of $99.99 per year which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, OneDrive cloud storage, and Skype PC-to-phone world calling for 5 PCs or Macs, ….Read More

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Elderhaus allows seniors to remain independent

NC Elderhaus provides an alternative to nursing home care for those 55 years of age and older through its PACE Program .  PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) supports independent living while at the same time promoting community and quality of life by providing medical care, adult day care, on-going rehabilitative therapies, in-home care services, transportation ….Read More

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