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The FBI’s Warning on Routers

The FBI’s Warning on Routers

What has become of our little world of IT?  Before I was serious about computers, they were mostly a hobby for geeks.  Then one day someone invents a killer application and suddenly all accountants need computers.  Flash forward: computers have become critical to our daily lives.

Apple’s WWDC 2018 Announcements

Apple’s WWDC 2018 Announcements

Apple held its annual World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) conference on June 4-6 this year. As its stated in the name, this event is primarily focused on programmers and developers. The 3-day event consists of a flagship keynote by top executives (e.g. Tim Cook), followed by all-day workshops that dive deep into specific software topics.

Is This Normal? Strangers on my iPhone

Is This Normal? Strangers on my iPhone

The Scenario
Imagine you are walking around the mall or a park and you want to share a picture with someone. You open your photos gallery, select the image you want to share, and then tap on the share button. The share options pop up from the bottom so you can select how you want to share your photo (e.g. send as email, through iMessage, add to notes, etc).

Suddenly, several strangers’ faces begin to appear on your phone.

How Mesh WiFi Changes the Game

How Mesh WiFi Changes the Game

The WiFi that we have come to love and need has received some new tricks recently. I’m not referring to the typical “now even faster” promotions that routinely arrive every year. Mesh WiFi has been the trending topic in the wireless internet industry and it’s something you should consider for your home.

Great Looks for a Great Cause!

Shout-out to Quinn, one of our systems engineers, for recently donating his hair for the first time to Locks of Love!  As part of our CORE team, Quinn is constantly working on ways to make our back-end tasks faster and smoother.

According to their website, “Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

Is This Normal? Loud MacBook Fans

Is This Normal? Loud MacBook Fans

Today’s blog post stems from a recent experience I had with my brand new 13-inch MacBook Pro. Earlier this year, I decided to upgrade to the new MacBook Pro with the TouchBar. I’ve loved the performance and user experience that Apple is renowned for, but I was really surprised to hear the fan run loudly and feel the body of my laptop rapidly heat up.

Google I/O and Microsoft Build: Conference Highlights

Google I/O and Microsoft Build: Conference Highlights

During the week of May 7th 2018, both Google and Microsoft hosted their annual developer conferences. Microsoft Build took place in Seattle, Washington, and Google IO was held in Mountain View, California.

Highlights from Google IO:

Assistant Duplex technology: Google showed a stunning demo of Google Assistant’s upcoming capabilities, using Google’s work with natural speech to make autonomous phone calls on the user’s behalf.

Windows 10 Update: Delayed and its Features

Windows 10 Update: Delayed and its Features

Microsoft’s next big update for Windows 10 is fast approaching, but we’ll have to wait a little bit longer. The update is speculated to be dubbed the "Spring Creators Update" following the previous "Fall Creators Update", but an official name has not been released.

It’s Always Phishing Season

It’s Always Phishing Season

Although they are pronounced the same, phishing is far from the favorite childhood pastime associated with boats and dads. The only similarity comes from the term “phishing,” referencing the act of casting a baited hook with the hopes of catching a bite.