Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Technology

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The evolution of types of shelter and a look at modern houses

Shelter is one of the basic needs for human beings. Human beings are not very hardy and they are not well adapted to survive out in the open. This is not only for the modern day man but even our prehistoric ancestors found the need for having protective shelters. In their time, they did not have sufficient knowledge to be able to construct proper homes and so they started with living in caves. There are many reasons why mankind needs shelter. As stated above, we are not very well adapted to live in the open. Our bodies are not equipped…

Rowing Machines and their advantages as workout machines

Rowing Machines and their advantages as workout machines

My brother and I had a recent discussion about whether a rowing machine would be ideal as a tool for working out within the home setting. We had just witnessed the rowing competitions at the Agganis Arena in Boston. I have always been keen about maintaining a proper physique and I have always dreaded becoming overweight. When I was younger, I was always going for long runs whenever I had the time and I would engage in minor working out routines at home. I even bought a set of dumbbells that I would train with from home. With time however,…

Rising Careers

Rising Careers

Are you looking for a career to get into that is sure to be on the rise? If so, you’re making a smart choice. Too many people get started in dying careers and end up stuck and in desperate need of another career after their field and industry begins to depreciate. This is why it is so important that you do your research before you choose your career, and make sure that you’re getting into an industry that is growing, and expected to continue to grow in the future. Here are two really juicy careers that are expected to be…

Can Bad Credit Still Pay Back?

Can Bad Credit Still Pay Back?

Bad credit is never good for anyone; it can hinder you from any financial progress. Financial progress simply means that you will not be able to be credible for any loans that you may need for either personal or emergency purposes. However, there is always a way of ensuring a turnaround from bad credit and ignoring them is not one. Here are a few tips that will help you recover from bad credit: Acknowledge and fix errors – First things first, you have to find out about your credit report, which is always easily accessible, thereafter try and look for…

The Dark Side of Credit Cards Away from Home

The Dark Side of Credit Cards Away from Home

Because the world has become a global village, and everything is done electronically, credit cards have been of great help especially for those of us who do a lot of online purchasing and selling. But did you know you are not completely safe after exposing your financial information on the internet? Much of this information could fall into the wrong hands leaving you the victim of stolen cash or a vandalized name. Most experts have sounded the alarm for identity theft. This theft generally occurs when someone utilizes your credit card information to commit a pseudo. In most countries, such…

cloud-storage

Is SOS Backup Really Worth It?

In today’s world of data hackers, internet backup systems have become extremely important. When you have a good backup plan you can be assured that even if a hacker does gain control of your system and corrupt your files, you can wipe your drive clean and start all over with your data still intact. Here we will discuss the systems SOS Backup, Dropbox, and OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive). Supported Platforms OneDrive will support Mac OS, iOS, Windows, Windows, Windows phone, and Android platforms. The two systems overlap as far as supported platforms go, but only OneDrive will support Windows…

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SugarSync, Dropbox or Blackblaze?

With all of the cloud friendly storage services available it can sometimes be difficult to ascertain which would be best for your particular situation. It usually comes down to price, but security, speed as well as storage space factor in too. Below we will discuss a few of the more popular options for cloud storage services. Dropbox Dropbox was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Dropbox offers cloud storage, personal could, client software and file synchronization services. Dropbox uses the “freemium” business model, which allows users set up a free account with limited storage space as…

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Is Cloud Storage Mac Friendly?

In today’s world of data hacking which if you are a celebrity means having nude pictures dispersed across the internet, it’s no wonder that many people are questioning the security of their data. Storing your data in the computing cloud is very convenient, but it’s worth keeping in mind that there are data hackers all over the world and their life consist of nothing more than trying to break the latest encryption tools. Apple tends to take their iCloud security very seriously, and offers data security that is the same as used by many financial institutions across the globe. A…

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HIPAA Compliancy Explained!

HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was enacted in August of 1996 and have two main provisions. Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for those who lose their jobs or decide to change jobs. Title II of the act created several programs which control fraud and abuse in the health care system, defines policies, guidelines and procedures for maintaining security and privacy of personal information, and also requires HHS or the Health and Human Services Department to create rules for improving efficiency of the health care system. Because of the fact that computers are becoming…

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The Security Issues Of Cloud Storage!

With the recent security breaches occurring at Cloud storage hosting companies it’s no wonder that people are nervous. Coming from a background of IT, and being alive before and during the rise of the computer I am amazed that the younger generation takes it for granted that they can store data with the fear of a security breach. Knowing computers the way I do, I would never even think to take a nude photo of myself and expect it to remain out of the public view; particularly if I was a celebrity. One thing that I find curious is the…