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Windows 8: A Dramatic Departure from Prior Versions

By Lon Seidman

  Microsoft is betting big on Windows 8’s new interface that is designed more for touch screens and tablets than keyboards and mice.   The biggest and most noticeable change happens after the machine boots, where a colorful start screen replaces the traditional desktop interface… Read more »

The Windows Surface tablet.

Will The New Blackberrys Save the Company?

Lon Seidman

  Research in Motion changed its corporate name Wednesday to that of its only product, Blackberry, and announced two new smartphones running a completely new operating system that finally puts the Blackberry on par with competing devices.   While Blackberry was beloved as an email… Read more »

WestConn Identifies Database Vulnerability, Provides Solution

WestConn

  Danbury’s Western Connecticut State University is in the process of notifying students, their families, and other constituents that their personal information may have been exposed to unauthorized access by a computer system vulnerability that has since been corrected. WestConn has found no evidence that… Read more »

Susan Bigelow: After Satellite – One Year With Roku

Susan Bigelow

  A little over a year ago, after rising frustration with DirecTV’s cost and service, we decided to ditch the dish and buy a Roku for all our television needs.   The Roku, like AppleTV and a few other services, connects a television with online… Read more »

Himes Comments on the Latest NSA Revelations

Lon Seidman

  U.S. Rep Jim Himes, a member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement last week in response to a Washington Post article that revealed the NSA violated its own rules for electronic surveillance 2,776 times.   Himes statement is below:   “I am… Read more »

Danbury Tech Company Launches RapidRecovery Data Protection

The Mercurial Gallery

  Danbury, Connecticut’s Virtual Density, one of New York and Connecticut’s most experienced providers of cloud-based on and off-site data backup, disaster recovery, and intelligent business continuity solutions, has announced their offering of RapidRecovery, an IT data recovery solution.   “This is the first on… Read more »

Apple Guilty of eBook Price Fixing

Emma Kent

  Apple, Inc. owns one of the largest media distributors in the world; iTunes. But ton Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise the retail prices of electronic books.   The shocking conspiracy was revealed when U.S…. Read more »