TPM – What is It and How it Protects Your PC

If you’ve heard the buzz word “TPM” thrown around in cybersecurity discussions and didn’t know what it was, you’re not alone. But this little known piece of hardware plays a key role in keeping one’s computer secure in a world of increasing cyberattacks.  We go over what TPM is, why it’s important,…


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Why Time Clocks are Important to Businesses

“Why do managers need to know the exact times I come into work and leave?” For many typical hourly employees, clocking in and out of work is viewed as a barely concealed annoyance at best. They may think management is trying to micromanage them, spy, or simply being nosy. These are misplaced…


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Continued Chip Shortage Impact on Healthcare Medical Devices

You would think it’s more important to supply manufacturers of life-saving equipment than the latest video game console. That is not the case with vital semiconductor chips used in both industries and many more. Today we cover the chip shortage from how it’s affecting the healthcare system and…


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Can Screen Glare be a Health Issue? (And its Solution)

Suffering a headache? Neck and shoulder pain? And your colleagues are complaining of similar issues as well? Before you grab that bottle of aspirin, you may want to call IT about screen glare from your computer monitor or flat screen. That’s what we will talk about today, from its causes, how…


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How Hotels and Hospitals Benefit from Smart Room Technologies

The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices are already finding their way in manufacturing through smart factories and industrial computers. Service-oriented industries like hospitality and healthcare have taken notice and look to apply the technology to their businesses. We cover a specific…


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The Simple Difference between Rugged and Industrial Computers

You have been tasked to find new computers for the company’s manufacturing plants as part of a predictive analytics project. Off-the-shelf brands are off the table – the plants are working away 24/7 with many located in hostile climes like the middle of a desert.  So you turn to commercial…


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Water Desalination – Making Seawater Drinkable for a Thirsty World

Over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. Yet modern civilization can only access less than a percent to keep people hydrated, water crops, cool power plants, etc.  Why is that? Today we answer that question, why we’ll need more fresh water in the coming years, and how water…


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Top 5 Tech Jobs in Healthcare

Healthcare has become one of the basic human rights we adorn in our lives but that wasn’t always the case. With healthcare being privatized in countless places, there are options for being treated for necessities as well as accessing elevated treatments using new technologies, such as medical grade…


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Understanding Dust’s Effects on PCs (and How to Prevent It)

From smartphones, PCs, to massive server complexes, computers play a critical role in today’s world. Yet they are all vulnerable to the near-invisible dust found all around us. It can slow the functionality of computers to a crawl which costs time and money. It can even jeopardize lives in critical…


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4 Things to Consider When Selecting a Computer for EHR

Electronic health records (EHR), also known as electronic medical records (EMR), have had a major impact on the healthcare system. You and your healthcare IT department (HIT) know how it allows your providers to create, update, and share patients’ health records quickly. This helps immensely…


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