Google Drive – Document Sharing vs. Attaching a File

Google Drive is a cloud based storage service where you can store and access your files, folders and Google Docs anywhere.  Read, edit, share, and collaborate on your files wherever you are and it updates on every device.  It is a much better way to share documents than attaching them to email. Installing Drive for […]

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New Product Buzz

I thought it would be fun to look at some new products being launched or proposed that have generated a lot of buzz in the tech industry. Surface Pro 3 From the tone and sheer volume of articles on the new Surface Pro 3, it seems that Microsoft has finally gotten it right with the […]

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My Experience with Identity Theft

At a park where our kids were playing, thieves broke a window in our car and stole my wife’s purse, which was hidden in a back seat. She was being watched as she stowed away her purse.

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What is Net Neutrality?

Net Neutrality has been in the news for several years, but most people don’t really know what it is.  Net means something to do with the Internet.  What about the Neutrality part?  Does is mean you are neutral about the Internet or is the Internet stuck in neutral?  (It seems that way with our network […]

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VCU RamTech Technology Store

On April 7, VCU opened RamTech, a new on-campus technology store providing technology products and services to faculty, staff, and students.  A wide variety of technology products are on sale at RamTech: laptops, desktops, tablets, adapters, headphones, speakers and cases.  RamTech is VCU’s on-campus Apple and Dell campus store, featuring educational discounts on purchases and in-store […]

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What the Web used to look like

Web sites constantly are redesigned, upgraded and improved. But is anyone keeping a history of the changes?

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How does ‘Heartbleed’ affect me?

What is Heartbleed? What is affected? What do I need to do?

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The Windows 7 ‘Snipping Tool’ will change your life

… and it is available for free on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. Most likely it is hiding on your computer now and you never knew about it.

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Gadget Day 2014

In December 2012, we held our inaugural Gadget Day, which we thought was a lot of fun.  We had collected a set of new, mostly inexpensive, devices that we thought a lot of people at the School of Dentistry would enjoy seeing and trying out.  We were right, and Gadget Day was a big hit. […]

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Physician Uses Google Glass During Surgery

Dr. Pierre Theodore has launched a pilot program to use Google Glass during surgeries.  Google Glass is designed to be worn like eyeglasses and can both display and record information.  Dr Theodore uses the device to view CT scans while he performs surgery.  You can see the results in this video. http://cnettv.cnet.com/surgeon-uses-google-glass-get-critical-data/9742-1_53-50161570.html

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