Archive for June, 2011
Network Outsource has had the opportunity to partner with outstanding organizations that are beacons in their communities. One such organization we’ve been lucky enough to service is the Harlem RBI DREAM Charter School, a component of the Harlem RBI learning and athletic center for at-risk youths. Because of its achievements, Harlem RBI, which celebrates its ...Read more.
Dropbox dropped the ball on Sunday, when it left its 25 million users’ accounts unlocked for four hours. The cloud-based file storing-and-sharing company attributed the incident to a programming change that introduced a bug into its system, allowing accounts to be opened without proper authentication. The bug was released at 1:54 p.m. PT, and the ...Read more.
Even before its official unveiling at the World Wide Developers Conference, the iCloud, Apple’s venture into cloud computing, has been the hot topic in the tech world. Much talk has been made about the potential impact iCloud will have on existing cloud solutions like Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Windows Azure OS. But some surprising news ...Read more.
When was the last time you Googled yourself? Don’t lie. You know you’ve done it. Besides satisfying that occasional narcissistic craving, Googling yourself can actually benefit your image. In the era of Twitter and YouTube, monitoring your digital footprint and seeing what’s being said and posted about you on the Web are necessary to protect ...Read more.
Now that summer’s here, it’s time to start planning your warm weather getaways. And if you intend to take advantage of the rising temperatures and lowering exchange rates by traveling abroad, you’ll want to check out Word Lens, an app from QuestVisual that uses the camera on your smartphone and Optical Character Recognition technology to ...Read more.
What would you do if you were told that the Internet was full? Like most other Web users, you’d probably take that as a joke. The Internet can’t possibly fill up. It’s … well … it’s the Internet. This isn’t a joke though. The Internet, in its current form, has almost reached capacity. The Internet’s ...Read more.
Apple announced its much anticipated iCloud yesterday at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Users can now store documents, photos, music, calendars and email online. But the cloud service, which will launch in the fall, was just one of several products rolled out yesterday. The next version of Mac software, called OS X ...Read more.
For most Facebook users, the term friend is no longer reserved for one’s closest confidants. Friend encompasses family, acquaintances, coworkers and clients. While this can be a great tool for networking and building stronger relationships with your colleagues, you probably don’t want Chris from human resources flipping through your Memorial Day Weekend photo album. Luckily, ...Read more.