Canadian Senior AAA & Allan Cup Hockey Discussion

Canadian Senior AAA Hockey and the Allan Cup Championship have existed for over 100 years.  With Senior / Senior AAA hockey teams battling for a national championship every April, awareness of senior hockey discussion reaches its peak in those communities supporting teams.

This year’s 2014 Allan Cup Senior AAA Hockey Championship is taking place in Dundas, Ontario, with 6 teams from across the country taking part in the pinnacle tournament for senior hockey in Canada. Read more…

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Scaling Your Site with Cloud Hosting

Website hosting is probably one of the most mature businesses in existence on the Internet.  Whether you are a mom and pop shop with a small informational site or a large online retailer, hosting forms the foundation of your online presence.

From shared hosting to dedicated server hosting, the fundamentals of how things operate are very similar in the webhosting world.  However, technology has improved so much in the last few years.  Hosting companies now offer low virtual private servers (VPS) and cloud hosting environments capable of scaling to the demands of a growing business.

What is cloud hosting? Read more…

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How to Backup your FaceBook Account

Creating a backup of your FaceBook account is something to consider given the nature of the information we choose to put there.  When we create a backup of our FaceBook account, it will include things such as friends, photos, messages and comments.

Why would you want to create a backup of your FaceBook?

With any thing you do with your computer, it is great to create a backup of the information you have.  Creating a backup of what you have stored on FaceBook is no different. Read more…

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HP Mini 1103 – Netbook for Newfoundlanders

Many Newfoundlanders are looking for an inexpensive alternative to their desktop computer systems.  The new HP Mini 1103 Netbook offers Newfoundlanders this alternative.

With most netbooks users have complained of small screens, minimal battery life and limited pre-installed software.  The new HP Mini 1103 addresses these pitfalls and offers Newfoundland users a netbook with a six-cell battery, full Corel Office Suite and a free, ad-supported Microsoft Office bundle.  Additionally, they’ve tossed in McAfee security suite to boot. Read more…

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Microsoft Patches Security Holes in February Update

Microsoft has issued 12 security updates to patch 22 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and it’s Internet server software.

Some of the security patches issued have been speculated to close security holes in Microsoft’s flagship operating system Windows 7.  It is thought these updates will help prevent hackers from exploiting the operating system in an upcoming Pwn2Own contest slated to begin in early March. Read more…

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Intel’s Sandy Bridge Processor Faulty

Intel has halted shipments of its new “Sandy Bridge” processors because of a flaw identified in a support chip known as Cougar Point.  The “Sandy Bridge” chip that had launched in January, combined standard processing and graphics units into a single chip.

According to Intel, the flaw in the support chip would have led to failures over time in connections to hard drives and DVDs. Read more…

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Western Digital’s 3TB Hard Disk Drive

Western Digital has announced its 3TB WD Cavier Green internal hard drive, pushing the limits of storage even further.  Boasting a 64MB cache, the Western Digital 3TB drive is SATA 3Gbit/sec compatible and is the largest internal hard drive currently available.

All this hard disk storage does come with a catch. Read more…

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IT Companies in Newfoundland

Many computer companies in Newfoundland incorrectly classify themselves as “IT” companies.  Yes, it’s true that selling and servicing computers is a branch of the IT industry but in the larger sense of information technology, selling computers does not put you in the same class as full service IT companies.

With that being said, there are several large scale full service IT companies operating in Newfoundland.  These companies offer a range of IT services from system integration, application development, IT consulting services as well as computer sales and service.  Many employ a variety of personnel with software and hardware experience, certified in network design and implementation and capable of handling any IT needs. Read more…

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Labrador Computer Company – Ken-Tech Computers

Labrador City and Wabush has their computer needs services by Ken-Tech Computer Sales & Repair Inc.  Founded in 1997, Ken-Tech provides a combination of computer service and support for both individuals and businesses, providing computer support for the Labrador West area including Labrador City, Wabush and Fremont, PQ. Read more…

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Reliable Web Hosting Solutions

Searching for reliable web hosting solutions should not be confused with cheap web hosting solutions.  Many small mom and pop shops in Newfoundland will often consider price as the deciding factor when choosing a web host rather than concentrating more on reliability.

When it comes to selecting a web hosting company price is important but one should never sacrifice reliability to get a better deal.  One of the more common questions many small businesses in Newfoundland ask is “How much is it going to cost?” when exploring their options for building a website and establishing an online presence. Read more…

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