Archive for January, 2011

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…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Admin - January 29, 2011 at 12:01 am

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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…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Admin - January 27, 2011 at 10:13 am

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Labrador Computer Company – Iglutek Computers

Located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, Iglutek Computers promotes itself as “Partners in Technology”.

Formed in 2006, Iglutek Computers Inc grew from the merger of three previously existing companies operating in the Labrador region.  Northland Computers Inc, Iglutek Limited Partnership and Iglutek Information Technlogy System Inc combined forces to become a leader in the Labrador IT community.

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FaceBook Introduces Sponsored Stories

FaceBook has ramped up its advertising and has involved your friends, your “Likes” and your check-ins into a revenue stream.  Yes, FaceBook has included you as part of their advertising.

What are sponsored stories?

Sponsored stories are exact copies of the likes, comments and location check-ins that your FaceBook friends already post and show up as part of your news feeds.  However, with FaceBook’s sponsored stories, those posts get re-posted in the top right-hand column of the home page next to all the other FaceBook advertisements. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Admin - January 26, 2011 at 1:07 am

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St. John’s Virus and Malware Removal

Is your computer running slow?  Are you getting lots of pop-up ads while on the Internet?  It may be time to bring your system to your local St. John’s computer shop and have it checked for virus and malware programs.

There are many computer shops in the St. John’s are capable of removing both computer viruses and malware applications. Read more…

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St. John’s Social Media, SEO and Marketing Consultant – Lorne Pike & Associates

There’s no denying the impact social media is having in the online world.  Businesses are struggling to find a successful social media strategy that not only provides an effective SEO boost but also captures the marketing potential of this new era of internet marketing.

Enter Lorne Pike & Associates, a St. John’s based social media, SEO and marketing consultant.  Recognizing the value and return being demanded by businesses for their marketing investment, Lorne Pike has not only recognized the implications of social media but has successfully integrated into his marketing strategies. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Admin - January 25, 2011 at 3:50 pm

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Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 3

In Computer Jobs in Newfoundland – Part 1 and Part 2, Newfoundland Computer Resources looked at the public sector and the opportunities for employment in these particular areas.  Today’s post is about the private sector in Newfoundland and Labrador and the potential for finding computer related employment with private firms.

Most of the computer jobs in the private sector in Newfoundland and Labrador will be concentrated on the Avalon Peninsula – primarily in the St. John’s and surrounding area.  With the bulk of Newfoundland’s population concentrated on the east coast of the island and the recent oil-industry boom, it makes sense that the majority of job opportunities occur in this area. Read more…

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Corner Brook Website Development by SilverHawk Promotions

In the early days of the Internet, website development was something everyone could “do”.  Many companies and individuals in Corner Brook and across Newfoundland became website developers in an effort to capitalize on the dot com boom happening worldwide.

Corner Brook has seen its share of web development companies but what truly separates the novice web developer from the professional web developer is the attention given to detail.  Web development is much more than creating a website.  It is about building a web design that captures the essence of a business with design, creativity and functionality. Read more…

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