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Why is tape still used to store data?

In an era of hard disk drives and solid state drives, the old tape storage is still used by many businesses to backup. But what are the advantages?  Why is tape still used to store data? Tape storage has been in use for nearly 100 years. First invented for...

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Software updates help us all stay safe online

Software updates are always announced at the worst possible time. A couple of weeks ago, I had about 30 tabs open across three different Chrome windows, Firefox open as it works better for a coded TV stream, Adobe and unsaved documents open whilst flipping between...

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MacOS Sierra vs OS X El Capitan benefits

MacOS Sierra advantage over El Capitan: More Secure  Includes fixes to over 60 security flaws on El Capitan. The security enhancements includes 65 security vulnerabilities and some tweaks, which are critical to the whole security.  Along with macOS Sierra updates,...

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What is a Zombie? What is a Botnet?

Zombies and Botnets may sound like something from a science fiction movie. However, they are real and can potentially affect anyone with a computer connected to the Internet. Botnet is the combination of Robot and Network, and is used to describe the situation when...

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iPhone Tip - Find my Car Make sure that your iPhone is paired to CarPlay or Bluetooth in the car. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Service...Read more

iPhone Tip - Find my Car Make sure that your iPhone is paired to CarPlay or Bluetooth in the car. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services > Significant Locations > Significant Locations. Turn on Show Parked Location. Go to Settings > Maps > Show Parked Location....

iPhone Apps - Update All or select Prioritize Download. Go to the app you want to update first and do a long press on it. You can choose to prioritise a downlo...Read more

iPhone Apps - Update All or select Prioritize Download. Go to the app you want to update first and do a long press on it. You can choose to prioritise a download, pause it, or even cancel it altogether....

GDPR - To comply with business standards and industry regulations, organisations need to protect sensitive information and prevent its inadvertent disclosure. E...Read more

GDPR - To comply with business standards and industry regulations, organisations need to protect sensitive information and prevent its inadvertent disclosure. Examples of sensitive information t include financial data or personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers or health records. Create a data loss prevention (DLP) policy to identify, monitor, and automatically protect sensitive information across your organisation or contact OrbitTech for advice - buff.ly/2sJRDR0...

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