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World Backup Day: March 31, 2015

Just before the end of the month is World Backup Day, occurring Tuesday March 31st. World Backup Day is a day to remind everyone the importance of backing up your data. Hardware or your device may be cheap but the data you store on it is not. Should something happen to your device and you…

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Rackspace Reseller Conference 2015

This year’s Rackspace Reseller River Walk Retreat Conference is being held April 12-14 in San Antonio, Texas. A few representatives from MCG will be attending the conference this year. The two day event will allow us to meet with other resellers, as well as Rackspace Email and App experts. This will include various seminars designed…

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This Just In: Microsoft’s Outlook on Your Mobile Devices

Microsoft released the first real version of Outlook for mobile devices this week, including iPads, iPhones and their Android variants. Microsoft has had iOS and Android version of Outlook available for some time, yet many would say it only looked like an app and lacked the performance and functionality of a true app. Now, Outlook…

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Google’s Translate App Updated

If you are planning on traveling in the new year, you might want to download Google’s Translate app first. Even though the idea of a universal translator seems abstract, Google seems to be coming the closest with the release of their Google Translate application upgrade this month. The upgrade is twofold, beginning with a voice…

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Microsoft and Mobile

Microsoft recently acquired Acompli, a young email start-up company, for around $200 million. Acompli, an 18-month old company, makes an email application for iOS and Android mobile devices. The company was founded with the “vision of making the best mobile email application on any platform and across all services”. Though Microsoft hasn’t released many details…

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Wi-Fi Is Just Around The Corner, Literally

Free and fast Wi-Fi is coming to the street corners or NYC, thanks to a deal reached by City officials. A 12 year project, known as LinkNYC, will install 10,000 Wi-Fi kiosks in all five boroughs constituting the “largest and fastest” free Internet program in the world. Free services, 20 times quicker then the average…

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Viruses and Malware: Common Sense Advice

More and more we are seeing inadvertent issues crop up as a result of everyday computer use. This applies to home as well as business machines. Although Apple machines are not as likely to be affected, it is just as important to be careful regardless of your operating system. So what can you do: Do…

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Viruses and Malware: Common Sense Advice (11/17/2014)

More and more we are seeing inadvertent issues crop up as a result of everyday computer use. This applies to home as well as business machines. Although Apple machines are not as likely to be affected, it is just as important to be careful regardless of your operating system. So what can you do: Do…

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MatchPad.com: Making living easier

For renters, roommates and realtors alike, MatchPad.com is here to provide a better way for you to find roommates and apartments in NYC. You have three options when signing up, to seek roommates, to offer or find a room for rent, or to join as a realtor. If looking for a roommate, you will be…

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We own .NYC – Do you?

A new class of generic top-level domains have finally been approved for use. A select number of city, country, and regional domains are part of the expansion, including .nyc, one of the first citywide domains. The web address is reserved exclusively for true New Yorkers, and we are now the proud owners of one. We’ve…

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