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Because isn't that the obvious way to install it?

This company has a whole raft of IT issues. and over time an IT consultant gets almost all of them fixed -- except for one important workstation's networking problem.


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Fix poor VoIP call quality with a dedicated circuit

Poor call quality does not always go hand-in-hand with enterprise hosted VoIP. There is a simple way for companies to get guaranteed, land-line call quality. And surprising, the cost is usually no higher than the alternative.

There are programming standards, and then...this

This Cobol program is big, old and often modified, but it was developed under some reasonable software development standards. So why doesn't it seem to make any sense?

Unclear on the concept, special networking edition

IT manager accuses a cable installation team of substandard work that's slowing his network -- and this pilot fish is called in to investigate.

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Apple vs. Amazon in the transformation of retail

Apple is a retail brand, surfing the same seas as its competitors. Your life has become a service industry, and the supplier relationships you choose will also define who you are.

Case...er, DRAWER closed

User at this manufacturing plant calls the help desk because her PC keeps losing network connectivity -- and she says she even knows what's triggering the problem.

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Apple’s ARKit is accelerating AR development

Apple has unleashed a real opportunity for developers of all stripes to get really creative with what these technologies may actually mean—and they seem to be embracing the chance.

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Are you sharing more data with Google than you have to?

A group of Swiss researchers has developed an approach to limit how much of your data you need to share. And they are offering it to companies for free.

Can you hear me...right here?

IT pilot fish warns his boss that he's spending his time off in a cellular dead zone -- but these days, how likely is it that he'll REALLY be out of touch if he's needed?

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The augmented reality boom will transform phones (and business)

Starting next year, look for AR to begin transforming enterprise communications, logistics, manufacturing, analytics, product design, training, marketing and collaboration.

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The IT upgrade cycle has never looked better for Apple

Goodbye and farewell Windows XP. I never knew ya. I was upgrading to OS X ‘Puma’ when you shipped. I never looked back. Did you?

Ah, summertime! Hot days, good fishing and, well...

If it's not a software fault or a network failure, why do all the PCs in this factory keep rebooting?

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Can Intel win in 5G?

The battle for the modems that power mobile devices is intense and shows no sign of letting up as we move towards 5G. But success for Intel may not take the traditional path.

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Apple’s HEIF image format choice reinvents photography

Apple's image format transition isn’t only about image size and quality, it has the potential to reinvent photography.

Details, details...

There are three steps to software development success: Try to buy instead of build. Check whether it's too hard to build in-house. And...what are we forgetting?

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Apple hits iPhone 8 ‘panic mode’? Get real

Apple is not actually defined by the speculation industry that surrounds it and these claimed panic reports are far more likely to reflect business as usual.

Ready, fire, aim!

This programming standards project has a high-level executive sponsor's support -- but there are still a few questions about it that really need answers.

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Apple’s ARKit will make 3D printing mainstream

Apple’s ARKit will make 3D printing mainstream -- the $99 Obsidian 3D printer shows what’s coming

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Facial recognition in the new iPhone would make huge waves

Amid reports that Apple is preparing to abandon fingerprint biometric authentication in favor of 3D facial recognition coupled with iris scans, the mobile industry is preparing for authentication upheaval.

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