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42 Mother’s Day Tech Gifts They’ll Actually Use

May 2nd, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Technology 0 thoughts on “42 Mother’s Day Tech Gifts They’ll Actually Use”

“If you’re looking for unique Mother’s Day gifts to relate to her inner techie, check out these awesome ideas!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


If the mom in your life is like millions of other mothers today, she is likely tired of the stereotypical Mom’s Day gifts. And believe it or not, your special wife or mom may be more of a techie than you realize!

These past pandemic years have changed how we interact with technology, and moms are at the forefront of this paradigm shift. If you are still shopping for that perfect gift, have no fear, this list of tech gifts from Kit Stone, Allison Jiang and Clara McMahon for buzzfeed.com contains mom-friendly gadgets that she will actually put to good use, and you might like them too!


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How QR codes work—and what makes them dangerous

April 13th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “How QR codes work—and what makes them dangerous”

“The resurgence of the QR code is at once a blessing and potentially a curse.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Once somewhat underutilized, the pandemic brought renewed interest in and the widespread use of QR codes. The big attraction in the revival of QR codes is their ability to help people avoid physical contact with objects previously handled by thousands, like restaurant menus, pens for email list sign-ups, appointment check-ins, etc. As innocent and convenient as they may seem, QR codes can be dangerous if deployed by bad actors with criminal intentions.

Learn about the QR code’s makeup and potential dangers in this brief piece by Scott Ruoti for fastcompany.com.


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Wi-Fi 6 will soon go mainstream and usher in the metaverse

April 11th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Wi-Fi 6 will soon go mainstream and usher in the metaverse”

“As our need for speed grows, Wi-Fi 6 and then Wi-Fi 7 will help us make the most of our new technologies.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Ask most internet users, and they will agree that faster is better when it comes to their Wi-Fi service. In light of the recent seismic shift to a larger remote workforce, the rise of new technologies like virtual reality and the metaverse, improved speed and bandwidth throughput is becoming more critical to our everyday lives. Wi-Fi 6 is the latest technology that will help address these and other needs for improvement in our wireless world.

If you are curious about this new, faster technology and how it will grow and affect our productivity and entertainment, check out this excellent introduction to Wi-Fi 6 By Monica J. White for digitaltrends.com.


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12 Futuristic Technologies The Channel Thought We’d Have By Now

April 4th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “12 Futuristic Technologies The Channel Thought We’d Have By Now”

“A fun insight into the innovations some of the top tech execs had anticipated would be a part of our everyday business and personal lives by now.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


From AI and supersonic flight to ovens that automatically prepare our meals and flying cars, solution provider executives often have an inside track in predicting what technology innovations will influence our world. Sometimes, their technological prowess and predictions are spot-on. In other cases, new technologies that they expected to become mainstream are slow to catch on or never come to fruition!

In this fun piece, the staff at CRN.com reached out to some of the top channel solution provider execs to ask them which innovations they had high hopes for are still grounded or flying at a lower altitude than they had anticipated.


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Social Media Safety: How to Protect Yourself Online

March 28th, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Social Media Safety: How to Protect Yourself Online”

“Social media continues to transform our lives. It can be an amazing place and dangerous if you don’t follow security protocols.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Social media can be a lot of fun and is an exciting place to make new connections, share ideas, connect with old friends or like-minded people, etc. However, social media can also be a dangerous place for you, your kids, and your personal information. Predators and criminals constantly lurk, looking for vulnerable individuals, personal information and compromising data. Knowing how to protect yourself and teaching your children to do so on social platforms is critical to your privacy and mental health!

In this piece for teenvogue.com, author Elly Belle covers some of the risks and provides suggestions on making social media a safer place for all.

 


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iPhone SE 2022 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Cheap Phones Head-To-Head

March 21st, 2022 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “iPhone SE 2022 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Cheap Phones Head-To-Head”

“Good news! You don’t have to break the bank to get one if you need a smartphone upgrade to up your tech game!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Are you in the market for a new smartphone with the latest and greatest tech available but not inclined to break the bank? Well, you’re in luck! Smartphone giants Apple and Samsung are knocking heads with great new phones that feature many top bells and whistles for a more reasonable price.

In this comparison by Shane Snider for crn.com, the Apple iPhone SE 2022 and the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE go head-to-head in the most recent face-off of budget-friendly smartphones for 2022.

 


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