Archive | Mike’s Tech Tips

Supercomputers

Hello readers. Welcome to another year of my Newsletters where I will continue to give you information on the latest technology trends plus some insight on future trends. My hope is that this information useful to you. This installment will discuss the supercomputer. The definition of a supercomputer is a computer and its components that […]

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5G Mobile Technology

5G Mobile Technology Hello Readers!!!  in past years, I have written about mobile technology.  In those issues the technologies that were discussed were 1G 2G 3G 4G.  I will elaborate on the 5G technology.  With the advent of 5G technology there are many devices that can be integrated.  Before we get started we need to […]

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Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Hello Readers!!!  This issue we will be discussing a new technology getting a lot of attention in the technology world, this new technology is called Blockchain network.   The Blockchain  has been around for some time and been closely related to the Bitcoin.  First let’s delve right in the Blockchain technology. Blockhain is like a […]

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Amazon Echo

Hello Readers… This issue is dedicated to the Amazon Echo.  The Echo is a voice activated digital assistant that is similar to Suri on Apple products and Cortana with Microsoft Windows. When the first Echo was launched in 2014, there was only one option.  Now there are different models to choose from with an array […]

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Wearable Technology

Greetings!!!  Welcome to the new format of my newsletter.  With a new year comes a new format.  The title of the newsletter is renamed to “Tech Talk”.   I will continue to give computer tips and what is the latest technology that is trending now.   In addition, I will be discussing topics that cover a wider […]

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Linux Mint

A few months ago I wrote about the Ubuntu operating system which is an open source operating system.  This issue we will discuss another open source system called Linux Mint. Linux Mint was built on the Ubuntu architecture which enables both systems to run the same types of software packages.  With that said the questions […]

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Cybersecurity

Greetings Readers!  These days we hear countless stories in the news about cybercrime and how this criminal activity can devastate businesses and federal agencies alike.  Let’s discuss the different types of cyber security and what to do in case you become a victim.  As Americans continue to become more reliant on technology, we also become […]

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Ubuntu

In today’s computer technology world, there is an ongoing war of operating systems.  The two opponents on the battlefield are Microsoft and Apple.  These two power players spend millions of dollars trying to tell us why we should use their products, but there is a small group of rebels out there who know better.  Their […]

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Smartphone Terminology

Language. In order to function in today’s technology-driven world, you have to know terminology or acronyms associated with it.  This month we will look at the terminology around cell phones.  The last few newsletters have focused on the iPhone, Android, and Windows phones.  This month we will go deep inside the phones and discuss what […]

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Windows Phone

The last two issues focused on the iPhone and Android phone.  This issue will feature the Windows phone.  The Windows Phone is not as popular as the iPhone and Android, it does have some features that are unique. The Windows phone made its debut in 2010 in the wake of Windows 7.  Microsoft developed previous […]

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