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Verizon Announces iPhone

Apple to Release iPhone Compatible with Verizon Verizon Wireless recently announced Apple plans to begin manufacturing iPhones that are compatible with the Verizon cell network.   This is BIG news!  Currently AT&T is the only domestic carrier on which iPhones may be used.  The new models will begin shipping in Q1 of 2011.  The AT&T and…
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You’ve Gotta Try This New Netflix Service!

Netflix Offers New Streaming Video Service Netflix is the DVD rental company that delivers movies to your home via snail mail.  It has been a hugely successful company that reinvented the movie delivery business model.  Blockbuster recently announced it is filing for bankruptcy, in large part to Netflix and other direct DVD rental services.  Netflix…
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Improve Cell Coverage at Home

Poor Cell Cover at Home or Work? We Have the Answer. Many of us live or work in areas of Atlanta that have poor or no cellular coverage.  Both of the main carriers have their dead spots (although you won’t see THAT on their maps) but the smaller carriers have them too.  As dependent as…
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SEAS – Southeastern Accounting Show

The Georgia Society of CPAs hosted their 20th anniversary SEAS conference last week at the Cobb Galleria.  We don’t have any historical perspective, since we were exhibiting at SEAS for the first time in our 12-year history, but we certainly enjoyed the show. Reflecting the importance of accounting firms to the future of Network 1, we…
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Legal Administrators’ Business Partner Luncheon

Network 1 has been supporting the IT needs of law firms in metro Atlanta since 1998 with our IT outsourcing services and we were excited to be selected as a business partner for theAtlanta Association of Legal Administrators’ (AALA) Business Partner Luncheon and Exposition held at the Cobb Galleria on August 17th.  There were over 300…
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Online Privacy: Two Perspectives

Protecting Your Online Information A big debate going on in the IT and business communities is whether or not the protection of personal information in the online world is something we should preserve.   As users of the Internet, we often leave a trail of information about our online habits and preferences.  These traces are found…
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Online Data Backup from Network 1

Ditch Tape Backup with 1-Vault For years, IT consulting firms have recommended tape backup devices to protect valuable data.  A popular service from Network 1 is our online data backup solution called 1-Vault.  Network 1 and its clients have long been slaves to tape backup.  Tapes are inexpensive but fraught with problems: someone has to remember to rotate the tape daily, tapes…
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Google GMail: Great for Home Use, Bad for Business

Many Businesses Think GMail is Secure – They are Wrong Many of us have used Google’s free Gmail service for a number of years for email, mostly for personal email.  It is a great way to keep the clutter out of our work Inbox.  Google has begun marketing an enhanced (that is, not free) Gmail…
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Save Money on Telecom

Review Your Telecom Contract Annually to Improve Bottom Line Everyone is trying to cut expenses these days in order to remain competitive.  One of the easiest ways to save money is to revisit your telecom expenses.  These voice and data services are usually provided by a carrier such as AT&T, CBeyond, Paetec, WindStream (formerly Nuvox)…
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Windows 7: Don’t Wait to Upgrade

Upgrade to Windows 7 to be More Efficient The latest iteration of Microsoft’s flagship product, Windows 7, has now been out for over 6 months and many businesses have begun testing and using it in their environments.  The votes are in and Windows 7 is a big success.  We have used Windows 7 internally at…
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