By David Gracey A year ago, Santa Claus brought me Amazon’s latest consumer creation, the Echo.  This black, cylindrical-shaped device promises to change our lives for the better.  I like gadgets, so I thought the Gracey family needed one.  I have been pleasantly surprised with the results, although there have been a few shouting matches…

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By David Gracey For years now, many people in the IT industry, including us here at Network 1, have referred to Cloud Computing as the Wild West. What we mean by this is that there are many companies out there touting their Cloud services, including large companies, such as IBM, Amazon and Google, and small…

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According to the email that they sent, Windows 8 is “Reimagined to be all about you.” Sounds to me like a fancy way to say we’re trying to keep up with the Joneses. In all seriousness, here are a couple of features Microsoft is touting to address multiple platforms (tablets, smartphone, laptop – touchscreen, desktop).…

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by David Gracey Your boss is clamoring for you to get to the cloud. But before you take off too quickly, consider these four hidden costs of cloud migration from a study by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Incurring Unexpected Expenses For Initial Systems Migration Lesser known migration fees include the costs of…

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by Tony Rushin I’ve held off loading Documents to Go (DTG) on my iPad.  I know Jeff Richardson (iPhoneJD blog) says DTG is, “an essential app for almost every lawyer, especially any lawyer that uses Microsoft Exchange (Outlook) for e-mail.”  However, I never really liked the fact that DTG wasn’t the same as having the…

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