Great Apps That You Must Have On Your iPad

Posted October 11, 2012 by

20 apps that you need to have for your iPad. How many of these great applications are you missing?
http://bit.ly/T8v4qN
What is your favorite application?  What is the most useful for your business?  What is the most fun?  Let us know!


Apple iPhone 5 Issues? What is Missing?

Posted October 02, 2012 by

A bug in iOS 6 causes Apple phones to use cellular network even when connected to WiFi. http://cnnmon.ie/SA6i1U
Watch out for extra charges! Updates are available or coming from Apple. Make sure you update your phone to avoid any additional charges and contact your wireless carrier for a credit.

Top 10 things that Apple needs to correct on the iPhone 5:
http://bit.ly/RxrpFH
Broken maps, same camera, Siri issues, missing near field communications(NFC), and more.


Is It Time For A Security and Firewall Review?

Posted September 24, 2012 by

WatchGuard XTM 5 Firewall - Excalibur Technology is an Expert Partner
A quality firewall protects your company from viruses, spyware, damaging websites and so much more.  When was the last time your firewall and security needs were reviewed by a security expert and proven to be providing adequate protection for your business?  Remember, a good firewall is your first and best line of defense against attacks from the Internet.  A proper firewall configuration should allow your business to:

  • Create a secure VPN for remote access and telecommuting employees.
  • Monitor and log all web use
  • Block websites deemed inappropriate for your business environment
  • Inspect incoming and outgoing traffic for unsafe requests
  • Block spyware, viruses and SPAM

Your business is connected to the Internet 24x7x365.  Attackers all over the world and their automated systems are constantly scanning the internet for newly discovered vulnerabilities and machines to attack.  Make sure you are protected!  If you “purchased a firewall” at a retail store and it cost $50, you are at risk.  Such a device would not be considered a business class firewall and it would not provide the necessary protections and features described above.

Lastly, did you know that most firewalls carry yearly renewals?  The renewal provides the latest protections, virus definitions, website block lists, and more.  Has your subscription lapsed?

Call our expert engineers for a checkup!  We have been certified by all major firewall vendors and can help ensure that your corporate assets are properly protected!


Need an Emergency Room? Don’t Ask Apple Maps!

Posted September 24, 2012 by

Apple dumps Google Maps in iOS 6, causes huge problems. Don’t rely on Apple to get you to an emergency room! As this video shows, the Google Map application on iOS 5 is much more accurate compared to the Apple Maps on iOS 6. If maps are important to you, you might not want to update you iPhone until the bugs are worked out.
http://bit.ly/PAZTFH


Fake Twitter Message Leads to Spyware and PC Hijacking

Posted September 20, 2012 by

Fake Twitter messages lead to malware and hijacking.  Be careful what links you follow and what “updates” you accept.   This is a clever scam that looks like it comes from a combination of Twitter, YouTube and FaceBook.  Don’t fall for it!  If you have any questions or believe that your PC might be compromised, please call our expert support team at 877-NET-KING.  http://bit.ly/PszmKt


NASA Working on Real Life Warp Drive!

Posted September 18, 2012 by

NASA working on real life warp drive – straight out of Star Trek!
http://bit.ly/SYjg0a
Travel to another solar system might be possible in our lifetime!  If we can bend space, what else can we achieve?


Do Corporate Games Help Employees Achieve Greater Success?

Posted September 14, 2012 by

Custom programming to achieve successCan corporate games help your team achieve more? http://bit.ly/UbiSWY
Will your team work together or achieve more if results were presented in the form of a game that everyone could participate in? This article explores results of such tests. If you would like a custom game or tracking system, call us!  Our programmers and web designers can help to make any project you envision a reality!


Why You Should Start Using a VPN

Posted September 13, 2012 by

Why use a VPN? Which one to choose? Here is a great article from lifehacker. http://bit.ly/RVtOKE
We always recommend a VPN for security. If you remotely connect to your files or servers, you want to ensure that your data is safe and cannot be intercepted or captured. Need to setup a secure VPN? Call our team!  We can support any type of firewall or VPN system.


iPad Robot Makes It Possible to Walk Through Remote Business Sites

Posted September 13, 2012 by

iPad Robot allows remote users to walk aroundWith an iPad and one of these ralk” around a remote office and interact with people. http://bit.ly/QIkokL

Neat concept! Could you see yourself using a robotic surrogate to keep in touch with people? Will this help management to interact with remote workers? Would you be freaked out by a face in an iPad attached to a moving pole sneaking up on you?


Apple Officially Launches iPhone 5

Posted September 12, 2012 by

Apple iPhone 5 running iOS6

Apple released specs for the iPhone 5 today. Larger screen, faster chip, iOS6, new maps, LTE cellular. Looks great! Check it out here: http://bit.ly/PstlPJ

For all of your Apple iPhone support needs, call Excalibur Technology.  We are the experts!



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