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Will Jeansonne
Will Jeansonne

Will Jeansonne's Blog

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Love it or leave it, you’ve probably have heard the news that the next version of Windows is due to be announced this Thursday at Microsoft via live streaming (see link below). However, you don’t have to wait to see the next version in action due to a leak ...

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All politics aside, America woke up to the news early in the New Year that an emerging social network was pulled from the Web with little or no warning, leaving the social network without access to its platform, including its members. The surprisingly whimsical move by one of the ...

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After a year of quiet planning and platform redesign, IT Specialist Network (ITSN) is expanding into the field of IT consulting. The company’s main focus or specialty will be providing IT advisory services to a variety of businesses and organizations in need of help with IT projects that they can’t get a ...

In an effort to combat spammers on its venerable business social networking site, LinkedIn has now implemented a type of probation on members that are blocked and deleted by group managers. Akin to the concept of Double Secret Probation in the movie Animal House, offending members or perceived spammer ...

Ever since the advent of Windows 8, Microsoft has decidedly received mixed reviews with respect to its new user interface for Windows. Formerly known as “Metro” and now tentatively called “Modern UI”, the new GUI is not ideally suited for professionals (and consumers) who are currently using the roughly 800,000+ Windows 7 ...

Dell Corporation has decided to throw its hat in the ring by offering cloud computing services or an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform based on VMWare’s vCloud suite of cloud computing products. Ironically, the company also plans to expand its base of cloud services utilizing Microsoft Azure technology, which is also hosted by ...

If you’re like most technical professionals, especially those in the trenches working day in day out and hands on with hardware and/or software, who has the time to network in the professional sense, right? Moreover, you made a good first step in setting up a basic profile on Linkedin ...

One of the great new features of Windows 8, which debuts in 2012, will enable users to log on to their PCs using a Windows Live I.D. account. Originally created and marketed as a single sign-on solution for e-commerce or membership based Web sites, the Live I.D. service is now ...

If you’re looking to compete with the big guys, such as Geek Squad or AT&T’s ConnectTech, by starting your own PC repair business (and leverage a well-respected franchise), you might want to consider Computer Troubleshooters for starters. The franchisor was recently rated the highest in customer satisfaction by Franchise Business Review, a leading market research ...

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