Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’
This past year has been an exciting one in many respects. It has definitely been a roller coaster of a ride. The ups and downs of the economy, the re-election of the first African-American president, the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. So many newsworthy events took place it’s nearly impossible to comment on them all.
It’s 2013! Happy New Year! Where did 2012 go and doesn’t it seem like we were just celebrating the beginning of 2012? Well you know the old saying “Time flies when you’re having fun!”. 2012 has been a wild ride for us here at Geek Easy Computers, but overall it’s been a fun and exciting trip!
If you’ve been paying attention to technology lately, the buzzword in the industry is definitely the “cloud.” Cloud computing, for people confused yet interested, isn’t some sort of magic technological breakthrough that harnesses the raw power of water droplets and ice crystals to load YouTube videos (although that would be pretty buzz-worthy). Put more simply, the cloud is a method of distributing services (like email, music, videos, documents and even video games) to end-users without having to run a program or save the data on a local computer; even simpler would be to say that it’s a way of computing entirely on-line. Read the rest of this entry »