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Smart Devices Pit Privacy Against Convenience

Published on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:43 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

by James Fields It seems that your smart TV may be listening to a lot more than what “Downton Abbey” episode you want it to play. At least that’s what the privacy policy for Samsung’s internet connected SmartTV suggests. Buried in the dense policy is a single line that implies serious privacy infringements: “Please be […]

Backup & Disaster Recovery

Published on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:32 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.
Backup & Data Recovery

by James Fields On any given day, there are many unpredictable disasters that could strike your company. Most recently, there were earthquakes in Texas and snowstorms in the north surpassing record amounts of snowfall. When disasters strike, they affect power supply, the ability to get to work and a computer network’s ability to stay up […]

Technology Predictions for 2015

Published on Jan 21, 2015 at 12:32 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

by James Fields As usual, the new year started with a bang, complete with overflowing champagne glasses, optimism for the coming year, and a bash on Broadway complete with fireworks. The decadence of the celebration matched the accomplishments achieved in tech over 2014. In the past year, Apple joined the wearable arena with its iWatch […]

Mobile Device Management Must-Haves

Published on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Daniel Akridge, Lead Support Analyst Mobile devices are rapidly expanding into the enterprise space with more than 90% of companies having employees use personal devices to access their network and corporate content. A survey conducted on behalf of Raytheon suggests 1/3 of employees use mobile devices exclusively to do their work, while 60% […]

Fitness Technology Puts Resolutions in Reach

Published on Dec 30, 2014 at 4:14 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.
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The holiday parties are about to subside, the spiked eggnog will (unfortunately) wear off and the fancy dinner china that plated this year’s most indulgent dishes will be shelved for another time. With a blank slate for 2015, people will aspire to be ambitious versions of themselves — 12 pounds lighter, sculpted and complete with […]

Educational Gadgets For the Holidays and Beyond

Published on Dec 16, 2014 at 10:38 am in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. In years past, Christmas mornings at my house have been filled with the feverish unwrapping of presents, followed by a few hours of assembling Santa’s generous gifts. After a month of Christmas shopping and parents painstakingly putting together […]

How Cyber Monday Made a Name for Itself

Published on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:25 am in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Black Friday seems to bring out the most psychotic side in all of us. For many, a precious day off of work begins with an alarm at an ungodly hour in the morning followed by hostile combat with […]