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My love for Π is Constant

March 4th, 2021 by admin

A cherry pie, and 2 apple pies, with the pi symbol on top of each one

I consider myself an expert on pie. I love to find the best pie places wherever I go, and I am a firm believer in vanilla ice cream à la mode. Pi, the illustrious mathematical constant, is a different story. I struggled with math throughout my...

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The Dirty Dozen

March 4th, 2021 by admin

9 brown eggs and 1 white egg

It's not uncommon to hear about tax scams. People become victims of tax fraud through workplace emails, online banking, tech support, and we can't forget a scammers favorite holiday – Tax season. According to the IRS, taxpayers have lost more than...

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Uncle SCAM Wants YOU!

March 4th, 2021 by admin

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The most recent election cycle has been a divisive one. Certainly the most extreme in my lifetime, and if you disagree, YOU'RE part of the problem, so unfriend me! As the temperature increases in the political climate, emotions are running higher...

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Funniest Scams You Wouldn't Believe Exist

March 4th, 2021 by admin

A snake

Ring-ring. Hello? It's a scammer calling. Click. Does that scenario seem familiar? We knew you'd say yes. Fraud, scams, and hoaxes are serious problems in our digital age. In fact, more than 3.2 million reports of fraud were reported to the FTC in...

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$GME TO THE MOON!

February 18th, 2021 by admin

Scrabble tiles spelling stonks

Before we dive into "stonk" history, there are a few things you need to know to truly understand the Gamestop, AMC, Blackberry, Koss, and other stock frenzies. WallStreetBets: WSB is a reddit forum where rich gamblers throw money at volatile stocks,...

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Meet the Equinox Techs

February 18th, 2021 by admin

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We have the most amazing employees here at Equinox IT Services, and in the spirit of our 19th Anniversary, we want to show them off a little. We asked our technicians questions about themselves and their tech career so that you could get to know them...

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Sunburst Hack

January 19th, 2021 by admin

A shadowy hand ominously typing on a keyboard of a laptop, their hand facing the wrong direction as its coming from the side with the screen and not the trackpad

We almost did it December, we almost made it one whole month in 2020 without a total catastrophe. 30 measly days, that's all I was hoping for. Hardly any time at all really, considering it's just one moon-phase, a single tank of quarantine gas,...

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Recap of 200 What Happened This Year 2

January 15th, 2021 by admin

A piece of toliet paper with 'BYE. BYE. 2020!' written on it

What happened in 2020? No really, what happened?! Between a global pandemic, wildfires, civil unrest, and murder hornets that vanished as quickly as they appeared… I was stumped. As this year came to a close and I realized that 2020 can't...

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Cyber Predictions 21

January 15th, 2021 by admin

The year 2021 spelled out with wooden cubes, with the cube displaying 1 mid-way through rotating off of 0

With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, I was so focused on leaving that dumpster-fire-of-a-year in the dust that I wasn't paying attention to the road and crashed into yet another dumpster fire called "2021". Unfortunately, our problems will not stop just...

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The iPhone 12 mini: My New (low battery) Friend

January 5th, 2021 by admin

A laptop, tablet, cellphone, and a coffee cup on a desk, with a hand holding an iPhone 12 mini on the laptop screen

I bought the iPhone 12 mini when my iPhone XR started having some bugs about a month ago. I'd done some research on the new set of iPhone 12's, and at $100 cheaper, I felt the mini was the best price point for me. Ready to have a new ease of use with...

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Christmas Gift Guide for the Tech Lover in 2020

December 31st, 2020 by admin

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Do you hear Santa's sleigh bells approaching? He's coming into town this year with the best tech gifts of 2020. Grab your holiday tech gift list, we're about to find out what cool gadgets he has in that big bag of presents We hope he will drop off...

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Recap of What Happened in 2020

December 23rd, 2020 by admin

The number '2020' seen through glasses

What happened in 2020? No really, what happened?! Between a global pandemic, wildfires, civil unrest, and murder hornets that vanished as quickly as they appeared... I was stumped. As this year came to a close and I realized that 2020 can't hurt me...

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Search Result Quackery: Does Google Bias Politics?

October 30th, 2020 by admin

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One minute you are posting, for the first time in your life, about how nice it would be to have a microwave you could reach from the bathtub. The next you know, you’re seeing ads for a waterproof microwave, thinking, “how did they know?” And “is this...

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Four Tips to Safely Shop Online for the Holidays

October 30th, 2020 by Sarah E Ashley

Phone with 'Online Shopping' on Screen and Shopping Cart in Surgical Mask Filled with Delivery Boxes

76% of All United States Adults Shop Online This stat was taken from a 2019 survey. Imagine what that percentage will be in 2021. Shopping online safely is so important considering more and more people are turning away from brick-and-mortar shops to...

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