Make use of ‘the Cloud’

Make use of ‘the Cloud’

BYJIMMY MAWERERE “The Cloud.” Most of the smart phone users have an icon for a cloud function. But to many it is one that they click on by mistake, bringing registration details they don’t “understand”. What exactly is “the cloud” and how does it work, what are the benefits of using the Cloud? Well, “the cloud” is the Internet. The Internet is made up of all of these different repositories, each one of which can provide a different service; i.e. the Dropbox, iCloud, gmail etc. So Cloud computing is a…

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Grow your event Hashtag using the Twitter beam

Grow your event Hashtag using the Twitter beam

BY JIMMY MAWERERE I was one day amazed to find out that I could grow my Twitter community and also stream events with Twitter beam. As an IT practitioner, I always wondered how I would share the events I have been involved in, and monitor the thoughts of delegates, and yes, my search led me to Twitter beam. Using Twitter beam at your event is a great way to communicate with the attendees and get more exposure and publicity. The way it works is that a tweet wall is created…

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What internet users need to know about those spam emails

What internet users need to know about those spam emails

BY JIMMY MAWERERE Spam email is any email that was not requested by a user but was sent to that user and many others. This is done typically, but not always, with malicious intent. Spammers usually acquire recipient addresses from publicly accessible sources, or they use certain programmes to collect addresses on the web. Usually when you post your email addresses on websites or in news groups, you are most likely to attract spam. You might receive spam if you fill out online forms, although most reputable sites have good…

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