Report: The iPhone 14 will be a major upgrade, and it will be made of titanium

August 16th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Report: The iPhone 14 will be a major upgrade, and it will be made of titanium”

“If you’re thinking about your next iPhone upgrade or coming into the Apple iPhone family, you might want to wait until the release of the iPhone 14!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Attention iPhone users contemplating when to upgrade and potential new iPhone users! According to information in a recent investor note from JPMorgan Chase seen by AppleInsider and MacRumors, the iPhone 14 will be a MAJOR upgrade and made of titanium alongside or instead of aluminum or stainless steel. Get more details in this article by Samuel Axon for arstechnica.com.


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The Evolution of Cabling Meets Expanding Technology Demands

August 10th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The Evolution of Cabling Meets Expanding Technology Demands”

“Our need for speed makes cabling infrastructure more important than ever!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Technology is moving fast! With the upcoming arrival of 5G, experts predict that the Internet of Things (IoT) will soon bring 30 billion connected devices online. This smart device explosion, coupled with presently unknown innovations and inventions, will put additional demands on bandwidth, placing commercial buildings on the front lines of the ongoing rapid technology evolution.

In this article for Securityinfowatch.com, author Matt Powers dives into the nuts and bolts of these technology challenges for commercial building owners and how they can affect business operations in the future.


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8 Easy Symbols to Make Google Work Better for You

August 9th, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “8 Easy Symbols to Make Google Work Better for You”

“If you want to become a Google Search maven, this piece has some amazing tips for you!”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


If you are a regular Google Search user (who isn’t, right?), then Tate Hand’s article for Digital Third Coast.com is for you! In the story, Tate provides 8 easy and effective symbols to help make you a concise Google search guru!


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States weigh bans on ransomware payoffs

August 3rd, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “States weigh bans on ransomware payoffs”

“An interesting quandary for state and local governments. To pay or not to pay cybercriminals ransom.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Hackers frequently aim at state and local governments. As these cybercriminals continue to target police departments, school districts and city and county governments, some state legislators say they’ve had enough. In fact, according to this piece by Jenni Bergal for Securityinfowatch.com, at least three states are considering legislation that would prohibit state and local government agencies from paying hackers.

It is an interesting stance and one that is seemingly gaining momentum. On the surface, it seems logical, but as Bergal points out, there is a lot to consider before refusing to pay ransom to these bad actors.


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Go update your iPhone and iPad right now; a serious security issue was just patched

August 2nd, 2021 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Go update your iPhone and iPad right now; a serious security issue was just patched”

“Sometimes, you have to take immediate action. According to the experts, this is one of those times.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


If you’re usually a procrastinator, now is not the time to wait to update your Apple iPhone or iPad software. Currently, there’s an active security threat affecting most versions of iOS and macOS, so experts advise that you download the latest security update on all your devices now. Get the scoop in this brief article by Joe Rice-Jones for Knowtechie.com.


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5 Big IoT Security Challenges (And How To Overcome Them)

July 27th, 2021 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “5 Big IoT Security Challenges (And How To Overcome Them)”

“The IoT is growing exponentially, and so are the security challenges it presents to your organization.”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


The IoT market is growing and shows no signs of slowing down. With this growth comes a continuously increasing number of smart devices entering the business and personal world. These new devices can be game-changers for productivity and convenience, but they also create new IoT security challenges for companies and their IT departments.

This piece by Dylan Martin for CRN.com covers the most significant security challenges organizations face from the growth of the IoT and how organizations can try to overcome them, based on interviews with executives at IoT security startups and other companies.


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