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    Trade In, Trade Up: What you Should Know about Windows 7 End-of-Life

    On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue supporting the Windows 7 platform. This means that the company will no longer provide technical support, software updates, or security updates for Windows 7 users. Here’s what you need to know: Why is the Windows 7 Lifecycle Ending? Every Windows product has a lifecycle determined by Microsoft. Microsoft has stated, “The lifecycle begins…

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    As the West Michigan population grows, so does the digital divide

    Technology is ever-changing and evolving. As technology advances, the ability to access the internet has become increasingly important. Bills are paid online, work collaboration is done via the Cloud, and students are completing their homework through online portals. However, not everyone in the Grand Rapids community has the resources they need to be a part of this growing technology-based world,…

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    The True Cost of 5G Technology

    5G technology is finally here and tech enthusiasts around the world are eager to upgrade their devices, but at what cost? In 2016, 44.7 million metric tons of electronic waste were generated and only about 20% of it was properly recycled. The rest is often brought to landfills or incinerated. Electronic waste, or e-waste, refers to all electronic products that…