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‘Delete Email as Trash’….Finally!!

So this post is a little behind, but I was unaware of a fantastic new Gmail feature until a couple days ago, so I figured others may still be unaware as well. I use Gmail a lot (multiple times every day), as it's my main email account. I also have an iPhone that I use...

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NaNaNaNa, NaNaNaNa, Heeeyyyyy, Goodbye!!!!

Goodbye IE6!!  It's been a long time coming, but usage of the long-outdated Internet Explorer 6 has finally dipped below 1% in the United States, earning the US a spot in the champions circle. Microsoft started IE6Countdown.com in 2011 to raise awareness of the...

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SOPA, PIPA…WTF?

So I'm sure everyone and their brother has heard at least the term SOPA and perhaps PIPA by now, but I thought I'd write a little something about it, too.  Which is interestingly ironic, since writing something on a public blog, as I am, is exactly what I'd NOT be...

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Goodbye, Steve.

Icon. Game changer. Relentless. Inspirational. Dedicated. These are all words to describe a brilliant individual whom the world will never forget. It's literally all over the news and Internet only a few hours after it happened, so I'm sure you all know by know, but...

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What the browser?!

We've been talking about Web browsers and some of their technical features a lot lately so I thought I'd take a break and touch on the more obvious visual differences you'll see on pages loaded in the browsers. To do this, I made a page (linked below) showcasing one...

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A story about IE 6

As you may know, Microsoft is trying to get people everywhere to move off of Internet Exploder 6 and upgrade to the most current version of IE (IE 8 if XP, IE 9 if Vista or Windows 7). If you don't know about this, feel free to check out a previous post of ours to...

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Browser Security: IE9 in 1st, Chrome in 2nd

Continuing with our Web browser-news theme, check out this article highlighting Google's Chrome as being 'most improved' in this year's Web browser security tests - beating out Safari and Firefox. It's a little long, but everyone could use a little more knowledge...

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Get outta here, IE6.

Alright!! As of July 2011, under 10% of the world was still using Internet Explorer 6...lets keep that number dropping! The U.S. is now under 2%, which is getting very close to the goal of under 1% IE6 usage. We upgraded 3 IE6 users to IE8 last week, and 2 more this...

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“Ya’ll can get to bloggin’ bout bologna.”

Hello World!  Just had to make that the first post (#developerjoke). So this is The WIT Blog, where we'll feature new, interesting, comical, or just plain random posts regarding digital technology and other stuff.  It's our first (and very much late to the game),...

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Happy birthday to us!

Happy 3rd Birthday to The Works IT!! It's been 3 years since we started up back in 2008 and we've been chugging along, picking up momentum all the time.  We want to take a moment and give a huge "Thank You" to all of our customers who've given us the chance to serve...

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