Category: Information

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: Pats and Pans

Several reviewers have grabbed the new Consumer Preview for Windows 8, loaded it up, and took a look.  Here’s the gist of it so far! What’s Good?   The Not So Good, Yet:   Reviewers Say:  Here’s the link to a one minute Microsoft video Preview, but note it’s a promotional piece. Other links found there go… Read more »

Ta-Da! A New Look. A New Site. Explore!

SiteVision Launches New Website

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3637″ align=”left” size=”Small 150 width” quality=”90″] After months in the works, we’ve launched our new SiteVision website!  Featuring a WordPress Content Management System, you’ll find a new visual appeal, updated Twitter and Facebook feeds, re-organized content and more. Sign up for our monthly newsletter (at the bottom of each page),  and we’ll keep… Read more »

Was Your Password Hacked Today?

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3446″ align=”left” size=”small 150 width” autoHeight=”true” quality=”90″] Whoa! Facebook says hackers try to steal your stuff about 600,000 times daily. A more recent example: Zappos online store was hacked and hackers gained information on 24 million customers. While full customer credit card information wasn’t compromised, all customer passwords had to be deleted. We’re… Read more »

SiteVision Accepted Into The Homeland Security Information Network

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3391″ title=”SiteVision, INC – Accepted into the Dept. of Homeland Security Information Network” align=”left” size=”Small 150 width” autoHeight=”true” quality=”90″] SiteVision has been accepted into the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN). The HSIN is a national, secure, web-based portal for information sharing and collaboration between federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, private sector, and international… Read more »

Top Tech Trends for 2012

Samsung prototype of flexible, transpaprent tablet

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3146″ align=”left” size=”Small 150 width” quality=”90″]Will 2012 be the year of exciting breakthroughs? As hardware gets smaller, faster, thinner and cheaper, this may be the year of flexible Smartphones and tablet devices. Samsung’s exciting prototype suggests just that (see below and video.  Business users will likely see Software as a service (SAAS) and cloud… Read more »

Over The Top Gifts for Your Top Techie!

  There are wonderful options out there as tech gets smaller, smarter and cheaper. But, hey, you already know about those. So why not explore the far side. Datamanser’s Steampunk Laptop may look, oh a little apocalyptic, but it supposedly sizzles with state-of-the-art components. Choose your favorite design for the cover – perhaps, clockworks, or… Read more »

Does Your Website Measure Up?

CMS Themes

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3881″ align=”left” size=”small 150 width” autoHeight=”true” quality=”90″] Our first piece of advice is simple:  Unless it’s a hobby site, get your website professionally designed and coded.  We won’t dwell on hobby sites, because there are many simple and attractive templates and Wysiwyg programs to help create this kind of site. Business sites, however,… Read more »

An Amazing Peek At What Your Brain Sees

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3716″ align=”left” size=”medium” autoHeight=”true” quality=”98″]Are our brains more computer like than we think? University researchers reveal a startling look at what our brain sees, and it’s a fascinating glimpse of the future! And yes, these are actually visual scans of what the mind saw while watching movie content using a special (MRI) imaging… Read more »

SiteVision Creates New Website for Harrison Firm, PC

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3541″ align=”left” size=”Small 150 width”] The Harrison Firm, PC, a legal firm located in Roanoke, Virginia needed a better solution for their existing website.  SiteVision developed an easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) to meet their goals. The new site, not only tells visitors about the firm, it keeps clients and visitors up to date… Read more »

Dan Shaffer Joins SiteVision As Director Of GESD

Dan Shaffer

[image source_type=”attachment_id” source_value=”3545″ title=”Dan Shaffer” align=”left” size=”Small 150 width” autoHeight=”true”] Dan Shaffer, a 22-year veteran in the design, development, and administration of geographic information systems and facility management data, becomes director of Geospatial Information Systems and Enterprise Development (GESD) for SiteVision, Inc., a Virginia Application Development and Hosting firm. As Director of GESD, Shaffer will… Read more »