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A Look at Some Groundbreaking Technologies to Help in the Fight Against COVID-19

Legendary science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke has claimed that “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Well, the following groundbreaking technologies are not magic...

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Special 100th Sysadminotaur Comic Interview with Patrick Désilets

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — actually, to be honest, it was 2012, and in this particular galaxy — a very gifted writer, artist, and illustrator named Patrick Désilets introduced the wor...

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[COVID-19] 5 Questions Businesses Need to Answer as Employees Return to Work

The COVID-19 crisis is far from over, and health experts say that even a vaccine will not suddenly end the pandemic. However, there is cautious optimism in many parts of the world that the worst is be...

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[Updated] The Most Useful Websites for IT Pros

Recently, Laurence updated our list of the best mobile apps for IT pros. That inspired me to update our list of the most useful websites for IT pros, which was published in 2016. MXToolbox MXToolbox ...

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[UPDATED] The Best Mobile Apps for IT Pros in 2020

The year was 2016. Giant pandas were taken off the endangered species list. After a 108-year drought, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. Moviegoers flocked to see La La Land. And the Devolutions t...

Women in Tech: Past, Present & Future

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the U.S. each year on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which bans the government from denying citizens t...

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5 Fun and Geeky Things to Do During a Lockdown

Nobody knows for sure if there will be another lockdown in the months ahead. However, if you are mandated or advised to spend your time at home, here are five fun and geeky things that will keep you b...

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The History and Future of Electric Vehicles

The History of Electric Cars Most people think that the first electric car was built — and then killed (which we’ll get to in a moment) — in the 1990s. However, the very first electric car was built w...

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10 Surprising Geek Facts

There are facts – and then there are GEEK FACTS. What’s the difference? Well, pretty much anyone can figure out the former. But only true 100% certified geeks like you are entitled to know the latter....

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Do We Have the Infrastructure to Support Intelligent Machines?

Why the Rise of the Machines Is Still a Little Way Off Whether or not we’re sowing the seeds of our own destruction by embracing artificial intelligence is the topic of intense debate. There’s no ques...

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[COVID-19] Best Free Online Learning Platforms

What do Shakespeare, Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, and Edvard Munch all have in common? No, it’s not that they have inspired countless memes. It’s that they produced some of their best work while in quar...

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7 Must-Have Board Games for the Workplace

As some of you may know, I’m a true board game geek. But I’m not the only one. Here at Devolutions, there are many of us who get together during breaks, at lunch, and after hours to play various board...

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6 Careers in Cyber Security You Should Consider

With more and more parts of our lives going online and then being stored, it’s no surprise that keeping our computers, networks and data secure is more important than ever. And if you’re fired up to p...

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10 Books Every IT Pro Should Read

As an IT pro, you probably read the equivalent of a book a month – or maybe even a book a week. All of those emails, memos, articles, white papers, reports…and let’s not forget the endless TPS reports...

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The Most Popular Video Games + Suggestions for Upcoming Releases

Hello fellow gamers! Video games have come a LONG way since 1962, when researchers at MIT launched the very first computer-based video game called Space Wars. To celebrate World Video Game Day on Nove...

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The Devolutions Time Capsule

At Devolutions, we like having a positive impact. That’s why delivering a “wow factor” is one of our core values. It’s also a big part of the ideas we conceive, the products we develop, and the servic...

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From Remote Desktop Manager User to Devolutions Community Influencer

Whether you spend a lot of time In the Trenches or not, you’ve probably spotted one of our favorite power users, “Min Destens”, in the comment section. And if you’ve been to the Devolutions forum, you...

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Will You Triumph in Our Game of Thrones Quiz?

As Queen Cersei declared, “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.” Well, the stakes aren’t THAT high in our Game of Thrones quiz – your life isn’t on the line here – but your ability t...

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[Quiz] How Well Do You Know the Star Wars Movies?

By now, you probably know that I’m huge a Star Wars fan. Need proof? A couple of years ago I created a quiz about the Star Wars’ universe. I also co-manage the Devolutions Force, which is our Star War...

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A History of Major Computer Viruses from the 1970s to the Present

A couple of years ago, I wrote about the history of programming. It was fascinating to see how far things have come since Charles Babbage conceived the very first analytical engine back in 1837. Now, ...