Tag Archive: Internet

Aug 15 2013

The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

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Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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Jul 26 2013

Can you and your ISP handle the download of Ultra HDTV Media?

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Okay, so a few short years ago everyone decided that all television broadcasts going to go out as high definition. A completely digital broadcast of the regular shows that you been watching for years. It started off because of the high definition televisions are being sold. Some of the resolutions of the high-definition TVs work …

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Jul 22 2013

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

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Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

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Jul 16 2013

Facebook Graph Search is just creepy

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Facebook has established itself very well and is a very popular tool for connecting socially with your friends and family, but one of the things that I don’t agree with Facebook on is their venture into just being outright creepy, and their idea of want to become your Internet search hub. With all the problems …

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Jul 03 2013

Windows 7 Recovery Sucks

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A few weeks ago, I was reminded of how fragile Windows operating system really is. My machine crashed, and I wasn’t able to log into the operating system. Because of one operating system file, my computer became a huge hunk of nothing more than a paperweight. Windows operating system is the most dominant operating system …

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Jun 12 2013

How much do you trust the cloud now?

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Over the past couple of years, there’s been huge push to using the cloud to collaborate on projects and to store personal data and do all kinds of activities, but with the recent revelations that a been in the news about the NSA surveilling people online. The major companies that have been reported as participating …

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May 24 2013

Don’t let Google make you stupid

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More and more I find myself in situations where I’m completely dependent upon my smart phone. I hate to say that having a smartphone is making me stupid, but the simple fact is, if I have my smart phone, I know that I don’t have to remember pieces of information and therefore I consider the …

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Apr 22 2013

Are you having trouble choosing between Evernote and Google Keep?

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If you’re not already using one, you should really start thinking about using a note taking application or service to keep all the snippets of information, ideas or thoughts in a singular place so that you can retrieve them later. Most people have passing thoughts and have the inclination to say, that’s a great idea, …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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