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Nov 16 2016

Blocking BS News starts at the browser level, at least for Google Chrome – BS Detector

On the heels of the post-presidential election, arguably one of the most stunning upsets in American history, people have become angry with websites that spread misinformation or flat out lies. In my previous article, I mentioned that Facebook and Google are going to be making efforts to try to weed out fake news. But the …

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Sep 02 2016

Facebook Can Help You With Your Political Affiliation

Facebook is interesting, in the fact that it’s collecting all this private information on people and building these digital profiles. So even if you don’t know what your political stance is on the US elections, Facebook can help you, because they already have you figured out; and labeled. Oddly enough, I don’t normally do any …

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Feb 29 2016

Netflix: Whoops, something went wrong… with your VPN use

There’s a fine line between legitimate use and misuse of a service. You can name everything starting with Napster, to Peer-to-Peer, Torrent’ing and VPN’s. Over the past couple of years, people have been using VPNs to circumvent the problems they’re having with their local ISPs not giving them full download speeds because they know that …

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Sep 02 2015

Review: UnoTelly

As users of the world move towards streaming content and using services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, they are running into problems where they can’t stream their content because of geographical restrictions. Some areas or countries of the world don’t allow for streaming media. This forces some users out into the fray to find solutions …

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Feb 23 2015

Justified Hypocrisy Of Using Ad Blockers

I think if you’ve been on the Internet for more than 15 minutes, you recognize that the Internet is filled with advertisements. Advertisements run pretty much every website that you visit. The truth is people are cheap and frugal and they don’t pay for content. There’s a few people who do websites for the purpose of generosity, …

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Sep 09 2013

ShareThis: When good services go bad

When you’ve been on the Internet for a long time, you find yourself using the same applications over and over you get to a point where you feel comfortable with a particular application, but in time, everything changes. And it’s unfortunate when those traditional/dependable applications make changes to their processes or the policies on how …

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Mar 14 2013

Must-have Office Tech: Why Tech Devices Will Keep You Employed

If you want to stay employed, find a new job, or improve your office morale, technology can help. Impress your employees or friends with these cool gadgets and necessary tools. Take a look at these tech toys. No related posts. This one is unique.

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Mar 14 2013

Windows Live Writer 2012: How To Return The Plug-in Sidebar

If you were among the many that were using Windows Live Writer 2009, you probably remember having a plug-in bar on the right hand side of the composition window; having direct access to the plug-ins that you have installed for Windows Live Writer. When Windows Live Writer got updated with the new user interface, Microsoft …

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Dec 21 2012

Facebook finally adds drag-and-drop for uploading images

As Facebook rages on to chip away at any personal privacy on online with their service, they continue to make small incremental changes to the service to simplify for their members to use it; to get more images in to the system. I have used other applications in the past that allow you to right-click …

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Dec 05 2012

Making the most of low-cost android tablets

  This holiday season is definitely the season for tablets. And one thing that I’ve been noticing is that there’s a ton of low-cost android tablets. It’s not so much that the android tablets that they’re selling are not high performance, it’s the fact that they do serve a basic function. The low-cost android tablets …

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