Tag: websites

Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Nov 09 2015

How Smartphones Changed TV

Advertisers have been relying on TV commercials to promote their products and services for years. However, the competition for viewers’ time has grown beyond bathroom and snack runs. Now, a large chunk of viewers use a second screen while watching TV, such as a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. This means viewers dedicate very little time …

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Oct 07 2015

You Can Paste Screen Captures Directly Into Facebook Status Updates

I like sharing images on Facebook and I’m sure a bunch of you do too. At this point, I feel a bit stupid over this one, or I have found a wonderful new gift from Facebook to be able to share images on Facebook. I can’t find any articles to say this function is available, …

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Jul 21 2013

Critics for Movies Suck and RED 2 was great!

I’m finally getting around on doing movies that I see. This past weekend, I would go see RED 2. RED 2 being the sequel to the original release of RED [retired and extremely dangerous]. I thought that the original movie was really good. It had actors that everyone like, like Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John …

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Apr 29 2012

Facebook Pushes Virus Protection A Little More

Back in early January, Facebook must’ve been listening to me. I published a blog post about the insecurity of Facebook. In that post, I talked about how Facebook takes advantage of their members by exposing them to games and applications that could be potentially stealing their personal and private information and using it for other …

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Jan 19 2012

SOPA: going dark- did it get any attention?

While several of the largest websites [Like Digg, Facebook and Twitter] didn’t do anything for SOPA [not even a banner of text], there was an impact yesterday [January 18th]. A difference was made in awareness and attention has been brought to the world. The people of the Internet have shown they have a voice and …

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Sep 22 2011

Facebook and Google+ are making Twitter BORING

Over the past could have months the usefulness of Twitter seems to be missing with me. I don’t see how Twitter is supposed to compete anymore. At 140 characters? It’s hard to get everything you want to clarify, do and share with such a small range of space. And what Facebook and Google+ are doing …

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May 16 2011

Another reason to hate Adobe Flash… their updates.

I’m not able to be alone in this… I’m damn near pleading with adobe here on this one. Please stop with these obtuse update Windows. They’re coming out like every week or so and the update process is so obtuse; I nearly can’t stand it. Are you putting efforts in to give me another reason …

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Mar 31 2011

Google releases the “+1” on the world – who cares.

Google is a company that’s well versed in being able to provide answers for just about anything that anyone is looking for, but Google’s attempts to get into the social market seemed to be falling flat. And with Google’s latest option to allow you to basically vote upon the links that you choose from the …

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