5 Tools to Secure Your Windows Computer

5 Tools to Secure Your Windows Computer

Since the days of using DOS, personal computers have always had the risk of being infected with malicious software. Over the years, malware has evolved from basic viruses, to rootkits, and now ransomware that encrypts your data. With each new release of malware, it seems anti-virus software developers are always playing catch-up to make sure their software can protect a computer from the new malicious software. Read More »

Operating Systems

What’s Next For Next-Generation Mobile Phones?

What’s Next For Next-Generation Mobile Phones?

It’s coming up to that time again: in only a few months, we’ll start being drip-fed the latest smartphones just in time for the Christmas rush. Of course, we’re still only in July, but that doesn’t stop the rumour mill from working at full steam. Of course the iPhone and Samsung releases will be the two hottest topics, with the iPhone in particular expected to have a number of new revolutionary features. Read More »

Mobile Phones

8 Tips to Get Rid of Video Buffering

Buffering

Imagine watching a movie online and then right in the middle of a great scene, and then the video starts buffering, causing the video to stop playing. This scenario has been repeated countless times among the millions of Internet users and it is just about the most frustrating thing. While some buffering is acceptable at the start of the video because the browser is caching the video data, buffering that continues throughout the video can be very irritating, not to mention time-wasting. Read More »

Video Streaming

5 Lessons I Have Learned About Blogging

5 Lessons I Have Learned About Blogging

When I started blogging in June 2007 I really didn’t know how to manage a blog or eve how long I can keep writing blog entries. Like many people, I tend to start something that interests me at the time, but then get bored and move onto something else. With that thinking, I started using Blogger since it required no financial commitment, just time. After a year, I discovered that I did like to manage a blog, so I switched to a self-hosted WordPress blog, and haven’t looked back. Read More »

Websites and Blogging

Is LastPass Secure?

Is LastPass Secure?

LastPass is a popular cloud-based password manager that has quickly become popular for those looking for an easy solution to create and keep their passwords safe. There are many software and cloud-based solutions available for managing passwords, such as RoboForm and KeePass, but for many users – myself included – LastPass is what they prefer. Of course, as with any software that stores personal information, the question on how secure LastPass really is has come up in many discussions online. Read More »

Online Safety

How You Can Create Stronger Passwords

How You Can Create Stronger Passwords

It seems that news about a breach of security that results in the stealing of usernames and passwords seems to be an everyday occurrence these days. The news, from Hold Security, that Russian hackers have created a list of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords come as a surprise because of the number of login credentials that have been stolen. Read More »

Online Safety

What Will the Internet Look Like in 100 Years? [Infographic]

What Will the Internet Look Like in 100 Years? [Infographic]

I remember when I first connected to the world wide web back in the mid-90′s. At the time I connected using a modem that was connected to the telephone line that transferred data at a maximum of 14.4 kbps. The squeal of the modem as it connected is something that I will always remember along with the disconnects that happened when the phone was in use. Times have changed considerably since then. Read More »

Internet

Why Features of e-Commerce eBay Makes it Stand Out from the Rest

Why Features of e-Commerce eBay Makes it Stand Out from the Rest

Since its inception, eBay has been one of the hottest retail sites that that has been utilizing innovative ways to increase the sale of products. Initially, it was mainly known to be an auction site, but over the years it has evolved into a successful ecommerce site that offers a wide array of products from thousands, perhaps millions, of businesses and individuals. Read More »

Making Money
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