Facebook Down

by on 10/28/2014 in Facebook, Social Networking

Facebook Down

@ 6:10 PM CDT Facebook appears to be down. Not sure why and so far nothing has been reported on other social sites. Hopefully, people can find something else to do. :) This is now the second occurrence in less than 3 months. Hopefully the issue is not related to a hack or user data […]

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How to Get the Most out of the iPad Air

by on 10/28/2014 in iPad, Tablets

How to Get the Most out of the iPad Air

As a proud owner of the iPad Air, you understand the wonders the perfectly sized, sleek, ultra-light and extremely useful tablet has to offer. In case you’re new to this better life, there are a few things you should do that will guarantee you get the most out of the glorious iPad Air. Insider Tips […]

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Auto Warranty Phishing Scams

by on 10/09/2014 in Scams & Hoaxes, Security

Auto Warranty Phishing Scams

Be on the lookout for any Auto Warranty emails. In most cases these are Phishing scams. I recently received this one in my inbox (below) and I immediately knew it was a scam because of senders email address. The senders email was from an AOL account and not from the actual company (Direct Auto Warranty) […]

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Yahoo Say’s Goodbye!

by on 09/24/2014 in Yahoo

Yahoo Say’s Goodbye!

And it’s about time. Bad service, bad decisions and most of all, incompetent leadership! Yahoo is not really saying goodbye, but with all the issues they have you would think by now it would be a ghost town with users jumping ship daily. Here’s the latest issues with email. This is a very common issue.

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Apps are Changing Us Like Never Before

by on 09/12/2014 in Apps

Apps are Changing Us Like Never Before

Nearly 53% of American adults have a smartphone, 32% have an e-reader, and 42% own a tablet computer according to Pew Research. The rise of the smart phone (and mobile-friendly computing) can be attributed to a number of different factors but for the average individual it would come down to: The lower prices The brand […]

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Ways Technology Can Enhance Your Home

by on 09/11/2014 in Home, Home Automation, Home Security, Security

Ways Technology Can Enhance Your Home

These days, technological advancements have played a profound role in enhancing the quality of our lives. In fact, technology is now an integral aspect of every facet of our lives-including the home sphere. There are a variety of ways that technology can enhance an individual’s experience within the home setting, and some of them include: […]

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How to Get the Most Out of the Galaxy Tab 4

by on 09/03/2014 in Android, Gadgets, Galaxy Tab 4

How to Get the Most Out of the Galaxy Tab 4

As the smartphone revolution continues to unfold, it is evident that Android is the clear winner among operating systems. Recent figures from analyst ABI Research indicate that the platform dominates with 80 percent of the market share of smartphone operating systems. This equates to just less than 300 million smartphones running Android ­– or an […]

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5 Innovative Gadgets for the Home

by on 09/02/2014 in Home Automation, Home Security

5 Innovative Gadgets for the Home

When it comes to gadgets for the home, there’s a larger, more impressive selection than ever to choose from. From large-screen 4K TV sets to connected devices, the future is now. If you’re looking for a home that seamlessly incorporates technology, these five devices are good bets – for today, tomorrow and perhaps years into […]

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WiFi Dangers and What You Need to Know

by on 08/12/2014 in Security, Security Info & Tips

WiFi Dangers and What You Need to Know

Most people don’t understand the risks associated with connecting to a public or free WiFi network. In fact, some people don’t even care about the dangers and continue to do whatever they want despite what dangers are already documented. Here’s a short list from Sophos web site: A US trio who attacked companies by wardriving […]

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Google Adsense Disabled – WTF?

by on 08/06/2014 in Google, Security

Google Adsense Disabled – WTF?

I was an Adsense publisher for almost 7 years and last month my revenue tripled with no uptick in traffic that would suggest why my revenue was up. Guess what? My account was disabled. Google advised me that my Adsense account was disabled due to invalid click activity. See the actual message below. Account Disabled […]

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How to Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers

by on 07/24/2014 in Security, Security Info & Tips

How to Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers

Data breaches have become a real problem in the past few years. Giant corporations such as Michael’s, Target and even Bank of America have all had their issues with hackers stealing data from systems that were thought to be secure. With more and more of the world getting (and staying) online, these sorts of data […]

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