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Avoid Ever Having to Visit Facebook or Twitter with Handy Chrome Extensions

Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way people use the internet. Blogs and websites provide links to share information on the sites, and advertisers have completely restructured the way they approach internet […]

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Learn to Install FontForge to Make Your Own Fonts

Creating your own completely unique fonts can be a lot of fun. Customizing a font to fit your personal likes and dislikes, making decisions whether it will be serif or sans serif, […]

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New Versions of FoxyTunes Include More Supported Players, Increased Functionality

Listening to music is a big part of the computer experience for many people. Having an organized music library is a point of pride for music enthusiasts, and even casual computer users […]

Changing Colors of Blue Screen of Death Adds Fun to Otherwise Terrifying Sight

Time for Friday fun anyone? Maybe not fun so much, but something to amuse yourselves the next time your computer decides to have a mind of its own. There are few things […]

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3 PS3 "Hactivists" Detained in Spain

Spanish police announced today that they had captured three people suspected of hacking in connection with the recent attacks against Sony’s PlayStation Network, as well as government and corporate websites around the […]

Banks Not Required to Utilize "The Best" Security?

In May of 2009 a Sanford, Maine based company, Patco Construction Co, filed suit against Ocean Bank, a division of Bridgeport, Conn. Based People’s United Bank. Patco used online banking to make […]

Sync Apple Devices To Your Linux System

Experienced users of handheld products know that in order to protect your data and applications it is important to sync apps frequently with a primary machine. Unfortunately, this is often easier said […]

RSA Admits That SecureID Tokens Were Compromised

RSA has finally opened up and started talking about the March breach into its systems. Admitting that SecurID tokens were compromised, the company has promised to replace all 40 million tokens, for […]

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Creating Your Own Shortcut Keys For Your Windows Machine

Computer shortcuts enable you to cut even more time when doing various tasks in programs which is key for today’s tech savvy computer user. Nearly everyone knows a few of the more […]

Apple Announces iCloud and Other Functions

In what Apple enthusiasts called a highly anticipated keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this morning, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Apple's future approach to cloud computing. iCloud, […]

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Add Thumbnails To Your WordPress Blog

Blogging with WordPress is an easy, quick way to get your posts to viewers without sitting down and coding an entire website by yourself. However, there are certain aspects of the platform […]

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Getting Rid of PortableApps Splash Screens

The versatility of individual programs seems to grow daily. Just as we have watched technology move from bulky desktops to laptops and now to handheld devices, so too have some applications gotten […]

Hacking Group LulzSec's Activity Over The Weekend

LulzSec is certainly going to make a name for themselves at the rate they are going. The hacker group claims responsibility for the recent major attacks against Sony and PBS’s websites as […]

Changing Your Linux Background Automatically

Compared to Windows and Apple, some people consider Linux distributions to be the most user-friendly, personally customizable operating systems available. They enable you to adjust and tweak pretty much anything you want […]


Apple To Patent Anti Piracy Technology

Have you ever seen people at concerts holding an iPhone up in the air, trying to record the live performance (and probably uploading it somewhere later on as well)? But they usually […]


Integrate the Terminal with the Desktop On Linux

Over the years there have been all sorts of fun ways to edit one's Linux terminal window. In addition to editing all the boring old things like text color and scroll settings, […]

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Sony Hacked Again

It is no secret to anyone that between the dates of April 17th and 19th, still as yet unnamed hackers broke into Sony’s database and stole the personal data of more than […]

Chrome OS, WebOS, Microsoft's OS Competition in 2012

We may still be at least a year away from Windows 8's big debut in 2012, but the OS arena is heating up like never before, and new competitors are stepping up […]