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Month: September 2016

Laptop Battery Charging Tips from the Pros 

There’s a lot of talk these days about mobile phone batteries and charging, but laptop batteries are in a class all their own and deserve attention. Your laptop battery is one of …

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Yahoo Data Theft Good Reason to Regularly Change Passwords

In case you needed another reason for regularly changing your passwords, the recently-uncovered Yahoo hack of 500 million accounts is probably the reason of the decade so far. The hack …

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90% of PC Users Ignore Important Security Warnings

It seems that 9 out of 10 PC users fail to heed important security warnings, opting instead to ignore needed updates and put their PCs at potential risk of some type of cyber threat, ac …

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Best Ways to Avoid and Remove Scareware

One of the methods black hat Internet marketers and hackers have of “tricking you into clicking” on their shady ads or pop-ups is scareware. It actually first cropped-up alm …

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Network Monitoring & Network Efficiency

Network monitoring and its role in network efficiency. One can tell how well a network monitoring system operates by simply investigating how mature the monitoring program is. This can …

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Exchange Sync App Now Available in Android with Gmail Add-On

The announcement about the Android Gmail app add-on that expands the Exchange Active Sync features came last spring, but is worth reiterating: You can download the Gmail app in Galaxy N …

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Dropbox Hacked: Yet Another Argument for Better Encryption

You may have heard that 68 million Dropbox users were recently told by the company that they needed to change their passwords due to a general hack of their database. The hack occurred …

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FTC Chief Technologist’s Mobile Phone Number and Account Hijacked

And How You Can Learn from This Mishap How is it that the Federal Trade Commission’s Chief Technology Officer – a woman by the name of Lorrie Cranor – had her mobile p …

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Welcome to the Age of Exponential Progress and Innovation

The world is changing faster than we can even say. Entire industries and ways of life are being outmoded, re-adapted, and re-envisioned. Look at what has happened in the world of busine …

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