Browser extensions are useful as they allow you to do things not provided by the browser. But that doesn’t mean you should install extensions without precaution. Instead, you should employ safety when using extensions.
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You may have seen URLs with a long string attached to the end of the link that looks something like this: “utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=fanpage&utm_campaign=new+article&wa_ibsrc=fanpage.” Should you be worried about the implications of this? We’ll have a look at what UTM is and answer any question you might have on this subject.
The cryptocurrencies is here to stay. Bitcoin may be receiving the most attention at the moment, but it is definitely not the only one around. There are tons of Bitcoin alternatives. Here we will take a look at the 4 popular Bitcoin alternatives and see how they compare to Bitcoin.
If you wish to move away from Google Calendar, you can always host your own Calendar server. Owncloud comes with this feature in its recent version.
The Internet has entered a new era in which people can start trading in currencies that are not run by governments, called cryptocurrencies. If you have heard all the hype and wanted to get involved, it’s best that you find out more before investing in digital cryptocurrencies.
If you own a credit card, you will know that it contains a string of 16 digits where you have to key in while making an online purchase. While these numbers look random, they do follow a pattern and it is pretty simple to generate a series of valid credit card numbers.
You’ve probably heard of alternate DNS servers and how they could probably help you in some way or another. You may also wonder why you need to switch over. I’m going to give you some reasons why you probably should be using third party DNS server. You will end up wondering why you haven’t done it yet.
With tons of online learning courses, it can be difficult finding the best one around. Here are 3 search engines that you can use to search for the courses you are most interested in and is the most value for money.
While there are tons of tools and services that you use to create survey forms and conduct surveys, If you wish to have full control over your data, LimeSurvey is a good survey application that you can install on your own server and host your own surveys.
While there are plenty of Google reader alternatives, most of them are web-based and few allow you to host your own RSS feeds server. Sismics Reader is a new open-source RSS feeds server which allows multiple users to connect to it and host their own RSS feeds.
When it comes to cloud storage, one of the things you shouldn’t do is to place all your eggs in one basket. You should also take the precaution to backup the data to somewhere you can physically access. Allow me to explain why.
Have you ever wondered why your Internet speed is always not as fast as your service provider said it would be? It never hurts to examine the most common causes of slower-than-advertised Internet speeds and determine whether one of these is happening to you so that you can determine how to remedy the situation.
Twitter is experimenting to serve tailored ads to its users. Here is how you can opt out of Twitter tailored ads and prevent Twitter from tracking you.
If you are a regular Facebook user, you will know that Facebook always show “Top Stories” in your news feed. I am not sure how Facebook determine which news is considered “Top stories”, but all I know is that I am missing out all my friends’ update that Facebook don’t deem as “Top stories”. There […]
One of the best social networking sites is Twitter. The only problem I have with it is that it just does so many things. While most know how to do the basics on Twitter, there exists some useful commands and keyboard shortcuts that make it even easier and better to use.
Gmail comes with 15GB of storage space free of charge, but while you might think that will last you forever, as soon as you start to receive attachments, this space is very quickly eaten into. By using Attachments.me you can automatically back up your Gmail attachments so you are protected in case emails are accidentally deleted, or you need to free up a little space.
With the death of Google Reader now all but assured, it is time to move on, Rolio looks to grab your attention and become your new RSS friend.
Feedly is one of the best Google Reader alternative, and yet, one of the major concern with Feedly is that you cannot export your RSS feeds out of it. Well, that was in the past. Feedly has recently make available the option to export all your feeds to OPML file. Here is how you can […]
Mobile privacy is almost non-existent. Telecommunications providers know when we place a call, the number we dial, and how long the conversation lasts. If this makes you uncomfortable, here are 5 changes you can make to reduce how much your phone carrier knows about you.
We’re very comfortable with our own Internet usage at work or at home that it’s easy to adopt those same rules on a public network. The following is a list of places to be sure to not take your Internet privacy for granted, as there is possible danger lurking and waiting.