How Does Google Know Where Your WiFi Router Is?

How Does Google Know Where Your WiFi Router Is?

Google seems to know everything, including where your home is located. This info is based on your router, but how does Google know where your WiFi router is anyway and can you stop this?

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Why Are USB-C Cables Frying Laptops?

Why Are USB-C Cables Frying Laptops?

The USB-C cable was designed to help pave the way for future devices that would require very versatile signalling and power transfers. So why are they, instead, frying laptops? Let’s find out.

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The Promising Future of Video Conferencing

The Promising Future of Video Conferencing

Video conferencing has come a long way from the days when software used to come across hitches precisely at the most inopportune moments. Let’s take a look at its promising future.

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Why Internet Explorer Is Getting More Dangerous

Why Internet Explorer Is Getting More Dangerous

When it comes to browser security, Internet Explorer is far from the best or safest browser. As as matter of fact, it’s getting more dangerous! See how in this article.

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Spear Phishing: What Is It?

Spear Phishing: What Is It?

Spear phishing is dangerous because it uses the rapport between an individual and an organization to accomplish its purpose. This article explains what it is and how to protect yourself.

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Why Sites Are Moving Away from Flash (And Towards HTML5)

Why Sites Are Moving Away from Flash (And Towards HTML5)

Following in YouTube’s steps, Facebook recently announced that it has stopped using Flash entirely for videos across the entire social network. It’s time to explain why Flash is being dumped in favor of HTML5.

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Should Facebook Have an Age Limit?

Should Facebook Have an Age Limit?

Since 2006, Facebook has established a minimum age of 13 for the use of its services. Do you think that setting a minimum age like this is wise? Let’s discuss.

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Why Everyone Is Abandoning SHA-1 Encryption

Why Everyone Is Abandoning SHA-1 Encryption

The Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) has been an instrumental tool in the fight against hackers. While SHA-1 has been the standard, it’s now being abandoned for SHA-2. Here’s why.

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Your Info Is Leaking: Privacy Concerns with Online Quizzes

Your Info Is Leaking: Privacy Concerns with Online Quizzes

Generally all online quizzes look the same; however, some might appear as apps that require certain permissions on Facebook for you to proceed. This presents significant privacy concerns. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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Is Our Current File & Folder System Flawed?

Is Our Current File & Folder System Flawed?

The system we used to manage our files have not changed since PC first appeared. This begs the question: Is our current file and folder system flawed? Can we do better?

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Android Marshmallow: What’s New

Android Marshmallow: What’s New

Google released Android Marshmallow recently. Here are some of the most interesting things that you can expect to see in phones running it.

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Why Are Some ISPs So Slow to Adopt IPv6?

Why Are Some ISPs So Slow to Adopt IPv6?

There are many ISPs that have either not switched over to IPv6 or have only partially made the implementation. What’s the holdup? Should you be worried?

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Should Facebook Have a Dislike Button?

Should Facebook Have a Dislike Button?

Facebook will soon add a dislike button to the platform. What exactly does the dislike button do for the most massive social network in the world? Let’s discuss.

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Tablets With Projectors: Are They a Good Idea?

Tablets With Projectors: Are They a Good Idea?

Lenovo’s latest Yoga Tab 3 Pro tablet came with a small projector that is capable of displaying a 70-inch image onto surfaces. Is this a good idea? And is it useful?

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Do Phones Really Need a 4K Display?

Do Phones Really Need a 4K Display?

Is 4K really a necessary resolution for a smartphone? Does this resolution even make a difference when placed side-to-side with previous high-end models?

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Where Do We Draw the Limit on Data Collection?

Where Do We Draw the Limit on Data Collection?

The problem we face right now is that we do not have a clear line drawn on what “enough” data about an individual is. Where do we draw the limit on data collection?

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What Is Google Alphabet?

What Is Google Alphabet?

The recent news is that Google will now be held by its new parent company – Alphabet. What is this all about? And what is Google Alphabet? Let’s find out.

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Can Hackers Be a Force For Good?

Can Hackers Be a Force For Good?

Not all hackers are bad; some have a net positive effect on the Internet’s ecosystem as a whole. What motivates them? Can they be a force for good?

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Should the Police Be Involved in the Web?

Should the Police Be Involved in the Web?

Swatting is a dangerous cyber crime that puts people in danger by reporting false crimes and deploying SWAT to their home. Many want justice for this. Should the police get involved?

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Why Are VoIP And VoLTE So Hyped?

Why Are VoIP And VoLTE So Hyped?

Want to learn more about VoIP and VoLTE and see what makes them better and how they compare to older cellular networks? Read on to find out.

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Why the Tablet Won’t Die

Why the Tablet Won’t Die

The amount of people with a tablet is about one-tenth of the world population; it’s slowly becoming a business-worthy item. Here’s why this device won’t die.

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MTE Explains: What Exactly Is Cyber Warfare?

MTE Explains: What Exactly Is Cyber Warfare?

You probably have heard the term “cyber warfare” and wondered what it really means? This article explains what cyber warfare is and how it is used.

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Why CPUs Won’t Be Made of Graphene

Why CPUs Won’t Be Made of Graphene

Graphene may have plenty of plaudits about its massively fluid electrical conductivity, but it is impossible to build CPU out of it. Here’s why!

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Can You Trust Online Reviews of Products?

Can You Trust Online Reviews of Products?

Online reviews are great because they give you a supposedly accurate depiction of the product that you are going to buy. But can they really be trusted? Let’s find out.

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How Large Can a DDoS Attack Get?

How Large Can a DDoS Attack Get?

The severity of a DDoS attack could vary from a mild inconvenience to a total takedown of a server. But how large can it really get? Let’s find out here.

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