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.
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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.
If you follow the news, the headlines are telling us we should be concerned about NSA and our privacy on cell phones and the Internet. But is this something that is going to affect us? Should we also be concerned with the NSA and our privacy?
Most of us know that piracy is illegal, but when it comes to download torrents, people are confused whether it is legal or illegal. What we will discuss here is what makes downloading torrent legal or illegal and what could possibly get you in trouble, in addition to some words about privacy with regards to torrents.
Google Reader is closing down pretty soon. If you are still searching for a new home for your feeds and you prefer a self-hosted solution, then Tiny Tiny RSS is the best choice for you.
When the news that the NSA are keeping records of your phone calls and web data transfers broke out, people start to worry if they are really safe online and some of them switched to Tor to protect their privacy online. The question is, is Tor really safe? Does it really protect you from the NSA’s clutches?
YOURLS is a useful web service that helps Internet users access frequently visited URLs from a single page. This enable the user to quickly find and open the desired URL without having to navigate through a bunch of bookmark menus.
LinkedIn has recently introduced two-step verification to protect users’ privacy and data. If you are having trouble enabling it for your account, follow these simple steps.
Screensiz.es is a very useful website that contains a huge database of screen sizes for different Smartphones, tablets and monitors that are currently available in the market. This type of service is typically useful for web developers who are designing responsive apps that will work across various screen sizes.
ScissorsFly is a useful service that allows users to save web clippings from any webpage. Users can save images, text, portions of web pages and their ScissorsFly account. The web clippings can then be printed or shared via Email, Twitter or LinkedIn. Users can even browse the clippings shared by other ScissorsFly users and save their clippings.
Fargo is a web-based note taking application which allows you to synchronize your notes with Dropbox. You can also share your notes with a public URL.