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The Chinese think Palo Alto is dumpy
 Good news! The great Raw Water Story of 2017 is finally over. Google tells me
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Kevin Allocca: ‘Early YouTube was defined by the unintentional viral video. That’s changed a lot’
YouTube’s head of culture and trends on the evolution of viral videos, fake news –
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Why Websites are More Tempting Than a Cinnabon
Cinnabons are amazing. If it weren’t for the fact that I actually try to stay healthy,
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Jennifer Lawrence vs. WordPress
Why WordPress is Hotter than Jennifer Lawrence
There isn’t much in this world hotter than Jennifer Lawrence. I mean… come on. She’s
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20 FREE Useful Websites for Web Designers & Content Marketers
The Internet is ripe with great sites for all industries. No matter what you do
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Former Google Engineer Suing Company Over Perceived Discrimination Against White Men
The writer of a controversial Google memo is accusing the company of silencing conservative viewpoints.
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Silicon Valley’s Problematic Sex Parties On Blast In Upcoming Book
“You’re damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” one woman said of attending these
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2017 Was The Year Of Hacks. 2018 Probably Won’t Be Better.
Remembering Equifax, Uber and all the other data breaches of the last year.  
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These apps will help you keep your New Year’s resolutions
 Almost half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Far fewer stick to them. “Losing weight” and
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UpdraftCentral Dashboard: Customizing the Colors with CSS
About a week ago, I wrote about a WordPress plugin called UpdraftCentral that allows you
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Crunch Report | South Korea Announces New Cryptocurrency Regulations
South Korea announces new cryptocurrency regulations coinciding with the drop in bitcoin prices, YouTube gets
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Thousands of major sites are taking silent anti-ad-blocking measures
 It’s no secret that ad blockers are putting a dent in advertising-based business models on
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The Echo Dot was the best-selling product on all of Amazon this holiday season
 The holiday shopping season is finally over and that means Amazon has some shopping data
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Jelly Comb
Product Review: Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse
I recently decided to get a couple wireless mice for my laptop. It’s not a
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How to Submit a Sitemap to Google Search Console
We recently talked about some of the great search engines on the Internet that aren’t
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Forcing HTTPS Using .htaccess Modifications
There are lots of benefits to switching your website from HTTP to HTTPS including better
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Why You Should Switch Your Site to HTTPS
For the non-technical website owner, switching your site from http to https may seem like
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What if I told you just because I can use a computer doesn't mean I understand everything about every piece of tech in the house
Lighter Side – The Computer Guy’s Bane
It’s the nightmare of techs everywhere. So many times. Random Person: So What do you
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Discord App Review
Discord App Review: Not Just for Gamers
It’s been a while since I’ve done an app review. Most apps don’t impress me
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How to Create an NFS Share in Linux Mint
Summary: How to create an NFS share on Linux Mint that can be accessed from
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WordPress: ColorMag Child Theme Download
The Push to Pay for ColorMag Some developers really go out of their way to
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Wellington Child Theme
WordPress: Wellington Child Theme Download
If you came here and already know exactly what to do, download the Wellington Child
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Zombies, Run! An App For Runners With a Creepy Twist
I love apps. They’re what make smartphones feel so… smart. I also love to run.
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The iPhone Case that Runs Android… WHAATT??? | Eye by ESTI
Everyone knows that I’m an iPhone user but not necessarily an Apple fanboy. I’ve played
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Declassified United States Nuclear Test Videos Available on YouTube
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ~George Santayana Between 1945
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Negative Ion Therapy: Are Negative Ions a Legitimate Treatment or Just Medical Quackery?
Midway through 1999, Americans got their first taste of ionic technology when high-tech retail giant, The
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The Check Engine Light Needs to Die
Recently I was driving home from work looking forward to an evening of relaxation when
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Fossbytes’ Best Linux Distro for Beginners – 2017
Linux Mint is the clear winner. It’s what I use at home in addition to
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Police Scanner Tracks Your Location in Disturbing Detail
One of the more widely used police scanner tools is the automated license plate scanner.
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20 Cabling Jobs That Will Make You Drool
We’ve all seen cabling jobs that were absolute nightmares. As bad as it gets, the
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Cabling Nightmares That Will Haunt Your Dreams
Don’t let the advertisements fool you! I see ads on the internet all the time
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Our Favorite Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute most
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Amazing Computer Setups
Whether you’re a gamer, musician, or day trader, there are few things as satisfying as
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Huge Marble Run Machine
For certain people, large marble run machines can be mesmerizing to watch. Take a look
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The 11 Worst Websites You Have to See
One of the most beautiful things about The Internet is that a web site can
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Security Breach at Home Depot: A Symptom of a Larger Problem in Corporate America
The Largest Data Breach in Retail History By now, just about everyone has heard about
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“I Was Hacked!” – No, You Were Just Stupid
Media Coverage About Hacking As a person who reads about technology news and events, I
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Why I Switched From Windows to Mac (and how I made the transition)
Time for a New Computer As a self-proclaimed geek, I always look forward with hesitation
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Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Data Backed Up
The Disaster If Benjamin Franklin had been alive during the digital age, his famous letter
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Comcast Has Their Scapegoat But Who’s Really to Blame?
“You Can’t Leave Me, I’m Too Good!” That’s basically what it sounded like if you
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Are Yelp Online Reviews Reliable?
Online Reviews in General When researching a new product or service, many of us begin
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Why Tech Employees Leave Their Company
The Stigma is Gone Job-hoppers, as they’re known in the HR industry, were once considered
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Amazon’s Fire Phone Breaks a Trend
The Announcement Last week, Amazon finally announced that they were joining the smartphone business with
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Gunnar Computer Eyewear Review
Computer Eyewear for… Everyone?             If you’re one of those
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App Review: Gravy (fun things to do nearby)
Avoid a Potentially Boring Date Night Ever find yourself sitting around on a particular evening
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App Review: Whisper
It’s All Anonymous I recently read an article about an app called Whisper which allows
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Hate Your Cable Provider? You’re in Good Company
Where I live, I have 3 choices for cable TV. Of those, DirectTV has horrible
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Targeted Ads on… Everything
How would you feel if one day, you could have a smart refrigerator with its
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My Favorite Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute most
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Texting From Computers As A Valuable Addition to Business Communication
Although the typical computer setup doesn’t include a true SMS texting service, there are a
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How Much Time is Enough?
Whenever you’re planning on doing some type of upgrade, software install, or general repair on
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Why I Like the iPhone Over Other Options
There was a time when I wouldn’t be caught dead with an Apple product. With
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Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7?
Follow @CGS_Computers So you’ve decided to make the jump from Windows XP to Windows 7…
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Why Not to be Mad at Microsoft for Dropping XP Support
I’ve been reading a lot of articles and with varying opinions about Microsoft choosing to
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