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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 meRead more.
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 –Read more.
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,Read more.
James Veitch is the Scam Email Superhero We Need
For 3 years James Veitch has been responding to scam emails. Why? He’s certainly notRead more.
Twitter hits back again at claims that its employees monitor direct messages
Twitter is pushing back against claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that itsRead more.
Why WordPress is Hotter than Jennifer Lawrence
There isn’t much in this world hotter than Jennifer Lawrence. I mean… come on. She’sRead more.
20 FREE Useful Websites for Web Designers & Content Marketers
The Internet is ripe with great sites for all industries. No matter what you doRead more.
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.Read more.
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 theseRead more.
How To Connect to Dropbox Over FTP
Connecting to Dropbox over FTP or FTPS isn’t supported natively. This post will give youRead more.
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.Read more.
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” andRead more.
UpdraftCentral Dashboard: Customizing the Colors with CSS
About a week ago, I wrote about a WordPress plugin called UpdraftCentral that allows youRead more.
Crunch Report | South Korea Announces New Cryptocurrency Regulations
South Korea announces new cryptocurrency regulations coinciding with the drop in bitcoin prices, YouTube getsRead more.
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 onRead more.
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 dataRead more.
It’s Not Too Late to Save Net Neutrality
Yes, the FCC may have voted to gut the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules, but theRead more.
Net Neutrality is Going Away: Why You Should be Terrified
Large ISPs have been fighting to gut the regulations of net neutrality for years. OnRead more.
How to Customize a WordPress Font | CSS (Video)
So you’ve finally found that WordPress theme that has everything you’re looking for. Great! There’sRead more.
Product Review: Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse
I recently decided to get a couple wireless mice for my laptop. It’s not aRead more.
How to Submit a Sitemap to Google Search Console
We recently talked about some of the great search engines on the Internet that aren’tRead more.
7 Search Engines That Aren’t Google & Why You Should be Using Them
As someone who grew up in the 90’s, I remember using lots of different searchRead more.
Forcing HTTPS Using .htaccess Modifications
There are lots of benefits to switching your website from HTTP to HTTPS including betterRead more.
Why You Should Switch Your Site to HTTPS
For the non-technical website owner, switching your site from http to https may seem likeRead more.
Lighter Side – The Computer Guy’s Bane
It’s the nightmare of techs everywhere. So many times. Random Person: So What do youRead more.
Discord App Review: Not Just for Gamers
It’s been a while since I’ve done an app review. Most apps don’t impress meRead more.
How to Create an NFS Share in Linux Mint
Summary: How to create an NFS share on Linux Mint that can be accessed fromRead more.
The 10 Best WordPress Plugins You Can’t Live Without
WordPress is the #1 content management system (CMS) on the Internet. It powers a fullRead more.
WordPress: ColorMag Child Theme Download
The Push to Pay for ColorMag Some developers really go out of their way toRead more.
WordPress: Wellington Child Theme Download
If you came here and already know exactly what to do, download the Wellington ChildRead more.
Facebook TV Is About To Be A Thing
Facebook looks to be headed for Hollywood. Originally reported by the Wall Street Journal, itRead more.
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.Read more.
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 playedRead more.
Declassified United States Nuclear Test Videos Available on YouTube
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ~George Santayana Between 1945Read more.
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, TheRead more.
The Check Engine Light Needs to Die
Recently I was driving home from work looking forward to an evening of relaxation whenRead more.
Fossbytes’ Best Linux Distro for Beginners – 2017
Linux Mint is the clear winner. It’s what I use at home in addition toRead more.
Police Scanner Tracks Your Location in Disturbing Detail
One of the more widely used police scanner tools is the automated license plate scanner.Read more.
20 Cabling Jobs That Will Make You Drool
We’ve all seen cabling jobs that were absolute nightmares. As bad as it gets, theRead more.
Cabling Nightmares That Will Haunt Your Dreams
Don’t let the advertisements fool you! I see ads on the internet all the timeRead more.
Our Favorite Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute mostRead more.
Amazing Computer Setups
Whether you’re a gamer, musician, or day trader, there are few things as satisfying asRead more.
Huge Marble Run Machine
For certain people, large marble run machines can be mesmerizing to watch. Take a lookRead more.
The 11 Worst Websites You Have to See
One of the most beautiful things about The Internet is that a web site canRead more.
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 aboutRead more.
“I Was Hacked!” – No, You Were Just Stupid
Media Coverage About Hacking As a person who reads about technology news and events, IRead more.
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 hesitationRead more.
Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Data Backed Up
The Disaster If Benjamin Franklin had been alive during the digital age, his famous letterRead more.
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 youRead more.
Are Yelp Online Reviews Reliable?
Online Reviews in General When researching a new product or service, many of us beginRead more.
Why Tech Employees Leave Their Company
The Stigma is Gone Job-hoppers, as they’re known in the HR industry, were once consideredRead more.
Amazon’s Fire Phone Breaks a Trend
The Announcement Last week, Amazon finally announced that they were joining the smartphone business withRead more.
Gunnar Computer Eyewear Review
Computer Eyewear for… Everyone? If you’re one of thoseRead more.
App Review: Gravy (fun things to do nearby)
Avoid a Potentially Boring Date Night Ever find yourself sitting around on a particular eveningRead more.
App Review: Whisper
It’s All Anonymous I recently read an article about an app called Whisper which allowsRead more.
Hate Your Cable Provider? You’re in Good Company
Where I live, I have 3 choices for cable TV. Of those, DirectTV has horribleRead more.
Targeted Ads on… Everything
How would you feel if one day, you could have a smart refrigerator with itsRead more.
My Favorite Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute mostRead more.
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 aRead more.
How Much Time is Enough?
Whenever you’re planning on doing some type of upgrade, software install, or general repair onRead more.
Why I Like the iPhone Over Other Options
There was a time when I wouldn’t be caught dead with an Apple product. WithRead more.
Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7?
Follow @CGS_Computers So you’ve decided to make the jump from Windows XP to Windows 7…Read more.
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 toRead more.