Archive | November, 2007

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Home Wi-Fi?

Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Home Wi-Fi?

Like many of you, I have grown accustom to having a wireless network in my home. What would I do if could no longer sit on the couch with a laptop and read my email, or surf the web on the back patio. But the luxury of wireless can come with a price. Information thieves are out there, and they are actively seeking our personal …

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9 Tips to Less Spam

9 Tips to Less Spam

We get spam because it works. The reason spam works is really just a numbers game. A spam email campaign that targets 10 million email addresses, can lead to 100,000 to 500,000 or so clicks.

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Sharing Files Using the Web

A solution to sharing large files that are too big for email. Two websites offer easy to use, intuitive interfaces for getting your files to the people who need them.

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Podcasting 101

I can remember a few instances where family and friends asked me about podcasting. Seems that they had all heard the word and were certain that it had something to do with an iPod, but didn’t really know what it meant. I had to really think about how to explain podcasting and I thought a post about podcasting might be useful to others as well.

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Purchasing Domains without Hosting

Be aware that buying a domain name is not the same as buying one with a host plan attached. What is the difference?

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What is a Nameserver?

In a previous post, I discussed DNS and what it does. It was a brief overview of the DNS concept and how an improperly configured DNS entry or a malfunctioning DNS server can affect us. Now that we have some background, did you know that you could find the master DNS server or servers for […]

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What is DNS?

How does DNS affect our web browsing. When some pages are “not found” the result can often be a poorly configured DNS server.

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