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Killer Free Service That You’re Probably Not Using

Killer Free Service That You’re Probably Not Using

We all want to be safe when we surf the web. The problem is that there are lots of malicious, unscrupulous web sites that we can potentially stumble upon. The more tools we install on our computers to protect us, the slower they potentially become. Instead of installing additional SW on your computer, you may think about using the free service available from OpenDNS.

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Why I’ll Never Use My Browser’s Bookmark Feature Again

The truth is, there really isn’t any need to use bookmarks in the traditional sense anymore. I, like many of you, use multiple computers for various reasons. I have one at work, one at home, a laptop, a MAC a PC, etc… and 95% of the time you can find a browser window open.

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The Google “-” Search Operator

The Google Negative Search Here is an easy way to narrow down your search results using the “-” operator in the Google search bar.

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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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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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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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