I adopted a female dog yesterday, and was coming up with names for it. One thing I learned quickly is not to use the internet to help me pick one.
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If you’re careful about which programs you download, you probably don’t need to worry about them accessing the internet. But even when a program has a good reputation, you don’t have to leave your security to good faith.
When you need to access a site that requires you to register and login just to read it, it’s quite annoying. Share Your Pass is a free service that helps to avoid setting up an account each time.
At the end of the month a new ISP policy is coming into effect that aims to stop downloads of copyrighted content. Here’s what you need to know.
Have you ever needed to send a friend or colleague a file that’s too big for email, and sharing it through a service like Dropbox or SkyDrive isn’t an option? WeTransfer lets you send up to 2 GB files and is dead simple to use.
If you’re old enough to remember the days of arcade rooms, you’ll love the Atari Arcade. It lets you play the classic titles you grew up with through your browser.
The popular online security manager LastPass was just updated with new location aware login features. This adds another layer of protection to an already secure service.
Resumonk is an excellent resume creation web service that lets you create multiple versions of your resume and have them all stored in your account with different titles.
Dropbox is the latest popular service to face a security breach (again). Find out if you should be worried.
OCR Online is a handy online utility that can extract text from PDFs and handwritten scanned documents. Although, doctor’s handwriting will be a challenge for the service.
Google is close to paying a $22.5 settlement fee to the FTC for using cookies to track users’ activity. It would be the biggest fine ever given to a single company by the FTC to date.
There’s definitely a market for people who like Indie and B-movies. You can watch as many as you can handle for free with the Popcornflix.com channel on Roku and iOS.
The folks at http://www.onlineeducation.net/ have done all the research and in what is destined to become a classic inforgraphic, they’ve told us exactly how our world would be without the Net. It’s not a pretty picture, but all the same, we’re happy to pass the graphic along to you.
You can’t disable facial recognition, but you can stop Facebook from using its database.