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  • Google Maps is a Growing User Review and Business Directory Service - May 23, 2016
    Yelp and Tripadvisor are probably getting a bit worried with Google pushing their map service more and more (or at least they should be). Google Maps already has pretty much, every known business on the planet listed. Try it out, search...
  • Evernote - Going Digital! - May 23, 2016
    I have recently started to get addicted to this app/online web tool called Evernote. I decided it was finally time to consolidate some of my files stored on Dropbox, Google Drive, my personal file server, and local HD on my laptop. We have...
  • DigitalOcean - An Incredibly Easy to Use Cloud Hosting Provider with Superb Customer Support - May 23, 2016
    I have finally moved away from using shared hosting...and man does it feel good! And if I knew how easy and cheap it was, I would have moved on a long time ago. But then again, DigitalOcean wasn't really around 5-10 years ago. So what is...
  • The Room - an iPad Game Review - May 23, 2016
    Wow! Where shall I begin? I have to say that this game is hands down the best game I have ever played on my iPad and it has seriously raised the bar for game developers on the iOS platform. The Room is the first game that Fireproof Games, the game...
  • Dropbox.com – Your Free Secure Data Backup and Sharing Solution - January 6, 2013
    So what is Dropbox.com? Dropbox is an online software that allows you to setup a share folder on your computer that is securely stored on the Dropbox servers in the cloud. This folder appears by default in your my documents folder. Drop whatever...
  • How to Create High Quality (HD) Screencasts for the Web - January 6, 2012
    I will quickly describe how to create HD quality screencasts for the web. The key to creating screencasts that end up looking great all depends on how you started to create your videos. I recommend to use Camtasia for all video screencasts, it's an...
  • WOL - WAKE ON LAN Explained - January 6, 2012
    Would you like to turn on your PC remotely? Perhaps from a different room in your house? Perhaps from your backyard? PERHAPS from a beach in the bahamas? I hope to help people understand what Wake on LAN (WOL) is and how to use it. If you have an...
  • USB Bootable Ubuntu Linux - December 8, 2011
    Have you ever had a time where your computer's HD died or your Windows/Mac operating system crashed and your computer was unusable? It's always good to have a spare USB key that has a bootable operating system on it. What does a bootable operating...
  • Video qualities and their dimensions explained - January 6, 2011
    A lot of people ask me what is the difference between 720p, 1080i, and 1080p, etc. With the recent boom of the buzz word High Definition or more often used acronym, HD, I thought I would quickly write up a quick explanation of the differences....
  • Understanding Port Forwarding - January 6, 2009
    What is port forwarding? Port forwarding is telling your router what ports to open to the outside world (connections outside of your local network) and where to direct traffic that hits those ports. Some software requires certain ports to be...