Passwords Are Not Broken, but How We Choose Them Sure Is

By Bruce Schneier, author of recent book, Carry On: Sound Advice from Schneier on Security I’ve been reading a lot about how passwords are no longer good security. The reality is more complicated. Passwords are still secure enough for many applications, but you have to choose a good one. And that’s hard. The best way […]

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Top 5 Back-to-School Apps for Android Tablets


Summer is going to be over before you know it and that means scholars from middle school to grad school will once again be hit with heavy homework assignments and reading materials that don’t exactly qualify as beach-worthy thrillers. Filing back into the classroom can be a shock to your system after a few months […]

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6 Awesome Android Apps for Gadget Geeks


The app world for Android (and iPhones/iPads) is ever-changing, so don’t be too annoyed that this is still yet another list of apps. This list is on the practical side of life, so you should find at least one in here that’ll be of some use to you. Personally, I use ColorNote myself at least […]

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Review: Doxie One portable scanner

I love the Doxie One. Paperless nirvana, here I come. I’ve dreamed of a paperless and more importantly, an electronic document repository, for a long time, but that has been mostly a dream as I’ve dreaded having to haul my papers over to my clunky all-in-one printer-scanner, then scan papers 1 or a few at […]

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Best new upcoming features in iOS 6


When iOS 6 arrives, it will be much more than a simple update. Instead, it will be Apple’s vision of what a mobile operating system should be. There are many great new features of this update, basically in the areas of accessibility and convenience. The ultimate goal is to make mobile computing as easy as […]

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DIY Webcam Surveillance Systems – Some of the Best Downloadable Software


Have you ever wanted to catch that person you suspect is snooping around your office? Peek in on the cleaning lady while you’re away? Or check up on the kids while at work or out for the night? There are many options available to choose from when selecting a video surveillance system. Professional surveillance systems […]

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Book Review: Head First HTML5 Programming

Book cover - Head First HTML5

Unless you’ve been under a rock the past 2 years or so, you’ll know that HTML5 is the next generation of the markup language that has been powering the Web since its inception. Tech publisher O’Reilly has been busy ensuring that they do their part to educate the Web developers and programmers of the world […]

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Norton’s Protect the Stuff that Matters Campaign’s Cool Videos

Norton, a consumer-oriented Symantec brand, has a new advertising campaign for their security products that centers on protecting your data, appropriately called “Protect the Stuff that Matters”. Apart from their website which explains what their software does, has tools, and trial software downloads, they also have a number of videos.

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Ringtone-Making Made Free And Easy: 6 Free Ringtone-Making Apps For Your Phone And Computer


One of the longest continuing trends in mobile phones is the personalization of ringtones. Now that modern smartphones are as good as computers, you can make any song your own personal ringtone. Moreover, you will not have to buy these ringtones. You can make them for free with free apps. Read on to find out […]

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Stay Smart About Personal Finance With These Smartphone Apps

Piggy Bank

If you have a smartphone, you already know how useful it is in a myriad of ways. Personal finance is such an integral part of our daily lives; make sure you’re harnessing the power of your phone to keep track of expenses, budgets, and investments. It’s a lifeline in today’s fast-moving world. Whether you are […]

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