Gift Guide for Geeks

Do you have someone on your gifting list with particular taste in all things Geek?  If so, the Geeks have your gifting playbook depending on your level of investment (how much money do you want to spend?).  Below are some great gift ideas under $50, under $100, under $200 and over $200 but you can… Continue reading Gift Guide for Geeks

Book Review: The Modern Web, Multi-Device Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Peter Gasston follows up his CSS3 book (“The Book of CSS3“) with this more encompassing subject on web development. While I hardly need to restate a statistic that has been beaten to death in the past few years, mobile platforms are not only growing but outstripping traditional desktop computers in some parts of the world… Continue reading Book Review: The Modern Web, Multi-Device Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Password Breaches Require New Thinking

Password breaches are becoming more and more common on web sites as hacker groups seemingly obtain hashed (and sometimes clear) passwords almost on a weekly basis from various web providers. This past week alone had three high profile password leaks with LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.FM. LinkedIn, a professional networking site, may have leaked as many… Continue reading Password Breaches Require New Thinking

Infographic on SOPA & PIPA

I’m sure you’ve heard about SOPA and PIPA by now, not to mention seeing the online protests in the form of blacked out websites, the most notable being Wikipedia. Here’s a cool infographic explaining what the bills are about and what their (unintended?) consequences are:

D-Link’s MediaBridge Turns Ethernet Devices Wireless

D-Link’s new wireless N dual band MediaBridge (product code DAP-1513) allows you to extend your wireless network by adding in up to 4 extra devices to its 4 Ethernet ports and taking them wireless. This means you can expand your current network without running large lengths of cable around your house for those Ethernet-only devices.