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Public Cloud vs Private Cloud computing difference explained

You probably already know the difference between Public clouds and Private clouds. There is one Hybrid cloud too. The article takes a quick look at the definitions and differences before these types of cloud computing going on to explain what kind [...]

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Peer to Peer Networks (P2P): Explanation and File Sharing

Computer networks are of two types. One is the Client server model where all computers are connected to a server computer that facilitates file sharing. The other type of computer network is Peer to Peer. Peer to peer means absence [...]

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Halloween themes for Firefox browser

It’s less than a week left for Halloween, so how about getting into the mood with some spooky Halloween themes on our Windows computer system? An Active desktop Halloween wallpaper and theme or the browser is something that can make [...]

What is BYON

Bring Your Own Network (BYON) … Seriously?

We are living in an era where the IT departments of businesses are still trying to fit in the Bring your Own Device or BYOD model in a secure arena. In our article on BYOD implementations, we talked of two [...]

Firefox Hello

Firefox Hello feature allows users to make video calls

The latest beta build of popular Firefox browser, Firefox 34 allows users to make video calls right from the browser without having to download any sort of plugins or third-party apps. The capability is rolled out as Firefox Hello feature [...]

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Sookasa: Secure HIPAA compliant Dropbox file encryption tool

Sookasa is a transparent layer of file encryption for cloud services like Dropbox. It’s intended for consumers, professionals and businesses that want to continue using their favorite cloud services, but are concerned about the security or compliance of their data. [...]

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Customize Surface Pen with Surface Hub App

Last weekend, Microsoft released an app that looks to bring customization to the Surface Pro 3 pen. In preparation of this app, the company rolled out a firmware update first. This made the device ready for a forthcoming app and [...]

HP Stream Features

HP Stream 14-inch Notebook Review

HP Stream 14-inch Notebook specifications have become a talking point for many. The machines is already being branded as Chromebook killer. The launch is indicative of the fact that Microsoft is taking the threat from Google Chromebook seriously. HP Stream [...]

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How to see and manage saved passwords in Opera

Opera web browser includes a built-in password manager that will save your username, paswword and online forms which may be required for logging into websites. We  have already seen how we can manage Passwords in Internet Explorer using Credentials Manager- [...]

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Fix: Firefox couldnt load XPCOM in Windows 8

If when running your Mozilla Firefox web browser on Windows 8.1, you receive a Couldn’t load XPCOM error message, every time you run it, here are a few things you may want to try to troubleshoot and fix the issue. [...]

Bash Vulnerability

What is ShellShock or Bash Vulnerability?

Bash is the basic shell of UNIX, a language that is used on many platforms: from different web hosting servers to modems, toys etc. If you are a Windows user, you need not fear ShellShock vulnerability as the chances of [...]

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What are Torrent files? Are Torrented files legal, illegal, safe?

Torrent files are small files that contain information on how to download a larger file using BitTorrent protocol. The protocol, unlike HTTP/HTTPS, needs a torrent client for downloading the client. We’ll take a quick look at how BitTorrent works and [...]

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Copy and Paste as plain Text in Chrome, Firefox browsers

To copy and paste text, we either use the Copy and Paste context menu items or we use Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V keyboard combinations. But when we do this, the formatting is normally preserved. But there may be times when you [...]

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Transfer open tabs from Firefox to Chrome and vice versa

Sometimes when you open multiple tabs in a browser, it ‘chokes’. Although most may not prefer to have too many open tabs open, there could be instances where you may require to have multiple tabs opened in the browser. In [...]

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DarkNet or DeepNet: What is it and How to access it?

A search, using a search engine like Google or Bing, generally returns some millions of pages for every keyword typed. You can try to estimate Internet’s size by thinking of how many websites would be there, if people are using [...]

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Assign a Personality with Advanced Rules, to Outlook.com mail

The inherent problem that surfaces while attempting to keep your mail inbox organized is SORTING. It takes unusually long to manually sort important emails from the not-so-important ones. Microsoft aims to change this with the help of ‘Personality’ it rolls [...]

.NET Universe Poster

Download .NET Universe Poster from Microsoft

Microsoft has made available for download a .NET Universe Poster. This poster illustrates the main .NET SDKs, Packages and Libraries, classified by application type and package type. It is a very useful download for .NET programmers and developers. .NET Universe [...]

Hybrid Drive vs SSD vs HDD

Hybrid Drive vs SSD vs HDD: A comparison

With Flash storage devices picking up, you would want to know which type of storage device to buy for yourself. Solid State Disk or SSDs are faster than conventional Hard Disk Drives or HDDs, but a lot costly. There is [...]

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