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Network and Internet Settings in Windows 10

The latest version Windows 10 brings the entire Settings options under one hood. We have already taken a look at the Windows 10 Personalization Settings, Privacy Settings, Devices Settings and the Update and Security settings. In this post, we will learn […]

Warrant Canary

Warrant Canary: The FBI was not here so far, but…

Imagine a shop with a signboard, “The police was not here yet“. And suddenly, after a few weeks, the signboard is taken off. What would you deduce? That the police visited the shop? If you think so, you understand what […]

Adaptive vs Responsive Web Design

Responsive vs Adaptive web design – Which is better?

Early website developers did not have to worry much over designing websites as users would view them on computers and those computers had fixed screen resolution. With the mobile revolution, more and more people are searching on their mobile devices […]

Brute Force Attacks

Brute Force Attacks – Definition and Prevention

There are many methods hackers use to get into a computer, computer network, a website or an online service. Carrying out a Brute Force Attack is one of them. It is one of the simplest, yet time consuming method to hack […]

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Windows 10 at the core of future Internet of Things?

While Microsoft pointed out many uses of Windows 10 at its Jan 21 2015 event, it missed out on Internet of Things. Or, at least, did not bring up the topic. It talked about desktop version of Windows 10, mobile […]

Google URL Shortner

Best Short URL generator and expander services

Sharing long links over Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter and other social sites can be a pain if the sites develop a technical slag. The best practice, therefore is to shorten the URL that never expires. That said, there are dozens […]

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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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Internet Security article and tips for Windows users

Every day new and newer threats appear on the Internet. While earlier, one had to only worry about virus infections – many a times harmless pranks, we now have to face a whole new bunch of issues like Browser Hijackers, […]

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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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Is website up or down? Free online website monitors

It may not happen often, but there may be times, when you may find that a particular websites is offline or down. It could be popular social networking site or it could be your favorite news blog. If it happens […]

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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 […]

What is Vamping

Guide For Parents To Prevent Teen Vamping

The word vamping is associated with many fields, especially music. Latest field being the Internet, the meaning of vamping is people’s habitual staying up late into nights to stay in touch with their friends on social network and phones, thereby […]

Online Tech Support Scams

Avoid Online Tech Support Scams and PC Cleanup Solutions

Every single day, scores of innocent people are trapped by scam artists into Online Tech Support Scams and forced to shell out hundreds of dollars for non-existent computer problems. The tool or medium they use to initiate communications with a potential victim […]

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What is Net Neutrality? Definition and Rulings

Net Neutrality has been a subject of debate recently and probably people are still debating the new rules that emerged around May 15, 2014. This post explains what is Net Neutrality really about in simple terms, why is it important, […]

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