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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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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, […]

Access Restricted Websites

Unblock and access Blocked or Restricted Websites

Websites can be blocked at three levels: Computer level, Network level or the ISP/Governmental level. Some DNS services, such as Open DNS, too provide options to block certain types of websites for different users sharing the computer. Then, there are some […]

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Getalink: Free file sharing online service

We often need to transfer large files to our clients, colleagues, friends and family. May it be a birthday party video or a large batch of photos, sending large files at email attachments is really tricky and annoying. Most of […]

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Dangers of Internet of Things – Security Issues

Internet of Things (IoT) is about smart appliances that have a computer chip at the core and are connected to the Internet for functioning. An example can be a remotely triggered smart oven that heats up the food inside by […]

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Configure & Limit Reservable Bandwidth Setting In Windows 8.1

In general, bandwidth is actually the rate at which data travels to and fro from your computer. In other words, bandwidth is the range covered for data transmission between an upper range and lower range. Bandwidth is usually controlled by […]

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Use Surfly to browse, share and work together

Surfly is an online screen sharing web app. With it you can browse any website and share its screenshot easily with your friends right from your browser. No need to install any plugins, or a desktop application. How does Surfly […]

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How to prevent Stealth Attacks on the Internet

To begin with, I am not an expert on the subject. I came across a whitepaper from McAfee that explained what a stealth attack is as well as how to counter them. This post is based on what I could […]

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