Programs & Applications


How Secure is Your Password?

Password

First Adobe and now Gmail? If you're not familiar with the latest privacy scandal that's got the world on edge, just last week it was discovered that over 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords have apparently been leaked and shared on a Russian Internet forum. Slightly unnerved? Freaking out? You wouldn't be the only one. Password protection has become a hot topic in recent months, what with the leak of naked celebrity selfies and ...

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3 Productivity Hacks to Save You Time

Productivity hacks

After taking a brief hiatus to travel the world (as you do), I am now attempting to reign in my time and get back into a more productive work schedule. And thanks to a steady diet of leisurely days and free time, I also have to break a few rather naughty habits accumulated over the past couple of months. So to get back into shape, I've implemented these awesome time management hacks to cut down on wasted time while also increasing daily ...

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Social Media in Perspective

With social media the hot button topic it is today, it's funny to think how new the concept of virtual communities actually is. In a search to understand the origins of the interactive online world, I stumbled across this fantastic infographic from the ever-relevant archives of Copyblogger. I thought it would be a fun way to trace the early beginnings of social media pioneers like Usenet and Classmates to see just how far we've come with ...

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How to Protect Yourself From Google’s Shared Endorsements

Forget using models or cheesy testimonials, Google now has a better way to coerce your friends and connections: You. As of November 11, Google will be rolling out it’s new function Shared Endorsements. The feature makes it possible for your name and profile photo to appear alongside advertisements and Google product reviews based on your past activity.

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What Your Facebook Posts Say About You

Posted on October 11, 2013

Craving attention? Determined to show everyone how great life is? Or just plain old lonely? Well, chances are your Facebook posts are a reflection of these less-than-subtle motivations.

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Google Drive vs. Microsoft Office

Posted on September 27, 2013
Drive VS Office

Over the years Microsoft’s Office Suite has become synonymous with everyday word processing, data administration and pretty much document management in general. Pricey and well-established, you wouldn't think Google’s completely cloud-based Drive platform could pose any real competition. Surprisingly it does, but not in the ways you would think.

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7 Inspirational Tweets to Start Your Week off Right

Posted on September 16, 2013
Inspirational Tweets

Ready to start the week on a high note? Here are 7 nuggets of inspiration from some of the Twittersphere’s best quote-slinging gurus of happiness.

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5 Easy Steps to Set Up Your First YouTube Channel

Posted on September 12, 2013
YouTibe Channel

Video blogging – or vlogging – is a fantastic addition to the traditional online blog. YouTube has made this incredibly easy, with a simple user-friendly platform that allows you to upload, edit and share your videos both on their website or embedded in your blog.

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Pinterest Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on September 4, 2013
Pinterest Etiquette

The very nature of Pinterest raises some important issues about sharing images online that need to be kept in mind. The most important of them being copyright law.

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5 Women in Tech You Need to Follow

Women in Tech

Digital technology is too often considered a man’s world. Contrary to popular belief, there are some very talented ladies out there working on everything from viral media start-ups to mobile community networks. Today I thought I’d give a little shout out to some of the standout women in tech to keep an eye on

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