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Have You Heard of USB-C? You Will Soon.

The way you plug things into new computers is changing. An article about the history of computer cables might seem uninteresting, even unimportant. And maybe even boring. However, this article about cables we use every day is somewhat important. (If it isn’t today, it will definitely be someday—and maybe for you, sooner than you think.)…

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Tor: An Amazing Browser That Flies Under the Radar

Tor: An Amazing Browser That Flies Under the Radar

Here’s a beginner’s guide to what’s being called the Internet “anonymizer.” If you surveyed most of your friends and associates and asked them what is personally important to them while using the Internet, they might use one of the following words: Speed Security Access Privacy Anonymity What do you think they would say is the…

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What is the “Cloud?”

The cloud came out of nowhere. Just like that, it seems, the term “the cloud” was part of computer and Internet talk, everyday jargon that we all understood. Today, you see it advertised in mostly business magazines and newspapers, such as the Wall Street Journal; but also you hear it more and more on commercials…

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A Few Good Reasons to Switch Your DNS Server

You should know that there are some things you can control—and that you likely don’t know about—that will affect your personal Internet experience for the better. One change to consider is whether to switch the default DNS service your Internet Service Provider (ISP) uses. Here’s what that means: DNS stands for “Domain Name System.” A…

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These 4 Things Make Your Network Security 4X Stronger

4 Things To Make Your Network Security Stronger

Be the champion and wrangle a promotion out of it. Companies are in the business of making money through selling products and services. But the way companies operate today primarily revolves around having a strong online presence and having networks and servers to run day-to-day operations. Even some of the biggest companies with massive IT…

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5 Tip for Being Safer on Free Public Wi-Fi

It’s better to be safe than sorry when you’re online in public. It’s time for all of us to start developing new online habits to keep us safe. Because you just never know what’s going to happen to you on any given day, at any given time. That’s why, for example, we have car insurance—for…

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Router Security Flaws Put You at Risk. Here

Alert! Your Router Might Not Be Safe. And You Wouldn’t Even Know It.

About this article: A special report revealed that thousands of routers had security flaws, and router companies weren’t doing anything about it. A router manufacturer won’t do much to fix a flaw for older routers. Even if a fix is available, consumers often don’t know about it—or even know what steps to take. It might…

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How do I Report Spam?

There are a few ways to handle spam—all that unwanted, unrequested email you always seem to have in your inbox: You can click on it to see what it’s about, but that’s a bad idea. It’s an even a worse idea to click on any links in the spam message. You can report it on…

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