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What the Flame Virus Taught Us About Business IT Security

[Dropcaps]The Flame Virus sent shudders throughout the fields dealing with private and sensitive information, causing clients to take their information from online backup services and use offline hard drives. Though the virus was more worrisome than your average, garden-variety bug, a lot of that worry was for naught. A trustworthy online-backup company will give you…

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Barrel Roll Bonanza, Another Fun Google Homepage Goodie

We all know and love Google’s creativity when it comes to their home page. It started out with the redesigning the letters, then there was the guitar version of their logo, and now…the barrel roll. Haha I’m not making this uwp! Head to Google.com and type in “do a barrel roll” to see what I’m…

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Skip Those Pesky Ads in Videos

We’ve all been there.  You visit your favorite video site such as YouTube.com and want nothing more than to watch the video right away.  And just when click the play button, what are you faced with?  An ad that you care nothing about.  Here’s how to skip them and get straight to those videos available…

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Make A YouTube Link Begin Where You Want It

Ever have those times where you wanna share a YouTube video with your friend, except you want the video to start a specific point rather than at the very beginning?  Just pause the video where you want it to begin, right click and chose “copy video URL at current time”, then send the link to…

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Winamp Automatically Plays Similar Songs for You

One of the problems with having a huge music library is deciding on what songs to listen to.  Yes I know, t hat s ounds strange but just hear me out.  Let’s say you play one song that puts you in a  certain mood and you wanna keep the groove goin’, but it can be…

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Firefox Tabs Won’t Close: Solved

Image via Wikipedia I have been having this problem for the longest ever since the new version of Mozilla’s Firefox browser was released.  It’s random, but sometimes my tabs will just straight up not close when I try to use the “x” button or the Window’s keyboard shortcut to close a tab, Ctrl + w. …

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Watch Your Favorite Bowl Games on Xbox Live

If you have an Xbox 360, no cable but would still like to watch the major bowl games, then you’re in luck!  Just head over to your dashboard and you’ll be able to watch the games live on the ESPN section of LIVE. It’s nice to see Microsoft making this an interactive event.  Before the…

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How Do I Move My Old Files & Settings to My New Computer with Windows 7?

I’ve always wondered how this worked, but never actually had to worry about it until I procured my new Dell Studio Laptop, as mentioned in my previous post.  On my old laptop I had always kept a running backup of everything so that I could transfer it over to a new system whenever I got…

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