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How Secure Are Your Emails?
Emails are hacked every single day, from Gmail and Yahoo to private corporate email servers, with the right know-how and a bit of luck hackers can and will gain access to email accounts. With that being said there are some email accounts that offer better protection than others. For... Read more
Chrome Versus IE 10

Chrome Versus IE 10

InternetNews September 11, 2012

The browser wars have been going on for how long now? Back in the day – sometime in the early 90s, Netscape’s Navigator was the dominant browser . Then came Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, which eroded the influence and market share of Navigator in the late 90s. Thus the concept... Read more
How Malware is evolving

How Malware is evolving

Internet September 10, 2012

Malware was once technology that was relegated to Windows operating systems and low-end open-source programs, however in 2012 the technology has involved into malicious code that can literally take down a nuclear power plant (Stuxnet) or go undetected for years (Flame). As Malware continues to grow into a force... Read more
Will The Paralympics Become The Super Olympics?
Much has been said and written about South Africa’s Oscar Pistorious. He participated in the 2012 London Olympics as a sprinter along with many others. What sets him apart from the rest is that both his legs were amputated due to a deformity shortly after he was born. In... Read more
Whose Tweet Is It Anyway?
Using ghostwriters for autobiographies has been a common trend among many celebrities for many decades. However, using ghostwriters for social media is relatively new, and for many it is hard to swallow. Celebrities use social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus to stay in touch with... Read more
What Happened to HP?

What Happened to HP?

Internet August 31, 2012

Back in the day, Hewlett Packard was the best known computer on the market and other computer makers strived to be exactly like them. Up until 2000, HP was certainly one of the leaders, but with the rise of Apple and other computer companies, HP started to rapidly decline.... Read more
Why Is Everyone Jumping Ship From Facebook?
In the past few months Facebook has seen many senior and important staff members resign. Bret taylor, Carl Sjogreen, Ben Blumenfeld, Ethan Beard, Katie Mitic and Jonathan Matus have left the company one after the other. Seemingly, they have all parted ways on good terms and their announcements on... Read more
The Best Of Online TV
Online TV allows you the freedom to watch all your favourite shows, current or old, at your convenience. The best sites allow you to search for any show, from the latest hit sitcom to the almost-forgotten classics. These sites are the cream of the crop: 1. Amazon Instant Video... Read more
Watching Rio 2016

Watching Rio 2016

Internet August 24, 2012

Thanks to emerging technology, watching the 2016 Olympics in Rio is sure to be much different from the 2012 events in London. People are going to have more viewing options available to them, such as the ability to view televised events from multiple devices, in a more interactive way,... Read more
Will Virtual Credit Cards Work?
With the advances in smart chips on the market today, it is easy to imagine a world without cash or credit cards; a simplified world where people carry only their Smart Phones to fulfill all their communication needs, identification and purchase demands. Cash, driver’s licenses and credit cards would... Read more
How To Turn Around Yahoo?
Marissa Mayer takes content and makes it better. Yahoo’s new CEO does not evolve that content by finding better editors or hiring stronger writers, instead her job has always been to create the platforms on which the content can be discovered, enjoyed, shared and expanded upon. During her time... Read more
How Will We Be Watching The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics?
During the 2012 London Olympics viewers from around the world were able to capture the majesty of the event on their television sets, over the internet and via mobile and tablet devices. In Africa and Asia the Olympics were even broadcast in real-time by video streaming service YouTube. When... Read more
iPhone 5 Versus Samsung Galaxy S3
Smartphone arguments have never been as incendiary as they are today, have they? Of course, the fact that there is no love lost between two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers has not served to douse the flames one bit, not to mention the passionate arguments from fanboys of both... Read more