Computing

How to block the Windows 10 upgrade notification

June 7, 2016

Over the past few months, Microsoft has aggressively stepped up its campaign to get people to upgrade to Windows 10. If you don’t want to be nagged to update, here’s how to stop the Windows 10 upgrade notifications. Right click on the empty space on your taskbar […]

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Block unauthorized webcam usage

May 16, 2016

Who does not fear about the possibility of being spied upon your webcam without you knowing about it? That’s right, hackers, malware, or even government agencies can take control of the webcam on your computer and spy on you without your knowledge. It’s a terrifying invasion of […]

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Build your own digital assistant similar to Apple’s Siri

April 6, 2016

Abot is a digital assistant framework that enables anyone to easily build a digital assistant similar to Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Google Now, or Amazon Alexa. Further, Abot supports a human-aided training back-end enabling anyone to build services like Facebook M. Unlike those proprietary systems, Abot is […]

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Free Virtualization Software & Hypervisors

December 13, 2015

A hypervisor is a program that would enable you to host several different virtual machines on a single physical machine. These virtual machines “think” and “act” like physical machines and can be altered to more efficiently distribute the available resources. Several virtual machines can live on a […]

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Run more than one instance of Firefox

December 13, 2015

Here is a quick tip on how to run multiple instances of Firefox at the same time using Firefox profile manager. A profile in Firefox is the collection of settings, customizations, and personalizations that a user has made in the program. You can find details about profiles […]

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A portable client and server for the Tor network

December 13, 2015

AdvOR (Advanced Onion Router) is a portable OR client and is intended to be an improved alternative for Tor+Vidalia+Privoxy bundle for Windows users. For those that don’t know Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network […]

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Free Encryption Software for Everyone

December 13, 2015

To encrypt data is to scramble data in such a way that only someone with the secret code / key can read it. Today, encryption is far more sophisticated, but it serves the same purpose – to pass a secret message from one place to another without […]

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Secure your Mac tips and tricks

December 12, 2015

Besides Mac OS X being already secure out of the box, you can do a number of things to make your Mac even more secure. 1. Keep your operating system up-to-date Apple releases security updates for its operating system whenever a new threat arises. Out of the […]

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