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  • Making sense of OpenStack
    Making sense of OpenStack
    Openstack is the latest name in cloud computing, offering an open source platform for infrastructure as a service cloud providers. In just 4 years, Openstack has grown from nothing to include over 17,000 members from 145 countries who have...
  • What is an LG OLED TV? A super-thin home theater from Best Buy
    What is an LG OLED TV? A super-thin curved home theater from Best Buy
    Wow. That’s the first word that came to mind when simply viewing the photos of the LG OLED TV – what Best Buy calls “The Ultimate Display!” – over on their website at LGOLEDatBestbuy.com.It looks super-thin and it is,...
  • Top social media trends for 2015
    Top social media trends for 2015
    A recent article by Jayson DeMers published in Forbes on November 19, 2014, discussed seven social media marketing trends for 2015. You can read the whole article for yourself, but I have picked some of the highlights and offer my opinions about...
  • Unwanted software promoted through bundling
    Freeware bundles may turn out a pig in a poke
    The cybercrime infrastructure is a ramified network of interrelated components that arrange for the entire malware deployment cycle, ranging from the distribution all the way to illicit gain. This workflow varies depending on the virus category....
  • Feds Perp Social Media Identity Theft
    Feds Perp Social Media Identity Theft
    A federal agent impersonated a woman without her knowledge; he created a Facebook page in a woman named Sondra, and the Justice Department is defending him. In addition, he posted racy photos of her, from her cell phone, to the site. The site was...
  • Is virtual currency the future?
    Is virtual currency the future?
    When you’re talking about virtual currency, it’s not just about Bitcoin anymore. Bitcoin may be the most recognizable name in virtual currency as well as the most valuable, but new ones are being developed all the time for different...
  • 10 tips to Secure Passwords
    10 tips to Secure Passwords
    Ever wonder just how hackers bust into systems and cause destruction? One reason is because people are still using weak passwords. While your pet’s name and wedding anniversary dates are easy to remember and sentimental to use, this approach...
  • Global UFO Database goal of MUFON’s Kickstarter campaign
    Global UFO Database goal of MUFON’s Kickstarter campaign
    Construction of a “new, global UFO database” was announced today by the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), according to Executive Director Jan C. Harzan.“The new system has been designed to capture UFO reports, display the data, and...
  • Study Shows 67% of Employees Expose Sensitive Data Outside the Workplace
    Study Shows 67% of Employees Expose Sensitive Data Outside the Workplace
    IDC, an IT analyst firm, estimates that the mobile worker population could reach 1.3 billion by 2015, meaning, they access workplace data outside the workplace. This is risky because it exposes data to hackers.In fact, the safety of what’s...
  • Why do we love to hate television villains?
    Why do we love to hate television villains?
    Reality television is great, even though we know much of it is scripted, because we get to see real people living their real lives. As in life, reality television also has its villains. Storage Wars is no exception to this, showcasing cast members...
  • Cloud Data Breaches mo' Money
    Cloud Data Breaches mo' Money
    IT people need to beef up their opinions about cloud security, says a recent report by the Ponemon Institute called “Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect.”Yes, data breaches occur in the cloud. In fact, it can be triple the cost of...
  • 5 must have apps for Thanksgiving
    5 must have apps for Thanksgiving
    It is T minus 10 days and counting. It is just a week and a half until the day that all turkeys dread. For the rest of it is the one day of the year that dedicated to food, family,football and fun. The weeks leading up to that day can be a big...
  • Olloclip Introduces New 4-IN-1 Photo Lens for the iPhone 6/6 Plus
    Olloclip Introduces New 4-IN-1 Photo Lens for the iPhone 6/6 Plus
    Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, ollocliprecentlyannounced its new 4-IN-1 Photo Lens for the iPhone 6/6Plus is now available for preorder. And with its new design and improved quality of its lenses, is a significant upgrade from...
  • 20, Yes 20 Home Safety Security Tips
    20, Yes 20 Home Safety Security Tips
    There are really so very many ways to protect and make your home safe as well as secure—ways you’d never even think of, so here they are, as well as the classic ways that many people still neglect to implement.Big numbers. Make sure...
  • 10 ways to protect your Devices and Data
    10 ways to protect your Devices and Data
    Gee, it used to be just your desk computer that needed protection from cyber thugs. Now, your connected thermostat, egg tray monitor, teen’s smartphone, garage door opener, even baby monitor, are all game for cyber creeps.Can’t be said...