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I was annoyed, but now I’m hacked!

My dad just received a phone call from the church secretary. “Mr. Snipes, did you know you are sending us emails for Viagra?” Imagine that. Deacon George sending Viagra ads to all his friends and church associates. I thought it was funny, but he was hacked. In every sense of the word. We’ve all seen […]

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Why Facebook won’t remain dominant.

I originally posted this on May 14, 2011. Now that Google is launching Google Plus, this almost looks prophetic. Before the Internet was available, we pre-web surfers used what was called a BBS (bulletin board service). In the BBS era, there were lists of phone numbers we could call via modem and play games, exchange […]

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Four Necessary Internet Tools

For reading blogs, my favorite tool is Feedreader. This tool is freeware, simple to use, and can even function as a portable application. I like it because it has a simple layout. It shows my subscriptions in the left pane, available posts in the center pane, and a blog view in the right pane. Plus, […]

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Computer Humor

Some computer humor for your Geek side. If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous sketch,‘Who’s on First?’ might have turned out something like this:COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTTABBOTT: Super Duper20computer store.. Can I help you?COSTELLO: Thanks I’m setting up an office in my den and I’m thinking aboutbuying […]

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