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Linus Torvalds’ Guided Tour of His Home Office

Who wants to see Linus Torvalds‘s office? Mr. Torvalds was the founder of Linux, an open-source operating system widely used in many capacities. It’s popularly used for website hosting, but has gained a following among desktop and mobile users as well. Anyway, we now have the unique opportunity to see the workspace of a genius always […]

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Adobe Reports a Security Vulnerability in Flash

By: Marta Lopez Adobe has reported a vulnerability that affects users of Flash. It appears that this security hole could allow cyber-criminals to obtain users’ personal data and take control of computers that are not updated with the latest version of Flash. This vulnerability affects all users with Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems. Adobe advises users to install the security update it has released (v14.0.0.145) to […]

Space Pinball on Windows 7

Yup, it’s real. One of my favourite games of Windows XP can be had on Windows Vista, 7, 8 and higher. Here’s the download link I used: Techspot Worst-case, here’s a more direct download link: 3d_pinball_for_windows_space_cadet Apparently there’s a way to install it on Macs.

Confessions of an IT Professional – Thanks Panda Security

The world of I.T. can be a challenging yet rewarding one. However, one of the biggest frustrations that comes with the territory is with clients that are completely computer illiterate. When trying to explain something over the phone the client on the other end might take what you say in a completely different context and hound you […]

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Tech Support Dog – Humour for the Day

iPhone 5. Photo courtesy of http://computer-help-please.blogspot.ca/

Apple iPhone 5 Cable Not Working? Try Removing Dust from Charger Slot With Screwdriver

I have an iPhone 5 by Apple, and have used iPhones for the last few years. I recently had a problem where my iPhone 5 wasn’t charging using my cables. I immediately dismissed those cables as old and faulty, and looked for knock-off versions. Imagine to my chagrin that I still received an error that […]

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WHM – How to Log in as Root in SSH

SSH is a very powerful technology, though not very user friendly. Sometimes things need to be done at the “root” level. However, for security purposes a regular user cannot simply log in as root using “su -” if not granted access. How do you add a user to this access? Simple: in WHM when you […]

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Wither CodeIgniter? Hello Laravel, CakePHP, and Zend

I recently was looking at different website frameworks and decided to revisit an old friend – CodeIgniter. CodeIgniter is a fast and lightweight PHP framework that has gained quite a following, and is famously known to power ExpressionEngine, a CMS that costs $300 per license. A friend recommended that framework to me a few years […]

How to Get to Paypal Custom Payment Pages – The Fast Way

1. Log into Paypal 2. Profile 3. Selling Preferences/Custom Payment Pages (3rd from bottom) 4. Do your thing, Yalla!

Google Data Centers – When You “Google It”

When you log onto Google, ever wondered who/what you’re connecting to?… Ever wondered if it’s a place, a factory, an entity Or just some kind of ubiquitous, global, everywhere-on-the-net kind of thing? This gives you an idea of what’s behind something we take for granted nowadays… EVER WONDERED WHERE & HOW BIG GOOGLE IS? )