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Connecting to the internet with your smartphone and tablet may become easier in upcoming years thanks to the GSM Association and the Wireless Broadband Alliance. The two companies, which represent the majority of global mobile carriers, have partnered up in recent days. They claim to be bringing a simplified way in which wi-fi enabled devices connect to the internet. Because of...

NRG Energy and the state of California have finally come to an agreement over a $120 million settlement over power contracts. These power contracts had a huge hand in contributing to California’s energy crises around 2002, and the money the state has finally received already has a plan: a car charging network for electric cars that might make owning an...

Google Chome and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer have, together, dominated the browser domain since Chrome’s release a few years back. However, Firefox has started to play catch up these past few years – and not by choice, either, but because if they don’t, they’ll be pushed out of the game for good. So to counter the aggressive stances of the competition,...

Since Google+ launched Hangouts, there have been a number of features that the users have been waiting to be implemented. This week, Google+ finally paid out and added the ability to make phone calls to almost any phone number – even ones that aren’t in the Google data system and are actually phone numbers attached to actual phone lines, including...

One of the companies that tests commercial spam filters, Virus Bulletin, has discovered some startling news as of late – spam filters aren’t getting any better at their jobs. In fact, the last time they tested a round of filters, less spam was caught and more ‘false positives’ – where a piece of mail that isn’t junk gets tossed before...

Microsoft announced the MS12-020 Remote Desktop Protocol was pegged for vulnerability last week by a researcher that was attempting to publish the blueprint of the program. Luigi Auriemma, a researcher that stumbled upon a recent update that created a critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s RDP, published actual proof of concept that the system is flawed last Friday, the 20th of March. This...

Apple’s new Retina display has already been released on the 3.5 inch iPhone 4S and the 9.8 inch iPad, making the new XL iPhone the third device if Apple’s to have a retina display screen. Apple’s retina display screen technology raises the pixel density per square inch so much that the eye is unable to distinguish individual pixels, making photos and...

Imagine what could happen if all your business data gets lost through unforeseen circumstances like a computer crashing, theft, or disasters such as fire, floods, and the like. Lost data can greatly cripple your business operation. Thus, offsite backup is necessary if you’d like to protect your business. In as much as you would backup personal files, the same should be...

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