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    To Wish Or Not To Wish.com

    Wish.com is a site like Amazon that sells a variety of products from various sellers. This site has some questionable business practices. Here are some of their marketing ploys that I really don’t like and some tips to make your buying experience more enjoyable. Log In First, when you go to Wish.com you’ll have to […]

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    How To Find Things With Your Computer

    I remember being a boy in a “tech-less” society. The most tech was the black-and-white television and the electric beater my Mom had. I would play hide-and-seek with my friends outside. One would hide and the rest of us had to find them. I don’t know if you have had to find a hidden friend, […]

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    Is Your Opera Interface Too Big?

    This problem started with Chrome. The top menu became very large in size like someone lowered the resolution of their monitor which makes everything look bigger, or set the DPI settings too high. I know I did neither. Then it happened to the Avast Secure Browser. And now Opera after the latest update. The problem […]

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    Let’s Go Incognito

    Do you remember ever watching a TV show or movie and a character gets hurt and his only concern is getting his Internet history erased? Are you one of these people? The best way to get rid of a browser’s history is not to save it at all. Most browsers have a Private Window that […]

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    How To Opt Out Of Nielsen On Hulu

    If you are unfamiliar with the Nielsen Rating System, I am happy to explain, or may I say, let Wikipedia explain: Nielsen Ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States using a rating system. Nielsen Media […]

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    Ransomware – A First-Hand Experience

      When Criminals Take Over Your PC A couple of days before New Year’s Eve, I received a very anxious phone call from a customer saying that he could no longer open any of his files. Windows 10 had suddenly changed and he could no longer turn off the machine. I then asked what was currently […]

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    GoDaddy Backtracks On JavaScript Tracking

    GoDaddy JavaScript Injection Slows Down Your Website I have three websites hosted at GoDaddy and recently I noticed a marked slowdown when loading all three of them, so I ran some speed tests through GTmetrix and Google Page Speed Insights. Both came back with slower than expected results which was particularly surprising for my new […]