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16 Giu/10

Zarafa: Fedora’s Exchange “killer”

Zarafa: Fedora’s Exchange “killer”

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For any open source advocate, one of the biggest needs is an Exchange-like server. There are plenty of them available, some of them offer less-than enough features to really be viable. Some of them offer plenty of features but are insanely difficult to install. And then there’s Zarafa. Zarafa is an open source collaborative software solution meant to be an alternative to Exchange. It works like Exchange, includes a web interface...

3 Giu/10

How To Change The Google Search Background Image

How To Change The Google Search Background Image

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Google is just rolling out a feature to U.S. users that allows them to change the background image of the Google Search homepage. The feature should be available to all U.S. users in the coming days and international availability is also expected in the coming days. Please note that this feature is only available to Google account owners who are logged into Google while visiting the Google search page. The Change Background Image...

2 Giu/10

Symantec Enters DNS Provider Market With Norton DNS

Symantec Enters DNS Provider Market With Norton DNS

The domain name system is a naming system for computers and other devices connected to private computer networks or the Internet. One of its most important tasks is to translate domain names (e.g. ghacks.net) into IP addresses that computer use for communication purposes. Most Internet users use their Internet Service Provider as the DNS provider, often without their knowledge. This may not always be the optimal solution depending on the provider’s infrastructure, network speed and...


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8 Mag/10

5 WordPress Plugins To Increase Your Blog’s Security

5 WordPress Plugins To Increase Your Blog’s Security

WordPress, like any other popular script or online service, is heavily targeted by malicious users who try to get access to it to use the high-jacked blogs or services to execute malicious activities. This includes spamming ads to the blog’s visitors or placing links to their sites on the blog’s pages. WordPress administrators can improve the security of their blog with several standard practices like selecting a secure password, changing the admin username or disabling features...

7 Mag/10

Dropbox Folder Sync Lets You Sync Any Folder With Dropbox

Dropbox Folder Sync Lets You Sync Any Folder With Dropbox

Dropbox is a popular file synchronization service that allows its users to synchronize files and folders between multiple computer systems. Additional features allow them to share files and folders easily or access them on the Dropbox website. There was not an easy way until now to synchronize folders that are not placed inside the Dropbox. Some users managed to get this working with symbolic links by moving the folder into the Dropbox and creating a symbolic link to the original location. This...

5 Mag/10

Management Tools for Amazon S3: Head To Head Comparison

Management Tools for Amazon S3: Head To Head Comparison

It’s widely believed that Amazon S3 offers the best storage on the internet amongst all cloud platforms. It’s a great web service which works like a charm with high volumes of data and allows developers to develop highly scalable solutions. As with any web service, when the volume of data increases, the complexity increases as well. There arises a strong need to manage the data effectively on you Amazon S3 account. Many vendors have developed third-party S3 management tools...

5 Mag/10

Access Websites As Google Bot

Access Websites As Google Bot

Google bot is the general term for Google’s automated web crawling service that is linked to the Google search engine. Google sends out requests to webpages that use a Google Bot user agent. This specific user agent is used for several purposes including identification and restrictions. Webmasters can for instance filter out Google Bot from their website statistics to get a better picture of how many real users visit the site in a given time. Some webmasters and services on the other...

2 Mag/10

Zoofs Finds Viral Youtube Videos On Twitter

Zoofs Finds Viral Youtube Videos On Twitter

Have you ever wondered what the trends of tomorrow will be? What people will be talking about? You can now get a headstart with Zoofs, a brand new service that scans Twitter for video links and aggregates them into a most popular listing on their website. According to information posted on the service’s website more than 2.1 million videos have been discovered in the past 22 days. The site opens with a video wall with controls at the top of it. Each video is displayed with a thumbnail...

1 Mag/10

Upload Videos To Multiple Video Hosting Services

Upload Videos To Multiple Video Hosting Services

Many video content creators want to make sure that they videos reach the largest audience possible. To achieve this they upload their videos to multiple video hosting services such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook or MSN Video. Doing that manually can take quite some time. It would involve accessing the service’s website, logging in, selecting the video, entering information like the title, description and tags and waiting for the upload to finish. That’s a lot of work considering...

23 Apr/10

How To Delete Facebook Applications

How To Delete Facebook Applications

I’m not a very active Facebook user. Got my account just like anyone else on this planet but do not log in more than once a week or so as I mainly use it to validate news about Facebook. I have however used some of the features of the social networking site in the past. This includes some applications and games. One thing that I always wondered was how to remove those authorized applications from the Facebook account as there was not an obvious way to do so. I did look around but...

21 Apr/10

Microsoft And Facebook Launch Docs.com

Microsoft And Facebook Launch Docs.com

Many Internet users who want to view and edit documents online use Google Docs to do so. There are other services besides Google Docs but none that can compete with Google’s service on an eye to eye level. This however could change in the near future with the public release of Docs.com, an online document processing service by Microsoft and Facebook. Docs.com is built on Microsoft Office 2010 Web Apps platform. It will allow Facebook users to create, edit and share Microsoft Office...

21 Apr/10

Unlimited online storage? Voilà!

Unlimited online storage? Voilà!

The internet weather has been turning somewhat cloudy in recent years and by saying that I now don’t mean to start another discussion about (important) Net neutrality here but rather to bring up the smooth transition to a trend of moving data to indefinite “shadowy” remote storage sometimes referred to as “The Cloud”, the shape and volume of which is mostly determined by various storage providers, instead of keeping it safe and sound on “trustworthy”...

11 Apr/10

Display Only Images On Image Hosting Sites

Display Only Images On Image Hosting Sites

Many webmasters and Internet users host images on so called image hosting websites that allow them to store the images. This process is helpful for users who do not have their personal storage space on the Internet and webmasters who want to save bandwidth by hosting the images remotely. Image hosting sites have received a bad reputation lately because of the amount of advertisement that they display on their websites. Developers have found ways to reduce the number of those elements...

9 Apr/10

Google Adds Site Speed To Web Search Ranking Algorithm

Google Adds Site Speed To Web Search Ranking Algorithm

The Google Webmaster Central Blog today announced that Google has added a site speed factor to their web search ranking algorithm which effectively another ranking factor that webmasters have to look out for. The information are – as always – rare at this point. According to the blog post the feature was enabled a few weeks back. It is currently only enabled on google.com and only for English queries on that search engine. First results show (according to Google) that less...

23 Mar/10

China: Google Wrong To Stop Censoring

China: Google Wrong To Stop Censoring

It took Chinese officials less than two hours to react on Google’s announcement to stop censoring their services in China. Google, two hours before the response, started to redirect their China mainland traffic to their Hong Kong domain serving unfiltered information and services to Chinese users. The official in charge of the Internet bureau under the State Council Information Office told the Xinhuanet.com that Google had “violated its written promise it made when entering...

13 Mar/10

What Should I Read Next Suggests Books To Read

What Should I Read Next Suggests Books To Read

How do you decide what to read and what not to read? The decision might be influenced by past books that have been read (e.g. from the same author or same topic), friend, colleague or magazine recommendations, advertisements, related books that are shown on shopping sites or by simply stumbling upon interesting books online or in a book store. What Should I Read Next is an online service that can suggest new books to read from a single book title entered into the form on the service’s...

23 Feb/10

Image Error Level Analysis

Image Error Level Analysis

Is an photo or image real or has it been tampered with? That is a question that sometimes needs to be answered not only because of curiosity but also for more important matters like solving a crime or deciding whether to publish a photo in a magazine or paper. The Image Error Level Analysis is an online service that offers one approach to finding out if an image is real or if it has been photoshopped. It works by pasting an image location on the Internet into the online form on the website. “Error...

19 Feb/10

Facebook Adds Privacy Settings For Applications

Facebook Adds Privacy Settings For Applications

If you are a Facebook regular chance is you have played around with some of the applications offered on the social networking sites. This ranges from the overly popular Farmville game over greeting cards, quizzes to fantasy football and business applications. Applications are anywhere and most users receive regular invitations to participate in yet another application. Until now it was not possible to hide using an application from friends. That was a severe limitation for some Facebook...

12 Feb/10

Facebook Login Screen Google Problem

Facebook Login Screen Google Problem

Tech savvy computer users enter domain names, which are also commonly known as urls, directly in the web browser’s address bar. Many inexperienced users on the other hand tend to search for the domain that they want to enter by entering the domain name into a search form and not the address bar. An inexperienced user searching for Facebook Login Screen for instance expects the first search result to lead to the search, in this case the Facebook login page to log into the social network. Google...

6 Feb/10

Academic Earth Offers Free Educational Videos

Academic Earth Offers Free Educational Videos

Look it up on the Internet. That’s what most tech-savvy people do if they encounter a problem or run into difficulties. The Internet is a vast resource of knowledge but that knowledge is usually located on different websites. That’s what Richard Ludlow, the founder of Academic Earth, noticed when looking for help in linear Algebra. He did found a full video course online by MIT professor Gilbert Strang as well as other courses offered by other universities. An idea to aggregate...