FBI braces for ISIS – Founder of app used by ISIS: ‘We shouldn’t feel guilty.’ – Key Issue to 2016 Elections: Paris Attacks – Ep841: Unleash Your Computer’s Potential – and more stories
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FBI braces for ISIS – Founder of app used by ISIS: ‘We shouldn’t feel guilty.’ – Key Issue to 2016 Elections: Paris Attacks – Ep841: Unleash Your Computer’s Potential – and more stories

FBI braces for ISIS holiday terror attacks In the wee hours of July 4, FBI counterterrorism agents in the Boston area scrambled to thwart the last of a string of Islamic State terror plots they feared could be conducted during the patriotic holiday or soon after. Just weeks earlier, an agent and Boston officers had shot and killed an ISIS sympathizer on the same streets, right before he boarded a bus armed with a military-style knife...

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How to Protect Your Windows XP Investment Well Past Microsoft’s Drop Dead Date

Turns out that Windows XP is going to supported well into 2015 – but only if you’re talking about your internet browser. And we’re not talking about Microsoft Internet Explorer, either. Google has announced that it is going to be supporting Google Chrome for Windows XP past Microsoft’s 2014 dropdead date. This means that people who are using windows XP should not only switch over to Google’s chrome browser...

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When is it Time to Buy a New Smartphone?

Who doesn’t want the latest and greatest technology? The push-back has always been the incredible costs associated with keeping up with 6-month refresh cycles. It all boils down to some simple questions that can help you decide if it’s really worth locking yourself into another 2-year contract. Does your phone work? Does it do what you need it do to? Can you renew your contract to get a subsidized price? Can you get a...

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Is the PC Dead — Again?

Mark Twain is reported to have said that “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Now-a-days it seems to be Steve Balmer of Microsoft fame. No, I’m not talking about his actual death, but the death of their leading product and platform: the ubiquitous PC and Windows. Microsoft itself seems to have cast the death blow to its foundational product last year when it introduced Windows 8 — an...

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Limiting Kids Time On the Internet

How do you keep your kids safe online?  Here are some links to sites with all of the most important information: http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/internetsafetychild.html http://www.filecluster.com/Security/Access-Control/Download-Internet-Access-Controller.html http://www.softforyou.com/ http://open-tube.com/10-best-parental-control-software-that-lets-you-have-peace-of-mind-when-your-child-is-on-the-internet/...

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