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  1. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    A common question I am asked by young Padawans is how do they get involved in the technology field and how do they grow in their field. One of the fastest growing technology industries is the networking side of IT. Networking is a specific skill that few people can learn and want to be involved...
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    On October 4, Google took to the stage for millions of watchers to announce some new and upcoming changes to their brand. Known for their superior search engine and Android operating system, Google showed us that software isn’t all they can do. As a software company, Google has pioneered well...
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    Nearly a year ago, Amazon unveiled a tower like speaker box that had intentions to become your personal home assistant. A sci-fi, Star Trek like, computer that you won’t be able to live without. Dubbed Amazon Echo, the built in Alexa personal assistant had the potential to take voice commands...
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    Have you ever wanted to visit a store that sold illegal weapons and drugs? Of course you haven’t, because such a store would be highly illegal. That wasn’t the thought for 31-year-old San Francisco programmer, Ross Ulbricht. In his youth, he took it upon himself to develop a website that served...
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    Following the release of Apple's brand new iPhone 5s with the world’s first 64bit processor for smartphones, Samsung is following their competitor’s example by creating their own 64bit CPU. Defined to work as a “2-step approach” Samsung has stated that their 64bit CPU's design will be based on...
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    Has Verizon gotten confused on purchasing companies? Well no. Verizon has now “officially” regained 100% share in Verizon Wireless, for a purchase of $130 Billion. Back in 1999, Verizon sold 45% share of Verizon Wireless to the British carrier, Vodafone, to assist with getting Verizon Wireless...
  7. Windows XP Support
    After huge hyping, testing, complaining, cheering on, loving, hating, and various other emotions and events happening around the new and completely different Windows 8, it has finally reached its retail release date. Whether it will get enough users to consider changing to it remains to be seen...
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    Microsoft is starting to seem like it might be slowly edging to an unwanted platform with RT. For those wondering, Windows RT (formerly known as Windows on ARM) will be a version of the Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices such as tablets. The RT acronym does not officially stand for...
  9. Mac Support
    In April of last year, Apple filed a patent lawsuit against Samsung. Apple had claimed that Samsung has breached patented copyright infringements on Apple products such as the iPhone and iPad. Apple says that the designs found on Samsung products such as the Galaxy Phone and Galaxy Tab are...
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    India asked ISP's to block over a hundred websites and restriced anyone from sending bulk SMS messages. This is in response to an outbreak of panic a few weeks ago when SMS messages were sent to mobile phone users that contained threats made by alleged Muslims, that implied retaliation after...
  11. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    As many of you may know from the TV commercials, Verizon has released a new mobile data plan, The Share Everything Plan. With many families moving all of their phones to smartphones, Verizon offers to lower their phone bill. Currently, families may be paying for shared minutes, text and...
  12. Linux Support
    The Fedora Project have finally came to the decision on the workaround that they will take to get around Microsoft's very controversial Secure boot process on new hardware certified with Windows 8. Fedora will pay Verisign $99 for unlimited use of the Microsoft signing services. This will allow...
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    After the massive success of the Raspberry Pi, it was surely not long before rival products would start appearing. The Gooseberry ARM based device is faster than its rival with a 1GHz A10 processor, though it can be over-clocked to 1.5GHz, and double the memory starting at 512MB of RAM...
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    Welcome to the first weekly review in the TSF News. Thanks to all the great contributions of some of the main news headlines in computing and technology worldwide. This week readers have finally had confirmation on when Microsoft Windows 8 is to be released and also updates to Firefox and the...
  15. Mac Support
    Apple has announced that it's new OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion' will be released this month with strongly backed rumours that it will be on the 25th and available to upgrade to for $19.99 from the Mac App Store. It's not a major upgrade from the previous 10.7 'Lion' release but it looks like Apple...
  16. Windows XP Support
    For years now Microsoft has been dancing lightly around the European Union and its anti-trust regulations, and recently the two entities have been banging heads again. The EU has started an investigation into allegations that Microsoft does not offer the 'browser choice screen' popup that MS...
  17. Computer Security News
    Today marks the day that the infamous DNSChanger virus is finally shut down by the FBI in the USA. This could cause anyone that was still infected to lose their internet connection. DNSChanger came about in early 2007. It was a simple piece of malware that changes your computer's DNS settings...
  18. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    Microsoft held the attention of the net the past few days with the announcements of the Surface, and their newest Windows Phone 8. But other noteworthy events occurred, such as the roll-out and consequent reiteration and removal of Facebook's new "Find Friends Nearby" Android and iPhone app...
  19. Articles, Tutorials & Reviews
    Earlier this week Microsoft announced to various partners that they are phasing out Microsoft Office Starter. This bare-bones version that came installed with many prebuilt computers as a free addon has been doing the rounds for quite some time. But, as with many things recently, Microsoft is...
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