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Google+

Google+

Google+ is better than Facebook.  Mostly, because it isn’t Facebook and also because Zuckerberg is an asshat whom I don’t trust with squat let alone my personal data. I got into the Google+ beta thanks to a friend and I like it a lot better.  I will post a review sometime in the near future. So hopefully idiots will keep posting dumb articles and spam ‘send this to 100 people’ crap to Facebook and stay over...

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Get smart with your smartphone

Get smart with your smartphone

At the moment I keep hearing people debating about the difference between using an Android phone compared to using an iPhone. If you’re not into the technology world then it may seem like the term android has just appeared from nowhere and you might not know exactly what it is that it means. In very basic terms android is a software for mobile devices which has things like key application, middleware and operating systems. You may...

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MS is poaching Google search results.

Somebody at Google thought that MS was poaching their search results that were ranked highly, enough so that they designed a sting to promote a junk word and its search results to the top of its algorithm.  What happened next?  That junk word and top result all of a sudden turned up at MS’s search engine Bing. Behind the scenes it looks like Internet Explorer is returning Google search results via the Bing toolbar addon to MS so...

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All of your IMs, texts and emails are belong to Facebook?

Facebook wants to have all of my IM and text conversations and emails? As interesting as having all of my communications arrive in one spot may be, there is no way that I want to trust a single entity with that much of my personal information.  Facebook has a terrible security track record (however it is noted that they are a large target) as it is, and their privacy track record is much worse.  Considering instead...

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Google stops filtering search results in China

Did you know that if you search for ‘Tiannamen Square’ in China you don’t get any results regarding the massacre that occured there?  In fact there is a ton of search terms that Google has to hide from users in China which is enforced by the Chinese government.  But, since it was determined that the Chinese government and military were behind the hacking incidents that have happened at Google, Adobe and several...

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