Category Archive: News

The latest breaking news in the technology world!

Jan 02 2014

Can’t watch Netflix! Comcast disrupting connection?






There are many online content providers, from Google Play to Amazon Prime. However, the one with the best content selection for the price is still Netflix. Netflix is an amazing service, especially considering the price. Unfortunately I can only fully utilize this service if my internet connection can support it. Now ideally, I pay my …

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Aug 23 2013

VolumeDrive Down | August 2013






UPDATES AT BOTTOM OF POST I have been using a VPS from VolumeDrive for quite some time now. To be honest, I don’t know why I still have it. I have reviewed VolumeDrive before and the review was mostly positive but it seems that all the trouble I am having just isn’t worth the price. …

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Jun 17 2013

Facebook Implements Hashtags






Facebook recently announced their implementation of hashtags. They have begun to implement the use of hashtags in status updates for select users and soon plan to allow every user to have access to the feature. hashtags will allow users to tag their posts and search for similar posts that share the same hashtags.






Feb 23 2013

Hotmail Suffers Extra Long Outage – Microsoft Fails To Acknowledge Feb 2013






It’s one thing to have downtime. It happens to everyone, sometime something just goes wrong and fail and there is nothing you can do about it other than get to work and try to fix the problem. In addition it is your responsibility to keep users up to date as to why they can’t access …

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Jan 02 2013

Apple Can’t Even Tell Time






First of all, Happy New Year everyone! Apple has yet again made their crippled device even worse by failing to correctly configure their Do Not Disturb feature for the new year. What a surprise… That’s why I have an Android phone! Aside from my personal preference, Apple did mess up. Turns out that their Do …

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Jan 02 2013

Ubuntu Mobile OS






The most commonly know about Linux distribution is now making a port of Android that will run a full blown Ubuntu environment on your smartphone giving you the best of both worlds. Features include being able to use your phone much as you do now but then being able to dock it and be presented …

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Dec 23 2012

Three Free Domain Name Providers






Free Domain name as are great. Although I wouldn’t necessarily use them for an important website due to the chance that they may not be here tomorrow but they are great for testing and small non critical web sites. Below is a list that I compiled of my top five free domain name providers.






Nov 14 2012

Co.cc Domain Registrar Offline – November 2012






Yesterday, 11-13-12, I noticed that some of my websites were not working. At first I thought it was a server issue but it turns out something is going on with my domain registrar, co.cc. Their main page is not loading and none of their domains are mapping out as well. It is hard to find …

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Nov 03 2012

Google Search Background Images Going Away






I myself am one amongst the many that use a custom background for their Google homepage. I have used the same one for more than 5 years and I like it quite a bit. Google has just started displaying a notice that on November 16, 2012 they will be doing away with the background images …

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Oct 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline October 2012






Today, October 1st 2012, thepiratebay.se has been offline. Many say that this is due to a raid by Swedish police. Others say that it was a simple power failure on The Pirate Bay’s side. Both TorrentFreak and The Pirate Bay’s Facebook page have confirmed what is really going on.






Sep 10 2012

GoDaddy DNS Taken Down – Thousands Of Sites Offline






As of this writing, September 10 2012, thousands of websites are currently offline. This is due to major Domain provider GoDaddy experiencing an attack on their name servers. This means that even if your website is hosted elsewhere but its domain is registered and hosted at GoDaddy it will be offline.






Jul 12 2012

Check If Your Yahoo Account Was Hacked






As many of you probably already know Yahoo Voices was recently hacked with 450 thousand accounts compromised.After publishing the article I noticed that many of the people viewing the post were interested in find out if their accounts were one of the ones compromised. I didn’t want to link to the text file with all …

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Jul 12 2012

Yahoo Hacked – 450K Passwords Leaked






Now it was Yahoo’s turn to get hacked. A group that goes by the name of D33D has broken into the Yahoo database using a SQL exploit and gained access to 450 thousand Yahoo user accounts. They published the list of hacked account online. This list included the emails and passwords of 450 thousand Yahoo …

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Jun 16 2012

iPhone 4S Coming To Virgin Mobile – Reduced Montly Plan






On June 29, Virgin Mobile sent out a mass email to all of it’s customers regarding a new phone coming to their collection. The last few months Virgin Mobile has released two new phones and now they are adding a third to their line of pre-paid cell phones. The iPhone 4S.






May 18 2012

Comcast to Upgrade Data Cap






Earlier this week Comcast announced that their long time standing 250 gigabyte data cap will increase to 300 gigabytes of data. Also instead of cutting off anyone that exceeds this cap twice in a six month period; they now plan to charge an overage charge of $10 per fifty gigabytes, very much like ones issued …

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