Tag Archive: Internet

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 13 2013

Clear Home Internet – First Impression






I had finally had enough with my current AT&T connection, it was far too unreliable and plain old slow to even use. Plus, they didn’t offer anything better than their lowest tier in my area. A lousy 0.77kB/s just was not enough. Due to this, I though I would try getting twice the speed for …

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Jun 11 2013

Monitor And Control DD-WRT Internet Access From Any Android Device






DD-WRT is amazing. Android is amazing. Combine the two and you get an awesome app that allows you to remotely monitor and view the Internet access on your network, WRTGate from the Google Play market allows users to connect to their router and view live graphs of all the devices on their network that are …

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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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Dec 30 2012

How to setup OpenVPN in a Debian 6 VPS






Sometimes, especially with all of the sales, you can gather quite a few extra VPS servers. Especially small ones that aren’t very good for large scale projects. This is why I decided to turn one of my low end VPS servers (that’s redundant, isn’t it…) into an openVPN server that I can use to securely …

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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 15 2012

Review of VolumeDrive VPS






I was in need of a reasonably priced VPS to run this website as well as a few others. In my search on the Internet for a decent provider I ran into many options. One of these options was VolumeDrive.com. They offer Virtual Private Servers at really good prices.






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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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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May 16 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline May 2012 – Under DDoS Attack – Updated






The Pirate Bay occasionally goes offline for maintenance here and there but they are usually up within a few hours. Well, for about the past two days The Pirate Bay has been offline but not due to maintenance. The Pirate Bay is currently under a DDoS attack rendering the website unusable in certain parts of …

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Mar 20 2012

The Pirate Bay Drones – Low Orbiting Server Stations






So on Tuesday, March 18, The Pirate Bay posted onto their blog about a new plan they have been thinking of. Now with the recent troubles the online community has been running into, TPB is considering moving their servers onto drone planes that would orbit the earth in a low path. Below is the post …

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Feb 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Changes Domain to .SE To Prevent Seizure






After the recent movements of anti-piracy organizations; The Pirate Bay has decided that it would be in its best interest to change from their .org domain to a .SE top level domain to prevent running the risk of having their domain seized.






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