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Member since: June 2008
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- You could try I2P (Invisible Internet Project). I don't know whether you'll consider it any easier than TOR, but it's an alternative.
1 day 11 hours ago
- Here's what Softpedia says about how to determine how much memory your Firefox plug-ins are using:
1 day 11 hours ago
- Christopher Nerney answers Re: How does audio quality of bluetooth headphones compare to headphones using analog jack?The Audiophiliac says Bluetooth doesn't compare to wired headphones in terms of sound quality:
3 days 11 hours ago
- It's easy to save locations on Google Maps. Here's an explanation: To save a location on the map: 1. Make sure you're signed in to Google Maps on Android or iOS
5 days 10 hours ago
- It's a tough call, and I'm sure it was a tough call for SugarSync. I don't know why any individual would pay for cloud storage these days, and I also don't know what percentage of free users SugarSync converts to paid. If I had a free account, I'd go find another free account.
1 week 3 days ago
- It doesn't help the Xbox that it's $100 more than the PS4. Here's a review that likes both units, but comes down on Sony's side.
1 week 4 days ago
- This appears to be a common problem, according to this Apple discussion thread. Here's a potential solution:
2 weeks 1 day ago
- I always think faster is better, but it all depends on your tolerance for delays. I hate buffering and hanging web pages. I'm in the information business, so those delays cost me work time. Just see how 6 mbps feels to you. It might be great, it might be good enough.
2 weeks 2 days ago
- This problem is the topic of a long thread in the Google Products Forum. There are several suggestions in the thread, from wiping the Nexus 7's cache partition to simply uninstalling and reinstalling Netflix for Android.
2 weeks 5 days ago
- You never know these days who's looking at your digital life, do you? But for what it's worth, here's what Google says:
3 weeks 4 days ago
- It probably depends a bit on what type of business you have, but I always think a good tablet is a useful device to have. It's hard to go wrong with an iPad, and there are a lot of good Android tablets. I have a Nexus 7 that I like, though I'd prefer a slightly larger screen.
3 weeks 4 days ago
- I can't remember the last time I used Winamp, so I won't miss it, though I know many users will. My understanding is that people still can use it after December 20, but won't be able to download the software or access services.
4 weeks 1 day ago
- Christopher Nerney answers Re: What is a reasonable range that can I expect from a wireless router (residential)?A lot of it depends on your environment, particularly walls and other physical obstacles that can diminish a wireless router's range. My experience with several wireless routers over the years is that I can get a wireless signal up to 225 feet away from the router. It's weak, but I can get one.
4 weeks 2 days ago
- There are a few, according to folks in the LinkedIn thread that addresses this very question. Among them are C++ , Python, Ruby and some others.
4 weeks 5 days ago
- A Chromebook doesn't need more than 16Gb of onboard storage, but a user might want more than that. If you're comfortable with the cloud, however, the Chromebook is a good device at a good price.
5 weeks 1 day ago
- Christopher Nerney answers Re: What are symptoms that indicate my PC is infected with malware or viruses?Slow performance certainly is one of them. Others include when your computer freezes, mystery icons show up on your desktop, you get messages about corrupted files, and you are unable to access some maintenance and repair tools.
5 weeks 3 days ago
- Based on this Apple support page, it sounds like you'll need the previous owner to log in (or give you their log-in info) so he or she can remove the device from their account. This appears to be the case even if the device's contents have been erased.
5 weeks 4 days ago
- Christopher Nerney answers Re: How do you feel about Google forcing YouTube commenters to have a Google+ account?I'm a little conflicted too, but I'd say the bottom line is that Google has the right to require whatever it believes is necessary from commenters. It's not exactly a First Amendment issue, and the only ones who will really suffer are the anonymous trolls.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- As Jim notes below, yes, the Nexus 7 will get KitKat over the next few weeks. But if you use Android Device Manager, you should check to make sure it isn't disabled after the download.
6 weeks 1 day ago
- I'm sure you can learn to use Swype with enough practice, though I wouldn't know from personal experience since I gave up in about two minutes. But your lunch partner proved it's possible to be a skilled Swyper. And a lot of folks who wrote reviews of Swype on Google Play love it.
6 weeks 3 days ago
- There were, but a new software update for iOS 7 now gives the Pebble access to all apps notifications, as this article reports.
6 weeks 3 days ago
- I think it's too early to tell. Here's what Search Engine Watch says:
7 weeks 3 days ago
- It is hard to tell the difference between an iPhone 4 and an iPhone 4S as the hardware specs are almost identical. Almost.
7 weeks 4 days ago
- Christopher Nerney answers Re: Will Apple making Mac OS X Maverick available for free force Microsoft to do the same with Windows?Microsoft has had problems adjusting to the modern computing world, clinging to its Windows OS desktop empire and blowing mobile (up to now).
8 weeks 1 day ago
- Here's an answer from Google's Chrome Forum: You have to add the -incognito switch to the shortcut Target box, and it will open Chrome in incognito mode.
8 weeks 2 days ago
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