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Facebook Fan Check Application Really a Virus?

Hundreds of Facebook users are speculating that a new Fan Check application that tracks your friends’ Wall and photo activity to determine whether they’re your “fan”, is actually a virus. According to "NetworkWorld", Fan Check is not a virus. However, hackers have taken advantage of users’ fears...

iPhone MMS Now Live

iPhone MMS Now Live

Finally Apple iPhone users will have the ability to send multimedia messages to each other, and to other cell phones. This is great news you would have thought they rolled this out much sooner but they haven't. Users of older first generation iPhones won't have this capability yet. MMS really...

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Netflix Outage Due to Server Problems

A Netflix outage apparently has caused numerous customers to panic. Netflix is apparently having server problems on Tuesday night, as both the site and its Instant Watch features are inaccessible as of 9:30 ET. No official word from Netflix on what is responsible for the interruption or when the...

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How to Make Bar Codes

Today Google is using A Standard 128 Bar Code for its logo. It's because its the 57th Anniversary of the patent that was issued on the original bar code. Every few days, Google is changing its logo to commemorate important events in history. Last week was the birthday of Gandhi, today it's all...

FCC to Probe Google Voice ?

FCC to Probe Google Voice ?

Google believes it should be able to offer its product Google Voice without molestation by regulations that apply to traditional telephone companies, simply because Google is a free Internet application. AT & T certainly does not think so, and it seems that at least some congressional...

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What Is a Cell Phone Jammer?

A cell phone jammer is an instrument that produces a signal that is within the same frequency range that cell phones use. The competing signals will result in blocking off the transmission of the cell phone because of the interference. Any person who attempts to use a cell phone that is within the...

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What Is a DSL Filter?

A DSL filter is a small device used attached in-line in order to help filter out and clean any kind of line interference to any kind of regular phone equipment. This device, which is also known as a micro-filter, is used when the DSL service shares the same line as the telephone. A DSL filter may...

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What Is a Dual Core Processor?

A dual-core processor refers to a CPU that possesses two distinct cores placed on the same die. Each core has its own separate cache. A dual-core processor basically means having two microprocessors in one. The architecture of a basic or single-core processor is made in such a way that instructions...

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What Is a DVR or Digital Video Recorder?

A DVR or digital video recorder is an electronic device that records videos. But instead of using video tapes, a DVR uses a hard drive as the storage medium for the recorded media. Utilizing the hard drive translates to more space for recording and it eliminates cueing a tape. A DVR can be operated...

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What Is a Hard Refresh?

A hard refresh is a way of reloading a page on a browser that bypasses the cache and instead retrieves the actual page that is stored in the server. The usual method of refreshing a web site is to click on the “refresh” button or, alternatively, the F5 key on the keyboard. For the Apple OS, it is...