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Category Archives: technology
Don’t get fooled: Phishing was yesterday, here comes smishing!
Smishing is the new phishing: using SMS text messages to trick you into signing up to a subscription that costs â‚¬40 per month! Don’t get fooled: read and learn. Continue reading
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You do have backups … right?
Photos are among the most important data we have because they are potentially irreplaceable. Other files can be just as valuable. How do we keep them safe? Continue reading
Is web hosting still a thing?
*Is web hosting still a thing?* An elevator pitch about my preferred web hosting provider: most bang for the buck, and stellar customer satisfaction. Guaranteed. Continue reading
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Maybe Colemak is smarter than Dvorak?
Dvorak is my fastest and preferred layout on mobile. Oddly, this does not translate at all to physical keyboards. I’ve made several attempts at using Dvorak on the desktop computer and it still eludes me. I am now taking an interest in the “Colemak” keyboard layout. Continue reading
Posted in technology Tagged colemak, computer, dvorak, geek, health, keyboard, linux, productivity, software, windows 2 Comments
Setting up a home network
Even before I started planning my new home, I knew that I wanted a wired network built right in. A quick count revealed that I was dealing with 22 network sockets, so using “proper” network hardware would be a smart move. Here’s what I did. Continue reading