Cybersquatting Won’t Save the World

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed. Last November, according to Reuters, after Donald Trump won the presidential election, the editor-in-chief of the far-right Breitbart News Network announced that the outlet would expand into Germany and France, hoping to “monetize the anger and anti-immigrant sentiment unleashed by Donald Trump’s successful presidential […]

How To Beat Facebook Addiction

It doesn’t matter when or where. You could be sitting in a meeting at work, or listening to a lecture at school. You could be at the movies with friends, or at the dinner table with family. It doesn’t matter what you’re doing (as long as you’re not driving). Your fingers are twitching. You find […]

50 Ways the Internet May Be Out to Get You

According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2016, about 87% of US adults use the internet. And according to data collected by Statista, there are nearly 3.5 billion internet users worldwide. If these numbers are indicative of anything, it’s that the internet is an important part of our lives. Think about it. You can buy pretty […]

101 Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop enables you to pull off some advanced image editing techniques with little effort. The program contains an army of tools to help you work smarter, not harder. You can use it for anything from basic photo editing, to making a giant papercraft head of yourself for Halloween — it’s up to you how far […]

How to Create an Awesome About Page

In 1993, at the very dawn of the World Wide Web, Peter Steiner, an illustrator at The New Yorker, created an iconic cartoon. It featured two dogs in front of a computer. One of them said to the other, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” It was an instant smash, pinned on office […]

Digital Nomads

Top 10 Digital Nomads

The internet has made it easier than ever to start a location-independent virtual business or to find work that can be done from anywhere in the world. Digital nomads are the adventurous souls taking full advantage of this new reality by becoming full-time travelers. If you’re interested in becoming a digital nomad yourself, or if […]

WordPress Beyond Blogging

16 Cool Ways to Use WordPress Beyond Blogging

When WordPress was born back in 2003, the web was a much different place. In fact, “WordPress started… with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes.” For those of you who don’t remember the content management system in […]

Search Engine History

The Journey to the Perfect Search Engine

It’s interesting. There was a time — about two decades ago now — when most of us didn’t know about the Internet. Sure, some of us had been exposed to Lycos and AltaVista, but the Internet and, specifically, search engines as they stand now? No way. If we wanted to contact someone, we looked them […]

The Investigatory Powers Act: Ultimate Guide

The Investigatory Powers Act (PDF)is a new law that gives the UK government massive surveillance powers. It legalizes the tracking of internet usage, the hacking of smartphones and laptops, and the monitoring of innocent people. It also opens up that data to a huge number of staff members in various agencies and organizations. And it provides a mandate for the […]

Email Under Attack

Your Email Is Under Attack — Fight Back!

In late September of 2016, Yahoo! announced a massive security breach whereby hackers stole information from around half of their one billion users. The catch? The security breach occurred in 2014. Data from the Ponemon Institute shows that the average time it typically takes for companies to identify a breach is 191 days. It then takes, […]

Create a Great Business Intranet With WordPress

Intranets allow employees to access business information on a closed system. The system is accessed via a web browser, but it’s locked down so that non-employees can’t access it. Some intranets consist of ‘read only’ information, like company policies, while others include sharing features and team working tools. For the purposes of this guide, we’re […]

Oldest Scam on the Internet

Oldest Internet Scam — How to Avoid It

In a 2015 survey conducted by Adobe Systems, it was found that US workers, on average, spent 6.3 hours checking emails daily (with a 50/50 split between personal and professional messages). How many emails do we receive each day where the average time spent reading, organizing, and responding to them is six hours? According to the Adobe […]

Quick Guide to Safe Online Shopping

The holiday season is upon us! And that means most of us will turn to the internet to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones. Online shopping is convenient. It allows you to avoid crowds, get items shipped straight to your home, and in some cases, save money. Even though it’s convenient, however, online […]

Black Friday: Best Hosting Deals 2016

Breaking News: It’s Cyber Monday! See the special hosting offers for today only. Black Friday follows the US Thanksgiving holiday, and is globally recognized as the beginning of the festive shopping season. It’s also the time of year when hosting companies run truly massive discounts. Many web hosting companies have special offers on Black Friday, with amazingly […]

High-Tech Parents and Their Low-Tech Kids

Year after year, we watch as media consumption rises — in our homes, our professional workspaces, and even while we’re out and about. According to Nielsen’s Total Audience Report from the first quarter of 2016, our consumption of media has increased by a whole hour since the same time period in 2015. The reason for this […]