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How To Opt Out Of Facebook’s New Plan To Sell Your Browser Data

Facebook and your Privacy

Over the next few weeks, Facebook users will be able to use and control Facebook’s new ad preferences, which are available on every ad Facebook shows you, telling you why you’re seeing that advertisement and allowing you to add or remove your interests so your personalized ads are adjusted accordingly. Facebook plans to extend its ad preferences tool globally in the coming months. Continue reading

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Android KitKat Hidden Easter Egg

Do you know how to find Android’s Easter Egg?

In computer software, Easter eggs are secret responses that occur in response to an undocumented set of commands. The results can vary from a simple printed message or image, to a page of programmer credits or a small videogame hidden inside an otherwise serious piece of software. Videogame cheat codes are a specific type of Easter egg, in which entering a secret command will unlock special powers or new levels for the player. Continue reading

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Chrome surpasses Internet Explorer | Web Browsers

Chrome Web Browser takes the lead in the US Browser Market

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser has lost its long-time U.S. market lead to Google Chrome, according to stats published today by Adobe Digital Index (ADI).

ADI, a marketing research arm of Adobe Systems, found that the Chrome browser eclipsed IE in April, with 31.8 percent of U.S. market share vs. IE’s 30.9 percent share. Coming in third was Apple’s Safari browser, with a 25 percent U.S. market share (see figure). Those browser assessments were based on Web traffic sampling of both desktop and mobile devices, based on data from “10,000 U.S. consumer-facing Web sites in April 2014,” according to Adobe’s announcement.

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iOS 8 Overview

Check out some of these updates from the brave new world of Apple! Here are a few of the ones of interest.

Messages

Now Messages lets you connect with friends and family like never before. Tap to add your voice to any conversation. Send a video of what you’re seeing the moment you’re seeing it. And easily share your location so they know right where you are. Continue reading

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

What is the Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada’s new anti-spam law was passed in  December 2010 and, following a Governor in Council order, it will enter into force on July 1, 2014. Once the law is in force, it will help to protect  Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace. On January 15, 2015,sections of the Act related to the unsolicited installation of computer programs or software come into force. Continue reading

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Does Google use Keywords?

Keywords in Websites

I recently came across this video and thought it would be great information to share. I didn’t know that Google dismisses the keywords due to over/mis-use over the years. So does Google use Keywords in their search algorithms? The answer is no. Their advice, use a good Meta Description.  Continue reading

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How to Put an Android Phone Into Airplane Mode

Enable Flight Mode on Andriod, iPhone and BlackBerry

There have been some recent changes to airlines policy for keeping your smartphones on. I couldn’t help but choosing the graphic with Alec Baldwin’s airline incident was some entertainment. Both on the issue itself and his skit on SNL was pretty funny.

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said air passengers will be able to use their portable electronic devices — including cameras, tablets, gaming consoles and computers — during takeoff, ascent, descent and landing of a flight, as long as the devices are in non-transmitting, or flight, mode. Previously, passengers couldn’t use their devices during takeoff and landing.

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