Online Passwords – Which Is Best, Length or Complexity

June 13, 2014

Everyone these days needs to have an array of passwords to access all the websites, apps, online resources and devices that surround our daily lives.

We are constantly being urged to make our passwords difficult to guess or crack – use upper and lower case, number, and special characters to make it super safe, but is this really correct?

We all know that it’s not good practice to use a dictionary word as a password such as ‘monkey’ or ‘password’ so we mix it up by adding numbers and other characters in order to fool the common or garden dictionary attack because ‘monkey!2′ is much more difficult to crack – isn’t it?

The answer to the above question is actually ‘No’ – sure, ‘monkey!2′ is going to be harder to guess than ‘monkey’ on its own, but the key to generating a really secure password is its length, NOT its complexity. (more…)

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3 Ways Of Creating An SEO Friendly Infinite Scrolling Page

June 13, 2014

Infinite scrolling pages are pages that allow users to scroll infinitely at the bottom of the page. Here the pages load more content as the user scrolls thus providing the user with never-ending amount of materials.

Although infinite scroll pages provide users with a lot of content, their main flaw is that they are not SEO friendly. The good side is that there are some measures that you can take to ensure that the pages become SEO friendly. Some of the measures that you should take include:

Including a sitemap

A sitemap is a list of pages that are in a website. The map is usually in XML format. In most cases, if the content that you are loading is separated into various units that have their own URLs, Google bots may be unable to find the content unless it’s linked in a specific spot on one of the already-indexed pages.

When you include a sitemap you let the crawlers know about the full list of pages that are available in the website and as a result increase the ranking of the pages. (more…)

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Why Apple’s IOS8 Operating System Should Excite Users and Developers

June 13, 2014

Apple’s new iOS8 operating system was recently revealed at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.

While iOS8 may not be a game changer it certainly offers many new features for business use and should excite developers wishing to share and create applications within the new framework.

On the business front, Apple has focused on stronger security. Data protection will be expanded to more applications to enable finer control over such items as mail encryption.

The expanded data protection will include basically all pertinent apps as well as user credentials. These credentials will be protected by a pass code until after a device is unlocked following a reboot.

Apple says it is unleashing a variety of enhanced productivity tools with iOS8. Inbox mail management should be easier as a quick left or right swipe enables a user to mark messages as read or unread or flag them for follow-up.

The new calendar view enables you to see your colleague’s availability to schedule a meeting, easing the effort of finding a time convenient for all parties.

Work execution will be easier with iCould Drive. Apple touts you will be able to work on any file anywhere. This will include presentations, PDFs, images and more. This will work right from the iCloud on any device you use, whether it’s a MAC or PC. (more…)

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Benefits of Cloud Backup Services

June 12, 2014

Every business owner or manager knows just how important it is to backup essential data and when a business relies on technology to contact clients and providers, intermediate communication and store files, then almost all data is essential for business, which makes backup services critical. Cloud backup refers to protecting data by storing it on a remote, online storage space, called broadly a cloud. A recent study has shown that a high percentage of small and medium sized businesses still experience data loss because they use direct attached storage, instead of cloud services. Data loss may be crucial to a business and many small companies never recover after such an event, reason for which it is important to research one’s options when it comes to storage and data backup and find the many benefits that come with cloud computing and backup, as there are quite many of them. (more…)

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Understanding Shopify and How to Get the Most of It

June 12, 2014

Starting a small business is one of the best things that you can always do. Being an entrepreneur requires one to always think outside the box and come with solutions that are really good. Entrepreneurship is a very dynamic process that changes rapidly. For instance, starting good business years ago is very different from starting a business today. The biggest factor that has challenged this process is that of technology. Today, for a business to do really well, it is very important for the entrepreneur to think of the best way to incorporate technology into it. Failure to do this will lead the business being outdone by the vicious competitors. Therefore, this article explains a few details about Shopify and how to get the most out of it.

Shopify is a dynamic web application that allows a person to come up with a good web store that he can sell anything imaginable, from goods to services. For one to effectively use Shopify, there is no need to be technical but a lot of interest in trying to discover new things. The good thing is that you do not need to shut down your brick and mortar business model to incorporate Shopify and e-commerce into it. You can still decide to use the two models and creates a better company. (more…)

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How to Create a Successful Data Archiving Strategy

June 12, 2014

With massive amounts of data being generated day in, day out, organizations require significant amounts of storage. However, as data accumulates, much of it is not necessary for day-to-day business purposes. Yet, you can’t exactly delete it due to both business and legal concerns. That’s where data archiving comes in.

Why Archive Your Data?

There are many reasons to archive data. For example, high performance solid state drives allow you to access frequently used information much faster than traditional storage devices. However, these solid state drives do not have nearly as much capacity as their hard disk drive counterparts. Thus, moving files that are no longer needed on a routine basis off of these drives frees up space for current data and reduces costs. As a side benefit, moving information off of primary storage can also lead to performance improvements. (more…)

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Windows 8 Activator 2013

July 3, 2013

KMSpico – is the ideal tool to activate the final version of Windows 7/8 and Office 2010/2013. Actuator does not require user intervention, the entire activation process takes place in the background, just run the activator and a couple of minutes to check the activation status of Windows and / or Office.

Features:
• Universal (Activates Windows Vista/7/8 Pro/Enterprise/N/VL and Office 2010/2013 Retail/VL.)
• Does not require user intervention (enough to run the activator).
• Simultaneous activation immediately and Windows, and Office. (more…)

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Silent Repair And Uninstall Of The .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.0 SP2

May 4, 2012

.NET Framework 2.0 SP2 – silent repair

msiexec /fpecmsu {C09FB3CD-3D0C-3F2D-899A-6A1D67F2073F} REINSTALL=ALL REBOOT=ReallySuppress /l*v %temp%\netfx20sp2_repair_log.txt /qn

.NET Framework 2.0 SP2 – silent uninstall (more…)

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How To Clear Your Memory Without Restarting Your Windows

April 16, 2012

If you run a windows computer you’ll know like many others than, after a while your system will in doubt start running slow. Most people will restart their computer to remove and idle processes. But if there’s a simpler way, why restart every time windows decides it doesn’t like you today?

1. Right click on an empty spot on your desktop and select New -> Shortcut.

2. Type: “%windir%\system32\rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks” in the box.

3. Click Next. (more…)

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Reveal Hidden Windows 7 Wallpapers

May 18, 2011

When installing Windows 7, you will always get asked what country you are from. Then, based on what you choose, Windows will give you wallpapers to suit your choice. If you choose United States, you will most likely get some scenic views such as the eye candy wallpaper displaying the national park and the outdoors treatment you can possibly find in the US. However, there are actually some other pieces of wallpapers that you can reveal.

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