Is there really such a thing as a free lunch? Nothing is ever free, and that applies doubly so for the internet. That “free” service you are using is actually costing you far more than you might think. Always remember that when something appears to be free, that you or somebody else is paying somehow.
That free product that you found on the might seem to be cool and useful. But regardless if it’s your computer or your Smartphone, be cautious because There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. It’s probably spyware.
How many times have you surfed to a new site, only to be asked for your name, birthday and gender? Did you enter the information that was requested? Use cause if you value your privacy.
Identity theft is a real problem. Protect yourself by following some simple guidelines. There’s nothing worse than finding someone has been using your identity and ruined your credit.
Is it morally wrong to use AdBlock (or any other ad blocking software)? When I was younger, I subscribed to many different magazines. I was fascinated by different subjects, including military history, geopolitics, science fiction, fantasy, and photography. At first, the advertising was sparse and generally ads seem to be positioned with articles and content with a similar subject. Any other ads were in the back section of the magazine. It was obvious, especially looking back from now, that the…
A quick list of a few things I’ve learned over the years about how to use the internet wisely. It’s a wild place, and you can get hurt.
With all of the rhetoric about cookies many people don’t understand that these little text files were invented for a reason. In fact, cookies were created to solve the internet’s equivalent of Alzheimer’s disease. Web sites do not remember who they are talking to! The web was designed to be simple and straightforward. You (a browser such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox) ask for something (video, image, text and so on) from a web server. The web server obediently…