Category Archives: Internet

What’s the most popular web browser?


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You’re a web developer. What web browsers should you support when you consider your website visitors?

Or…

You’re a casual web surfer. Which browser should you stop using in order to guarantee that you’ll still be able to visit your favorite website? Continue reading WHAT’S THE MOST POPULAR WEB BROWSER?

Students DARED to write SHOCKING dissertations! You won’t believe what happened next!


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By now, you’re probably already familiar with the CLICKBAIT website offshoot of popular Fake News site THE ONION, called CLICKHOLE.

Clickhole is trying to do for clickbait news articles and websites (think Huffington Post) what The Onion did for, well, old-school news writing.  Anything that could be said in a clickable headline to generate a clickthrough is what Clickhole is aiming for.

Turn Clicks Into Customers: Proven Marketing Techniques for Converting Online Traffic into Revenue
Turn Clicks Into Customers:
Proven Marketing Techniques for
Converting Online Traffic into Revenue
Continue reading STUDENTS DARED TO WRITE SHOCKING DISSERTATIONS! YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT!

Top 10 Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (June 2014)


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We have a new entry on the iPhone list this month of the highest grossing smartphone apps – Family Guy!   And could we finally see a dating app break into the Top Ten?  We’ll have to wait and see…

TOP TEN GROSSING APPS FOR ANDROID Continue reading TOP 10 GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD, AND ANDROID (JUNE 2014)

You can save the environment by watching Netflix


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It’s true what the environmentalists say about technology – it’s here to ruin the Earth for years to come.

But that’s only part of the story.  What if we told you that technology could actually SAVE the Earth instead?

Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime
Continue reading YOU CAN SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT BY WATCHING NETFLIX

These 20 phrases practically guarantee Twitter retweets


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Getting retweeted on Twitter and having your message go viral can be a big thing for some people.

But did you know that there are specific words you can but into your Tweet that can practically guarantee that you’ll be retweeted?

Share, Retweet, Repeat: Get Your Message Read and Spread
Share, Retweet, Repeat: Get Your Message Read and Spread

Continue reading THESE 20 PHRASES PRACTICALLY GUARANTEE TWITTER RETWEETS

Top 10 Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (April 2014)


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Gaming still dominates the mobile app market this month.  If you want to make money, that’s where you’re going to want to be.

How To Publish Your App
How To Publish Your App:
A simple illustrated guide walking you through the steps required
to get your App on the App Store!
No code. Just the the info you need, and what to click

Continue reading TOP 10 GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD, AND ANDROID (APRIL 2014)

The main reason you shouldn’t worry about Heartbleed


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If you’ve been following the news lately, you’ve heard of Heartbleed and its effect on numerous websites that previously were thought to be secured via your HTTPS connection.

That little “lock” symbol may not have been as locked as you were lead to believe.

But what if we told you that Heartbleed was nothing to sneeze at, and why you shouldn’t be worried at all about Heartbleed in the first place?

Norton Antivirus
Norton Antivirus

Continue reading THE MAIN REASON YOU SHOULDN’T WORRY ABOUT HEARTBLEED

Twitter Users more likely to cheat on spouses, get divorced


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If you’re a Twitter user, then you may want to pay attention a little bit to the following.

If you tweet a LOT, then you may want to pull up a chair – you’re going to be here for a while.

In the Belly of the Fail Whale: How Twitter Changed My Life In One Year
In the Belly of the Fail Whale:
How Twitter Changed My Life In One Year

Continue reading TWITTER USERS MORE LIKELY TO CHEAT ON SPOUSES, GET DIVORCED

Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad and Android (April 2014)


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There’s a new money making app in the Apple App Store, and it may surprise you as to who that is who has decided to jump into the iOS bandwagon and finally make some cash:  MICROSOFT.

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium
Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium

Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD AND ANDROID (APRIL 2014)

Are you a podcaster? You may get shut down due to a “podcast patent”


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If you’re a podcaster, you’ll want to pay attention to what podcaster Adam Carolla has to say.

How to Launch a Podcast
How to Launch a Podcast

Continue reading ARE YOU A PODCASTER? YOU MAY GET SHUT DOWN DUE TO A “PODCAST PATENT”

20 Photos We Wish You Stopped Sharing With Us


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Every morning, the first thing most people do when they wake up is fire up their smartphone and check their social media sites.

What happened in the world while we were asleep?

For some, it’s a way to catch up on the world news. For others, it’s a way to see what your friends are doing that you missed out on. FOMO – Fear of Missing Out – is a real disease, friends, and one that should be stopped in its tracks.

Camera Lens Filter
Camera Lens Filter

Continue reading 20 PHOTOS WE WISH YOU STOPPED SHARING WITH US

Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Mar 2014)


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Let’s see who’s been making money off of your smartphone addictions this month.  Looks like Flappy Bird never made the cut:

App Marketing and How to Make Money with iPhone Apps
App Marketing and How to Make Money with iPhone Apps

Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD, AND ANDROID (MAR 2014)

The Six Types of Twitter Users


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Only 14% of the US population uses Twitter.

That’s not a whole lot of people, but those who are on it are communicating with each other (or to nobody at all) at a frentic pace.

And just like any mass gathering, Twitter users have aligned themselves with specific groupings, whether they knew they were doing so or not.

Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age
Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age

Continue reading THE SIX TYPES OF TWITTER USERS

More than 10% of all Facebook accounts are fake


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How many Facebook friends do you have?  How many do you know, like for real?

Remember when Web Watch told you that most of your Facebook friends were imaginary?

Turns out that nothing much has changed since Web Watch first shared this piece of information with you.

Escape from Facebook: The Back Home Strategy
Escape from Facebook: The Back Home Strategy

Continue reading MORE THAN 10% OF ALL FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS ARE FAKE

Top Grossing Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Feb 2014)


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It’s a new month, and time to look again at the TOP GROSSING MOBILE APPS on ANDROID and APPLE DEVICES.

And lo!  There’s a change in the rankings.  Can the King be dead?

Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life
Dylan’s Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life

Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPHONE, IPAD, AND ANDROID (FEB 2014)