Category Archives: Internet

The world’s BEST and WORST places to use the Internet


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People in the US don’t always know how good they have it compared to people in other countries.

Sure, you’ll complain about bad WiFi networks or crappy cell service, but at least you’re not trying to use the Internet while in a different country. Continue reading THE WORLD’S BEST AND WORST PLACES TO USE THE INTERNET

How much money do podcasts make?


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What podcasts do you listen to?

Do you get them free, or do you bother to pay for them?

Podcast Studio
Podcast Studio
Continue reading HOW MUCH MONEY DO PODCASTS MAKE?

This is why you should always change the default password


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How many of you have installed some piece of Internet-enabled equipment in your home?

And how many of you have left the default password the same on the device, thinking “who bothers with that kind of thing?”

D-Link Wireless Day/Night Network Surveillance Camera
D-Link Wireless Day/Night Network Surveillance Camera
Continue reading THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CHANGE THE DEFAULT PASSWORD

Top 11 Reasons Apple Hates Your App


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So you’ve been following along with our regular list of the HIGHEST GROSSING iPHONE and iPAD APPS, and wondering how you can get your thumb onto that meal ticket. Apple pays out literally BILLIONS of dollars to app developers every year, so why not go ahead and just whip an app together and submit to the Apple App Store?

iOS App Development For Dummies
iOS App Development For Dummies
Continue reading TOP 11 REASONS APPLE HATES YOUR APP

How to identify Twitter TV Trends


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We all are watching TV with one eye on the big screen and one eye on the little one in our lap.

Especially when it comes to “event” programming, such as sporting events, award shows, or cult programming (Dr Who, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Dancing with the Stars) where you want to be part of the conversation immediately, watching TV while tweeting is almost de rigueur.

Social TV: How Marketers Can Reach and Engage Audiences by Connecting Television to the Web, Social Media, and Mobile
Social TV:
How Marketers Can Reach and Engage Audiences
by Connecting Television to the Web, Social Media, and Mobile
Continue reading HOW TO IDENTIFY TWITTER TV TRENDS

Social Media is just like Chocolate and French Fries


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There’s an old adage about how french fries at the bottom of the McDonald’s bag always taste better than the french fries in the container.

Maybe that’s why FIVE GUYS loads up that fry bag with extra fries, because they know that the fries in the bag taste better than the fries in the cup.

It’s like BONUS FRIES! Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA IS JUST LIKE CHOCOLATE AND FRENCH FRIES

Marketers: How to reach Gen-Y consumers


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Millennials, Generation Y.

Whatever you call them, we’re still talking about people who were born roughly from 1982 – 2004.

And while 80’s music may not be what they consider classic, these are the consumers who would have the most disposable income to spend elsewhere, Dexy’s Midnight Runners be damned.

The Gen Y Handbook: Applying Relationship Leadership to Engage Millennials
The Gen Y Handbook:
Applying Relationship Leadership to Engage Millennials
Continue reading MARKETERS: HOW TO REACH GEN-Y CONSUMERS

Top Grossing Apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android – September 2014


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Now that the kids are heading back to school, have there been any changes in the TOP GROSSING SMARTPHONE APPS lists?

Likely not.  Chances are, we’re going to continue to see tons of games as we check out this month’s contenders.

Continue reading TOP GROSSING APPS FOR IPAD, IPHONE, AND ANDROID — SEPTEMBER 2014

How much would you pay for an ad-free Internet?


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Do you use any Ad Block software or have a custom HOSTS file to prevent advertisements from overwhelming your Internet browser?

Do you get tired of pop-up, pop-under, fly-by, expanding multimedia ads that hide the content you’re really interested in seeing?

Maybe there’s a real answer to the problem instead of fighting the advertisers: Continue reading HOW MUCH WOULD YOU PAY FOR AN AD-FREE INTERNET?

What TV, movie and game torrents are most popular?


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Bittorrent is a way to share digital files on the Internet by sharing little bits of those files among dozens upon dozens of other people’s computers.

While a legitimate way to circulate large files legally, computer-savvy folks have taken to using torrent files to distribute copyrighted material illegally. Continue reading WHAT TV, MOVIE AND GAME TORRENTS ARE MOST POPULAR?

Take the INTERNET SURFING / ONE CLICK CHALLENGE


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Think you’re good at using the Internet?

Are you a GOOGLE GOD?

Maybe you should sit down and check yourself, ’cause you ain’t got nothing.

Internet Basics for Beginners - How To Send E-mails and Surf the Net With Ease
Internet Basics for Beginners
How To Send E-mails and Surf the Net With Ease
Continue reading TAKE THE INTERNET SURFING / ONE CLICK CHALLENGE

Rules for Digital Flirting


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Sexting and other technological advances in today’s dating world have come a long way from dating rituals of yesteryear.

It was only a few short years ago when “can I have your pager number” went by the wayside for a more direct communication method – and even calling someone on their cellphone is slowly fading away into obscurity.

Where’s everyone’s manners, these days?

Flirting Dos and Don'ts
Flirting Do’s and Don’ts
Continue reading RULES FOR DIGITAL FLIRTING

What State has the Fastest Internet Speeds?


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Remember when Web Watch told you about the COUNTRIES WITH THE FASTEST INTERNET CONNECTIONS?

Guess what – we have a small update for you today. Continue reading WHAT STATE HAS THE FASTEST INTERNET SPEEDS?

When it comes to Hotel WiFi Speed, you get what you pay for


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Remember when we explained why HOTELS ARE STARTING TO CHARGE MORE FOR INTERNET ACCESS THAN ADULT TV CHANNELS or other amenties?

Let’s take a deeper look at what you get for your daily $30 “Resort Fee” and whether it’s worth it to pay for that hotel Internet access or if you should head down to the local coffee shop instead. Continue reading WHEN IT COMES TO HOTEL WIFI SPEED, YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

If you drive one of these cars, you’re about to get hacked


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As cars get more and more sophisticated these days, so do criminals who are out to get you or your vehicle.

Where old-school James Bond villains would merely attach tracking devices to your rear axle as you drive away, today’s criminal minds can be more nefarious – and perhaps even untraceable.

Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius
Continue reading IF YOU DRIVE ONE OF THESE CARS, YOU’RE ABOUT TO GET HACKED