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Archive for April, 2012

Few reasons why I built my own PC

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 30 - 2012
Newegg Logo

The last desktop computer I purchased, I built myself. I ordered all the parts individually from Newegg and Tigerdirect. It’s not as hard as you might think and with a little research and handyman skills, it’s easily done. The biggest reason I built my own rig is because of price. However, there are other incentives such as choosing your own case and deciding what areas of your computer will be its strong suite. You can customize it so it’s a powerhouse or better for gaming. Either way, for... (more...)

Pay attention to the permissions an Android app requests

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 28 - 2012
Numberguru reverse lookup

An increasing number of people are downloading either fake or malicious applications from the Android market. Malicious applications posing as legitimate apps or just plain fake and harmful apps are making their ways through Google Play more and more every day. Take NumberGuru, a popular application with over 1,200 installs and a 3 ½ star overall rating. It’s a simple application which promises free reverse phone look up and caller ID services. In theory it’s a simple idea, it needs permission... (more...)

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 release date: November 13

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 28 - 2012
Black Ops 2 The new Call of Duty Black Ops 2 release date has been leaked by target. The ninth version in this game series will be released November 13 according Target gift cards. The official release announcement is scheduled for May 1st during NBA playoffs and you will be able to pre-order Black Ops 2 starting May 2nd. With almost a billion copies of MF3 sold in the first five days, Black Ops 2 is sure to be a hugely popular game for Xbox and PlayStation 3 owners alike.

Using a VPN on iPhone and Android

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 28 - 2012
VPN With ISPs becoming piracy police and the NSA spying on all domestic internet connections, many users are opting for encrypted VPN services. There are tons of free and paid VPN services available, but which ones work across all platforms? Golden frog VPN will work across every device and platform you can think of: Windows, Os X, iOS, Android, and Linux PCs.

Can unlimited web hosts live up to their claims?

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 27 - 2012
Web hosting

I’ve used all hosting types from dedicated to VPS to shared. I’ve found each to have their own individual strengths and weaknesses and have finally settled on shared hosting. Aside from people who need high customization or own extremely high traffic websites, shared hosting works fine. There are many companies who make big claims offering unlimited hosting. This means unlimited bandwidth, file space, and domains. However, with these wild claims, can they provide a worthwhile service? The... (more...)

Find friends using your DNA

Posted by Alex Bailey On April - 27 - 2012
DNA Gene ring

This post brought to you by ConnectMyDNA.com. All opinions are 100% mine. ConnectMyDNA™ is a very unique service that analyzezs your DNA and finds people with similar genetic profiles as you.  You can find countries whose populations closely resemble you and share your genetic profile with others on Facebook in an easy to read graphic. Using this service is simple; just order your DNA collection kit.  Swab the inside of your mouth and send your DNA in.  Their labs will analyze... (more...)