Comic pokes fun at how we use the computer and the internet to do… everything.Read More »
This infographic looks at some interesting stats regarding email usage and email security from around the world.Read More »
You expect to do a lot on the weekend. In reality? You just surf the web all day long.Read More »
The internet is evil.Read More »
How many people receive endless junk from friends and family? Yeah…Read More »
Very interesting infographic compares the speed and price of Google Fiber to other broadband ISPs in USA and UK.Read More »
You can unsubscribe from most email newsletters from a link at the bottom of every email. Apparently this lady didn’t know that. So she wrote a physical letter and sent it via snail-mail asking a company to stop sending her emails.Read More »
“Documentary” pokes fun at how we use the internet.Read More »
We’ve all heard about countries wanting to rid the internet of porn — South Korea and Iceland to name a few. China is also one of these countries, and if you’ve ever wondered how they choose their porn-fighters, it’s simple. Like every other job, they post a job listing!
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This 1994 advertisement will help you realize how the world has changed in less than 20 years.Read More »
No one goes outside unless the Internet is down.Read More »
Who would have thought generating email addresses from initials could turn out to be so entertaining.Read More »
Search engines like Google and Bing index the web. The web contains thousands (millions?) of malware links, either malicious websites or malicious downloads. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that malware links can be found when searching via a search engine. The people at major search engines, including Google and Bing, [...]Read More »
As I’m sure most dotTechies know, VirusTotal is an awesome online virus/malware scanner that allows users to scan files and programs for viruses or malware using over 40 different anti-virus/anti-malware engines.
VirusTotal historically had a maximum file size limit of 20 MB. Files above 20 MB were not able to [...]Read More »
Nothing enrages people more then unproper use of English grammar.Read More »
Maslow was mostly accurate in his hierarchy of needs — he just forgot to include the Internet.Read More »
There is a lot of useless trash on the Internet…Read More »
YouTube is owned by Google. Google is a web 2.0 company. They know how to manage server load. So then the question is why do so many people run into buffering issues when watching YouTube… even people on seemingly fast connections? This article provides more insights into this conundrum plus [...]Read More »
It may be worse than an incurable diseaseRead More »
How to respond to someone online after you realize you are wrong?Read More »
People who have had Internet connection issues in the past will appreciate this joke.Read More »
We all know Mozilla loves the Internet. Not only do they develop a web browser, Firefox, but they have been working on an HTML5-only mobile operating system, Firefox OS. So you shouldn’t be surprised when I tell you Mozilla isn’t stopping now. In fact, their latest endeavor may be more [...]Read More »
Short video by Google and accompanying website explain how Gmail works.Read More »
How many times have you read something motivational on the Internet only to forget it soon after?Read More »
If there is one thing that I like better than things I don’t have to install, it is things I don’t have to download at all! TiltShiftMaker is an online tool that you can use to add special effects to your photos. Simply visit their site, upload a picture and [...]Read More »
Iran has launched an alternative to YouTube called ‘Mehr’. Why not just use YouTube with its already well-established amount of cat videos, you ask? That’s because sites like YouTube (and even Facebook) have been banned in the country since 2009, with YouTube being deemed as “inappropriate”.
Mehr, which means affection [...]Read More »
Pornography is illegal in South Korea. Inevitably, savvy Internet-users find ways to go around governmental blocks, in this case to acquire or view said pornography. South Korea’s solution? Destroy all the porn in an all-out war!
The Associated Press reports that officials in South Korea have decided to outsource an [...]Read More »
Back in July Google reported Gmail has 425 million monthly active Gmail accounts. If true, that would have finally made Gmail the most popular web mail service in the world, surpassing Hotmail and Yahoo. However, at the time, Google’s numbers were not in-line with third party companies that track such [...]Read More »
Google recently introduced a new way to compose e-mails in Gmail. If you switched to the new way and don’t like it, don’t worry — there is a way to switch back. This guide shows you how.
How to switch back to old compose-new-email method in Gmail
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Microsoft asked Google to censor “infringing” links belonging to BBC, CNN, Wikipedia, US government, and more
We have seen dumb takedown notices and requests (via DMCA) in the past, such as when a researcher was kicked off MediaFire. However, we have not yet seen something as ridiculous as the following.
As I mentioned before in my criticism of LeakID, companies are allowed to issue DMCA takedown [...]Read More »
Curious as to who you can thank for those glorious spam emails you receive? India, Italy, and United States, the top three countries when it comes to number of spam sent from July 2012 to September 2012.
According to the “Dirty Dozen” report by SophosLabs, a UK-based digital security firm, [...]Read More »
These are seven new malicious emails you should stay clear of — emails from YouTube, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, British Airways, and DHL Express
dotTech has gotten into the habit of warning our readers about web security issues, namely malicious emails that make their rounds in the inboxes of people around the world — such as the fake Windows Update password stealing email and the fake email from Microsoft. The following are seven new [...]Read More »
Alto is a web-based email client that syncs all your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, and Apple accounts into one inbox
AOL used to be a giant, providing one of the largest (if not the largest) dial-up service in the early to mid 2000s. AOL took a nose dive once broadband took over and since then AOL has been working hard to rebrand itself as a Web 2.0 company. A recent [...]Read More »