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How to solve audio problems in Google Chrome

Often times you may have encountered a video on YouTube in which there was no sound or the sound was stuffy. Or maybe you can hear the sound, but only on two channels. These problems occur because Google Chrome resamples the audio and assigns only two output channels, sometimes the wrong output channels. Fortunately there is a very simple solution to all these problems. All you have to do in order to solve the problem is to right click on … Read more

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Facebook discovered fake Digital Certificates while observing SSL connections

A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in collaboration with Facebook, analyzed more than 3 million SSL connections and found strong evidence that at least 0.2% (6845) of them are made using forged Digital Certificates (self-signed certificates), which are not authorized by a legitimate Certification Authority, but which can be accepted as valid certificates for most browsers. They used Flash Player plugin to enable socket functionality and implement a partial SSL handshake to capture the forged certificates. In general, … Read more

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Facebook is not a dating site, it’s a People Directory

A few days ago, while reading an article about User Interaction (in Web Design), I had a revelation. In that article there was a link to a video in which Chris Cox (VP of Product at Facebook), was talking about what Facebook actually wants to be. “If you think about Facebook as a blue and white college dating site, you’re making a mistake. If you look underneath that, what you will see is the seed of the first ever collaboratively … Read more

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How to solve the SSL certificate problem in Google Chrome

Because I’ve received countless messages and comments on the subject, I decided to write an article about it. Many of the problems with security certificates have a relatively simple solutions, while others have more complex ones. So I’m going to present you some of the solutions to solve these problems. What is a security certificate? A SSL security certificate is a digital document issued by a Certification Authority which certifies that the site in question is secure, recognized and safe. The … Read more

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Graphics cards render passwords useless

You’ve probably noticed that lately, more and more websites and more and more programs require you to enter a strong password when you create your account. All this to protect you against brute force attacks. But with the advance of technology, value graphics cards have become more accessible, and all security efforts become useless. You think that an eight-character password, consisting of uppercase and lowercase characters mixed with numbers, can protect you against a brute force attack? Think again! With … Read more

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How Facebook affects your Privacy decisions

Are you aware of how many applications access your personal information on Facebook? Check your applications permissions and ready for a surprise! Facebook continues to “improve” their design so that we can install applications without realizing that we allow access to personal information. In fact the access to our information and identity is the currency that Facebook uses for trading and that’s also what is driving its stock up or down. We shouldn’t be surprised that Facebook made through the … Read more

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Test Drive Office 2013

As you probably know, Microsoft released Office 2013 Consumer Preview and we decided to do a “test drive” for this new version of Office. It seems that Microsoft has changed the strategy a bit with the new Office suite and now poses a serious competition for Google Apps and Apple iCloud, due to integration in the cloud with SkyDrive. For installation, you need a Windows Live account, so you can join the Office 365 service and install the suite. This … Read more

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Facebook Timeline

It’s been a while since Facebook launched, the already famous, Timeline. And as we promised, we returned with an article about this new and especially controversial feature of Facebook. Controversial because (among others) most of the changes made ​​by Facebook in the past were not very successful features. So for those of you who don’t know what it is, Timeline is a Facebook application that allows a new way to display information on your profile. This allows you to see … Read more

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Yahoo! Messenger 11.5

Although it’s no longer current that Yahoo has released a new version of messenger, we thought to write some opinions about this subject, given that Yahoo Messenger is the most popular instant messaging tool used in our country. Yahoo has made ​​a number of improvements in version 11.5, which other platforms have for a while. Among these improvements are: Tab grouping of all the chat windows that were scattered throughout the screen. Emoticons preview for an easier search and to … Read more

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