Is WPC going all Apple on us?

Any regular readers will know that I use, and endorse, Weave News Reader for my daily dose of tech, world and local news. The recent introduction of Weave betas for...

PSA: Keep the Little Munchkins Away From Your Laptop

So, my company CEO calls me and asks if I can get into her laptop. Thinking that it’s infected with something, I ask if it will turn on, does it...

uProxy, Google’s Answer to Tor

Using the web anonymously by means of Tor and VPNs to get around an oppressive country’s surveillance and restrictive filters (EG Iran and China’s “Great Firewall”), to blow whistles, to go...

Ouch, Wikipedia Admins on the Take

It doesn’t really matter whether or not that’s true, because that’s the briskly developing perception, the word on the street, and it’s perception that matters which right now is that Wikipedia’s...

Liveblog: Google NYC Web Performance Conference

I’m attending a full-day conference put together by Google in their downtown New York office today, the topic being things that make web faster, which I hold near and dear to...

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DOS protip time! For those of you who prance around a Windows command prompt, feeling all buff, let me share with you something I wish I knew about earlier, the mklink...

Mozilla, you’re killing me…

In 2010 a Firefox user submitted a bug to the Mozilla developers requesting that they implement WebP (the most powerful image format in the world) into Firefox. Now in its fourth...

Do You Have Phantom Vibrations?

Is there really anything that researchers won’t study? The answer of course is no and one of the most popular fields for them to study is cell phone or smartphone use....

iPhones Could Help Fight Crime, Terror

The FBI maintains a national fingerprint and criminal history database. Its uses include helping to find and convict bad guys, helping to free good guys, and helping you hire a babysitter...

Stop Using Tor! Damnit.

You see that? That right there is one of you, and you know who you are, loading Herg’s recent anti-Google article using Tor, I’m guessing safely using the Tor Browser Bundle on Windows as it requires no [...]