Category Archives: Internet

AOL to Discontinue Instant Messenger

I can’t remember the last time I used AOL Instant Messenger. Today in email I got the following notice: Dear AIM user, We see that you’ve used AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) in the past, so we wanted to let you … Continue reading

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The Beatles Set To Stream

The Beatles music is set to start streaming on various music services starting on December 24. This is good news for Beatles fans who don’t have all of their recordings on various analog or digital medias. Starting tomorrow just go … Continue reading

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Surveillance Video Interview with Edward Snowden

HBO’s John Oliver’s topic on this video is “Surveillance” and online privacy. It is quite an entertaining interview deeply mired in some troubling facts that have been revealed by Edward Snowden,  a former system administrator who leaked classified NSA documents to … Continue reading

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Aarrgh! Amazon Prime Price Increase

I am not very happy that Amazon is increasing the price of Amazon Prime. The service which offers free streaming movies, Kindle books and free shipping on all Amazon.com orders ups its price from $79 to $99 per year. OUCH! … Continue reading

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Be Careful When Accessing Public WiFi

Places like Safeway offer patrons access to a public wifi network. My workplace IT department recently issued this memo regarding access to public wifi systems. It is good advice that goes beyond my workplace and something you should think about. … Continue reading

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