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Wed
25
Jun
John Lister's picture

Google To Make Homes Even Smarter

If you could control the majority of your home and appliances with a smartphone, which devices would you want to control? Google has pondered that very question, and has recently announced plans to open up its 'Nest' technology to independent ... developers, so that household gadgets can easily communicate with one another. Nest, which Google bought for $3.2 billion in this past January, made its name with an "intelligent" thermostat system. The system automatically learns your patterns of activities in the home with preferred heating and cooling levels. It then automatically develops a ... (view more)

Wed
11
Jun
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'Gadwin PrintScreen 5.2', and 'Fiddler 4.4.8.3 / 2.4.8.0'

Gadwin PrintScreen 5.2 Gadwin PrintScreen lets you quickly and easily capture any portion of your computer screen and then save it to file. You can then copy the image to the Windows clipboard, print the image, or email the image to one of your ... contacts. http://www.gadwin.com/ Fiddler 4.4.8.3 / 2.4.8.0 Fiddler provides a number of important functions. For one, it helps debug web traffic between your computer and mobile device. You can also use it to manipulate and edit web sessions and test the security of your favorite web applications. http://www.telerik.com/ (view more)

Fri
14
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

New Infopackets Website Relaunch - Complete

Dear Infopackets Readers, I'm pleased to announce that our website relaunch is now complete. Unfortunately, the transition did not go as smoothly as anticipated. Shortly after the new site went live, the server was maliciously attacked and the ... databases became corrupted. There were also 185 (or so) documented bugs I needed to correct over the last month, before giving this official 'go ahead' announcement. This is described below. A Bit of History This project officially began shortly after April 2011, coinciding with Google's algorithm change which dropped our web traffic and ... (view more)

Sat
28
Dec
Dennis Faas's picture

New Infopackets Website Relaunch

Update 2014/02/08: we have resolved most of the major technical issues that have plagued our web site / new server since re-launch and expect to resume operations next week. Please note that all email newsletter subscriber data has been ported and ... it is not necessary to re-subscribe. All email newsletter subscribers will receive the newsletter on schedule when it becomes available. Thank you for your patience. -- Dear Infopackets Readers, We have a major announcement to make concerning our website, Infopackets. This article is a bit long, but it's really important -- so please read it ... (view more)

Wed
30
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

Track Web Trackers Using Firefox Add-On 'Lightbeam'

Mozilla's new 'Lightbeam' add-on for the Firefox Internet browser is designed to help users better understand who might be tracking their online activity. The add-on uses a unique visualization technique to bring that information to light. Lightbeam ... is a more refined version of a previous (and more experimental) add-on called 'Collusion', which was developed by Mozilla and software developer Atul Varma. Add-On Provides Real-Time Tracking of the Trackers Unlike its predecessor, Lightbeam provides users with a real-time graph showing all of the cookies being added to your browser as you surf ... (view more)

Fri
27
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

'Cyberfox 64-Bit Web Browser 24.0', and 'Dexpot 1.6.10 Build 2369'

Cyberfox 64-Bit Web Browser 24.0 Cyberfox is a powerful 64-bit Internet browser that uses a combination of Mozilla's source code and Visual Studio with Windows 8 SDK. It's compatible with the 64-bit versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, and the new ... Windows 8. https://8pecxstudios.com/ Dexpot 1.6.10 Build 2369 This handy tool lets you view up to twenty unique virtual desktops on a single computer monitor. That means Dexpot allows you to create many additional workspaces, making you more productive! You can even allocate different icons, wallpapers, and start-up processes for each virtual ... (view more)

Fri
20
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Searching For These Celebrities Could Be Trouble

Security firm McAfee has released its list of the most dangerous celebrity search terms. Essentially, it's a list of celebrity names that too often result in web surfers visiting malware-laced websites. This year the most dangerous celebrity is Lily ... Collins, daughter of famous rocker Phil Collins and star of "Mirror, Mirror" and "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones." Collins was also ranked fourth on People's 2012 list of the World's Most Beautiful People. McAfee says there's a 14.5 per cent chance that you'll end up on a malicious website if you use the web to find information about the ... (view more)

Thu
13
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

Scientists: First Known Web Page Discovered

Researchers at the organization where the world wide web was first created have a good idea about what was on the first-ever web page. But now they've taken another step closer to finding the oldest surviving version of that page. The web was ... created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee while working at CERN, the physics research centre that currently houses the Large Hadron Collider. While the Internet (a global "network of networks") existed before Berners-Lee, there was no easy way to navigate to a particular document on a particular machine. Berners-Lee developed the idea of the web using hypertext ... (view more)

Thu
02
May
Dennis Faas's picture

Internet's Very First Website Brought Back to Life

Twenty years ago this week the World Wide Web's technology became publicly available. To mark the event, the first-ever website has been recreated and republished. The web began at CERN, a research facility for particle physics in Switzerland. In ... recent years it has become well known for housing the Large Hadron Collider instrument used to hunt down the Higgs Boson, a previously undetected particle that could help explain how the universe works. Back in 1989 Tim Berners-Lee, one of the people working at CERN, came up with the idea of the web as a way to make it easier for researchers to share ... (view more)

Thu
14
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

'Start Charming 1.4', and 'Dooble Web Browser 1.4'

Start Charming 1.4 Start Charming provides Windows 8 users an alternative way of accessing their operating system's interface. Rather than add a Start button, it makes the Start interface easier to use. This makes accessing apps and search features ... more intuitive than ever before. http://nodnarbsoftware.20m.com Dooble Web Browser 1.4 This simple, easy to use, and fast open-source web browser is designed to protect user privacy. First released in September 2009, the Dooble Web Browser is now available for multiple operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. http://dooble. ... (view more)

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