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Zero Knowledge Proof: Are Passwords Becoming Extinct?

Zero Knowledge Proof: Are Passwords Becoming Extinct?

Passwords are getting hacked at a rapid pace and our digital data isn’t as safe as we’d like it to be. It’s easy to hack a password, but can digital thieves hack our fingerprints and iris scans? Maybe we should use other criteria to login to our accounts. Criteria that cannot be duplicated by others. Criteria that is extremely unique to each individual. Perhaps iris scans and fingerprints are just what the digital world needs to unlock the online world. Thus, Zero Knowledge Proof is created…

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Are 4K TVs Worth It?

4k TV: Are 4K TVs Worth It?

What’s all the fuss about 4K TVs? Are they worth purchasing right now? 4K TVs have great some of the best picture quality available today so you don’t miss out on a single detail. Learn all about 4K TVs and whether or not you should consider purchasing one…

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Home Surveillance Cameras 101: The Basics

Man looking into security camera: Home Surveillance Cameras 101

Home surveillance systems have come a long way since they were first invented. They started with a licensed installer coming to your home with bulky equipment and endless strings of cords. High monthly bills and not so good image quality followed. Today, we have access to DIY solutions that you can install yourself and monitor from your phone. Read more to learn the basics of home surveillance systems…

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Cell Phone Safety Tips: How To Secure Your Phone

Person holding iphone: Cell Phone Safety Tips

Want to know how to secure your cell phone? There are a number of ways in which mobile phones can be breached and the term mobile phone security simply refers to any safeguard that prevents these types of breaches. Depending upon the type of steps taken, security can be as simple as adding a pass code on to the home screen of your phone…

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DIY: Appliance Repair Tips

Tools on a table: Appliance Repair Tips

Is your dishwasher in dis-repair? Have a wobbly washer? Not to worry, we’re here to help with some useful and cost-effective ways to repair your home appliances, no tools (or experience) required. We’ll break it down for you and explain some ways to save yourself some money before you go spending hundreds of dollars to fix your household appliances. Read on to find out more including maintenance tips to keep your appliances living a longer life!

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Save Money with Total Protect Home Warranty Reviews

Money in washing mashine: Total Protect Home Warranty Reviews

Is a home warranty just a waste of money? Some feel this way. But for others, it is a real budget-saver. Home warranties are meant to help you when an appliance or system (such as HVAC) breaks and you need it fixed. They are also useful when it’s beyond repair and you require a new one. But be careful! It’s extremely important that you read every part of your contract so you know what is and isn’t covered. So let’s dig in and see how Total Protect stacks up in this review…

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Listen up: Rdio Review

Girl listening to music on phone with headphones

Not enough variety on your local radio stations? Don’t want to pay for every song you download? Rdio is a music streaming service that’s lesser known than its major rivals Pandora and Spotify, but with some recent updates and an enticing new subscriber plan, Rdio deserves some serious consideration among the sea of music streaming services available in today’s market. Rdio gives you flexible options — you can use their free, Internet-based personalized stations or their full on-demand subscription service. Read our Rdio review to see if it might fit the bill for your listening needs…

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Blurb Photo Book Review: Design, Print and Self Publish Your Photo Book

Blurb Photo Book Review: Design, Print and Self Publish Your Own Book

Are you a budding author wanting to publish a good looking, quality book for a reasonable price? Looking for help with the design and distribution of your work? Blurb is the one-stop shop for all the tools you need to make and/or sell your personal or business books or e-books. From content creation to layout and delivery. Blurb offers a wide-range of options and resources for both large and small quantities all at an affordable rate. Read more to learn all about all the different types of books you can create with Blurb…

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Google Play Takes On iTunes

Google Play

When it comes to downloading apps, downloading music and downloading movies, one name comes to mind for the majority of people: iTunes. The iTunes name has gone without much competition, but Google Play intends to change that with their online store re-launch…

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