Tips for Saving Battery Life on Mac

By | On Saturday, April 12th, 2014 - No Comments »

One of the main features of OS X Mavericks touted by Apple upon its release was improvement of battery life on laptop systems. The improved OS featured new abilities such as the ability to suspend battery-draining tasks (video editing, large file graphic designing) that were not in the foreground etc. However, even with such new features, you may find that your portable Mac has a very short. 

Have Linux Send You an Email Notification After Task Completion

By | On Friday, April 11th, 2014 - No Comments »

In this article we’re going to take a look at how you can have Linux trigger an email alert once a certain condition has been met. We’re assuming you’re an intermediate or advanced user – which you should be, if you’re looking to set up email alerts on Linux – and that you have the mail client installed already. Having an alert sent to you through email can be very useful.. 

How Much of a Geek Are You?

By | On Friday, April 11th, 2014 - No Comments »

We’ve all heard the words … “geek,” “nerd,” etc. And it wasn’t too long ago that anyone on a computer was considered a geek. But times have definitely changed. Now it’s more abnormal to not have a computer and/or some type of mobile device. With that in mind, how much of a geek are you? How many toys do you have? What sets the benchmark these. 

What Is the OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug and Why Should You Care?

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As a regular Internet user, you expect the background of the Internet to just work. Everything that goes on behind the scenes, all the encryption, all of the handshakes, and every little transaction should be able to provide you with a safe way to communicate and do your business online without having to worry about hackers prowling at your every move. Unfortunately that’s not how. 

Using a Raspberry Pi With The Cloud Storage Service From Copy

By | On Thursday, April 10th, 2014 - No Comments »

Barracuda Networks is known for its network products, including Spam, Virus and Firewall appliances. In February 2013, the company launched its cloud storage service, Copy.com, with several unique features including 256-bit AES encryption and support for multiple platforms such as Linux, Windows, Mac, and even the Raspberry Pi. Having a cloud storage service that caters to Linux users is.