VPN

5 reasons to use a VPN

You’ve probably all heard of a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, and you’re probably pretty aware they’re more popular than ever before. And for good reasons. There are a huge number of VPNs on the market these days at a snip of their previous cost, seeing an explosion of new users. Those offering the best VPN service have a large range of benef ...

Smartphone security

5 things to do that will boost the security profile of your smartphone

We’re fairly oblivious to the amount of data our smartphones hold about us. It’s something we well and truly take for granted. Today we store almost everything in our smartphones - from our bank details to our emails and even our day-to-day calendar. So if our smartphone, or the data it holds, gets into the wrong hands, it can have disastrous conse ...

BDT SuperSummit

How to build a private corporate blockchain using Hyperledger Fabric

How to build a private corporate blockchain using Hyperledger Fabric is a 6-hour class that will be conducted during the Blockchain & Decentralized Tech SuperSummit, a 4-day conference on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies that will take place from April 1 - 4, 2019, in Dallas, TX (USA). Hyperledger Project is an umbrella project st ...

Software development

Searching for a software development company? Here’s what you need to know

The Broad Concept Of Software Development Typically, software creation is associated with programming to create a tool needed for a given purpose. However, there is an entire life cycle associated with the concept. Thus, the program/application, the framework, the software components must first be conceived, elaborated, and designed. Later, it wou ...

router VPN

How to choose an appropriate VPN service

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows establishment of virtual connections between parties across a public network. As part of these connections, the identity of the communicating nodes is concealed and associated data traffic is secured. A network of such links offers secure access to remote locations across the Internet as if users were accessin ...

Bitcoin Casinos

How Blockchain technology will change online and offline gambling

Blockchain technology has been touted by many as one of the most disruptive technologies of the 21st Century. Already, the innovation behind Bitcoin is shaking up the financial system by allowing for fully decentralised and sound money. However, this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. People believe that blockchain could have a huge imp ...

itch.io

Popular gaming platforms with support for Linux games

Since its initial release in the fall of 1991, the Linux operating system, despite concerted efforts by a well-known and very powerful developer of a rival operating system to snuff it out, has emerged as a very versatile and reliable platform for just about any computing activity. From smartphones to supercomputers, home appliances to automobiles, ...

MacBook Air

So I just bought my first Apple product in 19 years

Back in grad school my department was mostly a Mac shop, so it kinda made sense that my first personal computer after graduating was a Mac. But it was not a Mac computer made by Apple. Rather, it was made by a company that had license to produce macOS-compatible computers. The company was Power Computing, one of only three companies that had such a ...

mintgames1

Top 5 games you can play on your favorite Linux desktop

I've never really been into gaming, that is, the shoot-em-up type of gaming, but in the early days of Linux, even just a few years ago, most default installations of desktop Linux came with a bunch of games installed. They were mostly card games and some simple strategy games, but they were enough to satisfy the casual gamer. Not sure why, but that ...