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Zoolz LogoIn the past few years, the cloud backup services have become very popular. The main reason of their popularity is their versatile use across many platforms, devices and networks as well as the ability to access your cloud data from anywhere in the world. Now Zoolz has come up as a new player in this field and they are offering 100GB of free storage for the first 1 million users who sign up with them. Zoolz is a cloud backup storage service for all your requirements. You can use it to store your pictures, videos, music, documents and everything else that’s filling your computer’s hard disk. Unlike any other cloud service, they offer the full backup of your hard disks, externals drives and network drives.
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StickyPasswordUnfortunately, many Internet users do not understand the necessity of using different, strong passwords for each site. A strong password should be at least ten characters long and should not use any dictionary word. But using so many different strong passwords for each site brings forth another problem – how do you memorize all of them? Fortunately, a free software StickyPassword presents an easy solution. Sticky Password is a centralized password manager, password generator and automatic form filler for all the popular web browsers. It can generate very strong passwords, store the login credentials of different websites in one place and share them with all the web browsers.
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10 Ways to Boost Firefox Privacy

Posted by Sudesh On July - 3 - 20122 COMMENTS

Just like all butterflies were once cocoons, all Firefox users were once Internet Explorer users. They switched from Internet Explorer to Mozilla Firefox to seek better security and privacy online. If you are a Firefox user then you already have a secure browser. Firefox, like other browsers, also provides a private browsing mode which you can toggle on and off using the hotkey Ctrl + Shift + P. Your online activity while inside the private browsing mode is not stored on your computer. There would be no history, cookies, recently viewed sites etc. if you use the private browsing mode. But, if you want to boost Firefox privacy all the time, without having to switch to this privacy mode now and again, then you can tinker with some of the settings in Firefox. This articles explains ten different ways to make your Firefox even more private for your use. The methods explained in this article would surely give you better privacy in your Firefox but I have not mentioned any security related settings.

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Netflix is an on-demand media streaming service accessible in the US, UK, Canada and many other countries. It is a subscription based service and is available on major platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone, Android and more. In general, any device that can access the internet using a web browser can access the Netflix service. Almost all the movies and TV serials are available on Netflix and you can enjoy them from the comfort of your home. My personal favorite serial on Netflix is the Supernatural series. I can watch one episode after another of Supernatural on Netflix for hours. The only trouble being that I have to get up and click on the Next Episode link to start playing the next episode in the series. Now you can use autoFlix software to automatically switch to the next episode in the series, as soon as the current episode ends.

autoFlix is a tiny tool developed by the BlueShirt software development. It is an open source script designed using AutoHotKey. You can download the source code and try running it through AutoHotKey, but if you do not want to bother with AutoHotKey, then you can just purchase the ready-to-run software from the BlueShirt software website at a small cost. autoFlix is available both for Windows and Mac operating systems.

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PROS: This free tool helps you identify “cold” spots in your home/office. Easy to use and does not require a location-aware PC setup.CONS: You have to sign up with your email address to get to the download but you can unsubscribe any time. You’ll need to use a laptop to take readings throughout your home.VERDICT: If you’re a geek and you want a map of wi-fi signal strength in your home, this application will do exactly that.PRICE: Free

VERSION REVIEWED: 1.1.2

DOWNLOAD: HeatMapper

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How Secure is your Browser ?

Posted by Thomas On April - 14 - 20118 COMMENTS

These days with the Internet being all around us, using a secure browser is essential. We all have that one browser we love to use, and often in disregard to its security or lack there of.

The lack of security may lay in an outdated browser version, but also in the plugins, add ons and what not installed. The over eager use of plugins (as done in MSIE and Firefox) is why I personally dread most browsers. Mostly because these plugins tend to clutter my “browsing space” but also due to the lack of security.

How do you know how safe your browser experience really is ?

The short answer is: BrowserCheck By Qualys

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