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What You Should Know About Cyber Security Threats – Part II

Continued from Part I… Computer Viruses A computer virus is a self replicating program. When inserted to a computer system it can damage files and affect system performance and stability. A common way to insert a virus into a computer is sending the virus integrated / attached to an email. When you open an infected […]

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What You Should Know About Cyber Security Threats – A Primer, Part I

Internet security is fast becoming a major concern as more government, private, financial and defense organizations get connected to the world wide web. Financial transactions, booking tickets for movies, hotels and flights, communicating with family, friends and colleagues – Information Technology is widely used in all these areas of our life and more. Our lives […]

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Becoming a Web Designer – Requirements and Options

Web designing – a creative process where the designer creates visual elements for expressing the message of a brand. Naturally web designers are required to be creative. To become a web designer you need to have certain skills. Markup languages – HTML, XHTML, XML Formatting / Stylesheet Languages – CSS, XSL Client side or Broswer […]

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Windows Phone 8, Features and Options

Android as a smartphone platform has created a huge base of mobile users across the globe. A wide range of mobile devices supporting Android in all price ranges, from low to high has abetted this surge of Android. Unfortunately Microsoft offerings have not been able to match upto Android or the second lead in line, […]

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Top 7 Mobile Design and Usability Issues Every Designer and Developer Must Know

‘Mobile’ is the big trend these days. Any design / app you make – it has to be adaptable to mobile devices. Businesses are willing to spend top dollars to reach the growing mobile user market and as a designer / developer you must make sure that your design / app provides the desired user […]

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13 Niche Pinterest Clones You may Want to Use

Most of these sites cater to specific niches. If your business belongs to one of these niches then it can be a good idea to join and share relevant images. You may get a nice stream of visitors to your own website or blog or whatever you have – good for business and marketing -right? […]

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7 Social Media Tools for Marketing Your Business

There are quite a lot of social media tools available online when it comes to marketing your business. Some are generic and and some focus on a few specific marketing channel(s) or social media networks. I compiled this list initially to help my team set up multiple accounts for clients across several major social networks. […]

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4 Totally Free Online Contact Form Generator Tools for Your Website

I was looking for a free online contact form generator and came across lists compiled by well known media sites and bloggers which are not actually free – most are actually paid solutions with a ‘free’ and severely limited option thrown in. So i came up with this list of tools which are totally free […]

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Top 10 Free Html5 Video Players for Your Commercial Projects

These players are free for commercial use as on the date of writing this post. But there may be alterations to license without notification. Check out the individual license your self before using a player in your commercial projects. Acorn Media Player: jQuery HTML5 media player. Closed caption support. Dynamic transcript generated from selected captions. Full […]

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Creating a Feed Aggregator Page for WordPress with Simplepie

I recently had to work for a client project where i had to pull in rss feeds from various urls and show them in a single page on a wordpress installation, I first tried to get a free plugin that would do the job. I tried several, but customizing those plugins turned out to be […]

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