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4 Steps to Lock SafeSearch on Google search results

April 18, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Changing my SafeSearch settings on the different computers I use is annoying and the setting doesn’t carry over from one computer to another. While messing around with configuring Google SSL as my default search engine, I tried messing with my SafeSearch results, and found a setting to Lock them. The resulting configuration was not what I was looking for (it locks to “Strict”, I wanted it “Off”), but it’s still a handy tool for parents and people sensitive to such material. So here’s how you configure it: Read More

If I can block spam email, why not spam commercials?

April 15, 2011 | | One Comment

The viewer should be able to mark commercials as SPAM, False-Advertisement, or Irrelevant to see more poignant commercials.Read More

How To Set Google SSL Search as Your Default Search Engine in Chrome OS

April 13, 2011 | | 4 Comments

A simple solution to forcing all your Google Searches to be done over HTTPS on your Chrome browser.Read More

AT&T Begins Service to Text Users in Certain Locations

March 1, 2011 | | One Comment

According to the New York Times, AT&T is going to launch a text-message service to send SMS messages to customers in certain locations.

Um, hell no!

It’s called “ShopAlerts” and is designed to allow “brand-partners” (i.e. HP, Kmart, JetBlue, S.C. … Read More

Using Friend Lists for Facebook Privacy

February 7, 2011 |

To achieve a more granular level of privacy on Facebook, you can create Custom Friend Lists and use them in your privacy settingsRead More