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September News Bytes

Google is preparing for a major change in the coming months, including a name change for the company. Google plans to revamp its structure and be known as a holding company named Alphabet Inc. While Google name has become very well known it has even entered the vernacular as a verb (i.e. Just “google” it), …

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Four Safe Alternative Browsers for Kids

Although parents can’t shield their children from unsavory content, it is possible to point them in kid-friendly directions. To this purpose, web browsers designed specifically for kids are now available. These browsers filter search results to keep sexually explicit, violent, or other inappropriate content hidden, making a parent’s supervisory role when it comes to internet use far …

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Website of the Month: Tineye.com

You’ve likely heard of reverse address or telephone number lookup, which allows you trace a location or number to its source. TinEye.com does the same thing with images. This ability is especially useful to web developers and photographers because they can take copyrighted media they own and perform an online search to see if anyone …

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July 2015 News Bytes

This fall, the newest Apple operating system, iOS 9, will be released. The latest version will make new features available to iPhone and iPad users, and it also promises enhanced performance and functionality. The design tweaks, however, will be subtle in order to make the switch from previous versions like iOS 7 and 8 as …

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Coming of Edge: Microsoft’s New Browser

Up to now, Internet Explorer’s successor has been secretly referred to as Project Spartan during Microsoft’s development stage. At the Microsoft Build 2015 Developer Conference, the project name was finally announced as the company’s newest browser: Edge. The name was already familiar to those in the know because Project Spartan’s page-rendering engine was known as …

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Question of the Month for May

Question: From time to time I have to email very large files as attachments, what’s the best way to send them? Answer: When email was first created, it was never intended to be a vehicle for large files. In fact, many email programs prohibit users from sending attachments larger than 10MB. However, with the sheer …

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