Computer Hacking Then Versus Now

In 1970, a 14-year-old boy named Bill Gates dialed into a nationwide computer network uploaded a virus he had written and caused the entire network to crash.  Five years later he and Paul Allen founded Microsoft. In 1973 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak went around...
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EBay Sales Jump 18 Percent

EBay’s sales climbed 18% to $3.9 billion in revenue during the fourth fiscal quarter, up from $3.4 billion during the same period a year earlier.  EBay is happy about the jump claiming it was due to doubling digit user growth across its portfolio as well...
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Facebook Graphic Search Revealed

Facebook again beats the speculation proving once again they are not a hardware company and not releasing a Facebook phone or tablet, but has moved ahead with a new feature call Graphic Search. Facebook Graphic Search goes straight after Google’s bread and butter.  You can...
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Apple Ordering Less iPhone 5 Components

Apple shares fell after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company has cut its orders for iPhone 5 components due to weaker than expected demand and the product not selling well.  Apple which has fallen to 5.5% market share behind Nokia 19.2% and Samsung...
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CBS bans tech site CNET from reviewing Dish products

Tech site CNET was forced to remove the Dish Hopper with Sling from its “Best of CES” awards due to ongoing litigation between parent company CBS and Dish.  The Hopper was going to be awarded “Best in Show” award.  As most people know CNET owned...
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Install Snort on FreeBSD

Step-By-Step instructions on how to Install snort on FreeBSD. 1. Login to your computer as root or elevate to su 2. First we have to compile snort form the ports tree by running this command: make -C /usr/ports/security/snort install all You will be asked about which support you want to add...
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Airtime Review

Airtime is chatting application that allows you to connect through Facebook and chat with friends.  Airtime launched on June 5, 2012 by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning (Napster, Facebook).  Built on Facebook with a stunning $33.5 million in funding, users have described Airtime as Skype IM...
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Install PacketFence on CentOS 6.x

First do a standard install of CentOS 6.  After the standard install IP all the network cards to the proper IP addresses before you install Packetfence.  After that follow these steps-by-step instructions to install packetfence. Update CentOS 1. yum update Install Wget 2. yum install wget...
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Install gnome GUI on CentOS

Step-By-Step instructions on how to install gnome GUI on CentOS This is a step by step guide on how to install the Gnome GUI on CentOS 1. Using yum, we will need to install X Windows System as the based for GUI and rich input device capability: $...
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Podcast Episode 9

The Technology Geek – Episode 9 How paste plain text Google doc? How can I image my hard drives? How can I fend off telemarketers and scammers? Screen sharing software? Do I use Skype or Facetime? A wireless printer suggestion? What is a good geek...
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