Be Inspired – Visit a Former Tech Blogger’s Site – “Soulja of Hope”

To help out a former tech blogger who at one time managed the site “Teck-Line” (back in 2008), I have placed here on the blog, links to his NEW site called “Soulja of Hope“. You will notice here at “What’s On My PC” the following type of link and graphic on the pages you visit that will get you to his site. This former tech blogger and I recently crossed paths, once again; but, this time it is a crossing of paths where Technology and Christianity met. So, be inspired; visit “Soulja of Hope” and encourage this man to continue his journey in his walk with Christ in helping others see that there is hope and that we are all equal in the eyes of God.

Former Tech Blogger
(Teck~Line)
Be Inspired
Visit “Soulja of Hope

What is or Who is “Soulja of Hope”? Best description I found on his site is this:

“I am known here on the blog as R,E.I.G.N (Reaching Everyone In God’s Name) I am an ex-gang banger and ex-satanist; now, I have a great passion and great love for our Lord & Savior (Jesus Christ)”.

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Cord Cutting 2.0 May Be the Death of Comcast, Spectrum, and More – Cord Cutters News

This cord cutting 2.0 movement to cut the cord on home Internet could be disastrous for companies like Comcast and Spectrum. Recently cable companies have relied on the fact that in many areas they are the sole provider of high speed Internet. As new Internet options become available cable companies may find themselves fighting not only for TV customers but also for Internet customers.

Continue Reading @ Cord Cutters

Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks’ personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why? | The Register

All of this information is not only sitting in one place for spammers, miscreants, and other netizens to download in bulk, but it’s being served from an IP address associated with Alibaba’s web hosting wing in Hangzhou, east China, for reasons unknown. It’s a perfect illustration that not only is this sort of personal information in circulation, but it’s also in the hands of foreign adversaries.

It just goes to show how haphazardly people’s privacy is treated these days.

Continue Reading @ The Register

A Very Nice Hidden Speed Dial Application To Launch Your Favorite Bookmarks

I not sure how I even happened onto this, but if you go to “www.topsites.me” you can sign up for FREE  (very nice) speed dial utility that will allow you to add your favorite bookmarks. Below is the speed dial I created with various categories, as a sample.

Screenshot

After finding this hidden speed dial (not really promoted anywhere), I did some further research. This speed dial utility is managed by Nimbus Web Inc. who are the developers of Nimbus Note, Nimbus Clipper, and Nimbus Capture. They also are the developers of a very popular speed dial utility, similar to what I found, but is actually a browser extension called FVD Speed Dial. After digging further, Nimbus also has a sync utility that sync’s the speed dial (called Eversync Everhelper) that if installed allows you to manage your speed dial pages and back them up. I also found that the same sync utility works with the browser extension (FVD Speed Dial) as well, which leads me to believe (have not tested) that I could sync the speed dial I created to the one associated with the browser extension. Now that this is all clear as mud, I have been experimenting with the speed dial I created at “www.topsites.me” and have found it so far, after about a month’s usage to be very reliable.  I also installed the Everysync Everhelper client that allows me to manage the tiles and perform backups. Also, you can add your own background images to the speed dial and in my case, I am using a Weather Channel static map image that routinely changes with updated weather.


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