Tag Archives: privacy

Which One Will I Choose?

May 30, 2011

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Over the past several weeks, I’ve spent time and money on assessing a variety of streaming audio solutions. My assessment has considered many factors. But chief among those factors was the mobile experience. When I was at home, I used iTunes. It’s not that iTunes is necessarily the best. Indeed, I’ve used dozens of tools […]

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Google Music Is A Real Beta

May 28, 2011

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I have spent a great deal of time this week working with the new Google Music Beta.  And I am finally at a point where I can speak with a degree of confidence.  What do I think of the new Google service?  I think it is a real beta.  It has some very rough edges. […]

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Why Use Tor?

December 19, 2010

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So why should you use Tor? That’s a good question.  First, you need to know what Tor does.  I find that simple descriptions are often the best.  So here is my simple version of what Tor is: Tor is a means of tunneling specific messages (i.e., traffic) through an anonymous (and reasonably secure) network.  Wikipedia […]

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Summer of Insecurity

August 2, 2009

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First, I need to apologize to many of my faithful readers.  I think I’ve finally succumbed to the Twitter disease.  As many of you know, I’ve been using Twitter for over two years.  Indeed, I’m one of those technology saps that picked it up, set it down, and picked it up again. And I really […]

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Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are

February 7, 2009

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Cell phone coverage is quite interesting.  I use a Sprint-based phone and my wife uses and AT&T phone (both provided by our employers).  So both of us have different qualities of service in various points throuhout the house.  I have reasonable coverage on the perimeter of the house.  And my wife has excellent coverage on […]

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