Speed Up Google Chrome: GPU Composition Rendering

If you have a decent video card in your system you may be able to get improved performance from Google Chrome simply by adjusting the GPU compositing setting in Google Chrome.  This setting is easy to experiment with and the worst it can do is cause Chome to be slower and you can just undo it. The first thing you want to do is go to your flags, type chrome://flags and be careful what settings … Read more

Is Facebook Reading Your Messages?

Recent reports have come to light letting us know Facebook is actually monitoring your chats and messages. You may think this is some move out of a B-rate cyber thriller or political blockbuster, but it’s not. Facebook and other social media sites are screening and monitoring your messages and chats using software that is reminiscent of the Carnivore program that the FBI began using back in 1997.   The software actively goes through and scans … Read more

Do Not Track Default in IE10

The Do Not Track features exist in almost every browser currently, but other than Safari few browsers have “Do Not Track” set by default which prevents identifying cookies and information from being set which track your information as you surf the web. Advertisers are up in arms about this claiming Microsoft is impeding marketing, advertising and research in the area of local and targeted marketing.  The ability for custom and specific display ads that appeal … Read more

ACTA and HR 1981: SOPA Meets Orwell’s 1984

On the heels of SOPA’s defeat, attention is being drawn to two additional measures making the rounds in the domain of global politics.  Apparently SOPA is a drop in the bucket compared to the worldwide ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) agreement and the H.R. 1981 bill (Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011) in Congress.  If you thought SOPA and PIPA violated the sanctity, security, and liberty of the internet – wait till you get … Read more

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