Category Archives: Tech News
A few years ago a friend told me about Netbeans, the freebie Java-based code editor that is designed to work with Java, PHP and a range of other languages. At that point it was time to retire Homesite, my favorite … Continue reading
As someone who has been developing web sites for the past 15 years, I have always considered Internet Explorer to be the most broken browser on the planet. If you are going to experience a browser problem with your web … Continue reading
If you own an e-commerce site that uses a shopping cart, you may not be aware that you could have been liable for paying a licensing fee to a group of attorneys who claimed the rights to three patents that … Continue reading
Tech-Evangelist was a recent victim of a comment spam attack that originated from a wide range of Chinese IP addresses. This is a malicious attack that can temporarily disable web sites and servers. Here is what we saw and what … Continue reading
I have been using Mozilla’s FireFox and Thunderbird for many years and have always been a big fan; however, my patience with their rapid release program is wearing thin.
At one time many people bought a Macintosh computer because they believed it was immune to viruses, Trojans and other malware. That was never really true, but for a long time the Mac was not a target for hackers. Those … Continue reading
There is a bill that was introduced in the US Senate that could allow Hollywood–or any other content provider–to have a web site shut down due to an accusation of intellectual property theft.
Although the hardware component needed to view the new Blu-ray 3D movies has been available since about may of 2010, the most important part has been missing: Blu-ray 3D movies.
The ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) board has approved the addition of a .xxx TLD (top level domain) for use by the porn industry.