Most of you know about Klout, which tries to measure people's impact on social networks. Many of you also hate it. If you hate Klout, then Klouchebag is for you.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
The DNSChanger botnet is long dead, fixes for the malware have been around for months, but over 350,000 users still haven't fixed their computers or routers, so in July they'll be knocked off the Internet.
Google's free cloud storage is finally here, and it looks pretty darn good. But, Google Drive is far, far, more than just storage. It's combines free storage and Google Docs into a nearly seamless cloud-based office suite.
Google's new cloud-storage service is here. The Google Drive comes with 5GBs of free storage and up to 16 Terabytes of storage for paying customers.
On June 6, many major Web sites and Internet providers will start supporting IPv6 full time. But, worry not, the IPv4 Internet you've used for years will still be fine.
I'd thought Windows 8 tablets one shot at the business market because IT administrators could deploy and manage them with Active Directory. Guess what? They're not supporting Active Directory on them.
Google+'s best feature is that it gives you the power to block people from you, your information, and your messages. Once you do that, they can never darken your social network doorstep again.
If you're working over unencrypted Wi-Fi, Google, and anyone else, may be able to legally listen in to what you're doing.
It seems that the long-rumored Google Drive is finally going to show up. From what we know now about it at this point, here's how will it compare to Dropbox and other popular cloud storage services.
Google Plus, the social network for grown-ups, has a new look and feel. It's not perfect, but there's a lot to like in it.