• Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Review – Button Placement is a Deal Killer

    20140115_115603.jpgThe day that I returned my iPad Air I went out and bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition with a Smart Cover. Although I used to hate Android devices I became a convert when I purchased the Galaxy S4 Smart Phone.  I adore the S4, and figured the ...
  • Facebook’s Decline in a Single Screen Shot

    image.pngAs a Tech Writer I always have to try to create “click bait” type titles for my content.  Basically if folks don’t click on a link, than they won’t read whatever insightful argument it is I’m trying to posit.  I have to create high quality content, but sadly sometimes there ...
  • CES Requires A LOT of Walking

    image.pngBeing that I was at CES, and this is the year of the Wearable’s Revolution it seems fitting that my Samsung Galaxy S4 kept track of how much I walked over the 4 days I was there.  It is almost impossible to describe the size and scale of CES to ...
  • Why I’m Going to CES 2014

    image_thumb.pngIt’s the time of year again right after the madness of the holidays I hop on a plane to Las Vegas for CES. It is an experience I look forward to with both amazement and resignation.  CES is one of those events that it seems everyone should experience once in ...
  • Downgrading Back to my iPad 2

    20140103_092440_thumb.jpgI have had my iPad 2 for a long time now.  I ordered it the morning that it became available and have been using it ever since. Honestly it took me a while to really find a use for it.  In the beginning all I did was play Plants vs Zombies, ...
  • All in One PC’s Make Great Computers for the Kitchen – #IntelAIO

    All in One PC’s Make Great Computers for the Kitchen – #IntelAIOAs a geek I am always looking at new places to add a computer.  A few years ago I tried putting one in the kitchen.  The idea was that I could read recipes off of FoodNetwork.com, listen to Pandora, and even surf the web while I was waiting for the ...
  • What Ethical Hacker Certifications are There?

    image_thumb.pngIf you have been thinking about becoming an ethical hacker, you would not be alone. Within the information technology sector, the ethical hacking industry is growing at an astounding rate. As more and more businesses maintain an online presence these days, the need for computer security has never been greater. ...
  • Who Should Become an Ethical Hacker?

    image_thumb.pngTo become an ethical hacker, you have to be good at what you do. More than good actually, you need to have a good understanding of everything that goes in and comes out of a computer system; from the software to the hardware, an ethical hacker has a solid understanding ...
  • UnSystem’s DarkWallet Project Uses Indiegogo to Bring BitCoins to Chrome and Firefox

    image_thumb.pngCombine Orwelling surveillance by the NSA and Congressional sanctions seizing bank accounts of their enemies with a social network of ideological open-source digital-gurus and you get a living world-wide human conscience transcending known hierarchies empowering individuals everywhere. The unSystem is the loosely organized network of such ideologues combining resources to ...
  • Tin Can App on Google Play Creates a Virtual Internet

    image_thumb.pngDeveloper Mark Katakowski wanted a social network app that worked even when the internet or even cell service is not working. TinCan app now available on Google Play allows phones in close proximity to each other to relay messages via their WiFi radios. It works even when there is not ...
  • What is an Ethical Hacker?

    image_thumb.pngThe term ‘ethical hacker’ might sound like a contradiction of ideas but you may be surprised to learn that there are actually very good (and legal!) reasons to employ a hacker. An ethical hacker is a computer and network expert who attacks a security system on behalf of its owners, ...
  • Ethical Hacking – What is the EC Council?

    image.pngThe International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-supported professional organization. The purpose of the EC-Council is to support and enhance the role of individuals and organizations who design, create, manage or market Security and E-Business solutions. The EC-Council is known primarily as a professional certification body. Its ...
  • Ouya Game Console Offers 500 Free-to-play Games and Counting

    image_thumb.pngIn July 2012, Julie Uhrman of Boxer8 led a Kickstarter campaign to build a new home video game console powered by the Android OS with an open developers kit and the requirement that every game should either be free to play or at least free to try out. The console ...
  • Saudi Arabia’s General Intelligence Agency Overview

    image_thumb.pngIn Saudi Arabia, the General Intelligence Agency is responsible for surveillance and intelligence actions and was formed in 1957. There are two Saudi Intelligence Agencies working for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Their names are the Saudi General Intelligence Presidency (SGIP) and the Saudi Intelligence Agency (SIA). The SIA operates ...
  • Solid Concepts Legally Makes a Gun With 3D Metal Printing

    image_thumb.pngTexas gunsmith and 25-year old law student at the University of Texas, Austin, Cody Wilson describes himself as a crypto-anarchist. He is a 2nd Amendment card carrying conservative that feels strongly about defending civil liberties. Wilson also works for and helped found Defense Distributed, a nonprofit corporation to aid the ...
  • Israeli Intelligence Community Overview

    image.pngIsrael is a country with a highly complex group of intelligence agencies. Combined they are called the Israeli Intelligence Community and are responsible for intelligence collection, distribution and research. Individually, the major organizations within the IIC are called Mossad, Shabak, SIGINT (otherwise called unit 8200) and Aman. A breakdown of ...
  • France’s Intelligence Service is the DGSE

    image_thumb.pngThe DGSE is a state Service under the direct authority of the executive power and operates within a very strict legal framework. The DGSE’s activities, defined by the Political Authorities, are exclusively tasked to protect French interests. Its activities particularly contribute to protecting French citizens anywhere in the world. For ...
  • Germany’s Active Intelligence Gathering

    image_thumb.pngBy now we have all heard the words ‘wiretapping’ ‘Merkel’, ‘Germany’ and ‘Obama’. They are probably four of the most searched words in recent times. In one respect we can all see why Angela Merkel might be upset that her personal telephone conversations were being (allegedly) listened in on by ...
  • A Short History of American Use of Drones

    image_thumb.pngOn May 1, 1960, F. Gary Powers was shot down flying the secret Lockheed U-2 aircraft through Soviet air space. Powers was a USAF pilot flying a mission for the CIA where a camera in the nose of the aircraft takes pictures as it flies by enemy territory. He lived ...
  • Moments Lost Indiegogo Project Seeks to Bring Blade Runner Back to Life

    image_thumb.pngBetween the filming of Raiders of the Lost Ark and Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford starred in a 1982 dystopian science fiction thriller based on Philip K Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and now a cult classic: Blade Runner. It shares many deep similarities with another ...


















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