Archive for 'Nerd Speak'

Intego is having a Fall sale

Posted at Aug 31, 2012 | Posted in  Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments

Get $10 off all Intego products this Fall. User coupon code: FALL10 The coupon is good till October 2012. In case you’re not familiar with Intego, it makes products that protects exclusively Apple products: Macs and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch), this means their products are written from ground up for Mac OS

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Genius idea!

Posted at Aug 28, 2012 | Posted in  Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments

Genius!!!! adrifts: Shitter is a service by Collector’s Edition that creates four rolls of toilet paper out of a chosen Twitter feed. It works like this: you authorize the app to work with your Twitter account, choose your feeds, pay for the service, and you are then mailed four toilet paper rolls of a Twitter feed. Shitter has the tagline,

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Handwrite your Google Search

Posted at Aug 23, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
google-search-handwrite

Handwrite your Google Search I know the beta has been pushed out for some time, but I just discovered this neat feature today — when I saw a little link on my www.google.com page that said “Try Handwrite”. I did, and I just thought this is so freaking cool!  Here’s a little video I did

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This is how they do Wi-Fi in Holy Land…

Posted at Aug 23, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
wifi-donkey

Wi-Fi on Donkeys in Holy Land… So not only tourists to a biblical park in Israel can dress in authentic biblical robes and ride the donkeys like Jesus did 2000+ year ago, now they can share photos of them doing so with friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, wherever… With the Wi-Fi service provided by

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Look what I’ve been missing for not being on Facebook… Subway & Anime Porn!

Posted at Aug 17, 2012 | Posted in  Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments

Look what I’ve been missing for not being on Facebook… Subway & Anime Porn! Warning: Link NSFW This is a classic case of lack of vigilance when it comes to managing your Facebook Page.  Yes, most people (according to some digital branding consultant, 99% of the people to be exact) ignore that “Post by Others”

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How Not to Manage Your Facebook Page

Posted at Aug 17, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
Subway's Facebook Page

Warning: Link NSFW This is a classic case of lack of vigilance when it comes to managing your Facebook Page.  Yes, most people (according to some digital branding consultant, 99% of the people to be exact) ignore that “Post by Others” link, but doesn’t mean no one looks at it or click it at all.

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Phishing Scam: Domain Registration Renewal

Posted at Aug 06, 2012 | Posted in  Cyber Security, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
phishing-alert

While doing some housecleaning of my email accounts, I noticed this odd email in my Spam folder: (Click image to enlarge) It was odd because: 1) The email was sent to an email address that was not used for our domain registrations; 2) The email did not come from our regular domain registrar.  In fact, I

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IT security: How do you deal with the unknown-unknowns?

Posted at Aug 02, 2012 | Posted in  Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments

IT security: How do you deal with the unknown-unknowns? Security firms have become pretty good at spotting the known stuff over the years; to stop zero-day attacks takes something more.  Here are some approaches for spotting and mitigating zero-day attacks.





New Digg.com: I don’t dig it at all!

Posted at Aug 02, 2012 | Posted in  Google+ Posts, Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments
digg-hate

So Digg.com has been redone and re-launched, under the new management of Betaworks (background).  I was hoping that the new Digg would be something awesome… I was completely disappointed!  Here's why: And I don't remember receiving any email, message or notification of any sort from Digg to give me heads-up about my old Digg was

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Being a Developer Makes You Valuable. Learning How to Market Makes You Dangerous

Posted at Jul 29, 2012 | Posted in  Nerd Speak | By IT Pixie | No comments

Being a Developer Makes You Valuable. Learning How to Market Makes You Dangerous This is a rather refreshing point of view, when it seems so many are so focus on being “specialized”.  And as a small business owner, you have to be multi-talented… … Kind of makes me glad that my college made me take

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