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Feb 29th, 2008
5 days ago by Bar Sinister last post
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Why I won't ever buy Apple
Interesting program on CBC tonight about Apple's attempts to make its computers and other products almost impossible to repair. (by Bar Sinister)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
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google 20th birthday
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Sep 10th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Move to End "Internet Neutrality": Blow to Bloggers.
Move to End "Internet Neutrality": Blow to Bloggers. "Ten Pin Strike against Political Freedom" 'If the cable and phone companies that transmit Internet data are allowed to charge higher rates to some producers for faster service the result will be "a... (by Stretch)
Aug 24th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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How to save wear and tear on your mouse scroll wheel!
Simple.................................................... Put "can't hold his beer" on ignore............:lol: (by DaSleeper)
Aug 18th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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***AVG internet security***
Three software updates in 24hrs to attempt to fix their problem the Anyone else getting that? (by DaSleeper)
Aug 15th, 2018 by JLM last post
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What Smartphone application couldn't you do without?
Technology has advanced so much, and made our life so much easier that it seems we couldn't live without it. One such application I have been using for years.....started with the palm pilot 20 years ago was a form of digital checkbook recording system...... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 15th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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Not just the Nigerian scam anymore........
The Japanese are getting into it now.. In My mailbox this morning...... Federal Reserve Bank of America 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045. Our Ref: FRB-75BFNYUS09 Your Ref:------- (by DaSleeper)
Aug 13th, 2018 by hunterclail1221 last post
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Anyone knows solving this problem?
Before, I had been able to insert the Youtube: by giving the youtube address in the known link icon above , then omitting the first 's' in the first... (by selfsame)
Aug 5th, 2018 by hifigadget last post
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I hate Updates.....
I just spent about an hour updating Itunes on two computers plus software updates on two Iphones and two Ipads The main reason it took so long was because the need to have at least one phone in the house operational. (by DaSleeper)
Apr 5th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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Spam from a cousin of Spillthebeer????
This is the longest-winded spam I've ever received........ U.S.DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY,MG Good Day To You: I hope this email finds you in good spirit and in good health? because i am quite aware of your losses in the past years now... (by DaSleeper)
Mar 28th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Balls Creek, Dildo among Canadian cities eligible for free porn
Balls Creek, Dildo among Canadian cities eligible for free porn Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: March 27, 2018 Updated: March 27, 2018 3:43 PM EDT Adult film actress Kendra Lust appears at the Pornhub booth at the 2017 AVN Adult... (by spaminator)
Mar 27th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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What is the full form of CCTV?
This Website is good to learn many full form of daily use words. What is the full form of CCTV (by carol john)
Mar 27th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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computers and speakers
are computers supposed to come with a built in amp to amplify the speakers? (by spaminator)
Mar 10th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Rogers to raise internet prices starting Monday, Bell to raise its fees in April
Rogers to raise internet prices starting Monday, Bell to raise its fees in April Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: March 9, 2018 Updated: March 9, 2018 7:38 PM EST Lights on an internet switch are lit up in an office in Ottawa, on... (by spaminator)
Mar 3rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Music Download
Hey, now that they have shut Winmx down, where am I to get my free music downloads? Anyone know? I heard limewire, but am afraid to download it. Any ideas people? (by GreenGreta)
Jan 1st, 2018 by spaminator last post
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closest time server
are there any websites that can scan the computer to determine what the closest time server is? :confused: (by spaminator)
Dec 28th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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'(The) screaming...makes it very, very real'; School shooter game, developed by U.S.
'(The) screaming...makes it very, very real'; School shooter game, developed by U.S. government agencies, teaches survival Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 27, 2017 Updated: December 27, 2017 5:17 PM EST This undated... (by spaminator)
Dec 24th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Edward Snowden unveils Haven — a security app to protect laptops
Edward Snowden unveils Haven a security app to protect laptops Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 23, 2017 Updated: December 23, 2017 7:15 PM EST Edward Snowden is seen in a file photo. (PATRICIA DE MELO... (by spaminator)
Dec 7th, 2017 by Johnnny last post
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Embeded videos.....
It seems that my internet explorer, that explorer 11 has a glitch in it, and it prompts me to watch on youtube. It will not show embedded video from the forum, no matter which way I post them and when I check my addons, flash is enabled! Could it be... (by DaSleeper)
Dec 6th, 2017 by Walter last post
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PDF receipts...
I have been electronically filling my taxes for about 18 years and only been audited once about 7 years ago because I had about $8000. more medical expenses than usual, and most of us know that you have to keep receipts for 7 years since you don't send... (by DaSleeper)
Dec 6th, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Picture hosting sites?
Are there any free picture hosting sites left? I've been with out a digital camera for nearly 2yrs. I received a wonderful camera for christmas and would like to be able to post pictures periodically. (by Twila)
Dec 3rd, 2017 by OpposingDigit last post
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Is your browser safe against tracking?
I thought that this was a pretty neat tool. Is your browser safe against tracking? (by OpposingDigit)
Nov 25th, 2017 by gerryh last post
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Fake Microsoft virus alert....new!
Anybody else getting it? It happened to me twice trying to access you tube through google instead of through my bookmark.... It used to be you could get rid of those alerts just by closing the pop up... They are now getting better....The only way to... (by DaSleeper)
Nov 23rd, 2017 by Alternative last post
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Net Neutrality
The FCC in the U.S. is about to change the rules concerning Net Neutrality. This change is very important .... It will disallow the use of VPN's. North American users will only be allowed to... (by OpposingDigit)
Nov 17th, 2017 by TenPenny last post
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Need help choosing a good data recovery company.
I had my external 2TB Western Digital hard drive dropped the other day and now it's making very loud ticking noises. I have read a lot of forums online and it looks like the services are not cheap. Can some one suggest a good reputable company or maybe... (by airsoundwave)
Nov 15th, 2017 by Mowich last post
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Mozilla Firefox Issues.
Mine keeps lagging, not responding on the simplest of sites. Anyone else have this issue? I'm running WIN 10 on a brand new computer. (by Retired_Can_Soldier)
Oct 24th, 2017 by MHz last post
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Ever tried to phone Rogers for a Service Issue?
I kept getting a message that my Local IP was not corr4ect and something about LAN. I tried calling Rogers and all you get is a recording telling you to reboot your modem, but never an option to talk to a live agent. I did what they suggested 3... (by tay)
Oct 4th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Yahoo triples impact of 2013 data breach to all 3 billion accounts
Yahoo triples impact of 2013 data breach to all 3 billion accounts Matt OBrien, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 05:51 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 08:57 PM EDT BOSTON Yahoo has tripled down on what was... (by spaminator)
Sep 26th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Google is linking secret, court-protected names - including victim IDs - to online co
Google is linking secret, court-protected names - including victim IDs - to online coverage By Andrew Duffy, Postmedia Network First posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:33 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:50 PM EDT Googles... (by spaminator)
Sep 18th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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HTML or Ready Made websites for design?
CALLING ALL WEB DESIGN EXPERTS! I want to learn how to build and design web pages. I have borrowed a book from a friend that gives me the run-down on writing HTML code from start to finish, yet when I do an Internet search online, I see that many... (by KiwiT)
Aug 30th, 2017 by TenPenny last post
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I Can't Believe that people still fall for shit like this.....
We wish to inform you that the United Nations Organization (UN) has taking over the Inheritance/contract payment issue in which you presently have with your transaction agents. Your funds was withdrawn by UN after the swooning in of the new president... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 9th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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Google anti-diversity policy memo goes viral at tech giant
Google anti-diversity policy memo goes viral at tech giant Barbara Ortutay, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Monday, August 07, 2017 11:25 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 12:11 AM EDT NEW YORK A memo written by a male engineer at Google... (by spaminator)
Aug 3rd, 2017 by Dexter Sinister last post
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Should I or shouldn't I.......
Instal windows ten......... Three PCs in the house.... getting failed update codes all the time for reserved windows 10 upgrade.... I downloaded and burned windows 10 to a DVD.... And wait for online reports on the results of others who use windows... (by DaSleeper)
Aug 2nd, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Controversial New AI Can Tell Whether or Not You’re A Criminal
Controversial New AI Can Tell Whether or Not You’re A Criminal READING CRIMINALS’ FACES Assessing a person’s... (by B00Mer)
Jun 24th, 2017 by tay last post
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Google to stop reading your emails
The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out some users. To help finance the free service, Google has been... (by tay)
Jun 14th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Verizon takes over Yahoo in US$4.5 billion deal
Verizon takes over Yahoo in US$4.5 billion deal Michael Liedtke, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 09:10 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
May 23rd, 2017 by tay last post
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Microsoft says Chinese hacking Xbox accounts
Since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds on the open market, according to a complaint filed by Microsoft in federal court on Friday. iGSKY presents itself as a gaming service company, offering... (by tay)
May 16th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Bell customer information hacked
Bell customer information hacked THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 06:46 PM EDT |... (by spaminator)
May 6th, 2017 by B00Mer last post
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Massive Phishing Attack Targets Gmail Users
Massive Phishing Attack Targets Gmail Users An unusually sophisticated identity phishing campaign targeted Gmail users, seeking to gain control of their entire email histories and spread itself to all of their contacts, Google confirmed Wednesday. ... (by B00Mer)
Apr 18th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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DNA key in accused Google exec killer's arrest
DNA key in accused Google exec killer's arrest By ... (by spaminator)
Apr 9th, 2017 by Bar Sinister last post
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For better or worse, the Internet remains unbroken
For better or worse, the Internet remains unbroken ... (by spaminator)
Apr 8th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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‘Harbor hooker’ being booted back to Canada
Harbor hooker being booted back to Canada Postmedia Network First posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 05:11 PM EDT ... (by spaminator)
Mar 30th, 2017 by Locutus last post
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James Comey’s Twitter Account
nice sleuthing. This Is Almost Certainly James Comey (by Locutus)
Mar 24th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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Major companies dropping YouTube after ads run alongside terrorism videos
Major companies dropping YouTube after ads run alongside terrorism videos | Worl (by spaminator)
Mar 22nd, 2017 by spaminator last post
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YouTubers question LGBTQ video filtering
YouTubers question LGBTQ video filtering | TV | Entertainment | Toronto Sun YouTube says it will fix ongoing issue filtering out some LGBTQ videos | TV | En (by spaminator)