Best Websites to Stream TV and Movies Online for Free

When it comes to the best websites to stream TV shows and movies, it’s an evolving subject. Due to the legal issues surrounding this topic, the existence of sites that share content online is constantly in jeopardy (RIP MegaVideo). Usually, websites that host videos are more at risk than sites that simply share a directory of links to external websites that host videos. However, link directories for TV and movies are occasionally targeted by legal authorities as well (i.e. NinjaVideo). Despite the ongoing legal battles, there are still...

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The Best Ways to Find and Download Free Music

There are many opinions on the best way to find and download free music online and the websites and software that enable one to do so are constantly changing. The obvious option is to find and buy the song directly on the artist’s webpage or on iTunes, but there are many times that the specific song you are looking for isn’t available to purchase. In those cases, the following four steps are useful to find and download free music. Note: unless you’re running a Mac it’s important to have up-to-date anti virus software...

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Youtube Video Resources

If you’ve ever uploaded a video to Youtube, you’ve likely had several questions about the best way to do so. I’ve compiled several links below that can answer the most common questions: What video format to use? http://corpocrat.com/2008/12/27/best-quality-video-format-for-youtube-with-small-file-size/ Here’s Youtube’s official recommendations: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/static.py?hl=en&guide=1728585&topic=1728569&page=guide.cs What video formats are supported by Youtube?...

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How to Disable Popups & Ads While Browsing the Web

For those of you who are tired of annoying pop-up windows and distracting ads like the example on this post, I have the perfect solution for you. Google Chrome has an amazing extension called AdBlock which disables all advertisements while you’re using Chrome as a web browser. It is really an amazing extension and it is completely free to download and use. AdBlock even prevents the annoying ads on Youtube so you never have to wait for an advertisement to watch a Youtube video ever again. If you don’t have Googe Chrome, I highly...

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Micro PC Help Scam and Microsoft Windows Support Scam

A couple days ago, I received a phone call from an individual from Micro PC Help (MicroPChelp.com which no longer exists as a website) who claimed that they had received a Microsoft Windows error log from my computer stating that I had an imminent virus threat. They claimed that they were a third-party vendor that works with Microsoft and instructed me to view their website at http://micropchelp.com to validate that they were a legitimate company. They instructed me to enter a specific web url address so that they could be granted access to...

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The Science of The Effectiveness of Social Media vs. Time

If you are using social media to convey a message to your followers, the time of the day and the day of the week impacts how effective your message will be. I found this interesting summary below originally at http://blog.kissmetrics.com/beginners-guide-to-google-webmaster-tools/ which is an awesome resource that contains tons of useful information including the image below.  

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