10 Smartphone Security Tips

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You’ve probably read a lot about hackers and how to protect your computer, but for some reason, most people don’t really care all that much about smartphone security. Maybe because […]

Best Online Buying Guides to Consult Before Making a Purchase

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Planning on buying a new computer, a new DSLR camera, a new power tool, a new appliance, or a new piece of furniture? If so, you should always take your […]

How to Setup a Website With a Custom Domain in 30 Minutes

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I’ve been blogging on Online Tech Tips and Help Desk geek for years now, but I really can’t use them to post random thoughts, ideas, links, notes, etc since they […]

How to Keep Yourself Updated With the Latest Internet Memes

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Did you know the latest Internet meme was Hadouken and Vadering? Yeah, me either. Hadouken is where people take pictures of themselves fighting in mid-air and Vadering is where people […]

OTT Guide to Codecs, Container Formats and Transcoding

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If the title of this article doesn’t already make your head hurt, then the rest of it definitely will. Well, hopefully I can explain it in a way that makes […]

OTT Guide to Creating a Strong Password

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It’s so common now, that we all do it without even thinking about it: create a password that’s at least x characters, has at least one number and one symbol […]

OTT Explains – What is Port Forwarding and What is It Used For?

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Most people live their lives not having any idea what port forwarding is and what it can do for them. I recently bought a Foscam IP camera that connects to […]

How to Use the Command Line to Kill a Program

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Everyone knows how to kill a program using Task Manager in Windows or Force Quit in OS X, but sometimes it’s useful to kill a program using the command line. […]

OTT Explains – HTTPS, SSL and the Green Address Bar

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Have you ever been on a website and noticed that the address bar is green? If you visit a different site, it’s sometimes not green. And on some sites, the […]

How to Properly Setup Recovery and Backup Options for Two-Factor Authentication

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I’ve always been a big proponent of two-factor authentication and it seems these days you really need to use it. Just look at the recent Apple security hole that allowed […]