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Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

There’s a lot of people who are concerned about the current privacy issues going around the Internet, with the revelations of the NSA and PRISM. That’s sparked a lot of people to question their allegiances to many online companies, and the data they have with them. The only way to ensure that your data is safe, if to take control of it. So, in this series, we will be showing you how yo... »

ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

When you first start with web servers, your first experience is probably going to be with a shared host, running something like cPanel. This isn’t a bad thing by any means, cPanel is a great system. But what if your website grows and you need something a little more beefy, like a VPS, yet want to maintain the simplicity of something like cPanel? Well, you really need a free web server contro... »

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

Back in December 2012 I wrote an article that explained how to use your own domain name with Gmail. Let’s be honest, it’s much better to have a custom email address like mail@johnsmith.com than wizards_sleeve839@hotmail.com, don’t you think? The problem with the article I wrote back in December is that there is a limitation with the system that only allows you to really receive e... »

Get a Free Domain Name With Dot.tk

Get a Free Domain Name With Dot.tk

On my personal blog I recently wrote about how I am completely and utterly addicted to domain names, I’ll be honest my addiction isn’t going very well as I have registered another handful of domain names since writing that article. However, domains don’t need to cost you an arm and a leg, you can easily get a free domain name from dot.tk. What’s the catch? I hear you cry fr... »

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Ever wanted to run your own server but also wanted the ease of use that comes with the package installers of hosted services like Softalicious on cPanel? Well, now you can using Installatron. Installatron is a free to use system, although there are paid tiers that you can utilise that offer more functionality, the free version would probably be enough for most people’s needs. So, how does it... »

Google App Launcher allows you to easily access your Google web apps in Windows

Google App Launcher allows you to easily access your Google web apps in Windows

Anyone with a Chromebook will be familiar with the Google App Launcher. Basically it’s a small menu that contains all the shortcuts to the Google web apps you have “installed” within Chrome. Now you can have that same app launcher within Windows. Pretty much anyone who uses the Internet today will be using at least one of Google’s many services. Whether that be Gmail, Googl... »

Brushing Up On Your Cloud Computing Skills

Brushing Up On Your Cloud Computing Skills

Whether you hope to join the ranks of Information Technology professionals or already have an IT position, you would be well advised to improve your cloud computing skills. Cloud computing is not just a buzz-word. It is real and is here to stay. Employees who embrace the technology will be poised for substantial career growth in the coming years. This is because the growth in cloud computing techn... »

Roll Your Own Web Apps To Avoid Privacy Issues

Roll Your Own Web Apps To Avoid Privacy Issues

A few weeks ago I wrote and article over on my personal blog about how I was thinking about moving everything “in-house”. Whilst that article has more of an emphasis on email (which I’m still not sure about moving yet by the way, so I’m interested to hear your thoughts…), I’ve also been applying the same principles to other parts of my online “life”... »

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