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DIY U-shaped keycap puller

After having already misplaced the loops-style keypuller I made just yesterday, but then failing a replacement (1.8mb image here) using overly-thick paperclips, I made one in in the Topre U-style as conveniently shown by xsphat, and it was fairly straightforward.

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Trusting iPhones plugged into bogus chargers get a dose of malware

Trusting iPhones plugged into bogus chargers get a dose of malware | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
iPhones will pretty much trust any computer they're plugged into.
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How Novell peaked, then threw it all away in a year

One grey morning in the mid 1990s, your writer was bundled on a plane and flown to somewhere in Germany - it might have been Dusseldorf - to attend the Olympics. Not those Olympics. The inaugural Certified NetWare Engineer Olympics.

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How to avoid an old scam now making the rounds online

How to avoid an old scam now making the rounds online | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
A classic scam has been making the rounds on websites such as Craigslist and Kijiji -- someone contacts you to purchase an item you’re selling, and is even willing to send a cheque for more than it’s worth.
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How Small Business Are Attacked By Cybercrime

How Small Business Are Attacked By Cybercrime | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
In this post, we'll look at how small business in Taiwan are attacked and what lessons others can take from these events.
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10 Useful Options You Can Configure In Your Router’s Web Interface

10 Useful Options You Can Configure In Your Router’s Web Interface | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Your wireless router has a variety of useful options you can configure. These are practically hidden — you wouldn’t know these features exist unless you were digging through your router’s configuration pages.
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CNET Joins the Dark Side, its Download.com Attempts to Fill Your Computer With Crapware

CNET Joins the Dark Side, its Download.com Attempts to Fill Your Computer With Crapware | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Download.com from CNET is one of the most popular sites for downloading software. But the company has decided to join the dark side and try to trick you into installing crapware.
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Olds, AB, gets massive 1,000 Mbps broadband boost

Olds, AB, gets massive 1,000 Mbps broadband boost | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Ultrafast internet speeds that most Canadian city dwellers can only dream of will soon be available to all 8,500 residents in a rural Alberta community for as little as $57 a month, thanks to a project by the town's non-profit economic development...
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Everything You Need to Know About Creating Custom Recovery Images for Windows 8

Everything You Need to Know About Creating Custom Recovery Images for Windows 8 | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
By default, Windows 8′s Refresh or Reset your PC feature restores Windows to its initial state. However, you can also create custom recovery images containing your favorite programs and system settings.
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Acronis True Image 2013 for $9.99

Acronis True Image 2013 for $9.99 | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
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Manifesto: Let my upload bandwidth flow!

Op-ed: What good is the ability to sync a TB of data when the upload takes a year?
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Office 365, Amazon, Others Vulnerable To Exploit Microsoft Knew About In 2012

colinneagle writes "Ethical hacking professor Sam Bowne recently put a cookie re-use method to test on several major web services, finding that Office 365, Yahoo mail, Twitter, LinkedIn, Amazon, eBay, and WordPress all failed the security test.
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How To Create A Hacker-Proof Password

In this day and age, our entire lives are controlled by technology. When you go on the Internet, you can sign in to your Facebook profile, your email, pay your bills, check your bank account balance,
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OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad

OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad, which provide even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online.  OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on the browser, but with additional capabilities that are only possible through native integration of the app with mobile devices.

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PRISM revelations result in lost business for US cloud companies

PRISM revelations result in lost business for US cloud companies | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Survey finds 10 percent of overseas companies cancelled contracts over PRISM.
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Made in America 2.0: behind Google and Apple's sudden patriotism

Made in America 2.0: behind Google and Apple's sudden patriotism | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
The Moto X is on its way. The long-anticipated Android phone — expected to be the first truly Google-influenced product from Motorola since Google acquired the company back in 2012 — is due to...
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How To Use A Console Controller On Your PC

How To Use A Console Controller On Your PC | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Though it's a platform that began with the joystick the dominant control method, over the past twenty years the keyboard and mouse overtook it to become the only way to play most games on the PC.
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Parallella 'supercomputers' headed to early backers, 16-core boards up for general pre-order

Following its successful Kickstarter campaign, Adapteva flashed the production versions of its Parallella \"supercomputer\" boards in April, penning in a
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Bypassing Paywalls, Speaker Buzz, and Printing Without Black Ink

Bypassing Paywalls, Speaker Buzz, and Printing Without Black Ink | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Readers offer their best tips for getting around paywalls and other blocks, eliminating speaker buzz, and printing when you're out of black ink.
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Sysadmins: Keep YOUR data away from NSA spooks

Sysadmins: Keep YOUR data away from NSA spooks | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
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Processor product names demystified and decoded

Processor product names demystified and decoded | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Are you confused by processor names? We don't blame you. They're a foreign language of their own. We can help by decoding AMD's and Intel's latest products.
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Add More Memory to Extend the Life of Your SSD

Add More Memory to Extend the Life of Your SSD | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Adding more RAM can sometimes improve your PC's performance. In a series of tests, Tom's Hardware found another possible benefit of adding more memory: a longer-lasting SSD and better disk I/O performance.
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How to Disable Driver Signature Verification on 64-Bit Windows 8.1 (So That You Can Install Unsigned Drivers)

How to Disable Driver Signature Verification on 64-Bit Windows 8.1 (So That You Can Install Unsigned Drivers) | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Digitally signed drivers include an electronic fingerprint that indicates which company the driver was produced by as well as an indication as to whether the driver has been modified since the company released it.
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FBI ransomware hits Mac OS X: here's how to get rid of it

FBI ransomware hits Mac OS X: here's how to get rid of it | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Ransomware's not only hitting PCs; it looks like OS X computers are also susceptible. If your Mac is held ransom by the FBI, here's what you need to know.
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15 beginner level tutorials to learn Photoshop fast

15 beginner level tutorials to learn Photoshop fast | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Adobe Photoshop is an all-time favorite image manipulation software for graphic/web designers. With the functionalities and capabilities, literally there are no competitors till date for Photoshop ...
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ASUSTOR Announces New AS 3 Series NAS With XBMC, FTP Explorer and More

ASUSTOR Announces New AS 3 Series NAS With XBMC, FTP Explorer and More | Cotés' Tech | Scoop.it
Network Attached Storage specialist ASUSTOR today took the wraps off its all new NAS series, announcing new hardware and a new of new and refreshed applications.
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