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Craigslist Looking For A Redesign

Posted on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 in Internet by Nick

Craigslist.org. It’s usable, but its interface is horribly outdated. A job listing for an experienced UI/Usablitiy/Front End Engineer has been spotted on the ‘net (on Craigslist itself, in fact) to make the site “faster, friendlier, and easier”, looking for a designer with with skills along the lines of mobile app design, platform support skills, and […]

Analytic Data

Posted on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 in Internet by Nick

Google Analytics is an amazing thing. You can see what countries people that visit your site are from, the browser and OS, and much more. Here is April’s data, which I have cropped for yall’ (if your not a web related developer, then you should probably skip this post).

Its World Backup Day

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2011 in Culture, Internet by Nick

“When a hard drive fails, if the data isn’t backed up, it’s gone. And it’s not a question of if your hard drive will fail, it’s when. Many people visualize their computer as a single thing with a big part (like a toaster) when in fact it has a number of different components (like a […]

Another blow to Net Neutrality

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 in Culture, Internet by Nick

House Republicans took the first step in blocking the Federal Trade Federal Communications Commission’s authority over Net Neutrality. A 15 – 8 vote was taken on the issue by the  House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology to remove whats left of the Net Neutrality rules that the FTC enacted early in December. Those ruled would prohibit Internet providers […]

XSS Flaw found in WordPress

Posted on Thursday, December 30th, 2010 in Internet by Nick

The folks at WordPress have announced today that a critical core security bug has been found in all 3.0.3 installs and below. The bug is a XSS flaw found in the HTML sanitation library, also known as KSES. The new update has been label as critical by the WordPress team. Sophos Naked Security Blog said […]

A YouTube Video worth posting: New Mario Bros. Movie Trailer

Posted on Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 in Culture, Gaming, Internet by Nick

Very rarely do I stumble upon a video on YouTube that is worth posting here on the Newb Wired blog. Well folks, I just found a video that it worth it (and at this time has only around 300 views). I’ll just post the description so you can get on to the video. “The Game Station presents an epic […]

Our buddies over at Google have done it again (as in release a great, free product that is actually useful).  That product being TeachParentsTech, which allows users to create and email a ‘care package’ that has a custom message and videos that teach your parent or grandparent how to do things like changing the computer time or using the […]

Pocket God is coming to Facebook

Posted on Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 in Gaming, Internet by Nick

When I first heard of this I was truly thinking ‘wtf’. Apparently, Pocket God, the hit god simulation game for the iPhone, is going social and coming to Facebook and a computer near you (brought to you by those Canadians at Frimo Studios, the creator of  Zombie Tycoon). The game which is said to “… be MUCH […]

Should I use an ad blocker?

Posted on Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 in Culture, Internet by Nick

Every time I set up a new internet browser, I always face the dilemma of whether to install an ad blocker.  I do not install it at first, but later I always do.  The ads always force me to (I’m looking at you TechCrunch). Now to set up this discussion, I feel that I need to […]

Netflix changes up its lineup of plans

Posted on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 in Internet by Nick

Netflix, the streaming company we all know and love, changed up its plans yesterday. Netflix now offers a streaming only plan and Netflix has increased the cost  of the unlimited plans by $1.  The streaming only plan is $7.99 a month and lets you instantly watch unlimited TV episodes and movies streamed to your computer or TV. […]