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Free electronic waste collection event November 12 and 13

By October 19th, 2010 in Blog

FREE electronic waste collection event November 12 and 13, at the Santa Barbara Sears parking lot, from 8:30-4:00 each day! Sponsored by the City, all businesses and residents are invited to bring any and all of their unwanted or unusable electronics to the drop off event! For more info call Sue Sadler at (805) 564-5686

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Backup your Facebook content

By October 6th, 2010 in Blog

As Facebook becomes a destination for sharing pictures and sending messages, in some ways it becomes online storage for these memories.  Today Facebook is rolling out a backup feature which allows you to download all that content back to your computer.  While we recommend a more robust backup service like Mozy for your backups, the

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International travelers: Ditch internet cafes, BYO3G

By October 1st, 2010 in Blog

International travelers know that finding internet isn’t always easy.  Now Xcom Global offers a solution for those of you who want to be connected all the time.  For only $15-$20/day you can rent a 3G wireless device that will allow your phone and laptop to connect to always-on internet.  Just turn it on and leave

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Use Google as a quick world time clock

By September 29th, 2010 in Blog

Did you know you could use Google as a quick and easy world time clock?  Simply search for “what time is it [place]”.  For instance, “what time is it Prague.“

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Amazon phishing scam’s authentic appearance fooling many

By July 27th, 2010 in Blog

The latest phishing scam to cross our desks is an e-mail that appears to be an order confirmation from Amazon.com.  In order to create a legitimate looking e-mail, the offenders have copied an actual Amazon order confirmation including all the graphics.  It appears to be legitimate, although there are some typos that should raise a

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Yahoo! Phishing Scam is Stealing Passwords

By July 19th, 2010 in Blog

According to Wikipedia, “phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.”  The latest phishing scam making the rounds is an e-mail ostensibly sent from Yahoo! asking you to provide sensitive information to prevent

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