Adam Lawson

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Small businesses lack the security knowledge to protect their mobiles

Whilst smaller businesses are keeping pace with mobile adoption trends they don't always have the security knowledge needed to protect …

3 Swimming Workouts for Every Skill Level

[caption id="attachment_60106" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]Whether you stumble upon it trying to get over a fear of the …

ThinkPower claims to be world's fastest battery pack

Hey look, another mobile power pack to keep our devices juiced up on the go. If you were to stop reading there, you would be missing out on why ThinkPower is in a league of its own and worth looking at.<p>ThinkPower is a new Kickstarter project for a mobile power pack, this pack is rated for 10,000mAh …

Space Savers: 6 DIYs to Make the Most of Cramped Kitchen Counters --> http://on.apttherapy.com/bZiPwK More counter space is at the top of most people's wish lists when it come to kitchens. Here are six accessible projects and ideas for even the smallest of homes, that show you how to eke out even a few more feet of precious prep space — with no major renovations needed.

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss | Inc.com

Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have taken this a step further--offering in-depth classes on entrepreneurship taught by …

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2013

It started with a gap in the market.<p>Technology writing comes in many forms. It can be long and lyrical a la The New Yorker. And it can be bite-size — …

The $0 Marketing Stack: 41 Free Options to Popular Paid Services and Tools

What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done?<p>Can you do all the same work of a digital marketer, and do it for <b>free</b>?<p>The list of tools …

The Internet of Things Is the Hackers’ New Playground

A new study finds new Internet connected gadgets tend to lack the most basic security.<p>Excited about the promise of the shiny new Internet of Things? Good. Because hackers are too. Or at least they should be, according to a study by computing giant Hewlett-Packard.<p>The company’s Fortify application …

Average Internet of Things device has 25 security flaws

In a study of ten devices including home thermostats, remote power outlets and door locks, HP found 250 potentially dangerous security vulnerabilities<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has connected everything from smoke alarms to fridges and cars, making life easier and safer – but it has also given …

XBMC media center software rebrands as Kodi to free itself from its Xbox roots

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Pioneering media center software project XBMC is getting ready for a major brand refresh: Starting with the upcoming version …

10 Reasons Why I Want You To Have My Personal Data

In this week’s invasion-of-our-privacy news:<p>South Korea’s LG Electronics said it would correct a “bug” on some of its smart TVs after admitting they send information about viewers back to the company without their permission.<br>• JPMorgan Chase & Co. warned some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards …

Behavior-Based Anticipatory Computing Coming To Social Networks

We’ve been sharing our locations with friends and family for years, whether it’s checking in on Foursquare or enabling location information on Instagram. Even with Twitter’s latest update, users are encouraged to share their locations and metadata. But what, exactly, social networks are doing with …

Cable association ads warn cord-cutters of shark attacks and death-by-rabbit

So you decided to go without cable; what's the worst that could happen? According to a new series of web ads from the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, you could face sharks, mutant rabbits, anthropomorphic flies, and a life of rural solitude. Supported by companies like Comcast …

5 Online Scams To Be Aware Of This Christmas

Advertisement<p>The holidays are a dangerous time. It’d be nice if the season of cheer was all happiness and joy but, unfortunately, there are malicious …

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Turn Your Browser Into A Supercharged Workspace With These Simple Steps

Advertisement<p>Wouldn’t it be great if you could manage all your digital work from a single dashboard <i>without</i> having to jump from one app to …

Triathlon Training Plans, Schedules and Workouts

Once you have established a base of strength training experience, you will be ready for more advanced movements. Heather Blackmon explains how you can<p>…

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

IRS Announces 2014 Standard Mileage Rates

There’s good news and bad news about gas prices.<p>The good news is that the cost of fueling up has gone down, meaning more money in your pocket. The bad news is that, since those costs are tied to the optional standard mileage rates, those deductions will be a bit smaller in 2014.<p>Today, the Internal …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

Top 10 Chrome extensions to enhance your daily browsing

Google’s Chrome browser is fast, secure and free, but it can be made a whole lot better with some free extensions that boost almost any aspect of browsing from tab management to fixing up Facebook.<p>As Google’s Chrome developers summit kicks off later today, the time is ripe to look at some of the …