Kevin Johnson

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How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1180000/1180963_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524630451_d7730ab5d4a6600f50ce22b205307da7<p><b>Eyes are everywhere online.</b><p>The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private …

Tech Q&A: Boost cell signal, avoid a tech trap, free legal eBooks and more

<b>Boost your cell signal indoors</b><p><b>Q.</b> To save money, I canceled my home landline. I didn't realize how weak my cellphone's signal is in some rooms. Can I make it better, or is it back to the landline?<p><b>A.</b> You can buy cellphone repeaters that intercept the signal from outside, or in a room with a strong …

Turning tables: How technology is shaking up restaurant reservations, and profits

It is not yet seven o'clock on a frigid Friday night, and there is already a lineup at Pizzeria Libretto. All the tables at the hip Neapolitan-style restaurant on Ossington Avenue in downtown Toronto are spoken for. Standing in small clusters, hopeful diners scan the room, eyeing other people's …

Google Domains Public Beta Launches in the US

After announcing its domain registration service last summer, today Google Domains has lifted the invitation-only access and is open to anyone in the US.<p>Google Domains comes with a dashboard to help users maintain their website, along with Blogger integration to help sync company blog posts. The …

Why you don't need God

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was January 2014 and I was sitting on the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.<p>You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19 years. I …

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Verizon Innovative Learning

Technology. Innovation. For a brighter future.<p>Tech immersion<p>How do you get kids to see possibilities they never dreamed of? By marrying technology, …

What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother

From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.<p>The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the house where you already live. I always liked Walker's description …

How big data can change the music industry

The topic of royalty payouts from streaming services emerges year after year. The arguments remain the same, yet no progress has been made.<p>Industry leaders continue to focus on streaming royalties as the only future of artists’ revenue. As of yet, the fate of music monetization remains undecided. …

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …

Google VR

Get the Google Cardboard app<p>Start your VR journey with the official Cardboard app.<br>Available for Android and iOS.<p>Get it<p>Google Cardboard<p>Experience …

How to record your webcam with VLC

The provided software for some webcams can be a bit lackluster. While options for adjusting the brightness, contrast, or zoom exist, you may be looking for a way to record the feed. If you're already using VLC for watching videos or streaming podcasts, did you know you can also use it to record …

Home Security

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Apple aiming for $5 Beats Music streaming subscriptions

Having helped pioneer the concept of the $0.99 music track on iTunes, Apple is now trying to bring down the price of streaming music.<p>According to a new report published by <i>Re/code</i>, Apple is pushing music labels for extensive price cuts that would bring the cost of a Beats Music subscription from its …

Elton John and Bernie Taupin Look Back At ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

Elton John was on a historic roll when he traveled to France in early 1973 to make what would become one of rock’s great double albums. He’d scored …

Top 10 Reasons Why Dogs Are Totally Worth It

Yes, pets are a massive pain in the ass, but we also love them to death. Since today is focused on all the ways to keep their hair and stink at bay, …

There is no one Twitter experience — there is only your Twitter experience

As any social platform expands and reaches the online equivalent of middle age, there are often criticisms of what that growth requires and cries of …

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Meet Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, ages 17 and 19, whose ability to build a massive audience from nothing may be unparalleled in media today.<p>There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.<p>No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other …

How Beats headphones changed the audio world

Kelley Zapata loves her Beats.<p>The University of Georgia junior first got a pair of Beats by Dre Studio headphones for Christmas in 2008. They were a revelation, she says, especially for someone used to Apple earbuds.<p>"I was blown away," she recalls. She's since invested in two more.<p>She's not alone. …

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

<b>#6 of “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media”</b><p><i>Co-authored with Ian Anderson</i><p>The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-changing platform for business, sales, and reputation enhancement?How do we choose …

Book News: 1640 Psalm Book Nets $14.2 Million At Auction

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>A 1640 book of psalms translated from Hebrew sold for a record breaking $14.16 million at auction on Tuesday. Known as the Bay Psalm Book, it is the first book published in English in what is now the U.S. There are …

Hollywood Presses Anti-Piracy Trade Measures With Obama

Entertainment executives meeting privately with President Barack Obama Tuesday asked him to ensure copyright protections are enshrined in new trade …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

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