Archive: 2013-09

  • IP Addresses and Cookies

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 20 September 2013

    Every machine connected to the Internet has a unique Internet Protocol (IP) address, including your computer. You may have a static IP address or it may change each time you go online. Either way, you are tagged with a unique identifier every time you surf the Web. An IP address is necessary for the ...

    Read more

  • Solve Win Problems

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 18 September 2013

    How to solve the 10 most common tech support problems yourself Whether you’re dealing with your dad’s decade-old computer or your own custom-built gaming rig, troubleshooting PC problems is a part of everyday life. Before you make that $50 support call, though, try your hand at homebrew tech support. ...

    Read more

  • The Pirate Bay

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 16 September 2013

    This Saturday fans of The Pirate Bay file-sharing site are set to celebrate its 10th anniversary at a party in Stockholm sponsored by an energy drinks maker. The event - and the service's very survival - is an irritant to rights holders who have used the courts in the UK, Ireland, Malaysia and elsewhere ...

    Read more

  • Netflix studies piracy sites

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 16 September 2013

    Netflix has revealed that it tracks piracy sites to help decide which TV series and films it should add to its online streaming service. The US firm gave Prison Break as an example of one programme it had bought as a consequence of using the strategy. Media companies have traditionally seen copyright ...

    Read more

  • Samsung Galaxy Gear

    Posted by DCC Scotland on 15 September 2013

    The Samsung Galaxy Gear is now official, taking on the likes of Sony's SmartWatch 2 and the range of fitness trackers like the Jawbone UP and the FuelBand.
    The Samsung Galaxy Gear has been officially unveiled at IFA 2013 during the Samsung Unpacked event. The Galaxy Gear will launch sporting a 1.63-inch ...

    Read more