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  • Infographed: The Biggest Data Breaches of 2017

    As we get closer to the end of 2017, it hasn’t exactly been a good year for us people who work in cybersecurity. Threats are growing bigger, leaks and breaches are becoming the norm, and it’s hard to tell what… Read More ›

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  • Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung’s Galaxy line has been my go-to choice for smartphones since I started using the S5. Once I was able to upgrade, I switched to the Note 5. The Note 5 was a fantastic phone in many ways, which is… Read More ›

  • What’s New in PHP 7.2: Literally Better Everything

    As we all know, most web developers love and hate PHP with a passion. I’m one of those developers that absolutely love it. I know PHP like the back of my hand. Now, since 7.2 has been released, my love… Read More ›

  • ISS SSTV Transmissions Scheduled for December 6th through 8th

    From December 6th to December 8th, the International Space Station will be transmitting images to Earth via Amateur frequencies and SSTV (Slow Scan Television). Now, even though this uses the Amateur radio service, anyone can participate. It’s very easy to… Read More ›

  • TEKaholics 2017 Christmas List!

    Christmas time is near! Do you hear that sound? I hear jingles and something dragging on the rooftop. It must be Santa with the TEKaholics team’s presents! With Christmas right around the corner, we at TEKaholics would like to share… Read More ›

  • Review: Dell Inspiron 15 5567 for the Linux User

    I was able to get my hands on a Dell Inspiron 15 5567, a 15″ laptop aimed at the home and home office market with a starting price of $579.99. The configuration I’m reviewing today is priced at $879.99. Configuration:… Read More ›

  • 5 Free Programs

    If you use a computer, you need to get these free pieces of software.

  • Solving Moore’s Problem At Home: Quantum Computers or Restructuring the Old?

    Lately, the news has been full of quantum computers. For example, the Chinese have recently sent up the first quantum communications satellite. That leaves some asking, “How long until we see these these quantum machines powering our homes and in… Read More ›

  • Book Review: Code by Charles Petzold

    Code was recommended to me when I was 17 years old, browsing the computer book section in Barnes and Nobles. A man who worked as a full-time Java software developer struck up a conversation with me and asked why I… Read More ›

  • FCC officially expands Amateur Radio band plan

    Recently, after last year’s trail period with a handful of selected operators, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has officially to opened up the 630 meter band (472 to 479 kHz) and 2.2 km band (135.7 to 137.8) to all licensed… Read More ›