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Technology’s Next Big Question: What Body Part Will Replace Passwords? By Charles Miller Recently I attended a conference in Boston, the topic of which was passwords and alternatives. Password authentication is used everywhere online because the fundamental concept is easy to implement and easy to understand. Unfortunately, the ineradicable problem remains that some people are [...]

Three of Tech’s Biggest Companies Want Your Smart Home Dollars—All of Them

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By Charles Miller There is yet another brand-new word added to the dictionary, one that recent events have brought to the fore. “Abandonware” is computer software that is no longer distributed or fully supported by the company that made it. This also applies to any product that the company that made it is no longer [...]

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Bye-Bye, Adobe Flash. You Won’t Be Missed By Charles Miller This week as México celebrates Day of the Dead, many in the tech community are quietly rejoicing in the upcoming and long-overdue death of Adobe Flash. For those readers who may not be familiar, Adobe Flash is a multimedia software platform used for animations, games, [...]

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Biometric Authentication Not Quite Ready to Replace Your Dog’s Name Plus Your Address By Charles Miller The invitation that arrived in my email inbox read Beyond Passwords: Cybersecurity & Identity Trends, Unlocked. I initially dismissed it because Boston is a long way to travel for a one-day seminar, but some of the most respected security [...]

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By Charles Miller Taking a Quick Screenshot Can Save Your Computer Repairperson Hours of Headaches More than three decades ago, if a computer user wanted to print a hard copy of what appeared on their screen, they could simply press the [PrtSc] key. That key is still there on PC keyboards. The print screen feature [...]

If You’re Going to Buy a Color Inkjet Printer in This Climate, Here’s What You Need to Know

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The Computer Corner By Charles Miller Okay! I can take a hint. Several emails that appeared in my inbox said they did not like my advice on the subject of printers that appeared here two weeks ago. The common refrain was that the writers all wanted a color printer that was trouble-free, long-lasting, and inexpensive. [...]

Computer Manufacturers Deliberately Obscure the Longevity of Hard Disks

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By Charles Miller Every so often, I have an experience which reminds me that I might not really understand all of the things I think I understand. There are words and terms we all see frequently, sometimes use, but may not comprehend completely. Case in point is the conversation I recently had with a client [...]

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Mozilla Web Browser Working Toward Total Privacy for Its Users By Charles Miller A recent story in the tech news demonstrates that improving security on the Internet does not please everyone. Some people have their own agenda. The Domain Name Service (DNS), commonly referred to as the telephone book of the Internet, is where your [...]

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Web Browsers Around the World Exist Thanks to Google’s Chromium By Charles Miller Last week in this column, I praised Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, for deciding to share its Chromium web browser program for the benefit of Internet users worldwide. This week, let’s take a look at some of the web browsers around the [...]

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Chromium: Google’s Programming Code That Launched a Thousand Browsers By Charles Miller Google’s Chrome browser is now the most used web browser software in the world. Last week, I had some extremely critical things to say about the dishonest and deceitful marketing tactics Google employed to obtain that number one status. I want to balance [...]

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