Written by: Dan C, on 2015-10-15

JPEG images may soon have copy protection! The Joint Photographic Experts Group recently launched a Privacy & Security initiative that potentially brings digital rights management (DRM) to regular JPEG images, not just the specialized JPEG 2000 format. JPEG Privacy & Security – a new activity launched by the JPEG committee – aims at developing a […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-08-06

Some of the most common problems that people face in Social Media is the size of images, both branding and those to be shared. Here’s a list of the specific dimensions together with some quick tips and insights to help you decide what photo to use in what platform. Infographic credit goes to

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-07-09

Smartphones have only been around for about ten years, but myths have still built up over time. Some of these myths just won’t go away, exactly like PC myths don’t go away. Here it is: More megapixels mean a better camera Megapixels are not a myth for smartphone cameras — they are a myth for […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-07-02

Myths and urban legends regarding PCs built up over time, passed from person to person. Some have a grain of truth, but are no longer true due to technological progress. Hackers Are Trying to Hack Your PC The Internet is full of malware and social engineering schemes but a hacker actively trying to hack into your PC […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-06-28

Facebook News Feed ranking now takes video actions into account.  Yes, you read that right. The News Feed is supposed to show you the information and stories that matter most to you. As part of Facebook’s ongoing effort to improve News Feed, people were asked to rate their experience and tell Facebook how the content […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-05-20

WordPress parent company, Automattic, buys WooCommerce, a shopping tool that powers more than 600,000 sites. The WooCommerce service grew out of parent company WooThemes, which was founded in 2008. The basic version of the software is free, just like WordPress, but WooCommerce will charges extra for features such as appointment booking, subscription pricing and a […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-05-11

Fact #0 “Counting starts from zero, not one.” Fact #1 “Under the hood, most critical software you use every day (like Mac OS X, or Facebook) contains a terrifying number of hacks and shortcuts that happen to barely fit together into a working whole. It would be like taking apart a brand-new 747 and discovering […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-04-30

Due to the misuse of the add_query_arg() and remove_query_arg() functions, a number of WordPress Plugins are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (XSS). Being very popular, the add_query_arg() and remove_query_arg()  functions are used by developers to modify and add query strings to URLs within WordPress. According to Sucuri, the WordPress Codex for these functions was not very clear, […]

Written by: admin, on 2015-04-21

“Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.” This […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-04-17

Every website, smartphone app, computer game or even microwave oven relies on code in order to operate. So how does coding work, really? The short answer is that writing code tells the computer what to do. A computer can only understand two distinct types of data: on and off. Binary code is the representation of […]

Written by: admin, on 2015-03-18

Programmer jokes and memes

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-03-18

Starting with the 12th March, many Facebook pages found themselves with a lower number of Likes. Facebook explained it was a “Spring Clean” through which they removed inactive users, memorialized and voluntarily deactivated accounts from Pages’ like counts. If this change is clearly seen in the Likes count, on the other side, day by day, […]

Written by: admin, on 2015-02-10

iOS9, code named Stowe, is Apple’s next-generation mobile operating system which will be introduced at WWDC 2015, considering Apple’s pattern of releasing a new iOS every year. According to, Apple’s new iOS9 will maintain focus on performance over new features, stabilizing and optimizing the operating system. iOS9 is going to include a collection of under-the-hood improvements. Apple engineers […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2015-01-13

Not long ago, developers were designing apps and websites for desktop, treating mobile development as an afterthought. Nowadays, many organizations are designing for mobile first and later on making design adjustments for other delivery platforms. This is the core of the mobile first paradigm. Why choose the Mobile First Approach and what is the benefit? […]

Written by: Dan C, on 2014-11-24

Embedding non-constructive or funny comments together with code poetry and little jokes into projects is something programmers do to either mark their work or leave hints for future developers working their code. Some of the best comments found in source code: // I’m sorry – // drunk, fix later // I am not responsible of […]