Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

Recently, Twitter gave us a huge shock by doubling their 140 character limit to 280. And as we recover, another shock comes full-on: Official Tweetstorming support. In case you didn't know, Tweetstorming is a technique of breaking up one tweet over multiple tweets to do one of two things: Portion tweets into different bits (like … Continue reading Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

How To Protect Yourself From Online Cryptocurrency Mining

The web is full of consumer danger. In fact it seems that the seco0nd we tackle a problem, a new one pops up. First the popup ads (which AdBlock got rid of), then HTML5 canvas fingerprinting, AKA the Supercookie (which Firefox 58 will be taking care of). But now, a new danger rises: Online cryptocurrency … Continue reading How To Protect Yourself From Online Cryptocurrency Mining

My Dad just got hacked: Here’s how to make sure you aren’t

Yes, it's true. Just yesterday, My Dad got hacked. We at DoubleGeek like to think that we have some of the most secure personal computers on the continent. We've got everything: Anti-Viruses, secure passwords, locked down firewalls, drive encryption, the whole enchilada. But, well, we know that most people couldn't be bothered with encrypting, scanning, … Continue reading My Dad just got hacked: Here’s how to make sure you aren’t

The HomePod won’t be here until 2018

Apple announced on Friday that they were falling behind with HomePod development and production and as a result, it won't be available until early 2018. "We can't wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple's breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a little more time before it's ready for our customers," "We'll start … Continue reading The HomePod won’t be here until 2018

Move Over, Petrol. Electricity’s coming to town

Now, we've never talked about cars on DoubleGeek. Because cars don't really count as technology. In their simplest form, they're basically powered by explosions. This is a problem because, in the US, one-third of pollution and 75% of carbon monoxide emissions in the US are produced by motor vehicles. Electric vehicles are the obvious solution to … Continue reading Move Over, Petrol. Electricity’s coming to town