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How to enable the secret Youtube Dark Mode in Chrome

So YouTube has a slick secret feature that let’s you change everything into a Dark Mode.  It’s currently not published by Google and only a few people know about it but it’s also awesome because it makes it easier to

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How to find and erase all the cookies on your computer

Finding the Cookies on your computer. Background cookie image via Flickr from Neil Conway

I love cookies.  Oreos are good; everyone loves those but believe it or not: they aren’t my favorite.  Walkers Shortbread cookies are also pretty damn good but they don’t take the gold in my book. The cookies I’m really digging these

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Networking 400: Secret TCP three-way handshakes

TCP secret three-way handshakes

So we all know that IP addresses allow us to communicate across the network by telling us source and destination layer 3 addresses.  But that’s just one bitty part of network communication. If you’ve been following my blog you know IP addresses

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Could NetEase be the next Grooveshark alternative?

Background image credit Elias Levy via Flickr

I remember the first time I heard about Napster.  I was a senior in high school and my curly headed eccentric friend introduced me to music piracy.  I didn’t care that I was stealing music.  Heck, I rationalized that I was

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What is a .crdownload and .partial file and can I delete them?

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If you ever started a download in Chrome or Internet Explorer and flipped open the Downloads folder before the download finished, you probably saw an enigmatic file with a .crdownload or .partial extension. Today I want to tell you exactly what these

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