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Anonymous hacks FBI computer, claims information on 12 million iPhone and iPad devices in the process.

Greetings, Internet! I thought I’d bring you some news from the dark side of the web today by filling you in on an apparent hack that was recently carried out by affiliates of Anonymous. “What was this special agent doing with information on 12 million iDevices?” The hack, performed by AntiSec, involved scouring an FBI Read More »

  
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A Beginners Guide to Typography: There's More to Life Than Arial…

Let’s take a quick journey through one of the most dogmatic and unchallenged topics in the marketing world: typography. Or if you’re so inclined: font choosin’. Consider this part rant, part primer on fonts. For design nerds, there’s nothing better than a nice flame war about which fonts are best. It’s a frivolous exercise and Read More »

  
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Location Independence: Coming to a Living Room Near You!

When I was 9 years old, my 3th grade teacher told our class that the jobs we would have someday probably didn’t even exist yet. That was back in 1994, when we tied up the house land line and endured a ritual of modem static to check our email. When a download rate of 5kb/sec Read More »

  
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HACK ALL THE GIBS0NS!

We take it for granted that our information is secure online. Our email, bank account, credit cards, social media; we don’t really give much thought to how one security breach could bring you down. Down like a Gibson. Turns out, we should probably be giving our security a lot more thought. SRSLY. Last week it Read More »

  
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Economic Engines – Tech Guys Kenya Roadmap

One of the things I really love about the fully virtualized environment that we’ve created at Tech Guys is the ability to pack up the laptop and bounce. Bounce anywhere on the planet that has good wifi and you can stomach the timezone differences. While you probably won’t see me hanging out in central Asia Read More »

  
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A Clever New Social Scam

Doing what we do here at Tech Guys, we sometimes find ourselves at odds with various nefarious ne’er-do-wells whom we serve up a great steaming pile of justice with a side of poppin’ fresh side of expletives.  Security is always a top priority with us, so this can serve as a warning in general to the assumptions Read More »

  
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Google Website Optimizer: A Eulogy…

If you’re a user of Google’s excellent Website Optimizer (GWSO) tool, chances are you’ve already received a message notifying you that as of August 1st, our beloved GWSO shall be no more. This particular Tech Guy is taking it rather hard. That’s right, GWSO is being retired and…changed. Some might say upgraded. Time will tell. Read More »

  
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Why You ALWAYS Test Your Marketing Emails

Email marketing gives you an incredible opportunity to follow up with your prospects and customers to make them more offers (which in turn leads to more money). On your opt-in pages, you have the option of whether or not you want to ask for a prospect’s first name so you can personalize the emails. Opening Read More »

  
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Writing Headlines

One of the most critical elements of successful copywriting is the headline. In fact, despite the fact that it’s only a few words, it can have the biggest impact on the success (or failure) of your marketing efforts. There’s two ways to write headlines. The first is to brew a pot of coffee and sit Read More »

  
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How It’s Made: Video

Video is a critical part of any marketing strategy. The good news is that it’s easier to make high quality videos than ever before, even on a basic computer. In addition to software you can get for free (or at least a free 30 day trial) all you need is a headset microphone and you’re Read More »

  
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