Month: April 2020

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What is open source?

What is open source? Well, open-source is not very hard to understand.  Open Source means the product which you are calling open source has its original code free to everyone to use, redistribute, and modify.  There are a lot of things that are open source, such as Rocket.Chat, Firefox, Chromium, VLC Player, Libre Office, and more.  All …

Is WordPress safe?

WordPress, is it safe?  WordPress is used by tons and tons of websites.  Large companies also use WordPress.  You may see some ad’s saying “building a site with WordPress is like using a chainsaw to cut food”.  Well, this is not necessarily true at all.  WordPress is great for building websites, even though some people …

April 2020 Swivro Data Loss

On April 22nd 2020, a configuration with the main swivro website and all of it’s projects was changed.  This caused an error with the PHP Version we had installed, causing us having to reinstall php modules, and causing databases to become corrupted.  We were able to fully recover all of our project’s data and our …

Android vs iPhone

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #11 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Android vs iPhone.  Android provides more free apps, it’s UI Is more customizable.  Android also runs off of the Linux Kernel, and the Linux Kernel is very stable, unlike the iOS Core.  iPhones are also very overpriced, …

Docker, is it bad?

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #10 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Docker is a system that allows you to create something called a container.  A container is like a virtual machine, you can run an app image in it from Docker.  An example: you can run GitLab CE …

A secure and safe alternative to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #9 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Facebook is a great social media platform, same with Twitter and Instagram.  The problem with all of these platforms, is they all track you.  When you turn your location off, Facebook still tracks your location.  This is …

Normal Hard Disk/Drive vs Solid State Drive

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #8 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Normal Hard Drive (HDD/Hard Disk Drive) vs Solid State Drive (SSD). Most Modern Laptops use SSD’s.  An SSD is basically a hard drive with no physical spinning disk and moving arm which reads the disk, which is …

Internet Bandwidth

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #7 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Internet Bandwidth is the speed and data limit of your internet.  The average internet speed for people in the United States is around 85 MBPS (megabytes per second).  It is recommended to have at least 1 Terabyte …

The things wrong with CloudFlare and 1.1.1.1

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #6 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) CloudFlare is one of the biggest DNS and Proxy providers, which also owns a popular internet service which is said to make your internet speeds faster, called 1.1.1.1.  CloudFlare is used by thousands of huge organizations, such …

Why you shouldn’t use Zoom App

Coronavirus quarantine Blog Post #5 (what is the coronavirus quarantine blog post series?  click here to find out) Zoom is a conferencing services company. It provides a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration. Some reasons why you should NOT use Zoom. Vulnerability: Zoom is not very secure.  If someone …