Closed Aug. 21st – Aug. 24th

Aug 18, 2014 by

River Net will be closed from 8/21 – 8/24 & we will reopen on 8/25. River Net Computers will be taking a small holiday so we can take a little break from the warm glow of the computer screens later this week. We are very grateful for all of our loyal customers and unyielding support over the years. Thanks to you, we will continue to...

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10 Worst Nightmares For Web Developers

Aug 11, 2014 by

10 Worst Nightmares For Web Developers Written By Thoriq Firdaus / Courtesy of Honkiat.com Many people around me think my job as a web developer is easy. Usually they see me pummel the keyboard from home, with a nice hot cup of coffee or tea next to me. What they don’t see is what goes on in the machine in front of me. Almost every developer...

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How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbor’s WiFi

Aug 10, 2014 by

How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbor’s WiFi Written by Andy Greenberg / Courtesy of Wired.com Late last month, a Siamese cat named Coco went wandering in his suburban Washington, DC neighborhood. He spent three hours exploring nearby backyards. He killed a mouse, whose carcass he thoughtfully brought home to his octogenarian owner,...

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WordPress 4.0 Is Around The Corner, Here’s What’s In Store

Jul 21, 2014 by

WordPress 4.0 is Around The Corner, Here’s What It Has In Store The second major release of WordPress is due within the next few weeks. Two beta releases have been released thus far, which have allowed me to get a preview of what we can expect when the stable version of released. If you are expecting ground breaking new features in WordPress...

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Tech Giants Make Net Neutrality Case As Deadline Nears

Jul 15, 2014 by

Tech Giants Make Net Neutrality Case As Deadline Nears Written by Elise Hu / Courtesy of NPR.org It’s not just comedian cable companies to support net neutrality. The world’s largest Internet companies — Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and others — have officially chimed in, Monday to the Federal Communications Commission, which...

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YouTube U-turn: Indie music doomsday ‘postponed’

Jul 7, 2014 by

Google has postponed its plan to block independent music companies who wouldn’t agree to the terms of its proposed deal. YouTube backtracks on record labels ban – after major uproar & EU warning Courtesy of RT.com YouTube has postponed a debated plan to take off videos by certain labels from the platform, after a major outcry both...

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Closed July 4th & 5th

Jul 3, 2014 by

River Net Computers will be closed July 4th & 5th and will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, July 7th. Business Support Contract Clients may always reach us on our cell phones. Have a happy Independence...

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Google Announces the End of Author Photos in Search

Jul 1, 2014 by

Google dials back Google+ integration with search results Searches will no longer show author photos or number in their ‘Circles’ – which Google says will create better experience and little effect, but leaves experts doubtful. Courtesy of The Guardian Google is dialling back integration between web search results and...

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Facebook outed for conducting creepy mood experiment on users

Jun 30, 2014 by

Facebook Inc. has revealed that it manipulated the news feeds of nearly 700,000 unknowing, randomly selected users in a psychological study to determine how positive and negative emotions can spread on social media. Two years later, the study has sparked outrage from critics. Everything We Know About Facebook’s Secret Mood Manipulation...

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5½ Useful Tech Tips from River Net

Jun 23, 2014 by

Whether you are a tech-savy, smart phone carrying, computer-a-holic or a newbie to the technology world, chances are you have been forced to tap a couple of keys in your time. With access to the Internet becoming universal so does the number of people that have to deal with being hacked or worrying about their security in general. If it seems like...

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