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Free UNLIMITED Web Hosting

In celebration of the one year anniversary of this blog, our hosting provider, arthurwales solutions, is offering our readers FREE subscription to web hosting services with UNLIMITED features for ONE YEAR. You could either register your domain name for only N2,000 and have the web hosting services thrown in for

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WordPress 3.2 Now Available

Here in the U.S. we are observing Independence Day, and I can’t think of a more fitting way to mark a day that celebrates freedom than by releasing more free software to help democratize publishing around the globe. I’m excited to announce that WordPress 3.2 is now available to the

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Importance Of Domain Registrars

When it comes to setting up your own blog, it’s pretty well understood that you need to have your own domain and that it needs to be under your control. However, people view the process of setting up a domain as being completely different from that of setting up hosting.

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100 Oldest Domain Names

The Internet’s been around in some form for decades. It wasn’t until the mid-80s, though, that the Web as we know it started coming together — and those precious dot-com domains started getting snatched up. As we finish out the tech-centric year of 2008, we thought we’d take a look

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How to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox

If you need to test a software on Mac OSX, and it is not justifiable for you to get a new Macbook, a good way is to install the Mac OSX as a virtual machine in your Windows (or Linux) based PC. Both the two popular virtual machine software –

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Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest

I installed Ubuntu Natty on my Virtualbox (Ubuntu guest on Ubuntu host) and the first problem that greeted me when I boot up is the 16-bit display error message: The virtual machine window is optimized to work in 32 bit color mode but the virtual display is currently set to

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Calling For Guest Contributions

Running a blog site like the Diary of a Geek is by no means an easy task, especially if you wish to keep churning out quality articles that will positively impact on Nigerians as a whole, locally or in diaspora. Thanks to the efforts of  Wale Falade and Eyebeekay (Chief

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Country Domain Names Becoming Source of Revenue

Logging in to Facebook? Sure, you can use the social networking site’s full Web address, or you can just type www.fb.me. The keystroke-saving shortcut is possible because the government of Montenegro makes its “country code top-level domain” — the .me suffix — available to commercial and private Internet users, for

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.CO Domains – Free Offers

Missed out on a great .com domain name? You just may still get the .co variety. For all practical purposes, .co domains are the same as .com domains; that means they are available to everyone on a first-come, first-serve basis. One of the biggest advantages of the .co domains, besides

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