Would Facebook Allow Users to Post Ads in their Profiles?

Facebook AdsenseI was wondering if Facebook might one day allow its users to earn money for displaying ads to visitors of their profile pages. The user that wishes can display ads inside his profile page under his profile picture per example. The Ad can also be displayed in the photo gallery on top of the comments text area. I think this will increase the number of publishers which makes it more profitable for Facebook and some users will benefit and get money from “clicks” performed on ads displayed inside their profiles.

What Type of Web Hosting to Choose?

Web Hosting TypesHaving a website has become a necessity for any business today. In order to get your website accessible through the web it should be hosted on a web server connected to the Internet and well secured. Web hosting simply refers to a service that hosts your website, making it accessible to people interested in what you have to say or sell.  You might need to host your company’s website or your personal website or a web application that will service thousands or million of users and the question always is where do I host my application and what type of hosting is the best for me.

There are 3 types of hosting services: shared server hosting, virtual dedicated server and physical dedicated server. You will find in this article a description of the different hosting types and hopefully this will help you choose the suitable option for you.

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What It Takes To Build A Community Website

With Berytech community growing we felt the need to create a platform where community members can interact, share news, knowledge and resources with each others.

After studying different platforms we chose WordPress which is an open source blogging system that acts also like a content management system. In addition it can be expanded to have social networking functionalities by adding the tools to help people communicate and interact. WordPress has a big community supporting it and offering lot of plug-ins to make it a very rich platform.

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Web 2.0 & Web 3.0

web2to3You started to hear about Web 3.0 but still don’t know what is it about? You still don’t know what is exactly the Web 2.0? In this article I am going to introduce both web 2 and web 3.

Web 2.0

The term web 2.0 consists of giving site visitors the ability to make changes to the web pages, linking people to other users, providing fast and efficient ways to share content and expanding access to the internet beyond the computer. A Web 2.0 site gives its user the choice to interact and collaborate in a virtual community. Examples of Web 2.0 include social networking sites like facebook and myspace, blogs, wikis, video-sharing sites like youtube and other web applications.

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Portable Applications

PortableAppsPortable applications are applications that can be ran on USB flash disk without the need to install them on your PC. Generally the data is stored with those applications on the USB flash disk and your data is accessible on any PC without the need of any software installation. This kind of applications will help you also keep your Notebook at home. You will carry with you the web browser with your favorite bookmarks, your calendar with all your appointments and your mail client with all your received emails. There are portable applications for lots of software categories.

There are many software suites but I am going to write about PortableApps.com a free and open source portable apps platform.

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Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox is an Open Source free Internet Browser. It is the second most used Web Browser according to NetApplications. It was released in 2004 by the Mozilla Corporation. It is a very rich and secure web browser and its engine (Gecko) implements most current web browsers.

Firefox includes tabbed browsing, spell checking, incremental find, live bookmarking, download manager, private browsing, location-aware browsing and many other features.

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Can Your Old Desktop/Laptop Run Windows 7?

latituded505If your laptop/desktop is running Microsoft Windows Vista OS (which most consumer computers that shipped beginning in January 2007 do), it already runs parts that meet the current requirements of Windows 7. If the laptop runs Vista, it will run Windows 7.
For non-Vista systems you can download the Upgrade Advisor to see if your laptop qualifies. To give you a little more detail, to run Windows 7 your computer must have the following:

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EyeOS WebTop

EyeOs is an open source web desktop following the cloud computing concept. It is mainly written in PHP, XML, and Javascript. It acts as a platform for web applications written using the eyeos Toolkit. It includes a Desktop environment with 67 applications and system utilities. It is accessible by portable devices via its mobile front end. eyeos lets you upload your files and work with them no matter where you are. It contains applications like Word Processor, Address Book, PDF reader, and many more developed by the community.

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