Layering Your Home Network Security

On our TeamSpeak server the other day, Gnomie Phil Horton said that he’d like to share some more of his knowledge with the overall LockerGnome community; we were thrilled! So here’s what he’s come up with. Enjoy!

You may remember a LockerGnome article …continue reading

How to Use Q&A Sites Effectively

Question and Answer (Q&A) sites seem to be excellent resources of knowledge when one needs it these days. While I’m programming and hop onto Google with a question, usually I will arrive at StackOverflow. Chris has covered asking questions previously on the …continue reading

Tasks You Should Be Doing on the Cloud (And Why)

The Web is evolving rapidly these days. In what seems like the blink of an eye, more and more Web applications spring up to catch our fancy and intrigue. However, many people are neglecting to switch to Web-based solutions for their routines, creating stagnation for …continue reading

Six Reasons to Be Cautious when Using PayPal

In my previous article, I talked about PayPal’s recent conflict with and how the smug actions of one representative attracted a great deal of negative publicity for the online transaction service. Bad press aside, this is a prime example of how it …continue reading

It’s PayPal’s World – We Are Simply Living In It

The Internet is exploding today with reports that PayPal allegedly froze funds intended for charity after deeming it “not a worthy cause.” It all stems from this blog post on, a self-titled “fail blog of hand crafts.”

Out of the kindness of their …continue reading

Five Ways to Deal with Internet Trolls

What is a troll? As Matt Ryan wrote right here at LockerGnome just this past summer:

“…Someone who spends a majority of their time online moving from space to space making negative comments about everything they find. Typically, these individuals tend to be …continue reading

How to Disable “This Page Has Insecure Content” Warning in Chrome

There is nothing more annoying than trying to browse the Web and having a popup appear every time you navigate to a new webpage. This usually happens with ads, and sometimes with plugins or extensions like LastPass when there is an option to log …continue reading

New ATM Card Scam Lets Thieves Steal Your Card from the ATM

Did you know that thieves are actually stealing ATM cards from the very machines we use to get money from the bank? KnowBe4, a leader in security and fraud prevention through education, has advised everyone to take some additional steps to avoid …continue reading

Too Broke to Buy Something Online? Ask a Friend for Help with Friendgiftr

Today’s economy is rough. Almost everyone lives paycheck to paycheck, and even then it’s hard to make ends meet. Sometimes, though, you need a little something for yourself, but you still might find yourself without even enough funds to pay for your purchase. Enter …continue reading

Which is Better: Hand Coding or Pre-Built CMS?

Ashley, a member of the LockerGnome community, asks on YouTube:

“What are your views on Web-based CMS compared to hand-coding a Web site? Do you feel that a smaller (lesser known) CMS is as good or better than the more popular products?”

The debate …continue reading