What is Buffering and How to Prevent it

If you’ve ever streamed or watched a video or some footage online, you may have experienced buffering. Essentially, buffering is evident when the footage you are watching or streaming stops midway through and you have to wait for the bar at the bottom of the screen to move before play resumes.
There are a number of ways to prevent problems with playback and ensure there are no issues with buffering. The simplest way to prevent having to wait for a video to buffer is to, pause the video when it loads and allow a significant amount of buffer to build up.

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Google’s Nexus 7 Poised to Tackle Tablet Wars

Google’s first tablet, the Nexus 7, hits the market later this month. Running on Google’s immensely popular Android operating system, the Nexus 7 will be introduced at a much lower price point and will clock in at 7 inches, much smaller than the current iPad.

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The Samsung Galaxy Beam Smartphone Is on Its Way to the UK

The Samsung Galaxy Beam continues to offer all the traditional quality that customers expect. The soft, rubberised back is comfortable in your hand, and the ultra-slim feature is great for carrying in your pocket, handbag, or briefcase. A 4-inch WVGA touch screen offers high-quality colour contrast for easier browsing and viewing.

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How The Web Is Changing Research

The Internet has changed the way that people do research. Research for projects is not as intensive as it once may have been. The way that content is distributed is completely different from years before. Social scientists can now freely share their work online and through various science based organizations.

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Is Online Backup Secure?

The principles behind online backup and cloud storage services are quite simple. In most cases, in order to keep accurate and current copies of your information, a backup service will most likely provide you with a piece of software to install on your computer.

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Using A Public Hotspot? You Really Should Use A VPN

Without a personal VPN, hackers and data sniffers can tap into your connection on an unsecured public Wi-Fi Hotspot.

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SEO TIP: Use Separate IP Addresses If You Interlink Your Sites

Hosting all sites on the same IP address is bad for SEO, especially if you link between sites. Read why here.

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SQL Commands To Help Manage WordPress Comments And Spam

After removing Disqus, I also realised what a poor job it had been doing with blocking spam so I had to spend some time removing these. Here are some of the steps I took.

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How To Only Display RSS Titles In WordPress Sidebar

Did you know that if you look at the html behind the default Wordpress RSS widget, it doesn’t just show the titles from the RSS feeds you enter – the full feed text is added to the page, even though only the titles are visible to readers. This probably isn’t a good idea for your keyword density, as this text is visible to search engines, but it’s easily fixed.

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How To Add Your Author Image To Google Search Results

Adding Google Authorship support to your blog is simple to ensure that all your posts show your Google+ profile image.

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Where To Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft will be releasing the Windows 8 Beta today. Download links for the will be available in the Windows 8 Download Center

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LG 55 inch OLED TV

Currently it is the largest OLED TV in the world and also the best as the LG EM9600 was declared the “best product of the year 2012”.LG EM9600 is not just a 3D TV, it is an OLED TV meaning that LG has finally got rid of the shortcomings of both plasma and LCD TV. Though OLED technology is not new as it was already being used in the displays of smartphones and monitors and small screen TVs it has only recently been incorporated in large screen TVs. The LG EM9600 will be available for sale in the second half of 2012.

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