JavaScript inventor and Mozilla ex-CEO creates new Brave web browser

Brendan Eich, the inventor of JavaScript and the ex-CEO of Mozilla, got media’s attention again, only this time it is for his new invention: Brave web browser. It is based on the Chromium web browser and it aims to block website trackers and ads. Take a look at the two screenshots of […]

[Fixed] Windows 10 File Explorer Keeps Crashing

Windows 10 gave me a challenge this morning. When I turned on my computer and went to File Explorer to access a downloaded file, File Explorer hang for a while then just crashed. Maybe it’s just an accident, so I tried again, and it crashed again the same way. Hmm, […]

WCF service WSDL shows wrong URL address when using HTTPS

Recently I developed a WCF Web service and deployed it to a server with SSL, however, when clients try to add the service reference in their Visual Studio IDE, the endpoint URL address generated in the web.config or app.config file points to a wrong URL address: it points to the […]

How to enable secure login screen in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 lists all user accounts on the Welcome screen which exposes all usernames, and it is not considered secure. Why it is not secure this way? Because malicious user can create a fake login screen looks like the Windows login screen, and then capture user’s credentials when a […]

Free Windows 10 upgrade ends soon, get your copy before too late

If you are still running Windows 7 or 8.1, you will have about two months to upgrade your OS to Windows 10 free of charge. In July 2015, Microsoft announced that eligible Windows 7 and 8.1 users can upgrade to Windows 10 for free, and this offer will end July 29th, 2016. […]

How to find the internal field names for SharePoint list columns 1

When you develop applications that interact with SharePoint lists, you may come to a point that you need to retrieve value from each column of a list by referencing the name of the list coluumn, however, you may end up with an error saying the column does no exist. […]

[Review] Is Swagbucks legit and worth the time?

Swagbucks is an online rewards and cash back program that allows users to earn points (called SB) by doing activities such as watching videos, playing games, searching the web, shopping online stores, answering surveys, and so on. Swagbucks is a legitimate business and it is definitely worth your time, and […]

Google indexes HTTP site as HTTS, how to fix it?

A few months ago, I decided to switch my hosting provider from Arvixe to and after the switch I decided not to continue to use SSL for my site, so I terminated my SSL certificate. Within a week, I noticed that my page views have dropped tremendously, almost to […]