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December
14
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Shout From The Roof About Shoutcast!

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Alright friends! Today we are going to learn to be DJs! Let’s set up a Shoutcast Server, get a song up there, and get it streaming! First thing is first! Go to Https://hostwinds.com and log in! Next, we are going to head over to services, drop the menu down and select SHOUTCAST. I selected the...

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December
13
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Today in Tech History: SPACE! The Final Frontier!

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Today in Tech History: Here at Hostwinds we are constantly innovative, and we are looking forward to launching this new monthly series, where we will give you a piece of Technology history! Since today is December 13th, and there was a pretty cool thing that happened on this day in Tech history, I think it...

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December
10
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Tut, tut! It Looks Like…. Clouds?

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The cloud! The omnipresent, overarching, everything-is-stored-there, buzzword that has saturated the market so completely, almost everything you can do on your computer these days is “cloud-based” or “cloud supported.” But, what in the world does that actually mean? Does it mean satellites? Microscopic droplets of water, forming above our heads in gaseous monstrosities, ready to...

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December
09
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Email Spam – It’s Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

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Email Spam, there is just one thing to say about it: UGH! Amiright? Literally, no one wants this crap in their inbox, and yet here it is, every day, hundreds and thousands of, at best, the internet’s equivalent of throwaway mailers for maid services you will literally never employ. At worst they can be threatening,...

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December
04
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Midwest to West Coast – Road Tripping with Hostwinds

Hostwinds Road Trip From Tulsa to Seattle

Right about this time every year, I start getting nostalgic for summer. The ever constant winter rain of Seattle, paired with the constant darkness that inevitably comes with being so far from the equator, and a rigorous work schedule, all begins to feel oppressive as we trudge through into December. I start to yearn for...

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December
03
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Tech Fact! Take a Bit of a Byte!

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We all throw around terms like “megabyte” and “gigabyte” but do we really know what those mean? Furthermore, what the heck is a bit?? The term “bit” is an abbreviation of the term “binary digit” referring to a 0 or a 1 in a series, that is the basis for all computer data. A “byte”...

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