DoNotTrackMe Blocks Site Trackers

Abine’s DoNotTrackMe is an add-on for popular web browsers that makes increasing your online privacy a cinch. Previously known as Do Not Track Plus when it underwent a massive overhaul at the beginning of this year, the latest version “adds more than 50 trackers to its list, for a total of more than 200 companies and 630… Read more »

Adblock Plus for Android

Adblock Plus for Android offers an easy way to completely remove ads that appear when using your mobile device. Jusr download and install the app, and then just let it do its thing. Immediately all display ads, video ads, push notifications, and even many in-app ads will disappear. AdBlock Plus kill ads on most websites, including… Read more »

The SpareOne Emergency Phone

For all of our New York clients who’ve suffered through Hurricane Sandy, along with our own NYC Ripplers, we wanted to make mention of a pretty cool way to make sure you can always get through to someone in the event of an emergency. The new SpareOne Emergency Phone is a handy AA battery-powered device… Read more »

Autorun Malware Spreading on Windows Machines

In an unexpected turn of events, antivirus vendors are once again warning customers of spreading malware that can infect computers through a well-known bug in Windows Autorun software. This is particularly surprising given that the Autorun function has been disabled in Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs. Perhaps an even more curious detail is that Microsoft… Read more »

Favorite Websites: December 2012 Edition

Being that a good number of people celebrate holidays in December, we thought it would be appropriate to list a couple of sustainable and/or eco-friendly shopping sites. And even if you don’t celebrate a single day in December, these sites and products aren’t as boring as the word sustainable might imply. 1. On SHFT you can… Read more »

NYC Fiber Challenge Countdown

There’s less than a month left for New York City-based companies to enter the NYC Fiber Challenge for a chance to win a free build-out of fiber internet connectivity. With the average cost of a build-out being approximately $50,000 per business, that’s a pretty big prize. Click the image below to enter a submission, and good… Read more »

VIDEO: Why Octane Coffee Chooses OfficeTalk

Octane is one of the southeast’s premier coffee companies, with two Atlanta locations and a third in Birmingham, Alabama. Not only do they serve up delicious hand-crafted coffee by day, but their talented baristas double as bartenders by night. The coffee company has been a longtime client of Ripple’s Free WiFi, so when they discovered a need for a… Read more »

Humans on Mars: Will There Be Free WiFi?

NASA’s Curiosity rover has concluded that radiation levels on the red planet are safe for humans. “The astronauts can live in this environment,” said Don Hassler, principal investigator on Curiosity’s Radiation Assessment Detector instrument (RAD). He went on to explain that “the Mars atmosphere is acting as a shield for the radiation on the surface and as… Read more »