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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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Can You Electronically Sign Documents & Should You?

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Can You Electronically Sign Documents & Should You?

Perhaps you’ve heard your tech-savvy friends throw around both the terms electronic signature and digital signature. Maybe you’ve even heard them used interchangeably. However, you should know that they are not the same. In fact, they couldn’t be more different. Such a signature can be added using a digital image, a tablet-like device, or a specialized app like HelloSign or Signnow.

Joshua Lockhart April 2, 2013
Can You Electronically Sign Documents & Should You?
Gmail’s New Compose Is Now Default, Soon All Users Will Be Required To Use It [Updates]

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Gmail’s New Compose Is Now Default, Soon All Users Will Be Required To Use It [Updates]

Google announced on Thursday that Gmail’s new compose window feature will become the default option for users, and that it will do away with the old compose option soon thereafter. With the recent termination of Reader, Google has already been in the doghouse for some technology users, and if you’re not a fan of the new compose, this is yet another feature you’re going to have to give up on.

Joshua Lockhart March 31, 2013
Gmail’s New Compose Is Now Default, Soon All Users Will Be Required To Use It [Updates]
Who Is Cyberstalking You?

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Who Is Cyberstalking You?

In this generation of technology, “stalking” is a bit of a complicated term. It’s so complicated that we had to add onto it, coming up with an entirely new one: cyberstalking. We’ve talked a bit about how people can cyberstalk you, and we’ve even covered a few of the methods to use professional social networking to identify who is Googling you. However, do you really know who’s cyberstalking you?

Joshua Lockhart March 28, 2013
Who Is Cyberstalking You?
8 Tips For Using Your Smartphone At A Music Festival

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8 Tips For Using Your Smartphone At A Music Festival

I have a friend who goes to multiple music festivals every summer, and he actually opts to leave his phone at home. He believes that it’s a different world once you’re inside the gates – that you should leave everything about “real life” on the outside. I commend him for that. Sometimes it’s just nice to escape. However, it’s obvious that there are quite a few benefits to bringing your mobile device into the festival.

Joshua Lockhart March 27, 2013
8 Tips For Using Your Smartphone At A Music Festival
How Facebook Is Turning You Into Someone Your Friends Ignore

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How Facebook Is Turning You Into Someone Your Friends Ignore

Every company has its secret sauce, and Facebook is no different. The social network utilizes a special sharing algorithm called “EdgeRank” which decides what your friends see whenever you interact with the pages of companies and brands. How does the algorithm work? The magic is a bit vague, but you’ve probably seen the evidence of its existence.

Joshua Lockhart March 26, 2013
How Facebook Is Turning You Into Someone Your Friends Ignore
Netflix Unleashes A Horror-Filled Original Series: Hemlock Grove [Updates]

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Netflix Unleashes A Horror-Filled Original Series: Hemlock Grove [Updates]

Coming in just after the hit Internet TV show House of Cards, Netflix has finally released its long-awaited original series: Hemlock Grove. Backed by Eli Roth (director of Hostel), the series is an adaptation of Brian McGreevy’s novel of the same name.

Joshua Lockhart March 23, 2013
Netflix Unleashes A Horror-Filled Original Series: Hemlock Grove [Updates]
Google Officially Launches Google Keep, A Free Evernote Competitor [Updates]

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Google Officially Launches Google Keep, A Free Evernote Competitor [Updates]

Rumors about Google Keep being spotted in the wild have been flying around like crazy in the past week. According to Android Police, the note-taking service made a brief appearance on Sunday and vanished as quickly as it came. After much speculation, Google finally released its new note-taking Web app to the public on Thursday.

Joshua Lockhart March 22, 2013
Google Officially Launches Google Keep, A Free Evernote Competitor [Updates]
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