October 28, 2015

2-Factor-Authentication on Joker.com

Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA)┬álets people identify themselves more securely by adding a second layer of security. This isn’t a new invention, you probably do it all the time when you use your credit card and your PIN to get cash from the ATM at the corner.
On the web, two-factor authentication is mostly provided by smartphones. The user types in their password but needs a second device which has been registered previously to unlock their account.

This Two-Factor-Authentication on Joker means, that you will not only need your username and password, but also an additional, individual and constantly changing code, which is provided by an independent device such as your smart phone.
These two factors – the password, you know, and the smart phone, you have – add an additional layer of security against theft of credentials or dictionary attacks.
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October 12, 2015

The best domain for photographers, now for a special price

If you are a photographer you most likely want to showcase your photos somewhere online. Sites like flickr, 500px, tumblr or even Instagram are a good and cheap place to do this, especially if you want to quickly get fans and followers. But having your own portfolio website with your own domain is never a bad idea. Sites where you upload your images can shut down, change owner or change their terms of service. With your own site, your images belong to you, you decide in which resolution they are shown and you can customize the look of your site.

So now you have your own photo website, but what about a domain? You could choose a myname-photography.com but why not choose the much smarter and shorter myname.photo? It’s short, it’s meaningful and many names that are taken with a .com ending may still be free with .photo.

The world through your lens. Find the perfect .photo name and make your mark.

Right now Joker.com has a special price for .photo domains. Until December 31st, every .photo domain is only $9.99 for the first year of registration. That is just $0.83/month for your perfect photo domain.