Infection! That word used to talk about people now it is just as common on your computer, and it is a huge problem to productivity and being able to use your computer. Malware – that generic term for software that can damage your computer what programs can get rid of or block most of it? There is a new free program that is worth looking at. It is from a [ Read More ]
Share Files with Facebook!
Keep up with everyone, play Farmville of course and share documents? You bet, you can share files on Facebook using the Microsoft app called Docs. It allows you to create and share Microsoft Office documents with all your contacts on Facebook. In addition you can upload your ...
Speed Up Your PC By Borrowing Memory
How can you speed up your computer? ReadyBoost is a Windows feature perfected with Windows 7. It makes it possible for you to use USB flash drives to speed up your computer. You can use SD memory cards, flash drives pretty much any kind of flash ...
Protect Yourself From the Latest Telephone Scam!
Panicked, a customer called me recently, a company had called her and told her that her computer was suffering from serious problems. They had told her that it was sending out viruses and attacks and wanted to show her the problem. They walked her through getting to event ...
Microsoft Office For Free!
Get Microsoft Office for free from Microsoft by using Microsoft Web Apps. This is a stripped down version of Microsoft office, but it is not that stripped down. It has the main features of normally found in home and student version of Office 2010, and you can edit ...
Keep up with everyone, play Farmville of course and share documents? You bet, you can share files on Facebook using the Microsoft app called Docs. It allows you to create and share Microsoft Office documents with all your contacts on Facebook. In addition you can upload your files to your Facebook account and edit them from any computer because you can edit them online inside your Facebook account. Productivity and [ Read More ]
You installed a brand new DVD drive, or hard drive and the thing didn’t work. You returned it and got another one, it didn’t work either. What is going on here? It very likely could be the master slave setting. You see computers aren’t that smart they can’t even tell which drive should go first in line. If you have a SATA system it doesn’t matter for you because each [ Read More ]
There are some bad people out there, and many of them know how to use the internet. Social media sites connect people but not all of them are worth connecting to. There are many predators, and some are posing as kids to lure children into danger. In 2009 Facebook removed nearly 6,000 registered sex offenders from its lists no doubt there are thousands more. So monitor your children when they [ Read More ]
You didn’t do anything different, you didn’t ask for this. However the tech who cleaned your computer says that you had to accept the virus or click on something that permitted it on your computer. Suddenly every one is a suspect, you know you didn’t do it, so who did? Mostly likely it was you, you just didn’t know it. You might have been clickjacked. Clickjacking is taking some hidden [ Read More ]
Irritated by your internet experience? Would you love to download any video you would like? Is there something you want to do online but it just won’t let you? I have been there too, but I found a solution, Firefox. Firefox is an internet browser and it is my personal favorite. What makes it so good in my point of view? The add-ons, hands down. Install Firefox for yourself, and [ Read More ]
How can you speed up your computer? ReadyBoost is a Windows feature perfected with Windows 7. It makes it possible for you to use USB flash drives to speed up your computer. You can use SD memory cards, flash drives pretty much any kind of flash memory card. Windows 7 can use ReadyBoost on up to 8 devices at the same time, giving you a maximum of 256GB of extra [ Read More ]
Think you are safe on the net because you are surfing on your phone? Think again. This is what a recent report from the Toronto Star had to say: “Recent research from computer training firm SANS found that 85 per cent of users were not scanning their mobile devices for malicious programs running on the devices. Of the 15 per cent who were, 18 per cent found mobile malware, higher [ Read More ]
The changes to Google’s search algorithm was announced late Thursday. The goal is to stop websites and blogs that jus copy content from the real creators and then try to benefit from it. According to Matt Cutts a Google engineer this is a big change that will affect many search queries. The proposed benefit is to drop low-quality websites in search results while moving website that contain original content up [ Read More ]
It is the end of an era, the era of space shuttle missions to space is going to end this year. NASA is under presidential direction to retire the shuttle fleet this summer, let private companies take over trips to orbit and focus on getting astronauts to asteroids and Mars. What is the future of space exploration? It looks like the James Web Space Telescope and other observatories for the [ Read More ]