How To Secure Outlook From Viruses

While Outlook is a popular and easy to use mail program, there are instabilities central to the application that make it vulnerable to viruses and spyware. It’s not surprising that it’s a target for spyware and viruses. Bundled with most Windows operating systems, it is used on almost all computers and it gives hackers direct [...more]

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Feb 09 2011
By Mr. Security

How to Get Thousands of TV Channels on Your PC… And Never Pay Another Monthly Bill Again

In today’s rocky economic climate, most households are cutting back wherever they can. And with cable and satellite television costing anywhere from $65- $150 a month (more if you count premium movie channels) many people are making their television sets the first part of their homes to get the axe. But what if there was [...more]

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Feb 08 2011
By sam

New Trojan Virus Disguised as Worm Game

Giddy up for yet another type of trojan! A Microsoft representative said that this new trojan can nuke the boot process of Windows. Instead of loading the operating system, all you get is a ASCII line in the middle of your monitor (is not even ASCII art, which can be cool). “A recently discovered backdoor [...more]

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Jun 22 2010
By markracz

PlayStation 3 Losing Linux

One of the PlayStation 3′s bragging points amongst the technorati was the fact that you could install other operating systems on the machine, usually Linux. The redesigned Ps3 Slim removed this ability, and now the original version is losing it as well. On April 1, PlayStation 3 firmware 3.21 will be available, and when installed [...more]

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Mar 31 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Add Social Media to Gmail with Rapportive

I can’t say that I really notice the Google ads when I’ve got my Gmail inbox open, but if there was another option I’d certainly get rid of them. But wait! Now there’s a better way! Firefox and Chrome plugin Rapportive replaces those ads with the social media contacts of the person you’re emailing, so [...more]

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Mar 15 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Email Your Files Into The Cloud With SugarSync

The advent of cloud-based file storage is one of my personal favorite technological advances of recent years. I once lost several years of writing when my computer’s hard drive failed because I was bad about backing it up on discs, but now I’ll never have to worry about that again. Every file I save is [...more]

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Feb 28 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

PeeWee PC Kid-Proofs Your Computer, Makes Us Giggle Like Children

The press release for PeeWee PC’s new PeeWee Kit just hit my inbox and made me realize that perhaps I’m not mature enough to have a grown-up computer. After all, the name “PeeWee PC” makes me snicker like a child because, well, you know, it’s hilarious. Goofy name aside, PeeWee PC’s new PeeWee Kit is [...more]

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Feb 24 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

20 Years Of Photoshop

Happy birthday, terrible filters! Happy birthday, lens flares, and happy birthday Photoshop. Last friday, Adobe Photoshop turned 20 years old, and to celebrate, several cakes were rasterized (i.e. “eaten”). Nah, those are all jokes, here’s some actual information: Photoshop’s long history started in 1987, when Thomas Knoll created some pixel-imaging software called “Display.” What did [...more]

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Feb 23 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

PMSBuddy Tracks Girlfriend’s Periods, You Jerk

TechCrunch just turned me on to an iPhone app that’s as unnecessary as it is hilarious. It’s called PMSBuddy, and is designed to tell you, a frightened male who’s uncomfortable with how the female body works, when he should hide in his room playing Fallout 3. As someone who’s actually dated girls, let me tell [...more]

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Feb 22 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

ShrinkIt: The Free PDF Shrinker

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got some pretty gigantic PDFs lying around your hard drive. For some reason, even my 3 page text PDFs often top pretty big, which makes them hard to send to people on legacy email accounts (I can’t believe everyone’s not on gmail either.) The other situation I often run [...more]

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Feb 19 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos