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How to Protect Your Windows XP Investment Well Past Microsoft’s Drop Dead Date

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Featured, Microsoft

Turns out that Windows XP is going to supported well into 2015 – but only if you’re talking about your internet browser. And we’re not talking about Microsoft Internet Explorer, either. Google has announced that it is going to be supporting Google Chrome for Windows XP past Microsoft’s 2014 dropdead date. This means that people […]

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When is it Time to Buy a New Smartphone?

August 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Smart Phone

Who doesn’t want the latest and greatest technology? The push-back has always been the incredible costs associated with keeping up with 6-month refresh cycles. It all boils down to some simple questions that can help you decide if it’s really worth locking yourself into another 2-year contract. Does your phone work? Does it do what […]

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Is the PC Dead — Again?

May 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Microsoft

Mark Twain is reported to have said that “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Now-a-days it seems to be Steve Balmer of Microsoft fame. No, I’m not talking about his actual death, but the death of their leading product and platform: the ubiquitous PC and Windows. Microsoft itself seems to have cast […]

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Limiting Kids Time On the Internet

October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Internet

How do you keep your kids safe online?  Here are some links to sites with all of the most important information: http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/internetsafetychild.html http://www.filecluster.com/Security/Access-Control/Download-Internet-Access-Controller.html http://www.softforyou.com/ http://open-tube.com/10-best-parental-control-software-that-lets-you-have-peace-of-mind-when-your-child-is-on-the-internet/ http://www.howtoforge.com/set-up-internet-access-control-and-internet-filtering-with-safesquid http://www.pctattletale.com/parental-control-software.htm http://www.packetfence.org/home.html http://pc-time-limit.qarchive.org/ If you’re interested in having me evaluate some of the products or to put together some do-it-yourself videos, please leave a comment on this message. Related […]

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Free Software to Speed Up Your Computer

October 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Security, Windows (Microsoft)

Image via Wikipedia You may not be familiar with CrowdSourcing, or the free, new software that’s designed to help remove unnecessary and damaging components from your Windows PC, but this looks very promising! SlimWare Utilities officially launched SlimComputer this week which allows its users to collaborate together to determine which software on your computer is […]

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