If your PC is infected with the Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 malware or something similar, you’ve come to the right place, because we’re going to show you how to get rid of it, and free your PC from the awful clutches of this insidious malware (and many others)
Mike Reavey has explained on his official Microsoft blog why it took Microsoft over a year to get around to disabling a major ActiveX security hole. Short version: (Paraphrased) “We wanted to make sure that it wouldn’t be a problem for anyone who was actually using this ActiveX control, which we’ve never documented for customers… Continue reading Microsoft “explains” 18 month delay in patching major security hole
What do you really need to be a podcaster? You need drive, an engaging topic, and Audacity!
Adobe Photoshop (for Windows) is a huge, expensive, and extremely powerful photo editing package.
Is it just me, or does anyone else wonder why a complete MP3 file costs 99 cents, but the 15-to-30-second ringtone clipped out of the middle of it costs $1.99 or more? My advice is don’t buy ringtones. Period. Ever. That doesn’t mean you can’t have ringtones – just don’t buy them. You can make… Continue reading Make your own Ringtones
The latest social-networking virus going around is being spread through Yahoo Instant Messenger. One of your contacts sends you an IM (“instant message”) asking “is this your pic” with a link which contains the string www.facebook.com – but if you actually read the link, it’s pointing to someplace in the .ly domain. That’s Libya – not exactly a friend to Western nations.
How did we ever get along without this? I refer, of course, to Screaming Bee LLC’s Pocket Fart! Yes, friends, for less than two measly US dollars, you can finally impress your friends and family with an amazing variety of farting sounds. PocketFartTM uses advanced flatulence simulator technology to produce custom audio events, anything from… Continue reading Finally, the ultimate app for Windows Phones!
Lifehacker.com often presents useful and informative articles. This isn’t about those; it’s about the other articles they sometimes present, like this one: Bypass Heavy-Handed Web Filters with Your Own Proxy Server Your IT Department installs filters for a number of reasons, including (but not limited to): The lawyers told them to. HR told them to.… Continue reading How to get fired in one easy step
BattCursor (no relation to the Caped Crusader) gives you a free method of managing your laptop’s battery usage that is so much better than the built-in “management” tools in Windows, you’ll wonder why Microsoft didn’t
steal it think of it themselves
Did Windows 7 destroy your laptop battery? Probably not! Here’s a workaround.
According to BBC News, drinking up to three ounces of alcohol daily can reduce a man’s risk of heart disease by 35%; drinking 3 to 11 shots gives a man a 50% lower risk of heart disease! If you haven’t already yelled out to the Little Woman about this discovery, show her the full report!… Continue reading Beer is good for you! Woohoo!
Every Space Mission We’ve Ever Done on One Map By way of EXTRALIFE
The Chinese are at it again, this time with a knockoff of the new PSP Go. This one plays 16-bit NES titles, MP3s, and AVIs, and if you want to see what it looks like “up close,” go down to your local game store and look at Sony’s PSP Go. Except for the color and… Continue reading Preview: Chinese PSP Go Knockoff
Play Netflix Watch Instantly videos, Amazon Video on Demand, MLB.com and dozens of other channels, both free and subscription, on your TV. Internet video is here!
Got a minute? Watch a couple of movies! So it’s Monday, Labor Day, around nine PM, and I don’t feel like going to bed yet. So I asked the wife, “Want to watch a movie?” She says, “Do we have time?” “Sure!” I reply, “We can watch a dozen or so!” So, during the next… Continue reading Netflix Watch Instantly Review: 30-Second Bunnies Theater