You’ve Got a Virus!

  How to remove stubborn PC viruses This article was prompted by my experience the past two days with disinfecting one of my customer’s computers. He had managed to pick up the Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.Y infection, which typically produces this dialog box: It also prevents the Windows Security Center from running, shuts off the Windows Firewall, and… Continue reading You’ve Got a Virus!

Interview: JABstone founder Joe Bureau

Due to a recent stroke in the family, I recently was motivated to look for a method of helping non-verbal people communicate without making everyone around them learn sign language, or play charades. There are a number of apps available for smartphones and tablets, notably the iPad and the Android platform. After comparing features (and… Continue reading Interview: JABstone founder Joe Bureau

Quick Review: Google Docs Unleashed (video)

I subscribe to the daily email newsletter from How-To-Geek and often find it informative or amusing, and sometimes it saves me some money. Today it saved me some money. It offered a link to AppSumo.com for a free video tutorial, entitled Google Docs Unleashed. This video is apparently geared towards the Marketing type, or an App… Continue reading Quick Review: Google Docs Unleashed (video)

How to Create a Digital Distribution System for Video and Music

Unless you’ve been living in a cave since June of 1999, you know that most people like the convenience of digital music and movies. You also know that the record labels (RIAA) and movie studios (MPAA) have been falsely claiming for that entire time that piracy is cutting into their “legitimate” sales. I’m going to… Continue reading How to Create a Digital Distribution System for Video and Music

How to get fired in one easy step

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

Twitter Down: DDoS Attack

Is Twitter Down? The answer is YES. https://istwitterdown.com/ as of 10:30 AM EST on Thursday August 6, 2009 According to twitter’s status page they are in the midst of fighting off a Denial Of Service Attack. https://status.twitter.com/ What is a DDoS Attack you may ask. Well according to Wikipedia: A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or… Continue reading Twitter Down: DDoS Attack

Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland

Tim Burton brings us more wacked out wackiness with his teaser trailer for the 2010 Alice In Wonderland movie. [flv:https://scifiandgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/Tim_Burton_Alice_In_Wonderland.flv 600 322] Download HD 720p