Tag Archive: help

May 11 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee: Don’t Use Kaspersky Antivirus Software

This morning (5/11/2017), in the Senate intelligence meeting, the committee asked the leaders of our respective intelligence communities if using Kaspersky antivirus software was a good idea. None of those individuals endorsed using Kaspersky antivirus software to secure the computers.  Kaspersky antivirus software is based in Moscow, Russia and has been recently mentioned/associated with the …

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Oct 17 2016

5 Ways to Conserve Smartphone Battery Power During the Work Day

You forgot to plug your phone in last night, and you’re starting the work day with only 20 percent battery life. It’s a situation that’s happened to everyone, and it’s no fun at all. But with some battery-saving tricks up your sleeve, you can make minimal battery life last you through the workday. Plus, when …

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Sep 02 2016

Facebook Can Help You With Your Political Affiliation

Facebook is interesting, in the fact that it’s collecting all this private information on people and building these digital profiles. So even if you don’t know what your political stance is on the US elections, Facebook can help you, because they already have you figured out; and labeled. Oddly enough, I don’t normally do any …

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Jun 28 2016

Understanding the Basics of Probability Theory and How it Applies to Advanced Technology

People’s fascination with today’s technology usually stems from the high-end smartphones and the wide-ranging power they provide. In a way, modern advancements spurred the birth of a highly competitive market, featuring gadgets that encompass a gamut of areas in human inquiry. You have programs, or apps, on Tom’s Guide that predict the weather. Also, there …

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Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Mar 02 2016

Facebook Gives Their Users 5 More Like Options, But No ‘DISLIKE’

It seems like it’s only taken forever for Facebook to get around to adding additional responses to people’s posts. I think one of the most awkward things you can do on Facebook is when someone announces a death in the family or when someone is seriously ill that you had to LIKE the post or …

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Feb 25 2016

SlySoft Closed. It’s Gone, Done, Over – And There Was Great Sadness

I guess it had to happen at some point; SlySoft offered decrypting software that could be thought of as the standard when it comes to allowing users to rip DVDs and Blu-rays. AnyDVD had a subscription-based service a huge customer base and their support forums were always active with people willing to help. The immense …

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Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Nov 20 2015

Review: Bitdefender Internet Security 2016

It’s hard to believe that there’s people in the world that are working just as hard to infect and steal your personal information as there are making a living at trying to protect you from those threats. That comparison may be off by quite a bit. There’s quite a few vendors/products on the market that …

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Feb 25 2015

Roku: PlexPass Users PREVIEW of the new interface

Yesterday, Plex users with PlexPass got a ‘preview’ of the new user interface for Roku. Keeping with the understanding it’s a preview and not the finished product, Plex says that more improvements are coming. The old user interface for Plex on Roku was anything but exciting, but it was functional. The user interface that user …

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