Tag Archive: secure

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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Mar 19 2015

Microsoft 2015: They’re making a lot of good decisions!

Microsoft has been going through some personality changes here lately. And to be truthfully honest, it’s very welcome. Over the past couple weeks we’ve seen some very positive news coming out of the Microsoft campus. It just seems Microsoft is changed it’s attitude and it’s more open, and more one. It’s almost like they understand …

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Apr 29 2014

Internet Explorer Security failures – Again.

Internet Explorer Security problems has once again risen the browser to the top of the world’s most UNWANTED list. Internet Explorer was released in 1995; it’s been almost 20 years since Microsoft’s Internet web browser has been in circulation/available.  You would think after almost 20 years of having a web browser in circulation and being …

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Dec 10 2013

This is WHY you should avoid DOWNLOAD.COM [c|net]

I’m posting this article for the sole purpose to advise people NOT to download stuff from Download.com. I was in search of some Windows Bluetooth drivers today because while Android and iPhone seem to have NO PROBLEMS detecting Bluetooth devices [mics/headsets], Microsoft Windows won’t even try to detect devices correctly. BUT this brought me to …

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Aug 24 2013

Plex Media Server gets cool features- but only for PlexPass users

Plex Media Server as easily become my most used application out of anything else I use on a regular basis. Plex Media Server allows me to access my media files movies and music on virtually any device that I want to. It organizes and curates information such a way that in side-by-side comparisons between Plex …

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Jun 12 2012

‘Cloud’ Storage and my 3 concerns

For the past couple of years everything ‘new’ has been about the development of the ‘cloud’. The new operating systems from Apple and Microsoft are going to integrate cloud storage as a primary function to the operating system. I understand the function that cloud storage can provide, but my overall opinion of cloud storage is …

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Jun 08 2012

LinkedIn hopes for no repercussions

This week has been fairly interesting in the aspect that a ‘professionals’ website ‘LinkedIn’ was hacked releasing 6.5 million [roughly] user accounts and passwords. Almost immediately following that announcement was a report that LAST.FM, a media website, had been hacked for their user account. And back in December 2010 Gawker media news site was hacked …

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Apr 20 2012

Apple MAC users learn that they’re not untouchable…

Over the past couple days there’s been a lot of traffic and a lot of articles written about the Apple Mac being attacked by a backdoor Trojan. At last count, it was indicated that roughly 600 to 700,000 Mac users were infected with the virus. since early April, the reports of the viruses have been …

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Jan 04 2012

Google’s Chrome Continues To Blaze A Trail

I remember when I wrote an article about the very progressive climb of Chrome; how version 28 was coming in just 2 years. I continue to be impressed with the level of performance of Chrome and how well, it’s done in such a short time. And we still have time to see if v28 of …

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Aug 04 2011

Internet Explorer Market Share: Why is it taking so long to DIE?

I have no love for Internet Explorer. Microsoft and Internet Explorer lost me as an user when 15 friggin applications and viruses got loaded on my machine in 10 seconds and I couldn’t do a thing to stop it and then it took me 5 hrs to remove the damage… Internet Explorer; it’s a polished …

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