Monthly Archives: June 2010

Test Your Network and ISP for IPv6 Readiness

Want to test your network for IPv6 readiness?   Go to http://areyou.v6ready.info/ . Our Articles on IPv6 Also see the countdown clock.   With all of the devices we have, tablets, laptops, desktops, servers, routers, phones and other devices, there … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about IPv6

Everything you need to know about IPv6. Just read an article that an unpatched computer can be infected faster than it could download updates.  That once IPv6 is in place if one billion infected computers each were scanning a billion … Continue reading

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Testing Your Firewall for IPv6

Here’s a way to test your Firewall (hardware) for IPv6 compatibility Link (see how to interpret your results) Preparing for IPv6 is very important at this time.   Early implementation will be the key to successfully making this transition. All … Continue reading

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Archos 7 Android Home Tablet

Archos 7 – another Droid tablet  (9″ tablets are available) Features 8 GB capacity for about 4000 songs, 80,000 photos, or seven full-length movies (expandable to 32 GB) Seven hours of video or 42 hours of audio on a single … Continue reading

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Dell Streak

The Dell Streak will be a 5″ Android Tablet.   As technology changes, there will be an assortment of Laptops, Netbooks, Tablets and phones. 5 inch Screen -WVGA (800×480) b 1GHz Snapdragon ARM-based mobile processor 5 MP Camera Front Facing Camera … Continue reading

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Hands-On with YouTube Video Editing – How To Buy Video Editing Software Roundup | PCMag.com

Want to Edit YouTube Videos?  PC Magazine has a good article on how to do just that. Hands-On with YouTube Video Editing – How To Buy Video Editing Software Roundup | PCMag.com.

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Put a Honeypot on Your Network

What exactly is a honeypot?   A honeypot is a non critical computer that has software on it that allows the monitoring of users who are on your network or if the honeypot has a public ip address, it can be … Continue reading

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Free Quizzes for Math, Spelling and More

I often look for free quiz sites that challenge adults with reading, spelling and math.  This quiz site appears to be for kids but is designed for children and adults.  Excellent site that offers mini challenges and comprehensive exams.  Quiz … Continue reading

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NitroReader an Alternative to Adobe

Nitroreader is an alternative to Adobe reader.    This reader allows you to create (from Microsoft, jpgs and other files), annotate, place notes, sign, secure, strike,   and and place sticky notes to your pdfs.   Nitroreader is one of … Continue reading

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Hanging on to Windows XP

So you are hanging on to Windows XP.  Well the problem now is it is reaching its end of life support from Microsoft (July 2010).  Windows XP was truly a turning point for home users.  After 3 service packs and … Continue reading

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Understanding Web Site Certificates

Here’s an excellent post from Paul over at Paul’s Home Computing blog on Understanding Web Site Certificates. An example of what he is talking about – You can find more great articles on his new blog.

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Calm Before the Storm

PRTG  Traffic Grapher allows you to monitor any device that has SNMP capabilities.  Free (10 sensors) for users or businesses to download, PRTG is easy to understand and monitors bandwidth and up-time of critical devices.   An example below is PRTG … Continue reading

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Flash Player 10.1

Flash Player 10.1 is available at the following on adobe’s download site. Older versions of flash should be uninstalled. Adobe’s Flash Player 10.1 supports hardware accelerated decoding of H.264 video on Windows.    This add-on allows Windows systems that have … Continue reading

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Immunet Version 2

We started using Immunet when only 6000 users were using it.  Unaware that Version 2.0 was out, I caught Bill Mullin’s blog and saw his excellent review.  Now with more options including and update option and a purchase option, Immunet … Continue reading

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DiskMax Cleans Your Hard Drive

DiskMax is one of the best utilities I’ve used in a long time.  It’s ability to clean your computer at different levels is an excellent way to keep your computer running efficiently and like new.   With its ability to … Continue reading

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Internet Fraud Alert

To help protect consumers from this increasingly-common crime, Microsoft has joined forces with the National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA), to develop the Internet Fraud Alert. More

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Looking For Vulns In All The Right Places? Experts Say You Might Be Missing A Few – DarkReading

Network-attached devices, paper documents, and your physical plant should be included in vulnerability scans, researchers warn-Looking For Vulns In All The Right Places? Experts Say You Might Be Missing A Few

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Edit Photos Online with SplashUp

Splashup an online editing tool for photos offers an excellent way for you to edit your photos.  With social networking and online capabilities, SplashUp is an excellent resource to work with your pictures.

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iPhone Sales Forecast to Hit 100 Million by 2011

iPhone Sales Forecast to Hit 100 Million by 2011.

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Is the Website Safe?

Many people will ask me if a specific website is safe.   Norton Safe Web allows user to query a website to check to see if it is safe.   So if you see a website on a social site, … Continue reading

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