Monthly Archives: September 2011

Prague Astronomical Clock

Amazing More information on the clock

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Your friend has been hacked

On Facebook?  Watch what you click and don’t fall for scams.  Recently I saw Facebook Security had posted to my wall.   But I knew a friend was hacked.  How?  When you use Facebook, you will see associated friends in … Continue reading

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How to Build a Computer an Animated Guide – You won’t believe the Graphics

Rick over at What’s on My PC  has found a great link for everyone that show’s an animated guide to building a computer.  This GEM will be used in class. Excellent Find!  The graphics are just unreal.   If you select … Continue reading

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Publish Your Blog as an ebook

Earlier this year I showed you how to convert your blog into a pdf that could be printed as a book or downloaded as a pdf.  By using BlogBooker, you can export your WordPress blog as an xml and BlogBooker … Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Puts Business First

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad Tablet flips the “consumerization of IT” paradigm by adding business-class capabilities, says eWEEK Labs analysts. Features include management software, full-size peripheral connectors and an optional digitizer pen. The 10.1-inch Android device offers an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core … Continue reading

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Users Still Careless With Email – security Blog

While not necessarily a surprise, secure email is a huge problem for enterprises. In a survey of how people use email shows that employees may be a bit too loose with their email use when it comes to sensitive and protected information, … Continue reading

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Android Adoption Twice That Of iOS – mobility Blog

    Android took over the smartphone landscape several months ago, and since then, it is like the platform has kicked in the turbo chargers. During the last three months, Google’s mobile darling captured 56% of the market on its … Continue reading

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Check a website for malware using your browser

Thanks Rick for this great tip! Rick at What’s On My PC explains how to use your browser to check a website for maleware….read more.

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How much energy is your computer using?

How much energy is your computer using?  Is your power supply adequate? Joulemeter  Joulemeter is a software tool that estimates the power consumption of your computer. It tracks computer resources, such as CPU utilization and screen brightness, and estimates power … Continue reading

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Universal USB Installer for Linux

|MG| Universal USB Installer 1.8.6.4 Download.

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UEFI replacing your motherboard’s BIOS

What is UEFI? Here’s an excellent article on what to expect and what UEFI does and how it works.  Extremetech  

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New Mac OS X Trojan Imuler Hides Inside Malicious PDF

The new piece of malware hides inside a PDF file and delivers a backdoor that hides on the user’s machine once the malicious file is opened. Once the user executes the malware, it puts the malicious PDF on the user’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft is NOT too late with Windows 8

After reading all of the negative comments on Windows 8, I too began to believe the media and coverage of how Windows 8 was too little too late.   Working in education, I am exposed to the latest in technology with … Continue reading

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

“When you begin college, you are probably on your own for the first time. You are taking on new responsibilities, making your own decisions, and becoming part of the campus community. There is an important role that you can play … Continue reading

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How to get rid of the Facebook Ticker

With Facebook’s latest changes, many people are experiencing bandwidth issues and their page has become slow because of the ‘live’ ticker. If you want to hide the ticker, download Google Chrome and apply this extension to Chrome.

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Fastest CPU

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Facebook – Bandwidth problems?

With the live feed of comments and having all of your friends subscribed to you, every like or comment is bouncing through your Facebook and on other friends’ pages.   You can go through one by one after clicking on … Continue reading

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Computer Hardware and Memory Charts

Computer hardware and memory charts can be found on Geekologie. An excellent resource for identifying computer hardware. D. Babian, GSAE

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Measure your hard drive speed using Winsat

When tweaking your computer, you can use typical utilities found in one of our most active posts or you can use Winsat.   Winsat will not give you fancy graphs but it will give a Windows rating and a time … Continue reading

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Ten Free Security Monitoring Tools

If you need network monitoring tools, DarkReading gives you a look at 10 free tools that can help you monitor your network.  Read more .

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