Archive for January, 2009

Google Search Not Serving

The internet giant Google had major technical issues today with users unable to access search results. For a period on Saturday, all search results were flagged as potentially harmful, with users warned that the site “may harm your computer”. Users who clicked on their preferred search result were advised to pick another one. Google says […]

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Download YouTube Videos without Software

Download YouTube Videos without Software

I have read a lot of questions on Yahoo Answers on how to download YouTube videos. There’s an easy way to download any video on YouTube without the need of software or configuration. To download any video on YouTube, just add the word kick (after www) of the link. See below. When the kickyoutube site […]

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Beware of Misleading Applications

If you ever see a strange security message pop up like an advertisement while you’re surfing the web, avoid clicking on that advertisement. If you ever see an unexpected balloon message appear from an unknown program on your system, telling you that you’re infected with a new threat, avoid click on the message. These are […]

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Police Google Farmers and Find Marijuana

Police Google Farmers and Find Marijuana

Swiss police said Thursday they stumbled across a large marijuana plantation while using Google Earth, the search engine company’s satellite mapping software. Police said they arrested 16 people and seized 1.1 tons (1.2 US tons) of marijuana as well as cash and valuables worth 900,000 Swiss francs ($780,000). Officers discovered the hemp field in the […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Says Goodbye to Billy Powell

Lynyrd Skynyrd Says Goodbye to Billy Powell

One of the top southern bands of all time has gone through some really bad luck, and now they say farewell to another fallen member. Billy Powell, the former roadie who became a rock star for his keyboard work with the band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died early Wednesday morning apparently of heart problems at his home […]

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FreeNAS as Media Server

FreeNAS as Media Server

We all have a lot of media on our computers, music, movies and even Ebooks. What you need is to put all of the media in one place so everyone in the house can access the media easily. Network Attached Storage or NAS is the perfect solution. There are many NAS solutions out there but […]

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Led Zeppelin Encore?

Led Zeppelin Encore?

I have been a Led Zeppelin fan since 1973, and I had the privilege to see them once. I was really hopeful for one last encore to see them again before geriatrics takes over the greatest rock band of all time. Led Zeppelin band members held auditions to replace lead vocal Robert Plant who did […]

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Valentine’s Day Spam Storm Begins

Valentine’s Day Spam Storm Begins

Holidays are usually targeted with spam that comes with many dangers that you should be aware of. If you receive any email in the form of a Valentine’s greeting, don’t open it or click on any links embedded in the message unless you are absolutely 100% sure it came from someone you know. These messages […]

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Desperation Time for Illinois Gov

Desperation Time for Illinois Gov

It seems Gov. Blago is trying all angles to win over confidence that he didn’t try to sell his Senate seat. Rod Blagojevich is now suggesting Oprah Winfrey to fill the Senate seat. I am sure this move was intentional considering the popularity of Oprah. I just don’t understand why Blago is on talk shows […]

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OSX Trojan on the Loose

A trojan that affects OSX is being circulated within pirated software earning the name the “Pirate Trojan”. This is a trojan that first showed up in pirated copies of OSX called iWork09 Trojan. Pirated versions of Adobe Photoshop currently in circulation are the latest carriers of the Trojan. The attack had previously been limited to […]

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Masturbation May Pose Health Risk

Almost everyday we read about something that is bad for us, but why does it take so long for science to uncover? I am a 47 year old male and this story really caught my attention. If I knew about this risk, I would have been more careful when I was in my 20’s or […]

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TechJaws Logo Contest

You’re absolutely free to take any design direction you wish just keep one thing in mind: The designs have to be unique and not published before. We will unleash TJ on you if we find out that you’ve copied somebody’s work – not to mention you won’t get any prizes! Designs will be judged on […]

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