Archive for February, 2009

5 Ways to Boost Web Traffic

We all love traffic like we love parties. Seeing people come to your site gives you a sense of confidence that people are interested in your content. It’s a great boost to anyone’s ego when the traffic comes in droves. I have been a web developer and web surfer since 1993, and I love web […]

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13,000 Year Old Tools Found

No – they weren’t Sears Craftsman, but just as durable to survive beneath the earth surface for more than 13,000 years. Landscapers were digging a hole for a fish pond in the front yard of a Boulder home last May when they heard a “chink” that didn’t sound right. Just some lost tools. Some 13,000-year-old […]

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WOT Makes Web Search Safer

WOT Makes Web Search Safer

If you are searching for something in Google or Yahoo, the WOT addon will proactively provide you with a rating for each of the links that are returned from your search results. What types of warning levels are there? There are 5 reputation levels that you should know. Very poor reputation – Don’t click on […]

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Safari 4 Challenges Google Chrome

Safari 4 Challenges Google Chrome

The race to the finish line is approaching on who can serve up JavaScript the fastest. Google Chrome users tout that Chrome is a speed demon when it comes to serving up websites loaded with JavaScript. The new Safari 4 beta was released yesterday and it has a couple of things to brag about. According […]

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Beware of ThreatNuker a Misleading App

Beware of ThreatNuker a Misleading App

ThreatNuker is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer. There are many misleading applications showing face on the internet that can pose a risk for many users. We have published a few blogs on these threats and have warned users not to download any software from an unknown source. […]

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When Social Networks Fry The Brain

There are many social networks such as; Facebook, MySpace, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. These social hangouts could be detrimental for teenagers on how they act, think and speak. If you have an addiction to a social network like MySpace this could be a problem. I know someone who could care less if bombs were dropping as […]

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Must Have Podcasts

I have a long drive to work, 45 minutes most days. I would go crazy if I didn’t have my tech podcasts. Here are some good Tech related podcasts if you need some good geeky info. Got to listen to your tech news to keep up with the latest. I like Andy McCaskey at SDR […]

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Microsoft Has a Change of Heart

Microsoft Has a Change of Heart

I would think this is the least they could do for the 1400 employees who recently received pink slips. Microsoft realized that an administrative glitch caused it to pay more severance than intended to some laid-off employees. The company’s response: It asked the ex-workers for the money back. But when one of Microsoft’s letters seeking […]

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Unblock Blocked Calls for Free

Unblock Blocked Calls for Free

Sick of getting calls with blocked numbers on your cell? Here is your solution Trapcall. Trapcall will unblock and reveal the actual caller ID when a call has been blocked. No software or download needed! Trapcall is offered by New Jersey’s TelTech systems, the company behind the controversial SpoofCard Caller ID spoofing service. TrapCall is […]

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Comcast Turns it Up!

Comcast Turns it Up!

If you are a current High Speed Internet subscriber than you may have been upgraded with blazing fast internet speeds and you never knew it. Comcast has turned it up a notch offering speeds of up to 50 MBS! If you are currently a High Speed Internet customer, you may want to test your upload […]

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Microsoft Give Us a Break!

Microsoft should have used a calculator to factor the correct severance pay outs, but instead they used an abacus which they didn’t know how to operate apparently. As the company was handing out pink slips to some 1,400 employees last month, the accounting department miscalculated severance packages. It turns out that the company overpaid these […]

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Beware of this Misleading Application

Beware of this Misleading Application

MalwareDoctor has been reported by Symantec as a misleading application. There has been an alarming increase of misleading applications being sold on the internet. We recommend that you purchase antivirus programs from well known sources such as Symantec, TrendMicro, McAfee or Computer Associates. If you recently downloaded this application we have included removal instructions below. […]

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