Archive for August, 2010

Tallan Latz Amazing 10 Year Old Guitarist

Tallan Latz Amazing 10 Year Old Guitarist

The Magic Carpet ride held in Spring Grove, IL this past Sunday, August 29, was a charity event for Children of Fallen Riders.  There were close to 500 bikers participating and what a great way to launch the riders when Tallan Latz played the Star Spangled Banner. I am sure if Jimi Hendrix was alive he […]

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Beware of the F-Secure Phishing Scam

Beware of the F-Secure Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from F-Secure, claiming that you must confirm, update and verify your account information. The email is not from F-Secure. It is a phishing scam that’s designed to steal a customers account details and other personal information. F-Secure customers should ignore this email and delete it immediately. Example Email: From: […]

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Google PageRank Updates Explained

Here’s an interesting video by Matt Cutts explaining how PageRank updates work. Matt Cutts, like many other SEO professionals, states that PR updates happen every 3 months or four times per year. Unfortunately, it’s not consistent and I wouldn’t hold my breath for the next update. I hope you find this video informative. The last […]

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Facebook Suing Over the Use of Book in a Domain Name

Facebook Suing Over the Use of Book in a Domain Name

This is absolutely ludicrous! Facebook doesn’t want anyone to register a domain name that uses ‘generic plus book’. There are many domains that have generic plus book such as; Macbook.com SEObook.com (Excellent resource for SEO) lookatbook.com eBook.com Techbook.com (Parked domain) Teachbook (Currently being sued) iownbook.com (Newly registered) According to Facebook: “If others could freely use […]

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Netflix “Watch instantly” now Available on iPhone and IPod Touch

Netflix “Watch instantly” now Available on iPhone and IPod Touch

Netflix just released an app for iPhone and iPod Touch which allows users to stream the company’s “Watch Instantly” library. This was only available for iPad, but now it’s available for iPhone and iPod Touch. The app is free to download. In order to access the Netflix movie library, users will have to have a […]

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Google Loving Brands More

Google Loving Brands More

Google made a significant change to its algorithm on or around August 20 which really benefits brand names. They are allowing one domain to have many results in the first page. These brands which are well known are dominating in SERP by a landslide. An example of this is Apple iPod. There are 7 results […]

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Magic Carpet Ride August 29, 2010

Magic Carpet Ride August 29, 2010

The Magic Carpet Ride 2010 would like to invite you to a special charity event in support of Children of Fallen Riders. Come join us at KC’s Cabin in Spring Grove, IL this Sunday, August 29. There will be food, music, helicopter rides and so much more. You don’t need to ride in order to […]

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Celebrity Death Spam Leads to Viruses

Celebrity Death Spam Leads to Viruses

There have been some weird email messages going around about stories of celebrity deaths. These messages are being sent by a spam ring with the intent to distribute viruses using HTML or zipped attachments. This tactic could be very affective as people just love gossip and this type of gossip is on the extreme side. […]

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How to Remove Major Defense Kit

How to Remove Major Defense Kit

Major Defense Kit is a Rogue Anti-Spyware program. Major Defense Kit downloads and installs itself via a Trojan automatically without the users knowledge and consent. When a user downloads Major Defense Kit and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the […]

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Why Paperless Bills Protect You from ID Theft

Why Paperless Bills Protect You from ID Theft

Many Americans still receive bills through snail mail. The identity thieves would like to thank each of you for not changing your dinosaur ways. Just think, on the eve when you take out the trash for an early morning garbage pickup, someone is actually working the midnight oil. Who? It’s the garbage picker, but not […]

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Justin Bieber Free Concert Ticket Scam

Justin Bieber Free Concert Ticket Scam

There’s a Facebook scam that’s getting very viral which claims to offer free tickets to a Justin Bieber concert. The scam is targeting teenagers to sign up to expensive premium rate mobile phone service. The message appearing on Facebook reads: “WOW! Justin Bieber Is Giving Away Free Concert Tickets Now!” This scam targets teens who […]

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Facebook Dislike Button Scam

Facebook Dislike Button Scam

Facebook users beware of the fake Facebook “dislike” button! We have confirmed there is in fact a fake “Dislike” button circulating on Facebook. The scammers are using this as bait to mimic the real “Dislike” button that was created by FaceMod. There are messages being posted on Facebook claiming that users can download and install […]

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