Archive for September, 2010

Auto Blogs are Unethical and Downright Wrong

Auto Blogs are Unethical and Downright Wrong

Auto blogging is exactly what it says, its software (WordPress plug-in) that auto-generates content on a blog. Auto blogging is just a nice way of saying – Hey I am using your content to try to make money, because I am too darn lazy to do it myself. To me it’s stealing creative content from […]

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Here is Why a $200 iPad Price Drop Makes Sense

Here is Why a $200 iPad Price Drop Makes Sense

What you are about to read is pure speculation – prediction based on rumors (and Apple’s track record over the years). If you are still interested, read on [and let’s face it, if you’ve read this far odds are you ARE interested ... after all, as New York Times reported Apple is the most covered […]

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Internet Security Checklist

Internet Security Checklist

Security is an integral part of computer ownership. While you would like to believe that your computer is absolutely safe from unwanted intrusions, need to be ever vigilant against the growing list of security threats. Malicious entities would love to steal your personal identity. Companies prey on your natural paranoia, duping you into buying their […]

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Facebook Users Outraged or Just Stuck?

Facebook Users Outraged or Just Stuck?

On Thursday, Facebook experienced an outage for 2 ½ hours due to a glitch in the social media network’s database software. There were messages flying around the social network that the site was compromised by a group of hackers. The site was not hacked in anyway shape or form. Facebook users were outraged yesterday because […]

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How to Remove AntivirusIS

How to Remove AntivirusIS

AntivirusIS is a Rogue Antivirus program. Once Antivirus IS is installed, it runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the software in order to remove the threats. The program is also a browser hijacker that changes browser settings. The program will […]

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20 Open Source Tools Every Student Should Have

20 Open Source Tools Every Student Should Have

Students notoriously have limited resources that often force them to live on a shoestring. That’s why they share books, eat cheap noodles, and pack into shared accommodations. Fortunately, students don’t need to worry about purchasing high dollar office suites and other applications they need for school. Here you will find 20 open source tools every […]

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Google needs to clean up Paid Advertisers

Google needs to clean up Paid Advertisers

Google needs to do some house cleaning and stop paid advertisers that have low reliability from advertising in their sponsored ads section. This has been an ongoing issue for years that should have been addressed a long time ago. You would think the most popular search company would filter and monitor its paid advertisers. The […]

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Chase Account Locked Phishing Scam

Chase Account Locked Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Chase Bank, claims that the recipients online account access has been locked due to incorrect login attempts. The email is not from Chase Banking. It is a phishing scam that’s designed to steal bank account login details and other personal information from bank customers. Delete this email immediately […]

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Google PageRank Update September Minor

Google PageRank Update September Minor

I am noticing PageRank changes on internal pages only and not the main page. It has been a long time since the last major toolbar update (April 3). This is just another minor update that started last night around 6:00 PM CT. This update reflects changes on internal pages and not the main page (Homepage). […]

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How to Remove SafetyGuard Rogue AntiSpyware

How to Remove SafetyGuard Rogue AntiSpyware

SafetyGuard is a Rogue Anti-Spyware program. SafetyGuard downloads and installs itself via a Trojan automatically without the users’ knowledge and consent. Once SafetyGuard is installed, it runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the software in order to remove the threats. […]

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Why Google Instant Needs to Address BlackHat SEO

Why Google Instant Needs to Address BlackHat SEO

As you all know Google just released its Google Instant search which accelerates search results as you type keyword terms into the Google search box. However, not all suggestive searches are safe. PandaLabs reported yesterday that when a user is searching for antivirus and they enter the first 4 characters – “ANTI”, Google Instant suggests […]

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Google Search Just Got Better with Instant

Google Search Just Got Better with Instant

For some, it may take time getting use to, but for me, I like the change. Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. This new change will improve search results and performance. This change will reduce the time it takes to enter a search term. Before Google Instant, the […]

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