Archive for October, 2010

Halloween Scary and Malicious

Halloween Scary and Malicious

It’s creepy and it’s spooky, but sometimes sharing a link with friends and family can put them in harm’s way. You should be very careful on what Halloween links you click on and share as many of them lead to websites that have a poor reputation and low reliability. To be sure if a website […]

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20 Awesome Android Wallpaper Themes

20 Awesome Android Wallpaper Themes

The wallpaper below will work with the following Android Phones: HTC Hero, G1, Aria, Legend, G2 Magic, Aria, myTouch, Droid Eris and Samsung Galaxy Spica. To download the wallpaper below, mouseover the image and click on the icon in the top right “Open Image in New Window.” Right click and Save Image As to your […]

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T-Mobile Billing Non-Customers

T-Mobile Billing Non-Customers

My wife noticed a charge of $158.46 on her online banking statement from T-Mobile and she isn’t even a customer. Her current carrier is AT&T/Cingular. She called the bank to dispute the charge, but was told by the bank that the charge was still pending and that she would need to call T-Mobile direct. She […]

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What Should Google Do With Pagerank?

What Should Google Do With Pagerank?

At one time, Pagerank was considered the ultimate score card that measured the relevance and importance of a web page, but today, it has lost its flare and many SEO enthusiasts disregard Pagerank value. It has been more than 6 months since the last Pagerank update and Google, on average, updates the Toolbar every 3 […]

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10 Ways to Prevent being Scammed

10 Ways to Prevent being Scammed

Holidays are the most popular time of the year for cyber criminals to deploy their scams. Halloween is no different, as many people love to share Halloween related stuff with their friends and family. The most popular scam is the distribution of scareware. According to McAfee, cybercriminals make upwards of $300 million from conning web […]

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Google Pagerank RIP

Google Pagerank RIP

I am beginning to wonder if Google has decided to let this once popular metric (Pagerank) die a slow death. I know many SEO enthusiasts have disregarded the relevance of Pagerank for the last couple of years. Many SEO enthusiasts feel that PR is only good for selling links and flipping websites. It has been […]

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9 Unusual Facts About Photocopiers

9 Unusual Facts About Photocopiers

Copy machines had their origins in 1440 when Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. The old printers used movable type, oil-based ink, and a press to transfer ink onto paper. The modern copier uses a plastic-based toner, electrostatic charges, and heat. In both cases, the goal was to accurately recreate documents. Here are some little-known […]

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Security Tool Downloads Via Fake Firefox Block Page

Security Tool Downloads Via Fake Firefox Block Page

Security Tool Virus a rogue anti-virus spreads via a fake warning page that looks just like the Firefox block page. The fake site prompts users with updates for Mozilla Firefox, but the update is actually an installer for Security Tool Virus. The story was originally reported by F-Secure. If a user downloads the Mozilla fake […]

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Android Phone Themes Halloween

Android Phone Themes Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and the ghouls and gobblers will be on the loose to stir up a little scare. What a perfect time to show off your Android phone with these cool Android Halloween phone themes. Please follow the instructions associated with each Halloween theme. You should also make sure that the […]

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30 Android Phone Apps, Themes and Wallpaper Downloads

30 Android Phone Apps, Themes and Wallpaper Downloads

The Android Phone continues to gain in popularity to its rival the iPhone. Here’s a list of websites that offer free Android Phone Apps and Themes. Please check that the Android apps and themes below are compatible with your Android phone. This information should be available on the publishers web page. Techie Buzz: Provides safe […]

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Google Updates Links to Your Site in WMT

Google Updates Links to Your Site in WMT

There are few decent backlink tools, but none of them are very accurate, even the Google operator (link:site.com). Google is making an attempt to improve back link analysis with an update to their Links to your site feature in Webmaster Tools on October 13. This update is a major improvement over its previous versions. I […]

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How to Remove AntiVirus Agent

How to Remove AntiVirus Agent

AntiVirus Agent gives false alerts in the Windows task bar as pictured below. The fake alert advises users to update their installed antivirus program. If the user takes action by clicking on the message, it will try to trick the user into purchasing a separate program which is a rogue antivirus application. The rogue application […]

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