Category Archives: Tech Tips

Internet’s Most Useful Free Products

BusinessWeek recently published an article where they searched high and low for the most useful, free products available for the public on the Internet. We thought we would share with you some of the most useful products. Microsoft and Apple Alternative If you are not a Windows and Mac fan, you should be a Linux-based […]

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Is Your Web Site in the Sandbox?

I have been in the search engine optimization field for close to 2 years and the most commonly asked question by clients is: Why is my website not listed in any search engine and not ranked? I have always tried my best answering this question, coming up with 101 theories and saying things like “Google […]

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WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

If you use WordPress for your blogging software of choice, this post is for you. TipMonkies has posted a super list of WordPress keyboard shortcuts that I will definitely be making use of. I am sure this information has been out there for a while, but it is new to me – I’m kinda slow […]

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Put Computer Processing Speed to Good Use

Most of the time, computers these days have plenty of spare processing speed just sitting there. Chances are, that is the case with your computer right now. Why not put that processor to good use? G-man from SEOmoz, who fights Hodgkin’s Disease, has a way that you can do just that and feel good about […]

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Geek Squad Tech Stealing Data

According to a post on the Consumerist blog, they setup a sting and caught a Geek Squad technician stealing media files from a computer that was in their shop for some service. The Geek Squad was hired to install iTunes on the sting computer, however the video shows the technician allegedly copying media files, including […]

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Report Spam!

Are you receiving many junk e-mails in your inbox? I receive up to 10 spam messages daily! Now Google’s anti-spam engineer Brad Taylor, urges all GMail users to hit the “Report Spam” button fast, as early as possible and always. “For us, spam fighting is a big part of what we do and has been […]

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Reasons Why You Should Not Upgrade to Vista

With so much hype about Vista, from its official launching to its Mac OSX-like GUI, you should be asking yourself these questions: Why should I upgrade to Vista? Why I should not upgrade to Vista? Which is better? XP or Vista? APC Magazine ran a post on 10 reasons not to get Vista. The post […]

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Is Your Software Vista Compatible?

As a rule, most people love having the latest and greatest things.  With all the hoopla surrounding Windows Vista when it was released, many people quickly jumped on the Vista train and either upgraded from Windows XP or purchased computers that had Vista installed already.  However, once they booted the machine running on the brand […]

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Internet Security – What is Phishing?

This is part two of my multi-part series Internet Security – Your Computer and You. Here, I am touching on the subject of phishing. Phishing pronounced as “fishing”, in simple layman’s terms, means deceiving you – the victim, to disclose valuable personal data, such as credit card numbers, passwords, account data, or other information.

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Clear Your Web Browser Cache

This is a very basic tip about clearing your browser cache and so most readers already know how to do this. But, there are still some that do not know how to manually clear out the web browser cache so, here is a little how-to. First, your web browser cache stores information about all of […]

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