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DVRs You Can Use Without Needing a Cable Subscription

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I’ve stopped paying for cable about 6 months back and I have to say that I’m really happy. I’ve always been one of those people who thought cable was absolutely necessary and always ponied up the $100 or so to have about 300 or so channels. However, over time I realized I only watch a […]

Read eBooks in ePUB Format with Lucidor

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For Linux users looking for a desktop eBook reader will find themselves checking out FBReader and Calibre.  FBReader has both Qt and GTK frontends, but somehow manages to look out of place whether using GNOME or KDE.  This is probably because of the custom icons, which don’t blend in anywhere! Calibre, on the other hand, […]

PC Matic’s PC Pitstop Review

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Temporary files scanning, free space checking, and updated driver testing; these are just a few of the several important areas of your computer that one must check on periodically.  Other aspects, such as virus and spyware scanning, should be run more on a daily basis.  If you stop to examine and crate a list of […]

Security Essentials – Free Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware from Microsoft

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Microsoft has just released a public beta of their new anti-virus and anti-spyware program called Microsoft Security Essentials. This program will be free and replacing the defunct Windows Defender. So what’s the big deal? It’s actually really big! Basically, Microsoft will be competing with the likes of Kaspersky, Norton, and other major anti-virus players. They […]

View PDF, XLS, XLSX, DOC, DOCX, PPT Online for Free

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Ever come across the situation where you had to view a Word doc or Excel spreadsheet on a computer that didn’t have office? Sadly, this happens often! Personally, I’ve gone to a client location to give a presentation and the computer I ended up using didn’t have Office installed! Great! Now what do you do? […]

Scan Your Network for Security Vulnerabilities using GFI LANGuard

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There are many software suites out there that can scan your entire network for security vulnerabilities, but they are mostly very expensive. Recently, while testing software, I came across another program that provides solutions for computer security, application security and network security all in one package for a cheap price. GFiLANguard is an award-winning software […]