Archive for the ‘Computers’ Category

SEO Centro: Rank Checker

Posted: July 6, 2010 at 2:22 am by

While running a website or a blog it is vital to research keywords for your articles. It is of equal importance to monitor how your keywords are ranking within the major search engines. By doing so you can see how your site is preforming, and if you need to make some changes. SEO Centro has a tool called Rank Checker that allows you to view how specific keywords rank within Google, Yahoo and Bing.

The Epidemic of Internet Hate

Posted: July 5, 2010 at 5:12 am by

While using the Internet it is easy to encounter examples of hateful people. These days almost any Internet Forum or website comment’s section is filled with people designed to piss you off. It is as if these people had nothing else to do but to make your day miserable. The sad truth is, they do not. Many people these days feel it is their right to say the most vile, hateful and evil things possible to anyone with no consequences. While freedom of speech is a good thing, it does not mean you can tell someone to die, or how you wish you could kill them or their families, or to go burn in a fire. These days the above statements are all to common.

Libox Reviewed: A Beginning to Sharing Your Media

Posted: July 1, 2010 at 12:31 am by

When one has a large media collection, it is important to be able to access it from other devices. With smartphones able to view video, it is becoming more important to be able to access your media. The problem with storing it on your computer is the difficulty networking it to all your devices. Enter Libox, a P2P streaming service allowing you to have remote access to your media collection. Just install the desktop application and you can view your collection from a web browser. Provided you have a worthy smartphone.

Facebook Privacy Scanner

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 6:39 pm by

With all the insanity lately over Facebook’s Privacy changes, many are looking for ways to limit the information visible to the world. Besides cancelling your account, there is another method to make sure the information you are sharing with the world is limited. ReclaimPrivacy.org has developed a tool called Reclaim Privacy which scans your facebook account for security holes.

Syfy.com Hosts Malware

Posted: May 3, 2010 at 7:10 pm by

Today while I was surfing the Internet I went to one of the sites I usually go to find out information about Science Fiction, Syfy.com. My browser, Google Chrome, gave me a warning about the site hosting malware. This has never occurred before, thus I doubted the message. I ignored the warning, and sure enough, my virus scanner popped up identifying viruses. I was quite shocked, as this site is for a cable television station.

Using scanpst.exe in Windows 7 64bit

Posted: April 19, 2010 at 2:27 pm by

When running Microsoft Outlook, at times your data folder where all your outlook data is kept can develop errors. These errors can result in the inability to send or receive mail. To compound the problem, you may not be able to delete mail. Below is the error message you will likely receive if you are experiencing this problem.

Linux: Remount a Directory

Posted: April 13, 2010 at 11:27 pm by

When it comes to Linux, I am below that of a newbie. Any version of Linux that is command line driven terrifies me. I have had to much exposure to Windows to get used to a command line interface. Also, I am lazy, which means I do not wish to type out everything I wish […]

Pandora: Internet Radio Done Right

Posted: April 1, 2010 at 12:17 am by

A couple of days ago I was browsing the Internet looking for new music. I am very picky with what I listen to, resulting in a very limited music collection. I heard about an Internet Radio Station named Pandora, which combines the concept of Stumbleupon and music. I was interested, and created an account. Hours later, I was convinced Pandora was the finest Internet Radio Station I have ever seen. Using Pandora, I have been exposed to numerous artists I never new existed.

Hostgator Review

Posted: March 30, 2010 at 12:47 am by

I recently changed web host providers due to the bad experiences I have had with IX Web hosting. I was looking for fast but affordable hosting solutions when I came upon Hostgator. I had experience with Hostgator many years ago, and was not very impressed. It has been almost 9 years, so I decided to give them another chance. For now, I am glad, as I am happy with the level of service I have experienced with Hostgator.

Why I Use Google Chrome

Posted: March 29, 2010 at 11:37 pm by

Those who use the Internet for work or school know the importance of a good web browser. An old and obsolete browser will often run into problems on today’s Internet, leaving a bad user experience. For over a year now, Google Chrome has been available to the public, and has seen much success in it’s short lifespan. Chrome is my main and for the most part, only browser, as it does what I need to do, quickly. Below is a list of reasons I use Chrome, and why I think you should as well.