Everytime I see something new I want to let everyone know about it, so that they can try it out themselves and give me feedback. Today it's Xvirus Antimalware that works well with Windows. For user's looking for a freebie, here you go.
Now when you have to work late at night you don't have to worry about the MAC bright screens anymore. The Night Shift free ad on software, promises not to disrupt your sleep schedule. It's a great add on and I suggest all user's to download it.
Looks like the ATM card could sooner than you think disappear all together. It looks like Wells Fargo is adapting new technology to eliminate the use of the cards.
It will be a while before the transition is spread across other banks, but it's the future of banking as we know it today. Link
Looks like this time it was Verifone and it doesn't look good for the moment. That's because Verifone is the company that most gasoline stations use for consumers to purchase gas.
Verifone is stating that the breach was contained, but the way I see it, it will take months to really figure out how bad the breach really was.
Looks like Ford is revolutionizing the repair shop service drop off using new smart service kiosk. And if the service moves ahead, you can bet other car industries will follow. It not only makes it easier for the customer to drop off and pickup. But simplifies customer service.
Need to write something and get interrupted occasionally that you never get to finish your paper. Here is an ideal program for the user's to get the job done right and in time. The program at first asks you what you want to achieve and then locks you from doing anything else, except finishing your paper.
Here is some great information on why our infrastructure is so slow. And it's not what you really think, because it goes back to the top. And it's not likely ever to change, unless the government get's involve and enables competition.
It's a good time to change your Apple cloud settings now, before you get hacked. It looks like stolen Apple ID's are a hot item and now hackers are easily getting a hold of user's cloud devices. So if you have Family Sharing feature on, it's time to turn it off.
Here is the to do list on how to clean a flat screen or monitor. User's who do not follow the instructions carefully, will in the long run damage their screens. So I suggest everyone to take a few minutes and read the information below to clean a monitor.
Are your Microsoft services up or down. Simple question with the help of Microsoft Azure status. It will simply tell you if it's running normally or your having network problems. Great utility for monitoring your cloud services.
Here is the open source key for those WannaCry user's who were victims of the outbreak. The user's must not have rebooted the computer and currently have the ransomeware software running.
It's not the perfect tool, but a move in the right direction.
Looks like Google Office suite is getting bigger and better. Now Google Keeps, similar to Microsoft sticky notes has a new add on for Google Apps. Now you can keep them accessible with your documents where ever you go. Check it out and enjoy the free perks. Info Link
Looks like corporations are not the only one who fear ransomeware. It looks like a few police stations nationwide are getting infected and because of their infrastructure setup, it can cost them greatly. Let's just say criminals can go free because the evidence that is being entered into the police database are no longer accessible. Talk about tasteless justice.
Looks like the US Air Force fouled up recently on a backup and some how someone forgot to encrypt it and password protect it.
No one is saying how top secret these files are, but it's a simple screw up from Administrators not double checking their work. If your going to put anything online, make sure it's secure and password protected.
Gmail has some great features that can make things easier to do, if you use it effectively on the work force. Not only will it save you time, but you will look more professional. Check it out and start using it today. Canned responses has many useful methods that anyone can utilize daily.
What is WannaCrypt and why should you care. Well let's just say it's a new attack on computers and if you haven't update your Windows computer, and antivirus lately. You should make sure everything is running smoothly.
Once a user gets hit with this nasty stuff your computer is held hostage and I just hope you have a backup or are ok on losing everything and your computer to reformat Windows. The software attack gives user's little option and headaches to online users. Be careful.
Here's an ideal software for your computer when you want to block out user's copying your personal files. This software enables you to execute the commands on what you want a flash drive to do when it's installed onto the computer. Great software to take control of security.
Looks like Gmail finally increased it's email limits to 50 mb, but it will only work against other user's because the attachment size is still capped at 25mb for outlook and yahoo mail. So the chances you'll ever get that big mail is rare for now.
You will be shock when you here who is the best mobile carrier for wireless. Looks like a company in London does wireless research for consumers and when they compared the U.S. cell phone carriers, one carrier name that's been changing the mobile market came up ahead. Maybe it's time to switch and stay ahead of the rest.
Looks like Windows Defender is on the target list for being shut down. Hackers have been able to bypass it's detection and now pose a risk on infecting your computer. For those user's who just have Windows Defender acting as a malware and antivirus, be warned and prepare yourself for an attack. Link
Google maps will now let you know how difficult parking will be at your destination point location. It's a must have utility for visitor's looking to drop by and get in and out of the area. Before you know it you'll love this feature.
Looks like our favorite browser has some issues from time to time and if your a Chrome user, you know that this is nothing new. Chrome from time to time gets funky and most fixes just require a shutdown and restart, while others are just better off updating to hopefully have it's ongoing problems just go away. Here is the scoop on fixing chrome.
When Amazon went down it's savior was it's own cloud service. Now that's pretty impressive coming from a company that preaches down time and up time. Just shows how disaster preparedness played an import role with Amazon infrastructure. Good going Amazon.
Looks like drones are going to begin inspecting tunnels for damage, cracks and water leaks. The new technology gives more time for engineer's to do other assessment work that comes with the job, so that they are prepared for mishaps. Link
Looks like the iPhone 8 is going to change those new cell phone chargers. If so you current charges will be useless, similar to what happened to users a few years ago when iPhone changed it's plug. Buyer should hold off for now until iPhone 8 news is clearer on if they plan to use USB-C.
Looks like the idea was good until it affected the regular transportation means of Uber. Now Uber eats future for restaurants has been put on hold. Let's now see if another company can take over where Uber left off.
Looks like Youtube is bundling it's Sports package so that user's jump in on the fun. Not only is it going to hurt cable companies competition, but if they play their cards right. Youtube could be the new Netflix.
Here goes a great USB security suite for flash drive so that you can monitor user's on what they do and don't do with flash drives. It's a few years too late and with portable devices coming to an end. It hopefully will secure your companies best secrets.
Microsoft UAC can be a headache or a savior for some user's. If your one of those user's who just want to remove this annoying feature. Here is the easy way to disable it. It has a good intention, just not for some users.
If you enjoy installing programs via command prompt this software is a lifesaver when it comes to installing programs. All you need to do is install all programs into a folder and open the software and copy and paste the installation commands to the command prompt. Seems tedious but you'll learn the basics in programming and one day it will save your day.
Here is the command prompt way of fixing a flash drive. If your flash drive is getting corrupted, as easy fix is to reformat it. And most of the time it's just better off doing it in the command prompt.
This company sure makes great laptop cases for the MAC book. If you have a new MAC book and want more protection for your wonderful device. I would check out the great accessories that this company makes. Very ideal for the MAC book user.
Pretty smart software that automates daily activities. It's sort of a software tweaker for the user that does things daily, monthly, quarterly or yearly.
Worth to check out and see if it can make things in your life easier to do.
Looks like the parking patrols are going to boot your car differently when it comes to unpaid parking tickets. They are not only going to ticket you and force you to pay your bill. But put this barnacle on top of your windshield to deter non paying customers.
Next time you have a server causing you problems, try out this cool software to monitor server activities. It's a pretty hefty price but your know if anything is wrong before hand. It's a great solution for companies under compliance.
For years this was a topic that I stayed away from because when most user's buy a computer, they sometimes can't imagine paying a lot of money for a surge protector when you can get it for less than $20-. But protecting your investment on the cheap is not a good idea.
I've seen situations where power surges burnt out televisions, pc power supplies, breakers, and even lamps. Power surges and lightning strikes are a major headache for everyone and it's going to be a while before someone creates a device that can pinpoint that excessive power damaged your electronics. Until this happens here is a list of good surge protectors to buy for your investment.
Looks like the new iPhone 8 has a solution for the current customer storage capacity. Only time will tell it this satisfies their customer storage needs. But that's a plus for iPhone user's who need more storage.
Have a Chromebook and for whatever reason you just want to reset it to factory default. No problem with the help of power wash.
Let's just say it's wipes all user's account to factory default, it's similar concept to Microsoft Windows refresh but faster.
No matter what you try to do, every year a new Apple product comes out, the repairs are a nightmare for technician's. It's getting to the point that your better off going directly to Apple for everything.
Now with the new laws for manufactures, consumers have choices that they can make.
Let's just say your better off leaving your smart phone at home otherwise you might have a problem like this when you get back into the United States.
Take this example, learn from it and remember it carefully. It's going to be a while before phone encryption software protects owner's properties.
There is a lot of legality going on with free television channels and for most of us, if you even pay a few bucks your probably still better off cutting the cable.
For now streaming is the wild west until someone figures a way to make money out of this. For everyone else, enjoy the freebies.
LED bulbs are the number one problem for any individuals sleep disorders. Looks like the bluer light that they admit has a tendency to disrupt our sleep patterns. While they do have a solution for your problem, it's going to be costly for now, under manufactures change their ways.
Looks like the battle of VOIP are here and Amazon plans to take it to a competitive level. The software looks like it's still incomplete with no threat to skype or google yet. But time will tell how Amazon will integrate this service with it's other services. Stay tuned.
Online PDF's are coming out in various formats that you no longer need to install software on your computer to get the work done correctly. If your looking for a quick pdf converter. Look no more and check out the Zone PDF utility. You'll be amazed.
New MAC malware steals information from your computer and can even make a copy of your iphone backup as well. Read the information below to help you keep aware of what hackers are currently doing to cripple MAC's.
Here is the scoop on what everyone should know about the Windows product key that comes with every personal computer. Understanding it carefully can eliminate a lot of installation frustration for users. Link
Looks like Windows Vista End of Life is coming soon, April 11. And if your still using the current operating system, here is what you should know and be aware of.
Purchasing a new operating system can be as easy as buying a new computer. Sometime it's cheaper to purchase a new computer than upgrading your OS.
Looking for a note for all notes organizer. Here is a great software that files your notes they way you need them organized. The software is a small download with opportunity to use the portable version that can be put in a flash drive. Check it out.
Looks like the cable company is now feeling the pinch on years of sky rocketed cable pricing. User's are now seeing the light and canceling their cable contracts for alternative and affordable ways to watch their programming. It's long over due and this is just the beginning.
Here's a great software to add other programs into a virtual machine so that you can execute them on your desktop, online, or make them portable. If you have a program that wish it was portable try this software out. It's a great portable application to add to your technician tool bag.
Let's just say the future of Al is going to change our lives dramatically. It's going to take a while for these major changes to take place, but it's going to happen.
Technology is going further and things that we once thought was impossible is now possible. The only thing that stands in it's way is time. How much time to get these robot's to get things right.
Image backups matter and here is the reason why. It's not everyday someone will do into details why making image backups matter and why you need the extra storage and cloud storage for your backups. Link
Have a lot of property in your company and trying to keep track of it but it's getting very difficult to do. Take a look at this asset management software and see how complicated things in life can be made simple.
Looks like some manufactures were not playing by the rules and increased prices on optical drives. If your one of those individuals, take a look at this article and decide if you want to file a claim. Shame on them.
Online remote browsers are showing up lately and the battle will be who will dominate and make things so simple to do. I must admit this is a sure win with me for now, let's see who can make remote support better?
Here is a great Pdf software to have around so that you can make your life simple. Now that so many software's are out in the market, there is no need to document everything and copy or print everything. All you need is a good folder and some scanning software with this great pdf tool to get your filing jobs done right.
Look like this router company has some serious patching to do soon. If you have a wireless router from Netgear, I strongly recommend you patch. Otherwise you might be a victim of a future cyber attack.
If you have a Paypal account and have subscriptions going through it. It's worth to review your customer and it's payment terms. It looks like some customers are not doing what they suppose to be doing and you should be aware of the doings on your account.
Have a Chromebook and lately noticed that it's crashing a lot. Here are some good tweaks to get your Chromebook running efficiently. It's not for all user's but it's a great step in the right direction.
Looks like the famous recording software that came out in Windows 7 is long gone, do to software problems. So enjoy it while you have it, because in the upcoming Windows version. It's going to be gone.
This iPhone cleaning software is a must if your swapping out your iPhone to another user or just looking to gain back storage space.
IMyfone is an excellent utility for taking control of your iPhone's content. Don't let software manufactures dictate to you what applications they want on their phone. Take control now.
Here is a great efficient way to run Windows on any application without having to install software. This company is ahead of automating our tasks for the future. Now if someone can easily make this work in the corporate environment.
Looking for an application to manage you to do things list. Check this program out and see if it meets your requirements. It does a whole lot of stuff and works well with Windows. If you want to abandon Office, this is a great start. Check it out.