AVG 9.0 is here!

avg free anti virus

AVG anti-virus has been around for a while.  I currently have AVG 8.5 on my home machine.  It really does the job.  The only problems I have with it is that the scan (I set it up weekly) will take hours and hours to complete and it slows down my computer in terms of boot time and performance wise.  With the new AVG 9.0, scan time will be reduced [Read More…]

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How to disable the annoying Windows Update from forcing you to restart your machine

Windows Update Prompt

There were numerous times where I left my computer unattended or if I’m in a game that Windows Update decides to reboot my machine.  You only have the option to “postpone” this reboot.  Thanks to the guys [Read More…]

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How to add a password to a 2007 Microsoft Word document

how to password protect a word 2007 document

I, personally, have not used this feature but I know many others out there that would love to know how to password protect their documents. It’s beneficial to have the document protected in the case of having confidential information. I created a video tutorial to do just that. There is a little bit [Read More…]

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Why netbooks are great for college students

Dell Netbook

I decided to take a different approach and write an article on netbooks and why they’re great for college.  Netbooks, aka mini notebooks, are small and budget laptop computers.  They are great for web surfing, note taking, writing a paper, checking emails, and the list goes on.  A netbook sacrifices speed and power for portability [Read More…]

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View your Windows Mobile phone on your desktop – MyMobiler

mymobiler phone screen recording program

I recently purchased the HTC Touch Pro2 from T-Mobile (Rhodium) and I am currently in love with it.  I have been messing with it for about a week now, hence why I haven’t been doing much blog posting.  I was trying to find a program that can do screen recording on this phone to make tutorials.  Luckily, somebody on [Read More…]

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PC Deal of the Day 8-13-09

PC Deals of the Day 8 13 09

Lenovo has their new 12″ netbooks for only $349. In addition, they have their IdeaPad G550 laptop on sale for $449. You can buy this nice Vizio 32″ 1080p into a computer monitor for only $399. There are so many great deals today! [Read More…]

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Want an internet radio you can control? – Grooveshark

Grooveshark

Grooveshark is a breakthrough in streaming online music.  Offering way more freedom than its rival, Pandora, Grooveshark proves to be one of the best internet radio on world wide web.  From searching up your favorite song to listening to a stranger’s library, you can pretty much do it all with Grooveshark.  [Read More…]

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Troubleshoot the blue screen of death with BlueScreenView

BlueScreenView BSOD

Most of all have seen the blue screen of death (bsod) working on a PC at some point in our lives.  It’s a critial system error that forces your computer to shut down to prevent any further damage.  BlueScreenView is a free program that will pull up the last bsod for you to analyze and google the error.  This is an extremely helpful [Read More…]

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Simple and Secure Password Management – Password Safe

password safe

Tired of remembering and writing down random passwords?  Do you just want to remember ONE password?  Introducing Password Safe!  I love it how I sound like a TV infomercial.  Anyhow, Password Safe is a simple and very secure password management [Read More…]

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Burn CDs and DVDs free – CDBurnerXP

CDBurnerXP

CDBurnerXP allows anyone to burn kind of CD, DVD, even Blu-Ray for FREE.  The three most noticeable features are creating Data CDs and DVDs, burning audio CDs, and burning ISO files.  With more than [Read More…]

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