Archives for February 2012

Top 10 Education iPhone Apps

Whether you’re involved in kindergarten or college, learning how to cope in a digital world is quickly becoming essential. Starting as early as elementary school, we’re learning how to use computers and gadgets undreamed of just a generation ago. As the availability of Apple devices …continue reading

When Do You Start Fixing Computers by Hacking Passwords?

Try as I might, I have been unable to avoid having my problem-solving skills compromised by clients. I feel caught between a rock and a hard place. If a client simply deposits on your bench a compromised computer and says “Fix it,” then you are …continue reading

What Happened to the Start Menu in Windows 8?

Microsoft unveiled the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday, releasing the latest build of its upcoming operating system to the consumer market for what amounts to a giant open beta test. If you’re reading this article, there’s a chance that you’re one of …continue reading

Review: My First 30 Days with T-Mobile

I purchased my first cellphone sometime around the year 2000, and since then have made the gambit of carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and Straight Talk. If you are looking for information on pre-paid vs. contract plans, feel free to check out …continue reading

Tasks You Should Be Doing on the Cloud (And Why)

The Web is evolving rapidly these days. In what seems like the blink of an eye, more and more Web applications spring up to catch our fancy and intrigue. However, many people are neglecting to switch to Web-based solutions for their routines, creating stagnation for …continue reading

How to Download and Install Windows 8 Consumer Preview

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview (beta) was released by Microsoft on Wednesday, giving anxious Windows users the ability to perform an upgrade to their existing Windows machines to the latest and greatest Microsoft has to offer. Alternatively, you can opt to grab an .ISO and …continue reading

Why Your Blog Should Have an Email Newsletter

Whether you run your own personal blog as a hobby or help manage a blog for a business, attracting — and retaining — readers is a crucial component to your marketing campaign. Readers can help increase your ad revenue, drive more traffic to your website, …continue reading

How PayPal and Apple’s Fraud Policies Punish the Honest User

In mid-November last year, I woke up to the sound of my inbox suddenly being flooded with new messages. I have things set to alert me whenever PayPal, Wells Fargo, or iTunes emails me because I know that means that money is either being given …continue reading

How to Get Popular iPhone Apps for Free

FreeMyApps lets consumers get popular paid apps for free (like Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, and Grand Theft Auto) in exchange for trying out free apps. Beyond the obvious benefit for regular consumers (such as not having to pay for apps and …continue reading

How to Create Multiple Virtual Desktops in Windows 7 for Free

Users of Linux and OS X benefit from having the ability to create and utilize multiple virtual desktops to use throughout the day. These desktops can allow the user to keep more programs open without cluttering the workspace, as well as separate programs that don’t …continue reading