Make “AllMyFaves” your homepage…

If you are tired of looking at the same old browser homepage, give "AllMyFaves" a try… "AllMyFaves" is a compilation of top sites in a nice visual and categorized order. There is indication on the site that there is a customizable version in the works. [AllMyFaves – Get It Here]

SUMO Paint Rocks…

Recently I submitted a post about applications that are "flash based" (Adobe Flash Player), requiring no installation, and can be opened in your web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, FireFox, Opera). Recently I came across another "flash based" site called "SUMO Paint". You really have to check this out [SUMO PAINT – Click Here]. SUMO Paint... Continue Reading →

Beware when the dog barks…

WinPatrol– is one piece of software on my PC that I will not do without. It is basically my first line of defense against any critical changes made to my computer without my permission. After you install WinPatrol you will notice a little black "Scotty" dog in the system tray. That is confirmation that "Scotty"... Continue Reading →

A Windows “Updater” Alternative…

This blog post is sort of "techie" in nature; but, I felt a need to do a write-up on an application that recently saved the day for me. If you are on a dial-up connection you probably have noticed that when Microsoft sends out the monthly operating system updates and/or the updates for Microsoft Office... Continue Reading →

Backup or Cry…

Early on in my career as an IT Manager I learned very quickly the importance of having a strategy in place to perform data backups. Most home based computer users don't understand the importance of this, but will install firewalls and software to prevent viruses, malware, adware, hijackers, rootkits, trojans etc., yet the biggest threat... Continue Reading →

Looking for a good web email service?

I just found one… InBox.com Inbox.com offers its users FREE 5GB* webmail account with online data storage, fast web & mail search, spam & virus protection, user friendly design & functions and is completely advertisement free. This is only a sample of what the service has to offer. If need be, you can upgrade from... Continue Reading →

Windows Vista Compatibility Center…

Had a IT friend of mine email me this morning indicating that he installed the Windows Vista Operating System and was inquiring if I had any suggestions...  As I mentioned in a previous post, titled "Which Operating System?  Vista or XP",  the bottom line is just make sure you have the machine to handle the... Continue Reading →

Dictionary – Noun, ‘dikshu neree

A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them Now that we have the definition of the word “dictionary”; how often do you actually use one? Most of us use the built in spellchecker, in our word processing software to correct spelling errors; but, many times we do not take the... Continue Reading →

What is “Flash”?

Adobe Flash (previously called Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash) is a set of multimedia software developed and distributed by Adobe Systems and earlier by Macromedia. Since its introduction in 1996, Flash has become a popular method for adding animation and interactivity to web pages. Flash is commonly used to create animation, advertisements, and various web... Continue Reading →

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