bing – Microsoft’s New Search Engine

Keep your eye out for "bing". Bing is Microsoft's NEW search engine that will replace Microsoft's Live Search. Reportedly this strategy will help bring Microsoft in line with their main competitors (Yahoo and Google). Reports from Microsoft indicate that bing will be able to dig deeper and provide more relevant search results; PLUS, your search... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#12)

Geek Squeaks are articles, from the past week, that I have found especially enticing and interesting from the bloggers that are on the “What’s On My PC…” blogroll. I think you will find that the subject matter and content is on a level comparable to commercial publications. Furthermore, I encourage you to bookmark each of... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day fighting cybercrime…

I had a great Memorial Day, but I ended up at the end of the day fighting cybercrime… The cybercriminal in this case was “AntiMalware Pro”… If you look at the above screenshot of AntiMalware Pro, the application appears very legitimate and professional in appearance. You may even think it is associated with the legitimate... Continue Reading →

An Overview of the Latest updates to Google Chrome

I have been testing the “beta” versions of Google’s web browser, Chrome, since its’ inception, approximately 8 months ago. Chrome is definitely a “watch and see” browser that just may end up being a top contender. The developers really seem to be listening to the requests of users by embedding additional requested features into the... Continue Reading →

What’s starting on your PC?

Managing and/or viewing the programs, processes and services on your PC when the operating system is loaded (boots) can be a real challenge even for the seasoned user or tech. There are many apps out there that allow you to visualize and troubleshoot startup issues. The first app out of my toolbox, for this purpose... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#11)

Geek Squeaks’ is a weekly lineup of articles written by the people (often referred to as “Geeks”) that are on my blogroll.  Listed below are my favorites from the past week.  You will not find a better selection of content than what is provided by these authors. I encourage that you visit these blogs on... Continue Reading →

Tips to making that call to Tech Support…

One of the most stressful experiences for any computer user is when they are at that “crisis” point with their PC and they need to contact Tech Support. Often home-based users will first go through the misery of trying to locate the tech support number, then have their patience tested by the array of telephone... Continue Reading →

Video Tutorial Website Listing at TTC Shelbyville

All bloggers have their sites they visit on a daily basis and one of mine is the TTC Shelbyville – Technical Blog.  TTC Shelbyville is the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville…  Their technical blog is used as a method of communications with their students. The Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville offers a wide variety of... Continue Reading →

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