THE ROUND-UP FOR THIS WEEK:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT WINDOWS 8.1 – How do I update to Windows 8.1? How much does Windows 8.1 cost? Answers to questions like these and more…
AN ESSENTIAL TOOL TO KEEP YOUR WIFI NETWORK SECURE – Did you ever wonder if anyone is tapping into your WiFi network? To keep you safe from eavesdropping, check out SoftPerfect’s WiFi Guard…
USE YOUR DOG AS A COMPASS WHEN IT RELIEVES ITSELF – I have had several dogs as pets over the years and I always wondered why they spin in a circle prior to relieving themselves. Well, a new study has revealed that Fido is aligning himself in correlation to the earth’s magnetic field…
SAVE INTERESTING ARTICLES, VIDEOS AND MORE from the web with Pocket. I have found Pocket to be a “must have” web based app that can be accessed from all of your devices…
150 BEST WINDOWS SOFTWARE as reviewed by Addictive Tips for 2013. I personally am a software guy and I can tell you, this list is a great list…
THIS WEEK’S RANDOM TECH SITE PICK features a site by a tech blogger from TechPanache and is an enthusiast in the field of technology. A software engineer, he enjoys learning about technological advancements and exploring the gamut of new developments in the field. Once versed with the knowledge, he loves sharing his experiences and experiments with the world. Need tech guidance? Then check this site out…
THIS WEEK’S TECH PRODUCT PICK features the Logitech Wireless Wave Combo Mk550 With Keyboard and Laser Mouse. I have this setup and I can tell you this is a great package…
Geek Squeaks’ for the Week is a weekly round-up of tech products, news, software, apps, wallpapers, articles, you name it; from my favorite tech web sites… I just plain love tech!
Update to Windows 8.1: FAQ
If you are thinking about bumping up to Windows 8.1, make sure you have all your ducks in line. To help you out, What’s On My PC has located a good starting point on Microsoft’s website that answers many of the common questions people have about Windows 8.1.
SoftPerfect WiFi Guard
SoftPerfect WiFi Guard is an essential tool for everyone running a small Wi-Fi network and striving to keep it secure. Generally, modern WiFi networks are well protected, but there are a number of weaknesses that can compromise your WiFi password; this includes vulnerabilities in encryption and brute force attacks.
- Pings computers and other network devices and displays those alive.
- Detects firewalled computers that do not respond to ping.
- Scans your network at a specified interval.
- Immediately alerts you if an unknown device is found.
- Runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
- Absolutely free, has a portable edition, and does not contain any adware, spyware or malware.
Dogs Align With Earth’s Magnetic Field When Relieving Themselves
The researchers at Czech University of Life Sciences observed 1,893 dog-defecations from 70 dogs of 37 different breeds over a two-year period, and found the pooches preferred to excrete when their body was aligned along the Earth’s north-south axis under stable magnetic field conditions… READ MORE
Pocket helps people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once saved to Pocket, the list of content is visible on any device—phone, tablet or computer. It can be viewed while waiting in line, on the couch, during commutes or travel—even offline.
150 Best Windows Software Of Year 2013
Every year, we review a truckload of desktop and mobile apps as well as tips and tutorials for our loyal Addictivetips readers. And as we look back on another year gone, it’s time we present our behemoth compilation of the biggest and most spectacular releases on Windows platform in 2013… READ MORE
This Week’s Random Tech Site Pick (with sample article)
Software Data Cable App: All-in-One File Transfer Solution for Android – Time and again we have seen ways in which we can transfer files from Android to Windows using Wi-Fi, send files and app between two Android devices and also how we can sync files and folders between Android and Windows automatically. The only problem was, a different app was required for each of these tasks. But today we are going to see an app which will combine all of them under a single umbrella… READ MORE
Logitech Wireless Wave Combo Mk550 With Keyboard
and Laser Mouse
- The Wave Combo MK550 includes the K350 model keyboard and M510 Mouse
- Powerful 2.4 GHz wireless connection with one tiny Unifying receiver that stays in your notebook
- Contoured laser mouse with rubber grips gives you smooth, precise cursor control
- Wave-design ergonomic keyboard with cushioned palm rest for exceptional typing comfort
- Virtually no battery changes ? up to three years of battery life for the keyboard and two years for the mouse* (* Keyboard and mouse battery life may vary based on user and computing conditions.)
- Operate up to 30 feet (10 meters) with the receiver in clear sight of the keyboard and mouse