Check Out The Beta Version Of YouTube Go on Google Play

February 12, 2017

Thought this may be of interest to you Android users…  It is called YouTube Go (currently in beta) that allows you to preview and download YouTube videos to your device. The goal is to save you on your data usage.  The app allows you to select either a standard or basic download (which both are less than 720p).

✔️️ Find a world of videos: 🎵 songs, 🎥 movies, 📺 TV shows, 😂 comedy, 👜 fashion, 🍲 cooking, 🛠️ how-to’s and many, many more!
✔️️ Download and watch your favorite videos
✔️️ Instantly share videos – no data used to transfer
✔️️ Search for any video and discover new videos
✔️️ Only 8.5MB app size

Beta test of the new YouTube Go app – try it now!

Source: YouTube Go – Android Apps on Google Play


Gain Added Protection On Your PC with Immunet

February 11, 2011

Bill Mullins’ at Tech Thoughts, who was actually one of the people to get me started in blogging, recently posted an article about an exciting security product called Immunet 3.0, that I encourage you to read.

Immunet

I’m not going to get into great detail about Immunet because I want you to read Bill’s article first; but, I will tell you this, I installed Immunet on all of my PC’s; AND what is so cool about this security application (that will help protect your PC) is that it is a “companion security product”.  What this means is that it is engineered to run alongside your other security products. For example, I am now using Immunet alongside Microsoft Security Essentials, which is my primary level of protection. From my initial testing I can’t even tell it is on my system due it uses miminal system resources. My gut is telling me that this is definitely a security product to consider.

If you want good insight on this security product (which is totally FREE), read Bill’s article about Immunet 3.0 [ HERE ] .

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Is Your Webcam Spying on You?

July 24, 2010

Do you have a webcam looking back at you from your desktop or notebook computer?  Did you know it is possible from that very same camera that you could literally be spied upon?

I can remember back as early as 2004 where Sophos, a leading info tech security company, warned computer users about a backdoor worm trojan virus that was capable of of using webcams to spy on people in their home or workplace [ see here ] .

The W32/Rbot-GR worm (also known as the “Peeping Tom” worm) spreads via network shares, exploiting a number of Microsoft security vulnerabilities, installing a backdoor Trojan horse as it travels.

Today, I want to share with you a web clip (see excerpt below) referencing an article that Bill Mullins’ (at Tech Thoughts) posted about the dangers of webcams and how specially crafted software can reverse the tables from watching to being watched. Folks this is for real stuff and is espionage on a personal private level.

I encourage you to read the full article at Bill Mullin’s Weblog – Tech Thoughts [ HERE ] .  Just the title alone is enough to want you to read this article.

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A “What’s On My PC…” Web Clip!

“Big Brother” isn’t the only one watching you. “Uncle Nasty”
is out there prowling the Internet too!

July 23, 2010
by
Bill Mullins’

imageWidespread publicity, generated by the use of so-called “legitimate” spycam software in the ongoing “Pennsylvania High School Caught Filming Naked Teenage Students In Their Bedrooms”, class action lawsuit, and more recent reports from around the world of stealth webcam-activating malware being used to spy on young girls and boys, should be waving a bright red flag warning about the potential for webcam misuse. But, statistics show that most people pay little, or no, attention. [ READ MORE ]

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20 FREE Lifetime License for SUPERAntiSpyware Professional Giveaway on August 24th

August 20, 2009

Be sure to visit Bill Mullin’s Weblog – Tech Thoughts for a chance at receiving a FREE LIFETIME registration code for a leading antispyware product called SUPERAntiSpyware. To enter the contest to win one of the lifetime licenses, simply add a comment at the end of the article that Bill has posted [ HERE ] . Bill currently has available (20)-twenty registration codes that can be used to activate the Professional version of SUPERAntiSpyware. On August 24, 2009, all comments will be added to an online List Randomizer, and the first 20 names that come up, in random order, will win a free lifetime registration code. Even if you do not win, you will have had the opportunity to visit one of the top blogging sites on the internet – Bill Mullins’ Weblog – Tech Thoughts

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Online Porn – Conservative States Biggest Users…

February 28, 2009

ABC News has published an article that indicates the people who are most outraged by pornography turn out to be consumers of the very things they claimed to be outraged by. A nationwide study, which was based on credit-card receipts from a major online adult entertainment provider, is indicating that the more conservative and religious states are reportedly topping out the numbers.

Irregardless of your stance or the validity of the study; my stance is avoid it at all costs. They call it an “entertainment industry”; it is an “addiction industry” that will destroy. Parents, watch your kids. This stuff is readily available (for FREE) at the click of a mouse.

From the tech side of all this… I do not know what a person pays to become a member of the porn community, but in addition to that cost expect to pay for some type of computer repair in addition to possible identity theft.  Porn sites are notorious breeding grounds (no pun intended) for malware, viruses, pop-up windows, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijacking, tracking cookies; and on and on!  Also, nothing is more embarrassing than when a tech sits down to repair your PC and finds that you have a dark side!

clipped from abcnews.go.com

Porn in the USA: Conservatives Are Biggest Consumers


8 of Top 10 Porn-Consuming States Voted Republican in 2008 Presidential Election


By EWEN CALLAWAY
Feb. 28, 2009

Americans may paint themselves in increasingly bright shades of red and blue, but new research finds one thing that varies little across the nation: the liking for online pornography.


States where a majority of residents agreed with the statement “I have old-fashioned values about family and marriage,” bought 3.6 more subscriptions per thousand people than states where a majority disagreed.


Photo: Americans may paint themselves in increasingly bright shades of red and blue, but new research finds one thing that varies little across the nation: the liking for online pornography.

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SendThisFile – A “FREE” method to send a large file…

January 24, 2009

Sendthisfile.com, a Wichita-based company that specializes in the secure transfer of large files, recently surpassed one million registered users.  I was recently pointed to this service by a computer tech friend who had sent a file to me that was too large for email. If you are in a pinch and need an easy way to send (or receive) a large file, this service looks like a good match. You can setup a “FREE” account or go for one of the paid accounts that provide more features.  Limitations of the “FREE” account is reflected in the clip below. The service is as easy as 1-2-3…

1 – Enter the recipient’s email address (and small message)

2- Select a file, and

3 – Click the SendThisFile button!

The recipient will receive the email with a link to a download location at SendThisFile.com. Instructions are clearly given to the recipient on the process; which is very easy.

One thing I did during the testing was use an encryption program to encrypt the file I was sending, as an added measure of security and control on my part. I do not like sending anything into the cloud that could breach my privacy. I simply provided the recipient a password clue that he would only know.

Click on the logo or link below to preview this service further.

clipped from www.sendthisfile.com


This is a FREE account. You can use this account to send files to anyone, however there are limitations.

Limitations

The upload speed will be SLOWER than a paid account.

The file will expire in 3 days.

The file can only be downloaded 3 times.

Can only send one file at a time.

Ads will display when the recipient downloads the file.

Features

Fast download speed for the recipient.

Download information available in “My Files” area.

You can create a FileBox to receive files.

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