Geek Squeaks’ for July 18, 2013

One of my passions is finding reputable resources and applications for home based users that can be used in confidence. Today’s round up of Geek Squeaks’ is no exception: Create Your Own Customized Start Page with YOURLS (my favorite); Optimize your computer with this collection of utilities; Must read tips on protecting our kids on... Continue Reading →

Quickly Turn Off / On the Internet

Typically, I turn my computer “on” in the morning, which is connected to the internet, and leave it “on” until I go to bed at night. A practice that I have gotten into is that when I am away from the computer I will disconnect (or disable) my internet connection through my network settings.  I... Continue Reading →

[GEEK SQUEAKS’] – Drive Manager, YouTube Converter, Skype for iPad, Internet Safety, and the Toshiba Thrive Tablet

Drive Manager 4.14 See all your drives and their details at a glance. Free Youtube to MP3 Converter @ Carol’s Vault Skype for iPad launched @ Canadian Tech Blogger Internet Safety @ Big Geek Daddy  ——————————————-  Geek Squeak Toy of the Day Toshiba Thrive 10.1-Inch 8 GB Android Tablet ——————————————- MORE Geek Squeaks’… Computers &... Continue Reading →

What’s On My PC – 2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 280,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#79)

We are living in the age of information technology and computers. To keep up with the pace it is important to have credible and reliable sources. Reflected below is this weeks round up of recent information technology and computer news, as posted by the members associated with the What’s On My PC blogroll. It does... Continue Reading →

Is magicJack’s VoIP for you?

magicJack - A device that you plug into your computer’s USB port that enables you to use your broadband internet connection to make FREE local and long distance phone calls. A phone line (standard RJ-11) plugs into the magicJack from a phone. Initial cost is typically around $40 dollars [ CLICK HERE ] the first... Continue Reading →

New Google Maps version of EARTH ALERTS

How would you like to monitor, in near real-time, natural events (such as hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, cyclones) that occur here on mother earth? You can with the Google Maps version of Earth Alerts. Before I go further, I must give credit where credit is due. The Google Maps version of Earth Alerts is actually... Continue Reading →

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