If you’d like to add an extra layer of protection between your computer and the web, OpenDNS is free and easy to set up. Features include adult content filtering, anti-phishing/anti-malware technology, black/whitelisting and parental control. Fully documented, OpenDNS has paid versions for schools and businesses. Thanks for the tip, Dave !
Has your computer been running slow lately? Overloaded registry? Or too many programs? Not enough RAM? Page file completely fragmented? There are a tons of reasons why your computer can be a hundred times slower than when you first bought and there are a lots of ways to make it faster. Check out this article that lists 99 ways to speed up your Windows PC.
This has been all over the web today, $3 in free MP3 downloads from Amazon through November 30th.
Are you a web developer? If so, you probably hate all the different versions of Internet Explorer and how each has its own quirks you have to work around. If you’re having issues, check out this great article that goes through 9 of the most common IE bugs and how to fix them! Definitely better than pulling your hair out!
So you really like Tiny Hacker a lot? Or it’s parent blog, How-To Geek? Wish you could find more sites like these? Well you can! SimilarSites is a cool service that lets you type in the URL of a site you like and get back a list of sites that are similar! Go give it a shot with a couple of your favorite blogs.
We like to alert our readers to any new version of Stinger, a standalone virus remover from McAfee. New versions are available approximately twice a year, this one is v10.0.1.688.
Ever wanted to create your own animated video? MeMoov is a free online animation studio that lets you make full animated videos without needing any tech skills. You can choose a scene, make people walk, have them make faces, and even use your own voice to make them speak! Neat!
There are many other websites that bring you free magazines that you can read online. They allow you to choose a magazine and read the entire magazine. Maggwire takes a different approach in listing out the articles in those magazines and letting you choose which article to read. They’ve categorized these magazine articles into different categories so you choose them according to your taste. Did I tell you that they have articles from more than 600 magazine titles?
If you just got Windows 7 and can’t find the setting or configuration option to make a specific change like Parental Controls or Theme Settings, then Windows 7 In A Box might be for you. It’s a free utility that puts all of the tools, settings, and programs in one place for easy access. Good for novice users!