The offer for free Media Center ends January 31, 2013, so do this sooner rather than later. Details on how this works can be found here:
Trend Micro has launched their 2013 edition of security products that are compatible with Windows 8. Are there any improvements versus the 2012 edition? Do they perform well?
Find out from this detailed review: Security for Everyone – Reviewing Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2013
We’re hearing more and more, online and via word of mouth, that Ransomware, the practice of holding your infected PC hostage until a fee is paid, is increasing to epidemic proportions. Below is a link to a New York Times article describing the practice and steps you can take to insure you don’t fall victim.
From the article: “Researchers say criminals now use victims’ Internet addresses to customize ransom notes in their native tongue. Instead of pornographic images, criminals flash messages from local law enforcement agencies accusing them of visiting illegal pornography, gambling or piracy sites and demand they pay a fine to unlock their computer.”
Please read this and advise any friend or family member that may be vulnerable.
Free for a limited time but well worth the usual .99, Ski Safari is one of those games that just grabs your attention, much like last year’s Jetpack Joyride. Ski down four different mountains, jumping, grinding, surfing through hills, tunnels and clouds. Ride a snow machine, a penguin or even a Yeti. This game is very highly rated in our home but more importantly, world-wide.
Courtesy of NORAD, here’s the link for the little ones to track Santa. Apps available for iOS, Windows 8, Google Play and Windows Phone.
Check out this list of some very interesting logos:
I bet you don’t know all the methods listed in this article:
Here’s how to create a Windows 8 repair disc.
The title of this post says it all, doesn’t it? Hilarious site!
Got a busy schedule? If you do, and you are using Windows 8, you might want to check this guide to the Calendar app.