Monthly Archives: April 2008

Boost the Speed of Your Sluggish Computer

By | April 22, 2008

Have you noticed a gradual decrease in speed of your computer since you first purchased it? You’re not alone. It’s near impossible to avoid the inevitable slowdown of a computer over time. Here are some things that cause your computer to slow to a crawl: The addition of new programs that consume more hard drive… Read More »

How The Internet Works, In A Nutshell

By | April 19, 2008

Have you ever been awe struck by the hidden intricacies of the Internet? Have you ever wondered how it works? C’mon, say yes, just for me. In this article I will explain, in as few words as possible, the basics of the Internet and give an example of how your computer communicates with Yahoo to… Read More »

Malware And Viruses And Spyware Oh My!

By | April 17, 2008

Don’t you miss the days when all you had to worry about was a virus infection via your floppy drive? These days you’re vulnerable to a plethora of unsavoury software floating about on the Internet. You’ve probably heard terms like worm, virus, spyware, adware, malware, hijackers, dialers, etc. So what does it all mean? And… Read More »

Top Three Free Antivirus Alternatives

By | April 16, 2008

It’s that time of year again and your anti-virus subscription has expired. Windows starts to generate alerts warning you that you aren’t protected from viruses. The world is coming to an end! Well, not quite. But aren’t you sick of purchasing a new anti-virus subscription every year? Fortunately, there are a few websites where you… Read More »

Web 2.0 Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

By | April 15, 2008

The Internet has changed dramatically over the past five years. Social networking websites have leaped ahead of other online services and streaming video websites have amassed hundreds of millions of viewers. These days, the total number of page views for Facebook and YouTube surpasses that of Yahoo and Google combined. Social networking websites have grown… Read More »