Happy Thanksgiving!

thanksgivingToday is Thanksgiving, the one day each year that we set aside to give special thanks to our Creator for the many blessings that He has bestowed upon us throughout the past year.

This is a day to fellowship with family and friends – an opportunity to reminisce about the joys we have shared and treasure the memories of those who have passed on. [Continue Reading]

How to boot Windows into Safe Mode

safe-modeIf you use a Windows PC there will surely come a time when you need to start up Windows in Safe Mode.

For example, I have learned over time that stubborn viruses and spyware can often be removed in Safe Mode even when my anti-virus software fails to remove them while running under Normal mode.

What is Safe Mode?  [Continue Reading]

Review: Unlocking WordPress – Easy Steps For Getting a Hosted Blog Up and Running Fast

unlocking-wordpress-coverWordPress is by far the most used blogging platform available today thanks to its ease of use and amazing configurability. Millions of blogs and websites are currently running on WordPress, including some of the world’s largest and most visited websites.

A wonderful new Kindle ebook called Unlocking WordPress – Easy Steps For Getting a Hosted Blog Up and Running Fast will help you start blogging right away by walking you through the process of creating your own self-hosted WordPress blog, step-by-step.

With the help of this easy to follow illustrated guide, you’ll have your very own self-hosted WordPress blog up and running on your own domain in minutes. You’ll then learn how to properly configure your new blog and customize it to suit your needs and preferences. [Continue Reading]

This laptop is faster than most desktop PCs!

msi-gt80-titan-sli-009In the world of computing, it’s pretty much a given that the fastest desktops will out-perform the fastest laptops, but there’s a new laptop from the folks at MSI that beats most desktops in head-to-head tests.

The MSI GT80 Titan SLI-258 is a veritable beast of a machine that features a blazing fast Intel 2.7 GHz Core i7 CPU and an NVIDIA Geforce GTX970M SLI graphics co-processor with 12GB of dedicated video RAM to create a truly awesome user experience. [Continue Reading]

Scam alert: Avoid the fake “Target 50% Off Storewide” coupons on Facebook

scamWell, just in time for the Christmas shopping season we’re now seeing “Target 50% Off Storewide” coupons popping up all over Facebook.

Sounds pretty good, right? Well, it isn’t.

These “coupons” are nothing more than a ploy to get you to visit the scammer’s website and “Like” their Facebook page. And to top it all off, once you visit their website your PC will probably become infected with malware.

The fake coupons vary, but they all look similar to this: [Continue Reading]

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