Author Archives: JS

About JS

JS has grown up around computers and has developed a wealth of end-user experience. Technology interests include robotics, vintage video games, music gear, multimedia software, home security and Internet security.

Bloatware, Junkware, Adware & the like

  Posted Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 9:56 pm

Just a brief reminder for all of our readers: Free software doesn’t usually come without strings attached… Continue reading

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Hidden cost of virus infections

  Posted Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 10:39 pm

When your computer is infected with a virus, not only do you suffer from a loss of productivity… Continue reading

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Increase your password strength

  Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 5:09 pm

We’ve talked about the importance of a strong password before, and have provided tips to strengthen your own, but we wanted to take a moment and describe what a mighty password looks like… Continue reading

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Using Technology for Emergency Preparedness: Maps

  Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 5:10 pm

Computers and technology are not only great tools for work and play; they can also command an important role in disaster planning… Continue reading

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Laptop Tip: Dim your display

  Posted Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 5:56 pm

Just a quick reminder for everyone, laptop displays don’t last forever… Continue reading

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Secure your information

  Posted Thursday, August 4th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

If the recent LulzSec & Anonymous headlines have taught us anything, it’s that protecting your personal information is now more important than ever… Continue reading

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