The United States Department of Homeland Security is urging people to be careful if they are running the browser add-on or computer programming language known as Java. It is installed by default on more than 850 million machines, and chances are, it is leaving your computer open to attack. The issue is so serious that, in a rare announcement, DHS is urging all users to uninstall the widespread plugin immediately. …
Most of us have made the switch over to the new Facebook Timeline by now, or are due to be on board with it at any time whether we like it or not. While some of us love it (I do, I admit I like it) many, many, people don’t, and would do anything to go back to the old way. Or at least – try anything new to get something else going instead.
I have an “instant gratification takes too long” type of personality, so I’m definitely not one to tolerate my computer slowing me down. Anything that will make my life easier or make my gadgets work better and faster and I’m all over it.
April showers bring May flowers…and April also brings the dreaded deadline for filing your yucky taxes. If you haven’t done yours yet and you aren’t planning on filing an extension, you have just enough time to get moving and get ‘em done.
Have you ever wished that someone would just take you by the hand and tell you what to buy for your computer, so you could have everything you need in one place? The Super Easter Bundle is here to save the day!
Have you left the house without your mobile phone – only to be a wreck until you were reunited with it later on? I have a deep seated fear of losing my phone, or being apart from it. I always joke about it, but apparently I’m not alone, and there’s a name for it: Nomophobia.
In a relationship? Staying connected usually entails an arsenal of apps and devices for e-mailing, Skyping, phoning and texting. When you are in love — especially a new relationship — you want to share everything with your partner, all the time. A new app called Pair aims to simplify your quest for constant contact.
There’s another scam circulating on Facebook – this time, it’s something near and dear to my heart: shoes. Not just any shoes either, but those cute TOMS everyone is wearing this Spring. Sigh. Anyway, you may have seen this scam already. It works in the same way some of the other recent gift card scams operate.
When I first heard the rumblings of employers requiring their applicants to provide their Facebook passwords, I thought surely this must be few and far between. I mean really. What is the motivation? What are they looking for – dirt on you that they can use against you? It’s such an utter invasion of privacy I was surprised that instead of the rumbling going quietly away, it grew louder as more and more companies began asking for passwords as well.