While running my PC Repair business, I have to deal with a lot of virus and spyware infestations on my client’s computers. One of the most common questions I’m asked is: What kind of anti-virus should I use? The answer, of course, is one with updated virus definitions!
Over the next few weeks we will take a look at a few of the reliable free options.
Whether you are environmentally conscious or just looking to save some cash, the rising prices of energy have everybody looking to cut back on costs. If you’ve ever wondered how much power your computer consumes, there’s a free power management tool called Local Cooling here to help you out.
How many times have you wanted to only print out a portion of the data on an Excel spreadsheet? About a year ago I shared a tip to save ink and paper by only printing selected text from a webpage. Instead of analyzing the spreadsheet, printing it out and reanalyzing it to find the pertinent data here I will show you how to print out the specific area.
Editor’s Note: Joost is available in the US only, unfortunately. Sorry about that, we think it’s unfair too.
A few years ago I remember many people asking, trading, and selling Joost invitations. I ended up getting one when Joost was in beta and though I thought the idea was great, I was not very impressed with channel content. Since then Joost has come a long way. Currently still in beta but open to the public, Joost boasts over 480 channels with 28,000+ TV shows.
If you’ve seen the screenshots of Google Chrome on XP vs Vista, you’ve probably noticed that the interface looks completely different. If you want to make your XP version use a slick black theme, you can do so with a custom hack.
As almost everybody knows by now, Google has released their Chrome web browser, a stripped down browser built for speed and an inline search bar known as the Omnibox. The only problem is that by default there are only 5 suggestions, but with a simple command line switch we can increase that number.
The retail price of diagramming software Microsoft Visio 2007 ranges between $550 to $259 depending on if you choose professional or standard, which is a lot of money for somebody on a budget. Since we love to write about replacing expensive applications with high quality free alternatives, today we are writing about Dia, a free alternative.