Week in Geek: Java Becomes New No. 1 Attack Target Edition

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By Akemi Iwaya on October 31st, 2010

This week we learned how to secure a Linux PC by encrypting the hard drive, become familiar with the toolbox in Photoshop, improve battery life in Windows 7 with the built-in power troubleshooter, become familiar with the panels in Photoshop, print files from anywhere via any device with Dropbox, and more.

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Photo by d.loop. [via Dirk Loop]

Random Geek Links

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Unmodified, original photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video.

Geek Video of the Week

How do Computer, Keyboard, Monitor, and Mouse manage to put up with Printer being such a brat all day? If you have ever had a printer that acted like this one, then you will definitely be satisfied with the results!

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Photo by CollegeHumor.

Your Printer is a Brat

Productive Geek Tips

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Random TinyHacker Links

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Super User Questions

Enjoy reading through our newest group of questions and answers from Super User.

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Latest Reviews at How-To Geek

Settle back for some great reading with this week’s software reviews.

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  • CopyTrans Suite
    CopyTrans Suite is a collection of utilities that allows you to manage your iPod / iPhone without the horribly bloated iTunes.
  • ESET Smart Security 4
    ESET Smart Security is a complete suite of security solutions for the PC that integrates Antispyware, Antivirus, Antispam, and a personal firewall.
  • Nero Multimedia Suite Platinum 10 HD
    The Nero Multimedia Suite is one of the most popular commercial programs for creating movies, burning discs, backing up data, support for Blu-ray and more.

How-To Geek Weekly Article Recap

Get caught up on your weekly reading with our hottest articles from this past week.

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One Year Ago on How-To Geek

Here is our latest batch of retro geeky goodness from one year ago.

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The Geek Note

That is all the treats that we have for you this week. Happy Halloween everyone! Remember to keep those great tips coming in to us at tips@howtogeek.com.

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Photo by moominmolly.

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/31/10
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