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Microsoft extends 90-day free Windows 7 enterprise trial until end of 2010

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Add a 30-second “skip-ahead” feature to your Comcast remote control

  Add 30-Second Skip The following technique can be used to map an unused or unneeded button on the "silver" remote to the 30-second skip command. Current versions of the i-Guide software will skip forward 30 seconds into a recording when this command is sent. A good choice is the ‘A / Lock’ button since […]

Windows 7 Secrets & Shortcuts

    Following are some of the Windows 7 codes that have been identified as those providing access to special shortcuts. To use them, simply create a new folder, name it anything you’d like, and include one of these strings in the folder name:   {ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} – GodMode {00C6D95F-329C-409a-81D7-C46C66EA7F33} {0142e4d0-fb7a-11dc-ba4a-000ffe7ab428} {025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D} {05d7b0f4-2121-4eff-bf6b-ed3f69b894d9} {1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70} {15eae92e-f17a-4431-9f28-805e482dafd4} {17cd9488-1228-4b2f-88ce-4298e93e0966} […]

How to disable Google Buzz

Ummm, yea, I love the concept of having “Facebook” updates as a tab in my Google mail screen, but this thing is just like Google Wave – there is a lot of work to be done before (and if) it is ready to be the primary social networking outlet for users.   Have no fear, […]

Comcast ups the ante on its FREE security software by now offering the Norton suite

Comcast has been providing a free version of the MacAfee security suite to its customers for about a year now.  The product actually worked well and it truly was free (granted, you are a paying Comcast customer) and never got pesky about an up sell of any sorts. In fact, there were no ads at […]

Blackberry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.18 Software Now Has Integrated Tethering Setup

I recently upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and realized that my Blackberry tethering configuration was no longer working. After quick inspection, the modem entry for my BlackBerry had been removed during the upgrade. No sweat, I’ll just set it up again. Although it wasn’t that simple. I couldn’t get the device to show up […]

GMAIL is DOWN!

Yes, Google mail (GMail) is currently down. There is no ETA. Stay tuned. Don’t fret, you can still get your e-mail even when GMail is down: How to check GMail when it’s down! More reading

Google Voice!

After several months of waiting for an invitation my number finally came up today, literally! In a nutshell, Google Voice is a telephone number service from Google that allows you to rein in all of your different phone numbers and be reachable by everyone through a single number. You decide where to forward those calls […]

April Fools Day Preparation – You MUST Act Today!

UPDATE – This website offers a test of your system to verify whether or not you are susceptible to Conficker. It’s simple – if you see all six pictures, you are golden. If not, well, you may have some cleanup to do. Alas, tomorrow is the big joke day. It is also a big day […]

FTC Stimulus Scam Alert / Avoid Job Offer Scams

I get no less than ten e-mails a day about jobs. Granted, I do independent contracting and have my credentials posted at most of the major sites, but with the current state of unemployment, I have to imagine a lot of people have their resume’s out there. I do know for a fact that scammers […]