Category Archives: Technology

Why Windows 8 is the Next Big Thing

Windows 8 is coming in 2012 (or so it’s been announced) and Microsoft has taken aim at its competition big time.  What’s this going to mean for bloggers and for tech enthusiasts alike? The biggest change coming to Windows 8 is its touch interface, support for ARM and Intel processors and support for new USB 3.0 devices.  This means the operating system will support devices … Continue reading

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Why Web Hosting Should Matter to Bloggers

Are you using cheap web hosting for your blog? There’s no shortage of web hosting companies available and as a blogger you should understand not all of these are created equal.  However, if you are serious about blogging you should also be serious about the hosting service used for your blog. Just ask Rosalind Gardner, one of the best affiliate marketers around, about the implications … Continue reading

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What Every Webmaster Should Know About Google Search

Search engine optimization is easy right?  Ranking in Google can be accomplished relatively easy by using keywords and adding backlinks right? Reading many of the “make money online” blogs would like you to believe it’s that simple.  After all, this is their premise these sites use to create foolproof products and services they offer. Understanding Google search and what goes into ranking well within this … Continue reading

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Virus Phone Scam – What it means to you

Have you gotten a phone call from someone claiming your computer has a virus or is sending our spam messages? It sounds legitimate.  They have your name, they know you have a computer and they really sound like they know what they are talking about. Here’s the best advice you will be given.  This is a phone scam. Hang up your phone immediately. Do not … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Web Hosting Business with Social Media

A friend of mine approached me and asked how he could use social media to promote his web hosting business.  He recognized its potential but wasn’t sure how to incorporate this into his marketing strategies or how it would fit into promoting his company to new customers. This made me think a little and think more about the industry and how social media could work … Continue reading

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Windows 7: My Question is Why?

Windows 7 is now available.  It’s Microsoft’s newest and greatest operating system that it hopes will correct the wrongs did in Microsoft Vista and hopefully convince businesses that upgrading to Windows 7 is worth it. Microsoft has failed miserably in recent years to coerce users to jump from a very stable platform – its Windows XP operating system – to Vista.  Users complained that Vista … Continue reading

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Bell Expressvu – External Hard Drives

My previous post on upgrading my Bell Expressvu receiver with an external hard drive has become one of my most popular posts.  I’m continually answering questions about which external hard drive would be compatible with the Bell Expressvu receivers. The specifications that are published by Bell about which hard drives are compatible with the Expressvu receivers are as follows: 7200 RPM rotation speed Between 40 … Continue reading

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Google Will Benefit from Microsoft-Yahoo Deal

When Microsoft and Yahoo struck a deal that would see Microsoft’s Bing search engine power Yahoo’s search, Google came out as the biggest winner right now.  The partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo is like having the chess club square off in the octagon against the fighters of the UFC.  This will be mildly entertaining but let’s face it – the Microsoft-Yahoo deal isn’t going to … Continue reading

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SUPERAntiSpyware – Effective Removal of Spyware and Malware

Spyware and Malware has made life hell for many computer users regardless of their skill level.  As mechanisms for infecting computer systems become more and more sinister, having proper protection against spyware and malware is crucial.  There are still many people who do not utilize anti-spyware and anti-malware applications. Those people do not have to look very far to find a quality anti-spyware and anti-malware … Continue reading

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Recession Proof your Computer with Free Software

The recession has impacted many aspects of our lives and as families attempt to tighten their belts, they often look at what they consider “non-essentials” when it comes to saving money The recession does not have to have an impact on the operation of your computer system.  There are many free software alternatives to commercial software applications that can be utilized and reduce household costs.  … Continue reading

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