Laptop Running Hot ? – How About A Cooler! – Updated

I came across this article about our Canadian neighbors suing Dell because their notebook computers are overheating. See the details of the story here. But what really caught my attention was the fact that I have forgotten to get a laptop cooler for my wife’s notebook. Oops. I recall saying before the holidays, that after…

Vista – From Microsoft – Available As A Download

Well this according to Microsoft will be a “Wow” experience. Once Vista hits the road in just about ten days plus change, users of the new OS will be able to download copies of Vista including upgrades directly from the Internet. Take a look below. Market Place Web site Opens January 29, 2007. And on…

Google Earth – Rumor – Being Used By Terrorists

If true, this is disturbing. A rumor that is being posted by some credible sites, see article here, indicated that terrorists may be using Google Earth to plot attacks. According to the articles I have read, some unknown British military sources have supposedly found maps in the hands of insurgents that are from the Google…

Hitmanpro – All In One Spyware Program – Review

Hitmanpro is an interesting piece of software in that it controls both a built-in virus program and also three of the more popular anti-spyware programs – Lavasoft’s Ad-Aware SE, Spyware Blaster, plus Spybot Search and Destroy. Here is how it works. Hitmanpro is described by the author: “This is exactly what Hitman Pro does: it…

Ghost Wall from Ghost Security – Review

I have been looking for a Free firewall to try on my systems and stumbled upon one from Ghost Security called GhostWall. According to the software manufactures blurb they state: “GhostWall in a lot of cases is the only real alternative to the built in Windows firewall! Ideal for low latency applications Doesn’t impact online…

Great Sites – Hardware Help

Hardware help sites are in abundance on the Internet. And the most overlooked hardware help you can get is from the OEM sites available to all of us. OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer. These are the people who built the hardware, whether it be the computer manufacturer, i.e. Dell, Gateway, etc. OR the hardware itself…