Yearly Archives: 2014

Glorious new Mars map is the most detailed yet

Glorious new Mars map is the most detailed yet Properly prepare for your next Mars vacation with a beautiful new map of the planet from the US Geological Survey. http://www.cnet.com/news/glorious-new-mars-map-is-the-most-detailed-yet/#ftag=CADf028e5a by Amanda Kooser @akooser July 17, 2014 10:26 AM PDT … Continue reading

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Wireless Live CD Alternative: ZeusGard

Krebs On Security Brian Krebs July 14 Wireless Live CD Alternative: ZeusGard https://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/07/wireless-live-cd-alternative-zeusgard/ I’ve long recommended that small business owners and others concerned about malware-driven bank account takeovers consider adopting a “Live CD” solution, which is a free and relatively … Continue reading

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Office Online versus Google Apps: Facts and FUD

Office Online versus Google Apps: Facts and FUD By Woody Leonhard on June 25, 2014 http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/office-online-versus-google-apps-facts-and-fud/ Microsoft and Google are locked in battle over free-for-personal-use productivity applications. Each is fighting for your attention. At this time, there’s no one best … Continue reading

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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be By Tara Culp-Ressler June 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm Updated: June 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/06/23/3451935/big-tobacco-hooked-cigarettes/ CREDIT: Shutterstock Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general tied … Continue reading

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4 Questions to Ask Before You Give a New App Access to Your Personal Data

4 Questions to Ask Before You Give a New App Access to Your Personal Data Rob Pegoraro Tech Columnist Jun 24, 2014 https://www.yahoo.com/tech/4-questions-to-ask-before-you-give-a-new-app-access-to-89716807114.html?src=rss Here’s how most of us protect our own privacy when it comes to new mobile apps: We … Continue reading

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If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…

Krebs on Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/06/if-it-sounds-too-good-to-be-true/   If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…   The old adage “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” no doubt is doubly so when it comes to steeply discounted brand-name stuff … Continue reading

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Why You Should Ditch Adobe Shockwave

KrebsonSecurity https://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/05/why-you-should-ditch-adobe-shockwave/ May 14 Why You Should Ditch Adobe Shockwave This author has long advised computer users who have Adobe‘s Shockwave Player installed to junk the product, mainly on the basis that few sites actually require the browser plugin, and … Continue reading

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