Category Archives: Free

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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4 free tools for Cyber Security Awareness Month – and beyond!

by Paul Ducklin on October 16, 2013  http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/10/16/4-free-tools-for-cybersecurity-awareness-month-and-beyond/ Regular readers of Naked Security will know that we aren’t terribly prone to commercialism. We don’t think we need to be. The brand we represent is pretty obvious, what with the domain name nakedsecurity.​sophos.​com and the … Continue reading

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Avoiding those unwanted free applications

Avoiding those unwanted free applications By Lincoln Spector on June 12, 2013 in  https://windowssecrets.com/top-story/avoiding-those-unwanted-free-applications/ Free apps are great, but they often come with an unexpected cost — unwanted additional apps. Depending on how you handle them, unwanted programs can be … Continue reading

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Farewell, GOOG-411

http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/ OCTOBER 14, 2010, 12:04 PM Farewell, GOOG-411 Oh, it’s a sad day in techland. On Nov. 12, Google will turn off 800-GOOG-411 forever. It was one of the best, juiciest, most useful services in all phonedom. It didn’t cost anything. … Continue reading

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The best open source platforms and middleware: 2010

From: www.itworld.com The best open source platforms and middleware: 2010 by Doug Dineley, James R. Borck, Paul Venezia, Peter Wayner, High Mobley October 14, 2010 —   Bossies 2010: Platforms and middleware InfoWorld’s Best of Open Source Software Awards, or Bossies … Continue reading

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‘LibreOffice’ Is Good News for OpenOffice.org

by Katherine Noyes http://www.itworld.com/open-source/122253/libreoffice-is-good-news-openofficeorg?page=0,1&source=ITWNLE_nlt_today_2010-09-29 September 28, 2010 — Given Oracle’s recent decision to pull the plug on OpenSolaris, there has been considerable concern over the past few months about the future of the OpenOffice.org productivity software suite. Both projects were … Continue reading

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Do not pay for security software

April 29, 2010 6:00 AM PDT Do not pay for security software by Rafe Needleman http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-20003722-83.html?tag=nl.e757 After the recent disaster of an antivirus app update from security vendor McAfee, I took a quick look at what the laptop and PC … Continue reading

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