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Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Be Careful Of Malware, Cryptolocker – Take Action Now!

Cryptolocker, a relatively new and rather disgusting virus is currently doing the rounds of the Internet. Known as “ransomware” Cryptolocker will encrypt all important data on an infected machine, then hold your machine to ransom for the decryption key. What Is Cryptolocker? Put simply, when your machine is infected with the Cryptolocker virus, it will automatically encrypt all documen... »

Humble Origin Bundle Released And It’s Epic!

Humble Origin Bundle Released And It’s Epic!

Yesterday marked the release of the latest Humble Origin Bundle, but this time there is a difference, and the difference is epic! You see, the guys at Humble have teamed up with EA’s Origin and Steam to bring some astounding titles in the latest bundle. Not only that but 100% of the money raised will be going to charity. What’s in the Humble Origin Bundle? In this bundle there are curr... »

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

Windows 8.1 Official Preview Released

So today marks the release of the official, long awaited update to Windows 8.1…well, kind off. It’s a developer preview. But it does give us an idea of what to expect when the free update actually hits the general public. At the moment the only major changes I can see in windows 8.1 as opposed to Windows 8 is that there are more customisation options, and the ability to multi-task has ... »

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Giveaway

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Giveaway

Anyone who uses a computer should know how important security is, especially if you spend a lot of time online like I do. If you’re a Windows user then you absolutely need to have a good anti-virus program. Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 is an all encompassing Internet and machine security suite that works really well at keeping your device in tip top s... »

Tidy Your Windows Desktop With Fences

If you’re anything like me then you will like the convenience of having shortcuts on your desktop, but hate the cluttered look that it gives. Fences gives you the convenience of having shortcuts on your desktop yet a clean and organised look. Fences allows you to group your applications together in a logical format so that you can easily identify different groups of application and file ty... »

New Microsoft OS “Windows Blue” Coming This Summer

New Microsoft OS “Windows Blue” Coming This Summer

Back in October 2012, Windows 8 was release to the world with a very elaborate advertising campaign and promises of opening your eyes to a whole new world of computing. Unfortunately though, the up take of Windows 8 has been poor at best. With even Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen publicly saying that there were parts of Windows 8 he found “confusing”. Since October the Microsoft elves ... »

Encrypt Specific Files & Folders With AxCrypt [Windows]

Encrypt Specific Files & Folders With AxCrypt [Windows]

Many people use encryption on a daily basis, it’s an extremely useful tool especially when you need to transfers sensitive data over insecure means like email. There are many tools available that can encrypt portions of your hard drive, or even your whole hard drive – TrueCrypt for example. But what if you don’t need to encrypt your whole drive, or even portions of your drive? ... »

Which Is better, Ubuntu Or Windows?

Which Is better, Ubuntu Or Windows?

A few days ago I was speaking to a friend of mine who is completely none technically. He saw my computer screen (Ubuntu 12.04) and asked how I got Windows to look like that. I explained that it wasn’t Windows but rather Ubuntu. I then went on to explain what Ubuntu was. After about 30 minutes or so of ‘geek talk’ with this friend, he asked me a very simple question. So which is b... »

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