July 27, 2015

FAQ: Scumware, Spyware, Adware and Malware definitions


What does 'Scumware' mean anyway?


Sometimes its easier to understand the concepts behind these types of programs, so here is a mini-reference with definitions which describe how each type of software works and how it is commonly used.



Scumware: Software, scripts or programs that are specifically designed to circumvent or steal revenue and traffic from legitimate web sites. Most scumware is also considered to be spyware since it usually...

July 20, 2015

One of the great things about having a smartphone are all the different ways you can listen to audio. Playlists of music on the phone, internet radio, podcasts, playing audio from cloud storage and more.  


My first thought was how I would get the sound into and through the speakers in my car. My blue-toothless car.


My first attempt at phone-to-speakers in the car was to buy an FM transmitter. This works by matching the radio dial and the transmitter to the same station. Sound is then trans...

July 6, 2015

Ever have the need to send a document to someone that cannot be altered?  Maybe a CV or other business document?

Now you can with a little free product called a PDF writer.  To be sure, there are lots of them to be found all over the internet.  The one we particularly like it CutePDF.  You can find it at www.cutepdf.com.

Simply download the installation file, install and voila!, it's ready to use.

But wait you say.  To where did it install?  Here's the fun part.  Simply load th...

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