https://www.infopackets.com/index.xml en 'TagScanner 5.1.657', and 'Tablacus Explorer 14.11.9' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9407/tagscanner-51657-and-tablacus-explorer-14119 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">TagScanner 5.1.657 Having trouble organizing your growing digital music collection? Then give TagScanner a try. This tool will help you manage your music collection by allowing you to create and edit tags, rename files, and download album information. http://www.xdlab.ru/ Tablacus Explorer 14.11.9 Tablacus Explorer is a tabbed file manager that features add-on support. This is an extremely useful feature and cuts down on the number of open 'explorer' Windows in the task bar. It's completely portable, meaning you don't have to install it on your system, and it supports many different ... (<a href="/news/9407/tagscanner-51657-and-tablacus-explorer-14119" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:54:51 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9407 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9407/tagscanner-51657-and-tablacus-explorer-14119#comments Freeware New, Used PC: How Do I Change User Name in C:\Users? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9429/new-used-pc-how-do-i-change-user-name-cusers <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'miannone' writes: " Dear Dennis, I recently purchased a new [Windows 8.1] desktop computer (or so I thought) from a big box electronic store. It should be noted that I did not utilize the 'pay-for-setup' process that the sales people attempted to convince me was the only way to go. I took the machine home ... [and booted it up] first time. It went through all the necessary updates; ... [once complete, I started] the customization. It was then I noticed that [my hard drive already had a user named 'Sam' defined on it. For example, even though I am the only user on this ... (<a href="/news/9429/new-used-pc-how-do-i-change-user-name-cusers" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:49:22 +0000 Dennis Faas 9429 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9429/new-used-pc-how-do-i-change-user-name-cusers#comments f1 Windows Tips MS Kills OneDrive 'Placeholders' for 'Selective Sync' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9428/ms-kills-onedrive-placeholders-selective-sync <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft is facing a storm of protest over its decision to remove a popular feature from its OneDrive cloud storage service. The change is set to take shape when the company's next operating system, Windows 10 , is released next year. In Windows 8.1, OneDrive shows ' smart files ', otherwise known as ' placeholders ' stored on the cloud, but not available on a local device. If a user decides they want to view or edit that file and double click on it, OneDrive begins to download the file to local storage. The advantage of smart files is simple: they let users view the entire contents of ... (<a href="/news/9428/ms-kills-onedrive-placeholders-selective-sync" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:40:45 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9428 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9428/ms-kills-onedrive-placeholders-selective-sync#comments f1 Microsoft 'Writemonkey 2.7.0.3', and 'ServersCheck 12.0.1' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9408/writemonkey-2703-and-serverscheck-1201 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Writemonkey 2.7.0.3 Writemonkey is a simple, no frills writing application designed to help you focus on your work. It features a slimmed-down user interface, making it fast and efficient. It does come with a number of useful features, though, including quick search and thesaurus. http://writemonkey.com/ ServersCheck 12.0.1 ServersCheck is designed to help you monitor your network traffic, systems and servers, and various applications. When a problem is discovered alerts can be sent instantly via email, instant messaging service, or phone call. http://www.serverscheck.us/ (<a href="/news/9408/writemonkey-2703-and-serverscheck-1201" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:43:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9408 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9408/writemonkey-2703-and-serverscheck-1201#comments Freeware MS Sway Could Replace Powerpoint; Testing on iPhone https://www.infopackets.com/news/9420/ms-sway-could-replace-powerpoint-testing-iphone <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft has begun public testing of a new presentation application that could one day replace its incredibly popular and widely used MS PowerPoint. The main focus of the tool, named Sway, is to remove the barriers between presentations on different computing devices, such as smartphones and PCs. The idea of Sway is that it shouldn't matter what type of content you want to build into a presentation, or what device you want to show it on. That's a major contrast to MS PowerPoint, where it can be difficult to bring together multiple file formats or to create presentations that look the ... (<a href="/news/9420/ms-sway-could-replace-powerpoint-testing-iphone" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:39:19 +0000 John Lister 9420 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9420/ms-sway-could-replace-powerpoint-testing-iphone#comments f1 Microsoft Expert: CoinVault Ransom a Scam; Don't Negotiate https://www.infopackets.com/news/9419/expert-coinvault-ransom-scam-dont-negotiate <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Cybercriminals behind a brand new type of ransomware scam have implemented a new strategy they hope will convince more people to pay up. Unlike other ransomware scams, this one offers victims the ability to reclaim some of their files for "free." Ransomware is a type of malware that locks users out of their systems . In most cases, a victim must pay a fee -- usually around several hundred dollars -- to reclaim control of their computers. However, there's no guarantee that a ransomware cybercriminal will follow through on the deal, and most security experts advise against ... (<a href="/news/9419/expert-coinvault-ransom-scam-dont-negotiate" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:18:51 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9419 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9419/expert-coinvault-ransom-scam-dont-negotiate#comments f1 Security Should I use two antivirus at the same time? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9418/should-i-use-two-antivirus-same-time <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'gfaas' writes: " Dear Dennis, What is your opinion of having two antivirus programs installed instead of one? I have Microsoft Security Essentials and Grisoft AVG antivirus. " My response: In my opinion, using two antivirus / antimalware programs is better than one for the same reason you would seek the advice of two independent doctors for a life threatening illness. That said, I suggest that you ensure both antivirus / antimalware programs do not conflict with each other, or you will run into resource issues that will cause your computer to slow to a ... (<a href="/news/9418/should-i-use-two-antivirus-same-time" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:09:03 +0000 Dennis Faas 9418 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9418/should-i-use-two-antivirus-same-time#comments f1 Windows Tips 'UserBenchmark 2.6.0', and 'SpaceSniffer 1.2.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9410/userbenchmark-260-and-spacesniffer-120 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">UserBenchmark 2.6.0 UserBenchmark helps to test the speed of your PC's components -- including GPU, CPU, HDD, and SSD -- in less than one minute. It can even be used to test the efficiency of your USB drives. http://www.userbenchmark.com/ SpaceSniffer 1.2.0 SpaceSniffer is a completely free tool designed to help you understand the way files and folders stored on your computer are structured. It features a Treemap visualization style that makes it clear where files and folders are stored on your various devices. http://www.uderzo.it/ ... (<a href="/news/9410/userbenchmark-260-and-spacesniffer-120" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:25:58 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9410 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9410/userbenchmark-260-and-spacesniffer-120#comments Freeware Should I Delete my Web Browser Cookies? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9417/should-i-delete-my-web-browser-cookies <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'r clee' writes: " Dear Dennis, Every web browser I've used has the option to 'disable third party cookies'. Most articles I've read on privacy say not to allow third party cookies; however, recently, I visited tripadvisor.com to read a post, but found my comment wouldn't be accepted unless I enabled third-party cookies. Now, Google is telling me that my Firefox is 'outdated'. When I click the link to find out more detail, it says if I don't enable third party cookies, my email interface will switch to the plain vanilla HTML format ... [Is this] a stab at deeper data mining ... (<a href="/news/9417/should-i-delete-my-web-browser-cookies" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:21:07 +0000 Dennis Faas 9417 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9417/should-i-delete-my-web-browser-cookies#comments f1 Windows Tips MS Patches 20 Year Old Exploit; XP Still Vulnerable https://www.infopackets.com/news/9416/ms-patches-20-year-old-exploit-xp-still-vulnerable <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft has patched a security vulnerability that somehow evaded detection for roughly twenty years. The bug has reportedly existed in every single version of the Windows operating system since Windows 95. According to reports, the bug can allow a hacker to execute code remotely when a user visits a malicious website. IBM security expert Robert Freeman says the bug is related to a flaw in VBScript, which first debuted with Internet Explorer 3.0 in the late 1990s. Freeman says that the bug remains invulnerable to Microsoft's anti-exploitation tools, otherwise known as the Enhanced ... (<a href="/news/9416/ms-patches-20-year-old-exploit-xp-still-vulnerable" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:29:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9416 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9416/ms-patches-20-year-old-exploit-xp-still-vulnerable#comments f1 Microsoft 'Exact Duplicate Finder 0.9.7.16', and 'W8 Sidebar 5.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9412/exact-duplicate-finder-09716-and-w8-sidebar-50 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Exact Duplicate Finder 0.9.7.16 As the name suggests, Exact Duplicate Finder is designed to help you find and eliminate duplicate files stored on your system. It features a simple and clean interface that groups identical files by location. It's also extremely fast, making it easy to find and delete dupe files. http://indeepsoft.blogspot.ca/ W8 Sidebar 5.0 W8 Sidebar can help you learn more about your critical system components. Its user-friendly interface shows you information about your processor, memory, storage drives, network connections, and more. And while the name suggests ... (<a href="/news/9412/exact-duplicate-finder-09716-and-w8-sidebar-50" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:00:19 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9412 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9412/exact-duplicate-finder-09716-and-w8-sidebar-50#comments Freeware Is it Spam? MS Outlook Receives 'Bacon' Email Filter https://www.infopackets.com/news/9415/it-spam-ms-outlook-receives-bacon-email-filter <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft has launched a new tool for MS Outlook designed to make it easier to deal with email overload. It will be available for business users at first, but could later be rolled out for home users. The feature will be available as part of Office 365 for business: that's the online edition of the Office suite, which is automatically updated when Microsoft adds new features or makes changes. The name of the feature comes from the problem Microsoft is trying to tackle: Clutter. That's meant to describe the category of emails that are from legitimate senders, but which you don't ... (<a href="/news/9415/it-spam-ms-outlook-receives-bacon-email-filter" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:58:02 +0000 John Lister 9415 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9415/it-spam-ms-outlook-receives-bacon-email-filter#comments f1 Microsoft 'Zer0 0.8', and 'StudioLine Photo Basic 4.0.21' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9409/zer0-08-and-studioline-photo-basic-4021 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Zer0 0.8 Zer0 is designed to help you to find and securely delete files once and for all. Just drag the targeted file into the delete box and it's gone forever. Features include a user-friendly interface and a high-security file deletion algorithm that makes file recovery virtually impossible. http://www.kcsoftwares.com/ StudioLine Photo Basic 4.0.21 With a highly-accessible user interface and features that include image editing and archiving, StudioLine Photo Basic is one of the better freeware image editing programs on the market. This program lets you create unique effects for all of ... (<a href="/news/9409/zer0-08-and-studioline-photo-basic-4021" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:14:32 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9409 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9409/zer0-08-and-studioline-photo-basic-4021#comments Freeware Windows Blamed for Home Depot Hack; Execs Get Macs https://www.infopackets.com/news/9414/windows-blamed-home-depot-hack-execs-get-macs <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">The Home Depot recently revealed that its systems had been hacked, leaving approximately 56 million customer credit cards and 53 million email addresses vulnerable to cybercriminals. Now, the retailer is apparently blaming Microsoft's Windows operating system (OS) for its security vulnerabilities, and has reportedly switched many top-ranking employees to Macintosh computers and iPhones. The Home Depot announced additional findings of its security breach on November 6, 2014. In the days that followed, customers whose data was affected received an email from the company, which read: " ... (<a href="/news/9414/windows-blamed-home-depot-hack-execs-get-macs" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:11:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9414 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9414/windows-blamed-home-depot-hack-execs-get-macs#comments f1 Security 'Network Activity Indicator 1.7', and 'RJ TextEd 10.0 Beta 2 / 9.20' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9411/network-activity-indicator-17-and-rj-texted-100-beta-2-920 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Network Activity Indicator 1.7 Learn more about the activity on your network with Network Activity Indicator. This tool uses a highly accessible user interface to show you the outgoing and incoming network packets. Network Activity Indicator is designed for Windows 7 systems. http://www.itsamples.com/ RJ TextEd 10.0 Beta 2 / 9.20 RJ TextEd is a unique source and text editor that boasts Unicode support. In addition, it can be used as a web development editor, allowing you to work on PHP, ASP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Features include auto completion, code folding, and advanced sorting. http ... (<a href="/news/9411/network-activity-indicator-17-and-rj-texted-100-beta-2-920" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:58:52 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9411 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9411/network-activity-indicator-17-and-rj-texted-100-beta-2-920#comments Freeware How to View Active and Idle Processes in Windows? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9413/how-view-active-and-idle-processes-windows <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'mg_barrett' writes: " Dear Dennis, Is there a way to show a list of running processes (programs) in Windows? Also, how do I determine if a process is active or not? " My response: A process is said to be active if there is CPU or memory activity associated with the process. The opposite is also true; if there is no CPU or memory activity reported by a process, then it is considered to be an idle process. Process activity can be determined using various utilities mentioned below. How to View Active and Idle Processes in Windows You can use Windows Task Manager to view all ... (<a href="/news/9413/how-view-active-and-idle-processes-windows" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:56:24 +0000 Dennis Faas 9413 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9413/how-view-active-and-idle-processes-windows#comments f1 Windows Tips 'AsteriskPasswordSpy 3.1', and 'FastStone Image Viewer 5.3' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9394/asteriskpasswordspy-31-and-faststone-image-viewer-53 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">AsteriskPasswordSpy 3.1 Hate it when your most important passwords are locked behind asterisks? This tool, which features a user-friendly interface and is compatible with Windows computers, can help make it easy to see the characters behind those asterisks. http://securityxploded.com/ FastStone Image Viewer 5.3 FastStone Image Viewer is a speedy, easy-to-use and highly stable image browser than can also be used to convert and edit digital images. Features include red-eye removal, resizing, cropping, retouching, and color adjustments. http://www.faststone.org/ (<a href="/news/9394/asteriskpasswordspy-31-and-faststone-image-viewer-53" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:00:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9394 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9394/asteriskpasswordspy-31-and-faststone-image-viewer-53#comments Freeware Best Way to Reinstall Windows, User Data, Patches? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9406/best-way-reinstall-windows-user-data-patches <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'rseal54' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a 6 year old Gateway computer with Windows Vista operating system and Service Pack 2 installed. I have a question regarding reinstalling Windows; I want to save all my data and installed programs to an external hard drive, then do a clean reinstall of the operating system. Is it possible to reinstall Vista with all the latest updates [automatically applied during the reinstall without using Windows Update]? Also, how do I get back all the items that were saved on the external hard drive? " My Response: That's an ... (<a href="/news/9406/best-way-reinstall-windows-user-data-patches" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:57:40 +0000 Dennis Faas 9406 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9406/best-way-reinstall-windows-user-data-patches#comments f1 Windows Tips Most Instant Messaging, Chat Apps Not Secure: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9405/most-instant-messaging-chat-apps-not-secure-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Several of the world's most popular messaging applications have failed a security test carried out by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping defend civil liberties in the digital environment. In essence, the EFF found that messaging apps like Facebook Chat and Yahoo Messenger just don't do enough to protect user data. The EFF, which published its findings earlier this week, studied 39 messaging applications. The list included voice and video calling programs, mobile texting applications, and instant messaging services. Only Six ... (<a href="/news/9405/most-instant-messaging-chat-apps-not-secure-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:01:43 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9405 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9405/most-instant-messaging-chat-apps-not-secure-report#comments f1 Security 'GeekUninstaller 1.3.2.41', and 'Q-Dir 6.01' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9404/geekuninstaller-13241-and-q-dir-601 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">GeekUninstaller 1.3.2.41 Many programs don't uninstall completely after they've been 'removed' from Windows. GeekUninstaller helps to refine the process by removing leftover junk in the Windows system registry and hard disk. It can even 'force remove' stubborn and broken programs that refuse to uninstall. http://www.geekuninstaller.com Q-Dir 6.01 Q-Dir is a Windows-explorer based file browser that allows you to quickly and easily manage folders and files. It's fast and easy access to your hard disks, network folders, USB Sticks, floppy disks and other storage devices. Note: the download link ... (<a href="/news/9404/geekuninstaller-13241-and-q-dir-601" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:51:58 +0000 Dennis Faas 9404 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9404/geekuninstaller-13241-and-q-dir-601#comments Freeware Skype Calls to offer Live Voice Translation https://www.infopackets.com/news/9403/skype-calls-offer-live-voice-translation <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Windows 8.1 users will soon have the opportunity to test a potentially revolutionary feature: live speech translation in Skype. Skype is a software program that allows users to make phone calls or video chat with other Skype users around the world, using the Internet. Skype is one of the most popular applications of its kind, with over 300 million users world-wide using the service. (Source: skype.com ) Skype Live Speech Translation - On the Fly The live speech translation feature has been in the works from some time, stemming back to 2011 when Microsoft bought out Skype for $8.5 billion . It ... (<a href="/news/9403/skype-calls-offer-live-voice-translation" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:25:00 +0000 John Lister 9403 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9403/skype-calls-offer-live-voice-translation#comments f1 Microsoft 'Image Tuner 5 Beta', and 'Display Driver Uninstaller 13.4.2.1' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9393/image-tuner-5-beta-and-display-driver-uninstaller-13421 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Image Tuner 5 Beta This program can help you resize, rename, covert, and place watermarks on your favorite digital images. It features a very intuitive and easy-to-understand user interface and boasts a remarkable powerful image processing engine. Note that there is a free and pro version (which is not free). http://www.glorylogic.com/ Display Driver Uninstaller 13.4.2.1 Uninstall drivers for NVIDIA, ATI, and Intel graphics cards quickly and easily with Display Driver Uninstaller. This handy tool features a simple user interface and is compatible with every version of Windows since Windows XP ... (<a href="/news/9393/image-tuner-5-beta-and-display-driver-uninstaller-13421" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:05:52 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9393 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9393/image-tuner-5-beta-and-display-driver-uninstaller-13421#comments Freeware Americans Pay Too Much for Slow Internet: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9402/americans-pay-too-much-slow-internet-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report suggests that Americans pay more for their Internet plans than residents of most other industrialized nations. Not only that, but Americans also pay more for slower service. The report was produced by the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, which compared Internet service in major US cities -- like Kansas City, Missouri, and Bristol, Virginia -- with large European and Asian metropolises, including London, Seoul, Paris, Tokyo, and Copenhagen. Internet Cost Comparisons of USA, Europe and Asia The report found that the estimated monthly cost for a plan featuring ... (<a href="/news/9402/americans-pay-too-much-slow-internet-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:58:44 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9402 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9402/americans-pay-too-much-slow-internet-report#comments f1 Internet 'PhraseExpress 10.5.35', and 'TClean 1.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9395/phraseexpress-10535-and-tclean-10 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">PhraseExpress 10.5.35 Save time with PhraseExpress, which helps you organize frequently used text snippets, expand abbreviations, automate repetitive tasks, auto-complete frequent phrases, and allow quick access to the Windows clipboard. http://www.phraseexpress.com/ TClean 1.0 TClean is a simple and small utility designed to help you clean out your temporary system files, which are stored in a special folder within the Windows operating system. TClean is compatible with every version of Windows since Windows XP. http://tersoft.ru/index.php/ (<a href="/news/9395/phraseexpress-10535-and-tclean-10" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:13:42 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9395 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9395/phraseexpress-10535-and-tclean-10#comments Freeware How to Build an External HD? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9401/how-build-external-hd <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader John R. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a question regarding how to make a custom built external 2.5 inch USB hard drive (similar to the Western Digital My Passport drive). First, can you tell me: do external USB hard drives operate similar to 3.5 inch hard drives found in PCs? Also, are 2.5 inch hard drives just as reliable as the 3.5 inch desktop PC hard drives? Lastly, do you have any recommendations for external 2.5 inch hard drive enclosures? " My Response: For what it's worth, the Western Digital MyPasport hard drive is a solid unit (I own the 2TB model ), but it tends ... (<a href="/news/9401/how-build-external-hd" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:11:13 +0000 Dennis Faas 9401 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9401/how-build-external-hd#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Sync Breeze 6.7.28', and 'MozillaCookiesView 1.50' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9392/sync-breeze-6728-and-mozillacookiesview-150 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Sync Breeze 6.7.28 This fast and easy-to-use synchronization program makes it simple to sync files across multiple devices, including local disks, networks, NAS storage devices, and enterprise storage systems; features include real-time and multi-stream synchronization. Note that there is a freeware version and pro version on the download page. http://www.syncbreeze.com/ MozillaCookiesView 1.50 MozillaCookiesView makes it easy to track the activity in your Netscape and Mozilla web browsers. It conveniently displays information related to all of your cookies, helps you delete unwanted cookies ... (<a href="/news/9392/sync-breeze-6728-and-mozillacookiesview-150" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:36:40 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9392 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9392/sync-breeze-6728-and-mozillacookiesview-150#comments Freeware Should I remove old .NET Framework? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9400/should-i-remove-old-net-framework <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader Dan F. writes: " Dear Dennis, When I run Windows Update, it tells me there are .NET Framework 3.5 updates available. Should I install these Windows Updates, even though my computer has .NET framework 4.5? Also, should I remove old .NET framework (versions 1, 2, etc) from the Windows Control Panel? Or will it cause problems? " My response: I recommend installing Windows Updates as soon as they are available (for the reasons I outlined in the comments section of yesterday's article), as the latest Windows Updates usually address bug fixes or security-related ... (<a href="/news/9400/should-i-remove-old-net-framework" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:20:27 +0000 Dennis Faas 9400 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9400/should-i-remove-old-net-framework#comments f1 Windows Tips Most Users Don't Use Windows Update Properly: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9399/most-users-dont-use-windows-update-properly-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report suggests that many users who use the Windows Update feature to automatically download and install the latest security patches from Microsoft do not have an up-to-date operating system. Windows Update gives users two options: manual and automatic updates. With the manual option, users must initiate security downloads themselves, which can be carried out when it's most convenient. On the other hand, the automatic option alerts users to necessary updates and begins the download and installation process without requiring user input. Most Windows Users Delay Automatic Updates The ... (<a href="/news/9399/most-users-dont-use-windows-update-properly-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:26:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9399 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9399/most-users-dont-use-windows-update-properly-report#comments f1 Microsoft 'ImBatch 3.2.0', and 'Privacy Eraser 3.0.0.947' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9384/imbatch-320-and-privacy-eraser-300947 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">ImBatch 3.2.0 This free image processing tool allows users to perform a range of complex image editing tasks, from converting to resizing, and applying a watermark. http://www.highmotionsoftware.com/ Privacy Eraser 3.0.0.947 No one likes the idea of sharing their Internet history with others. Privacy Eraser can help by cleaning away your Internet history tracks and other computing activities. This tool is compatible with the world's most popular web browsers. Note that this program is free but has limited functionality (compared to the 'pro' version, which is not free). http://www ... (<a href="/news/9384/imbatch-320-and-privacy-eraser-300947" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:02:16 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9384 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9384/imbatch-320-and-privacy-eraser-300947#comments Freeware Windows 10: More Features Announced https://www.infopackets.com/news/9398/windows-10-more-features-announced <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft has unveiled additional features for Windows 10, as well as making previously-announced features available for testing. Most of the changes are aimed at mobile computer users, but there will be a few extra improvements for desktop users . Windows 10 Testing being done in Batches Microsoft is taking a very deliberate approach with its public testing program for the new Windows 10 operating system. Rather than throw out a semi-completed version of Windows 10 for testing and deal with all the feedback at once, Microsoft is slowly adding new features to the test edition of the operating ... (<a href="/news/9398/windows-10-more-features-announced" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:55:32 +0000 John Lister 9398 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9398/windows-10-more-features-announced#comments f1 Microsoft Ends Oct 30: Win7 PCs, Laptops Heavily Discounted https://www.infopackets.com/news/9397/ends-oct-30-win7-pcs-laptops-heavily-discounted <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">It's the end of the line for Windows 7 -- sort of. After this Friday, October 31, Microsoft will no longer sell Windows 7 licenses to PC manufacturers, otherwise known as OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers). That will force most PC makers to turn to Windows 8.1 -- at least, until Windows 10's release next year. For businesses who don't appreciate Windows 8's main features -- like the Start screen, touch integration, and "Modern" (or "Metro") user interface -- there's some good news. Microsoft will continue to allow PC makers to produce Windows 7 ... (<a href="/news/9397/ends-oct-30-win7-pcs-laptops-heavily-discounted" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:37:45 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9397 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9397/ends-oct-30-win7-pcs-laptops-heavily-discounted#comments f1 Microsoft 'Tor Browser Bundle 4.0', and 'Cherrytree 0.35.2' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9385/tor-browser-bundle-40-and-cherrytree-0352 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Tor Browser Bundle 4.0 The Tor Browser is a program used to protect your privacy while you surf the web. It's been specifically designed to defend against traffic analysis and network surveillance and can help keep your activities hidden from state security. https://www.torproject.org/ Cherrytree 0.35.2 Cherrytree is a unique note-taking application that features rich text and syntax highlighting. Cherrytree allows you to organize your notes into a clear hierarchy, placing the most important items at the top. This tool is compatible with many different languages. http://www.giuspen.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9385/tor-browser-bundle-40-and-cherrytree-0352" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9385 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9385/tor-browser-bundle-40-and-cherrytree-0352#comments Freeware How can I Recover Pictures, Videos from a Mobile Phone? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9396/how-can-i-recover-pictures-videos-mobile-phone <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'Lagrangestacy' writes: " Dear Dennis, How can I recover a video from today that was deleted from my phone? " My response: You didn't mention which phone you have, so I will provide general information on file recovery for mobile phones using a PC. First and foremost: mobile phones use either micro SD memory card to store data, or internal phone memory, or both. Depending on where the deleted video is stored, you can try to use your Windows PC to recover the files. You can either: a) Take out your micro SD card in your mobile phone and attach it to the ... (<a href="/news/9396/how-can-i-recover-pictures-videos-mobile-phone" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:14:13 +0000 Dennis Faas 9396 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9396/how-can-i-recover-pictures-videos-mobile-phone#comments f1 Windows Tips 'USB Flash Drives Control 4.0', and 'CoffeeZip 4.8' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9386/usb-flash-drives-control-40-and-coffeezip-48 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">USB Flash Drives Control 4.0 This program gives helps to give you more control over the USB flash drives attached to your computer. It boasts several useful features, including read mode, write mode, and execute mode, all of which help you control how a USB flash drive interacts with your system. http://www.binisoft.org/ CoffeeZip 4.8 This small and simple utility allows you to quickly and easily compress your favorite files. It features support for 64-bit versions of Windows, multi-core compression, integration with Windows Shell, and is free for home and office use. http://ohsoft.net/ (<a href="/news/9386/usb-flash-drives-control-40-and-coffeezip-48" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:11:02 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9386 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9386/usb-flash-drives-control-40-and-coffeezip-48#comments Freeware Should I disable the Windows Page File or Swap File? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9391/should-i-disable-windows-page-file-or-swap-file <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A visitor chatted with me on the web site other day, and he had a question about the Windows Page file. He wrote: " I have a question in regard to optimizing Windows and its 'page file'. I have Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) with a 1 terabyte (TB) hard drive, and 8 gigabytes of RAM. My system uses a newer generation Intel processor (Core i5 or Core i7). My question is: do I really need a page file when I have 8GB of memory? In your opinion, which is better: having Windows manage my page file, or should I define a custom page file, or use no page file? " My Response: The short answer is that ... (<a href="/news/9391/should-i-disable-windows-page-file-or-swap-file" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:03:36 +0000 Dennis Faas 9391 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9391/should-i-disable-windows-page-file-or-swap-file#comments f1 Windows Tips Malware Scam Hits Yahoo, AOL, and Match.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9390/malware-scam-hits-yahoo-aol-and-matchcom <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Some of the web's most popular sites, including Yahoo, AOL, and dating portal Match.com, were recently hit by a wave of malicious advertisements linked to ransomware . The attack was carried out using vulnerabilities in web browsers plugins , and if successful, automatically (and silently) installed file-encrypting software CryptoWall on victim's PCs. According to reports, the malicious advertising -- or 'malvertising', as it's being called -- appeared on 22 different websites, including realestate.aol.com, and several Yahoo pages, including Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports. Three Million ... (<a href="/news/9390/malware-scam-hits-yahoo-aol-and-matchcom" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:31:44 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9390 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9390/malware-scam-hits-yahoo-aol-and-matchcom#comments f1 Security 'KeePass Password Safe 2.28', and 'Unchecky Beta 0.3' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9376/keepass-password-safe-228-and-unchecky-beta-03 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">KeePass Password Safe 2.28 Security experts recommend you use a different password for every one of your accounts. That's a lot of passwords to remember! KeePass can help you manage all of these passwords by storing all of them in a single, secure place. http://keepass.info/ Unchecky Beta 0.3 It seems like every time you try to download software there are offers to download other programs. In some cases, these programs are presented to you with checkmarks next to them, meaning they'll be installed by default if you don't uncheck them. Unchecky can help with that by keeping those ... (<a href="/news/9376/keepass-password-safe-228-and-unchecky-beta-03" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9376 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9376/keepass-password-safe-228-and-unchecky-beta-03#comments Freeware Windows Smartwatch Imminent; iOS, Android Compatible https://www.infopackets.com/news/9389/windows-smartwatch-imminent-ios-android-compatible <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Rumors suggest that Microsoft is primed to launch its own smartwatch in the next few weeks. Details are still hazy, but it seems it may connect with multiple devices , and not only Windows Phones. Smartwatches have been one of the big tech stories of 2014, becoming a serious mainstream product after years of hype. Apple is launching its own smartwatch running a modified version of the iPhone software, while firms such as Samsung have produced Android-based watches. Check Emails at the Flick of a Wrist Although smartwatches run a mobile operating system, they usually rely on a connection to a ... (<a href="/news/9389/windows-smartwatch-imminent-ios-android-compatible" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:06:22 +0000 John Lister 9389 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9389/windows-smartwatch-imminent-ios-android-compatible#comments f1 Microsoft Windows 10: Most Requested Features https://www.infopackets.com/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 Technical Preview a couple weeks ago, the company offered users the chance to provide feedback through a "Windows Feature Suggestion Box." As expected, feedback is pouring in as to which features should be present in the operating system's final version. Windows Explorer Tabs Top List So far the most requested feature is adding tabs to Windows Explorer. Microsoft says more than 1,600 people have requested a feature that would effectively treat Windows Explorer the same as an Internet browser. As such, users would be able to create new tabs ... (<a href="/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:08 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9388 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features#comments f1 Microsoft 'OpenSaveFilesView 1.0', and 'Spotify 0.9.14.13' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9369/opensavefilesview-10-and-spotify-091413 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">OpenSaveFilesView 1.0 This simple tool displays a list of files recently opened by a Windows user. For every file listed, OpenSaveFilesView shows the file name, the order that the files were opened, the time the file was opened, the file size, and more. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Spotify 0.9.14.13 Find the newest and best music with Spotify, which places millions of tunes right at your fingertips. Spotify is free to use and can be downloaded to your mobile device or computer. Not only will it play any song, any time, it'll recommend other, similar songs you may not have heard before. http:// ... (<a href="/news/9369/opensavefilesview-10-and-spotify-091413" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:19:36 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9369 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9369/opensavefilesview-10-and-spotify-091413#comments Freeware How to Repair Windows Dual Boot, Multi-boot? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9387/how-repair-windows-dual-boot-multi-boot <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'Sprenger' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have four hard drives in my PC and four different operating systems. My main hard drive has Windows XP, then my second drive has Vista Ultimate, the third has Windows 7 Ultimate, and the fourth has Windows 8.1. I want to get rid of the Windows XP drive, but if I disconnect it, none of my other hard drives will boot. What should I do? I prefer to have Windows 7 as the default operating system. I want to avoid formatting all my hard drives just to get them working again. Any suggestions? " My Response: It sounds like your Windows XP drive ... (<a href="/news/9387/how-repair-windows-dual-boot-multi-boot" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:16:39 +0000 Dennis Faas 9387 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9387/how-repair-windows-dual-boot-multi-boot#comments f1 Windows Tips How to Know When a Web Page was Last Modified? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'Dave' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a question which I can't seem to find a clear-cut answer to. Can you tell me: is it possible to view a web site / web page and determine when it was last updated? " My Response: The simple answer is that there is no easy way to know when a page was last updated - which is most likely why you're having trouble finding the answer. Information regarding the 'last modified date' of a page is usually reserved for web site owners (via direct access to the web site files / database with their associated time stamps). However, there are ways to ... (<a href="/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:08:41 +0000 Dennis Faas 9383 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified#comments f1 Internet 'Honeyview: Ultrafast Image Viewer 5.07', and 'XYplorer Free Edition 14.50.2' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Honeyview: Ultrafast Image Viewer 5.07 This fast and easy-to-use tools helps you view your favorite images, even if they're compressed (ZIP, RAR, 7z). Honeyview will even let you view GPS information attached to an image by opening Google Maps. This tool is compatible with Windows XP through Windows 8. http://www.bandisoft.com/ XYplorer Free Edition 14.50.2 This tabbed file manager for Microsoft's Windows operating system boasts several useful features, including file search, preview, and dual pane view. It's also got a highly customizable interface and allows users to automate ... (<a href="/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:15:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9375 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502#comments Freeware Microsoft's Free Windows Offer Pays Off https://www.infopackets.com/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft's decision to ditch Windows licensing fees for small-screen devices has led to a raft of ultra-cheap Windows-enabled gadgets. Approximately 50 new manufacturers have taken advantage of the offering, with some Windows devices sold in the far East now costing less than a copy of Windows itself. The move came earlier this year and is thought to be a response to the huge success of Google's Android operating system. Android is particularly popular with manufacturers because it's free to install onto their devices. That said, as tablet computers and smartphone prices have ... (<a href="/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:13:13 +0000 John Lister 9381 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays#comments f1 Microsoft Can't Change Internet Explorer Settings (Proxy Server)? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader Paul Y. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have Windows 8.1 and I can no longer use Internet Explorer or Chrome web browser -- only Firefox works! Every time I go to use Internet Explorer or Chrome, a blank page appears (as if it's trying to connect to something), and then eventually I get an error message stating that it can't connect to the Proxy Server. I have no idea why the Proxy Server setting was enabled, or how to disable it. I tried to disable it in Internet Explorer via Internet Options (LAN Settings), but the selections are pre-set / ghosted out, and I'm unable to change ... (<a href="/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:42:19 +0000 Dennis Faas 9380 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Task List Guru 4.107', and 'Screenshot Captor 4.9.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Task List Guru 4.107 This free task list organizer helps you organize your personal and professional lives using a hierarchy that lets you prioritize tasks, notes, and reminders. It features 48 different color icons that help you make organizing tasks fun and easy. http://www.dextronet.com/ Screenshot Captor 4.9.0 This simple tools makes snatching, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots simple and straightforward. Features include smart auto-naming, quick zoom control, quick save, embedded comments, and deluxe thumbnail maker. http://www.donationcoder.com/ (<a href="/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:16:51 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9377 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490#comments Freeware Is the PC Dead? Reports Suggest Comeback in 2015 https://www.infopackets.com/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report suggests that the personal computer may be on the verge of making a comeback. The report comes from industry analysts Gartner and IDC, which state that there was only a slight drop in demand for personal computers during the third quarter of 2014. While those figures don't sound too impressive, the outcome is quite startling when considering the trend over the last three years. Since 2011, PC sales have been steadily declining. Some experts went so far as to suggest that we were witnessing the 'death of the PC' , with consumers opting for mobile devices -- like ... (<a href="/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:14:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9379 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015#comments f1 IT 'DocPad 14.0', and 'CheatBook DataBase 2014' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">DocPad 14.0 Looking for an alternative to Notepad? Then give DocPad a try. It offers plain text editing and an arsenal of great features, including bookmarking, case conversion, encoding, file history, keyboard macros, print preview, and search and replace. http://www.gammadyne.com/docpad.htm CheatBook DataBase 2014 Having trouble getting past that really tough section in your newest video game? Then check out CheatBook Database, a massive collection of the world's best cheat codes. Find cheats for Assassin's Creed, Divinity, and Dead Rising 3. http://www.cheatbook.de/ ... (<a href="/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:15:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9367 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014#comments Freeware Smart Devices, Cloud to Dominate IT Trends in 2015 https://www.infopackets.com/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Industry analysts at Gartner have released their list of the top trends in information technology (IT) for 2015. The general theme appears to be a growing -- and perhaps troubling -- reliance on web-connected devices and the cloud. Topping Gartner's list is the 'computing everywhere' concept, also known as ubiquitous computing . The research firm believes 2015 will be about expanding access to computing capabilities, from placing touchscreens in connected cars , to washing machines and dryers. To many, it's an exciting trend that will allow people unprecedented access to their devices ... (<a href="/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:13:32 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9374 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015#comments f1 IT How Can You Fix My Computer Over the Internet? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'Nurse Lynda' writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks so much for fixing my computer [over the Internet] - it's amazing to see you work ... you sure know your stuff! ... [I have a question]: I have recommended your 'Remote Desktop Support' services to my friends on Facebook, but they don't understand how [you can fix my computer over the Internet]? Specifically, they are asking what is the meaning of 'Remote' Desktop Support? I've tried to explain, but they just don't understand it. Do you have a page explaining this? " My response: ... (<a href="/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:01:36 +0000 Dennis Faas 9378 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet#comments f1 Windows Tips 'The Godfather 0.88', and 'OooPlayer 1.4' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-14 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">The Godfather 0.88 The Godfather is a software program that will make you an offer few can refuse: it will help you organize your favorite mp3, ogg, mpc, ape, flac, aac, apl, wv, mp4, ofr, spx or tta music files. The Godfather helps you find a eliminate duplicate files, set tags for your files, and catalog your files in an accessible way. http://www.jtclipper.eu/ OooPlayer 1.4 On some systems Apple's iTunes can be a real "hog", drastically reducing system performance. OooPlayer is lightweight playlist-based music player, meaning it won't dominate your system, making it ... (<a href="/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-14" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:15:43 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9347 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-14#comments Freeware Windows 10 Malicious Keylogger Claims 'Overblown' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Reports that Windows 10 Technical Preview contain spyware-like features have been dismissed as overblown. However, the issue should raise awareness of some of the limitations of using preview software. Several news outlets have made startling claims about Windows 10 Technical Preview, suggesting it collects confidential data; some have gone as far to suggest that the operating system contains a keylogger . That's a nasty feature found in some malicious software that tracks what you type on your keyboard, looking for sensitive information such as passwords or financial account details, ... (<a href="/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:12:54 +0000 John Lister 9373 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown#comments f1 Microsoft Why run Windows 10 Preview as a Virtual Machine? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader Fred S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I was very much intrigued by your article on Windows 10 Technical Preview . I understand this is a beta operating system and it most likely contains a lot of bugs. At the same time, I'm also very excited to try it. In your previous article, you mentioned I could run Windows 10 as a virtual machine . I don't have much knowledge or experience with virtual machines, and was wondering if you could elaborate a bit more on the subject? " My Response: Certainly. You can think of a virtual machine as a computer within a computer. For ... (<a href="/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:36:12 +0000 Dennis Faas 9372 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Wireless Network Watcher 1.73' and 'IPNetInfo 1.56' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-156 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Wireless Network Watcher 1.73 This small but helpful utility can scan your wireless network and display a list of all connected computers. For each computer detected, the utility displays IP address, MAC address, network card, and computer name. http://www.nirsoft.net/ IPNetInfo 1.56 IPNetInfo is designed to help users find out all kinds of information about their IP (Internet Protocol) address, including country and state name, address range, and contact information (including address, phone, fax, and email). http://www.nirsoft.net/ (<a href="/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-156" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:43:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9368 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-156#comments Freeware BadUSB Attack: Now in The Wild; Exploits to Follow https://www.infopackets.com/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Security researchers have purposely unleashed tools that could help hackers use USB drives to secretly spread malware on computers, including mobile devices with USB ports. The goal in releasing such tools is to coerce USB drive manufacturers into doing more to protect consumers against such attacks. The attack vector was initially reported in early August of this year, and until now was only theoretical. The tools were released by security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson. Their campaign is inspired by the unveiling of " BadUSB ," a type of attack that uses a USB thumb ... (<a href="/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:36:57 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9370 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow#comments f1 Security Windows 10 Technical Preview: Download, Overview https://www.infopackets.com/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">There's been much talk about Windows 10 beta, otherwise known as the "Technical Preview." The good news is that Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available for download to the general public, and it's absolutely free. But before you rush off to download Microsoft's latest offering, please take a few moments to consider some important details. Things to Consider before Downloading Windows 10 Technical Preview First, the Windows 10 Technical Preview is still in early development. That means the software is inherently buggy and prone to crashing, and can result in data ... (<a href="/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:00:46 +0000 Dennis Faas 9371 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview#comments f1 Windows Tips 'York 1.61', and 'Howard 1.26' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">York 1.61 Know more about your network traffic with York, which can help you log all of the traffic on your network card. York can also help analyze and parse network packets; it can even capture transmitted files and passwords - something which can have nefarious consequences. http://thesz.diecru.eu/ Howard 1.26 Get alerts about all of your different email clients - including Outlook, Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo Mail - with Howard, the one-stop email shop. A special sound and text notification will alert you when each new email comes in. http://thesz.diecru.eu/ (<a href="/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:33:06 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9361 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126#comments Freeware Computer Keeps Powering Off, Unstable, Intermittent? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader 'rbruner' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have an older, but still viable Systemax XP computer that was upgraded to Windows 7 . The problem is that the unit powers down within a few minutes of powering on. I have already replaced the motherboard and power supply , kept the CPU (an AMD 4400+, circa Q4 2008). When I boot into safe mode, the unit is operational, but but if I boot up Windows 7 normally or insert a Ubuntu Linux Live CD, my PC will crash. Should I try another CPU? " My response: Based on what you're telling me, the issue might be hardware-related, ... (<a href="/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:19:15 +0000 Dennis Faas 9364 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Carroll 1.15' and 'K-Meleon 74.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Carroll 1.15 This simple and straightforward utility helps you set a different screen resolution for every person who uses your system. As soon as a user logs onto the computer the customized screen resolution appears. Never worry about your friends and family messing with your display settings again! http://thesz.diecru.eu/ K-Meleon 74.0 Looking for an alternative to Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome? Check out K-Meleon, a fast, highly customizable, and lightweight web browser based on Mozilla's Gecko layout engine (which is also used by Firefox). http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/ ... (<a href="/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:35:04 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9360 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740#comments Freeware Microsoft Announces Windows 10, Not 9, Due 2015 https://www.infopackets.com/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft has revealed that the next edition of its flagship operating system will be known as Windows 10, rather than Windows 9. The new operating system represents a further blurring of the lines between full-size PCs and portable devices such as smartphones and tablets. The choice of new name is largely a marketing tactic. Microsoft wants to get across the idea that the system will be a major relaunch over the much-maligned Windows 8, rather than a small set of minor revisions. Two Major Differences in Windows 10 There will be two main differences in approach with Windows 10. The first is ... (<a href="/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:32:52 +0000 John Lister 9363 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015#comments f1 Microsoft How to Create a Windows Rescue CD with Latest Drivers, Updates https://www.infopackets.com/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Infopackets Reader Ron S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I want to do a clean re-install of Windows 7 Pro. I want the best available information [on which steps I should take during] ... the install sequence of everything, especially [how I should install] the motherboard drivers ... What [do you suggest]? " My response: There's plenty of step-by-step guides on the Internet that explain how to install Windows - you simply need to search Google. For the most part, re/installing Windows 7 is as easy as inserting the install media (Windows 7 DVD) into the computer, reboot the machine, ... (<a href="/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Dennis Faas 9362 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates#comments f1 Windows Tips 'BirdFont 1.5', and 'Win Toolkit 1.5.1.13' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">BirdFont 1.5 Create exciting vector graphics and special fonts with BirdFont, the free font editor. This editor, which is written in Vala and contains roughly 42,000 lines of code, is compatible with Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and BSD. http://birdfont.org/ Win Toolkit 1.5.1.13 This simple and easy-to-use application can help you customize your Windows installation (I.E.: slipstream updates). It allows users to integrate add-ons, drivers, gadgets, language packs, theme packs, tweaks, and updates. You can also remove features, like Windows Media Player. http://www.wincert.net/ (<a href="/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:41:24 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9359 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113#comments Freeware FBI: Mobile Phone Encryption Puts Americans at Risk https://www.infopackets.com/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-risk <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) director believes encrypting information on smartphones makes Americans less safe from violent criminals. In fact, James Comey suggests that smartphone companies may be marketing the feature in a way that actually encourages criminal behavior. Largely in response to the scandal involving the National Security Agency (NSA) and Edward Snowden , the world's largest mobile phone technology companies have introduced encryption systems designed to help users protect their data against government snooping. Last week Google announced it would enable ... (<a href="/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-risk" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:34:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9358 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-risk#comments f1 Security 'Ubiquitous Player 2014.9.2', and 'MozillaCacheView 1.65' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Ubiquitous Player 2014.9.2 This multimedia player can help you do just about everything. It's a file manager, an image viewer, a music player, and a bookmark manager. It's so accessible you can listen to your favorite music and access video files right from the file tree. http://ubiquitous-player.blogspot.ca/ MozillaCacheView 1.65 This small but useful utility reads the cache folder of your Mozilla Internet browser and displays a list of files stored in the cache. Displayed information includes URL, content type, file size, last modified time, last fetched time, etc. http://www. ... (<a href="/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:16:46 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9350 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165#comments Freeware New iOS 8 Release Plagued with Frequent Crashes https://www.infopackets.com/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">One of Apple's most fascinating new products is the recent release of iOS 8, the mobile operating system (OS) that is at the heart of its many devices, including: the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV. Unfortunately, new reports suggest that iOS 8 is far less stable than its predecessor, iOS 7. Apple unveiled iOS 8 back in June, with the new mobile operating system finally being released on September 17, 2014. There's no doubt that iOS 8 has many exciting new features, including: an updated version of the Siri hands-free system , interactive notifications that let users respond to ... (<a href="/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:09:54 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9357 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes#comments f1 Apple 'GlassWire 1.0.24 Beta', and 'OGS Mahjong 1.1' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-11 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">GlassWire 1.0.24 Beta GlassWire helps you protect your system by keeping constant tabs on the status of your network. It provides users with an accessible, easy-to-understand graph that reveals Internet activity and highlights and suspicious behavior. https://www.glasswire.com/ OGS Mahjong 1.1 Looking for a relaxing game to help you get through the late afternoon blues? Then give OGS Mahjong a try. It won't bog down your system performance and features three-dimensional graphics and a soothing soundtrack. http://opengamestudio.org ... (<a href="/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-11" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:51:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9348 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-11#comments Freeware How a $30 Cellphone Could Help Save a Mother's Life https://www.infopackets.com/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new project aims to use cellphones to give pregnant women in developing countries a lifeline. It's designed to tackle a problem of a reported 300,000 women each year dying during pregnancy or childbirth. The Zero Mothers Die project aims to use the cellphones in two ways. The first is as a way to send text and voice messages during the pregnancy, giving health information and tips. That's something that could be vital for women who don't have access to regular medical attention or the ability to read health advice online. The second part of the plan is that the phones will come ... (<a href="/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:47:02 +0000 John Lister 9356 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life#comments f1 IT 'PasswordFox 1.40', and 'Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">PasswordFox 1.40 PasswordFox can help you recover the passwords and user names stored by the very popular Mozilla Firefox Internet browser. This tool is compatible with every version of Microsoft Windows since Windows 2000. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5 If you're having trouble with TCP/IP connection errors, give this unique network diagnostic tool a try. Features include network diagnostic, email connection debugging, database connection debugging, and create TCP/IP server. https://www.whycanticonnect.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:24:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9341 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185#comments Freeware Healthcare.gov Remains Unstable, Vulnerable: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report from a government auditor suggests that the United States Healthcare.gov web site is missing basic security features. The most alarming findings include ineffective cyber security controls, such as resilient passwords and stable security patching. Healthcare.gov represents the central hub of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act, which is intended to offer U.S. citizens an easier method of finding and acquiring health insurance. However, since the site's launch in October 2013 it has suffered from stability problems, with issues lingering well into 2014. ... (<a href="/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:15:05 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9355 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-report#comments f1 Security 'PSPad Editor 4.5.9 (2501)', and 'Folders Popup 3.1.3' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">PSPad Editor 4.5.9 (2501) This tool is intended to help amateur and advanced programmers edit code and text. It's a small tool, meaning it won't bog down your system, and it features simple, accessible controls. PSPad also offers users several extension options. http://www.pspad.com/ Folders Popup 3.1.3 Folders Popup is designed to help you to quickly and efficiently navigate your most popular folders and documents. It organizes those folders and documents into an accessible popup menu that can be accessed with just a few mouse clicks. http://code.jeanlalonde.ca/ ... (<a href="/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:13:41 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9351 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313#comments Freeware Online Banks Get Extra Defenses Against DDoS Attacks https://www.infopackets.com/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A company that helps protect websites against a popular form of cyber attacks says it's solved a major security concern. The change could mean high-profile websites can be much more resilient and secure. The company in question is CloudFlare, which offers services to defend against denial of service attacks (DoS) , including distributed denial of services attacks (DDoS) . That's where cyber attackers flood a website with bogus data requests, until the site (or server) is no longer able to deal with legitimate requests. Oftentimes such an attack will bring a web server to a grinding ... (<a href="/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:09:29 +0000 John Lister 9354 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks#comments f1 Security 'Microsoft Autoruns 12.03', and 'UnityPDF 1.0.7.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft Autoruns 12.03 Microsoft Autoruns provides users with comprehensive reports about the programs configured to autorun during the startup process. Autoruns can also be configured to show users what programs are running in other locations, including Explorer shell extensions, toolbars, etc. http://technet.microsoft.com/ UnityPDF 1.0.7.0 UnityPDF is designed to help users get more out of their PDF files. For example, it's perfect for quickly and efficiently merging PDF files -- all you have to do is drag and drop one to the other, with UnityPDF generating a whole new file. http:// ... (<a href="/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:23:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9349 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070#comments Freeware Judge: Firms Can't Ban Online Negative Reviews https://www.infopackets.com/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">California has passed a law that means companies can no longer ban customers from writing negative reviews on websites. Even attempting to do so could mean they firms face a financial penalty. The new law follows a protracted court battle that concluded this summer after an online gadget seller tried to "fine" a couple $3,500 for leaving a negative review on an independent website. A court eventually ordered KlearGear to pay more than $300,000 to the couple after its attempts to collect the "debt" hurt their credit rating. KlearGear had been trying to enforce a clause in ... (<a href="/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:13 +0000 John Lister 9353 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews#comments f1 Courts 'HotShots 2.2.0', and 'theRenamer 7.69' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">HotShots 2.2.0 HotShots is designed to help users capture screenshots and then save them in a wide variety of image formats. HotShots can also be used to add annotations and graphical data (including lines, arrows and text) to screenshots. http://sourceforge.net/ theRenamer 7.69 TheRenamer is a useful tool for renaming and organizing your favorite television shows and movies. It can also collect and display information about your shows and movies by accessing useful databases, like IMDB.com and TV.com. http://www.therenamer.com/ (<a href="/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:11 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9352 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769#comments Freeware Leaked Screenshots Reveal More About Windows 9 https://www.infopackets.com/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Screenshots of Windows 9 have leaked to the press and they show an operating system (OS) that's a substantial step away from the controversial Windows 8. Windows 9, which is currently code-named Threshold , is expected to launch later this year, with a technical preview expected sometime in October. Screenshots Confirm Start Button Returning Experts speculate that Microsoft will blend the best elements of Windows 7 and 8 together, and graft them onto the classic desktop found in Windows 7. Leaked screenshots show that Windows 9 will likely have a Start Menu of sorts - something which was ... (<a href="/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:44:07 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9345 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9#comments f1 Microsoft 'Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.9.691', and 'Stella 4.1' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.9.691 As the name suggests, this tool can help detect and help to repair stuck pixels on flatscreen monitors. It can also be used to find and clean dirt on a monitor. Please note that this tool cannot fix 'dead' or black pixels, only some stuck pixels. http://www.rizonesoft.com/pixel-repair/ Stella 4.1 Miss the 'golden age' of video gaming, when the Atari 2600 was the dominant home video game console? Stella helps you enjoy all of your favorite Atari 2600 games on your PC. Stella is available for many different operating systems, including Windows, ... (<a href="/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:36:08 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9342 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41#comments Freeware Apple's Wireless Charging Watch Not So Wireless https://www.infopackets.com/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">To some, Apple's new high-tech watch could be the device that helps bring electronic wireless charging technology to the masses. But to others, Apple's latest offering may not be enough of a breakthrough to overcome years of stalemate between rival technologies. As expected, Apple unveiled a smartwatch this week. As with several similar devices, the watch connects wirelessly to a nearby smartphone (in this case, an iPhone). The smartwatch then allows users to quickly check phone alerts and details, including text messages and emails without the need to pull the phone from their ... (<a href="/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:33:20 +0000 John Lister 9344 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless#comments f1 Apple 'Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0', and 'MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0 Access the popular Firefox Internet browser from a USB drive with Mozilla Firefox Portable. This tool lets you take your favorite bookmarks, extensions, and saved passwords with you anywhere you go. http://portableapps.com/ MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta MoboRobo can help you manage your Android device from a personal computer. It allows you to backup and restore contacts, messages, applications, wallpapers, and themes. You can also use this tool to sync your favorite files between an Android device and a PC. http://www.moborobo.com (<a href="/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:01:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9340 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta#comments Freeware Apple Expected to Unveil iPhone 6 This Week https://www.infopackets.com/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">It still hasn't been officially announced, but already people are lining up to get their hands on the iPhone 6, which Apple is expected to unveil in a press event on Tuesday, September 9. The question is, will the new iPhone 6 have a significant impact on Apple's market share? In the fourth quarter of 2013, Apple's share of the mobile phone market sat at 12.9%, with Android-based systems at a record high 81%. While its share has declined substantially over the years, it's reported that Apple rakes in 56% of all the profit, which is more money than all of its competitors combined. (Source ... (<a href="/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:27:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9343 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week#comments f1 Apple 'EditPad Lite 7.3.4', and 'Data Crow 4.0.7' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">EditPad Lite 7.3.4 This is a slim and free text editor that can be used for just about any purpose. It boasts a wide variety of features, including full unicode support, unlimited undo and redo, automatic backup, search-and-replace, and a tabbed interface. http://www.editpadlite.com/ Data Crow 4.0.7 Data Crow is a handy media organizer that can be used to make your movie, television, music, and image collections way easier to manage. Features include loan administration, online support, report creation, and file data import. http://www.datacrow.net/ (<a href="/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:24:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9331 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407#comments Freeware Facebook's Privacy Checkup: Genuine, or Facade? https://www.infopackets.com/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Facebook's Privacy Checkup is finally being rolled out in an effort to help users understand and control their privacy settings. It's a step-by-step process - interestingly, led by a nameless blue dinosaur - that shows users who can see their data and how they can customize their privacy settings to their liking. While some critics view the new Privacy Checkup system as a step in the right direction, others suggest that its impact will directly affect Facebook's bottom line. Privacy Checkup Guides Users Step-by-Step The program was first announced back in the spring of 2014. It's a three- ... (<a href="/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:23:09 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9339 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade#comments f1 Internet 'DomainHostingView 1.62', and 'XMedia Recode 3.1.9.4' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">DomainHostingView 1.62 This simple and compact utility for Microsoft's Windows operating system collects and displays information about a selected domain. Domain-related data can then be displayed in an HTML report or any popular Internet browser. http://www.nirsoft.net XMedia Recode 3.1.9.4 This straightforward utility helps users to convert just about any audio or video file. Supported formats include AAC, FLAC, AVI, FLV, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, etc. System requirements for this tool, which supports Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, are easy to meet. http://www.xmedia-recode.de/ ... (<a href="/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:30:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9329 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194#comments Freeware Apple Proclaims Innocence Over Celeb Photo Hacking https://www.infopackets.com/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Apple has denied any responsibility for the recent theft and publication of compromising photographs of celebrities. But some analysts say the pictures were vulnerable thanks to a combination of Apple's technical setups, plus the easy availability of password cracking software designed specifically for law enforcement authorities. Pictures and videos of famous females such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and Kate Upton began circulating earlier this week after being posted at controversial website 4chan. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is said to be investigating, but it ... (<a href="/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:20:19 +0000 John Lister 9338 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking#comments f1 Security 'WildBit Viewer 6.1', and 'Classyx Pack 1.79' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">WildBit Viewer 6.1 This compact image viewer allows you to edit your favorite photographs and create truly unique slide shows. It features an eye-catching user interface that makes viewing and editing images really easy. Wildbit supports most major image formats, from JPEG to BMP and GIF. http://www.wildbit-soft.fi Classyx Pack 1.79 If you're looking to play some classic games but don't want them to hog a huge section of your hard drive or bog down your system, give the Classyx Pack a try. It features five classic but small and simple-to-play games. http://drazenware.comlu.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:09:38 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9328 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179#comments Freeware CryptoWall Ransomware Infects 600k PCs: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new form of ransomware has reportedly infected more than half a million computers in the past six months, making its creators an estimated $1 million. Ransomware is a type of malicious software (or " malware ") that takes control of a computer system and then holds it for ransom. In many cases, if victims do not pay the ransom, the data on the computer is encrypted and rendered unusable. The ransomware program in question is known as CryptoWall. According to Dell SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU), CryptoWall has been spreading rapidly since late last year. In fact, in ... (<a href="/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:57:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9337 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-report#comments f1 Security 'System Explorer 5.9.3', and 'Logyx Pack 8.01' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">System Explorer 5.9.3 This free tool is designed to help you explore and manage your system. Not only does it provide detailed information about tasks, processes, modules, start-ups, and add-ons, but it carefully monitors system activity and can alert you to any changes. http://systemexplorer.net/ Logyx Pack 8.01 This is a massive collection of logic games designed to help improve your brain's functionality. This package includes more than one hundred unique games but uses a single, simple user interface -- making finding your favorite brain game fast and easy. http://drazenware.comlu.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:29 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9330 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801#comments Freeware Facebook Rejects New Snooping Claims https://www.infopackets.com/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Facebook says there's no truth to claims that its Messaging app is spying on smartphone users. It says the confusion over wiretapping stems from security measures on iPhones and Android handsets. The issue involves the tool for Facebook users to exchange messages with one another. Whereas computer users are able to message other members through the Facebook website, this same feature is no longer supported in the official Facebook app that runs on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Instead, these users must install and run a separate app called Messenger. The Messenger app ... (<a href="/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:24 +0000 John Lister 9336 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims#comments f1 Mobile 'FBCacheView 1.03', and 'SpeedFan 4.50' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">FBCacheView 1.03 This simple but useful tool scans your web browser cache and lists all of the images displayed on Facebook pages you have visited in the past. This includes profile pictures and other images uploaded to the social networking site. http://www.nirsoft.net/ SpeedFan 4.50 You can use this program to view and change your system's fan speed, check the temperature of your motherboard and hard drive, and read voltages. Speedfan is highly customizable and is compatible with virtually every version of Windows. http://www.almico.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:48:02 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9332 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450#comments Freeware Web Users Not Doing Enough to Protect Data: Report https://www.infopackets.com/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-report <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report suggests that consumers are concerned about digital security threats -- like the rapidly spreading 'Backoff' malware -- but very few make any changes in an effort to better protect their most sensitive information. The report comes from Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab, which recently carried out an online survey of 11,000 people based in 23 countries. (Source: kaspersky.com ) Kaspersky's survey revealed that over three-quarters of all respondents use several devices to connect to the Internet. About one in four respondents said they do most of their Internet ... (<a href="/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:57 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9335 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-report#comments f1 Security 'OutlookStatView 1.75', and 'Little Painter 2.0' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-20 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">OutlookStatView 1.75 Ever wanted to know more about your Microsoft Outlook usage? This compact tool scans your Outlook mailbox and provides information related to your activity. Displayed information includes the number of messages exchanged with each contact. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Little Painter 2.0 Little Painter is a great way to get kids started with designing their own computer images. It's easy to use and allows kids to add unique visual and audio effects to their favorite creations. The newest version of Little Painter adds image previews, sound effects, and a rotate image ... (<a href="/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-20" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:08:22 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9333 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-20#comments Freeware 'Backoff' Malware a Huge Problem, Report Suggests https://www.infopackets.com/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new report suggests that roughly one thousand American businesses have been victimized by 'Backoff', a form of malware that exposes customers' most sensitive information, including credit card data. Backoff made headlines late last year when retail giant Target was hit , exposing credit card data of roughly forty million customers. Now, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Center (NCCIC) and U.S. Secret Service are suggesting that many more businesses have been exposed by the same malware. If an infection occurs, the Backoff malware is capable of recording keystrokes ... (<a href="/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:07:27 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9334 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests#comments f1 Security 'Counter-Strike Online 0.63', and 'NoClone Free Edition 6.1.45' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Counter-Strike Online 0.63 The classic first-person shooter Counter-Strike can now be played online for free. This version features unique and highly customizable weapons, modes, and maps. There's also a new zombie mode that makes things really interesting! http://cso.sg/ NoClone Free Edition 6.1.45 Wonder if duplicate files are taking up lots of room on your hard drive? NoClone can help you find and eliminate these files quickly and easily. It features a highly accessible (and all new) user interface and unique search tool. http://www.techspot.com ... (<a href="/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:24:37 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9324 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145#comments Freeware Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board https://www.infopackets.com/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Microsoft's Steve Ballmer era has officially come to an end. The company's former chief executive officer, who stepped aside last year , has now announced that he will be resigning his position on Microsoft's board. Ballmer joined Microsoft more than thirty years ago, rising from the company's first business manager (hired by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates) to its chief executive in just under two decades. Ballmer was at Microsoft's helm for a number of important projects, including launches for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, the Xbox video game console ... (<a href="/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:20:16 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9327 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board#comments f1 Microsoft 'SciTE 3.5.0', and 'Nero MediaHome 15.0.47' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">SciTE 3.5.0 SciTE is a useful text editor that can be used to build and run programs. It is a highly accessible text editing tool that is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Ubuntu. A commercial version is also available. http://www.scintilla.org/ Nero MediaHome 15.0.47 Nero MediaHome can help you organize and access your favorite media files. It features one-click copying, one-click sync and upload, and lets you label all of your files with descriptions. Nero MediaHome also makes it easy to share your files with friends. Note: the download page asks for an ... (<a href="/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9323 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047#comments Freeware Robin Williams Death Sparks Twitter Review https://www.infopackets.com/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Twitter says it will remove some images of deceased people upon request from members of family. But the new policy has limitations and may not cover two high-profile situations that brought attention to the issue. Following the death of Robin Williams last week, his daughter Zelda announced she would no longer use Twitter. She claims to have been abused by " Internet trolls " that produced digitally altered images of her father, and then posted them on Twitter, along with her name tagged in the post. It's believed the images depicted her father's death based on media reports ... (<a href="/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:46:32 +0000 John Lister 9326 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review#comments f1 Internet 'Ocenaudio 2.0.7', and 'Lastpass 3.1.50' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">Ocenaudio 2.0.7 This fast, functional, and easy-to-use audio editor is the perfect tool for people who love to edit and analyze audio files. Ocenaudio is compatible with several major operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. http://www.ocenaudio.com.br/ Lastpass 3.1.50 Remembering all of your passwords can be really difficult. LastPass helps you simplify your digital life by remembering all of your most important passwords for you. LastPass uses advanced encryption and authentication techniques to protect those passwords. Note: there is a free version, trial, and premium ... (<a href="/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:07:56 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9316 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150#comments Freeware MS Admits Latest Patch Tuesday Can Cripple PCs https://www.infopackets.com/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">It appears Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday, which began rolling out last week, didn't quite go according to plan. In fact, the firm was recently forced to pull several updates after reports indicated that some users were experiencing severe system errors. This month's Patch Tuesday security updates addressed a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office. Within days, it became apparent there was a problem; users reported that after the updates were downloaded and installed, they received the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), which ... (<a href="/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:01:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9325 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs#comments f1 Microsoft 'NetBalancer Free 8.2.2', and 'Glary Undelete 5.0.1.15' https://www.infopackets.com/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115 <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">NetBalancer Free 8.2.2 NetBalancer helps you control and monitor the traffic on your network. Using this tool you can define detailed network traffic rules, set traffic limits, manage network traffic priorities, and group local network computers and balance their traffic load. http://seriousbit.com/ Glary Undelete 5.0.1.15 Glary Undelete can help you recover files that have been removed from the Windows Recycle Bin and deleted by bugs, crashes, and viruses. It uses an accessible visual interface to show users information related to recently deleted items. http://www.glarysoft.com/ (<a href="/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:42:12 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9322 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115#comments Freeware Most Hackers Hack for 'Fun', Survey Suggests https://www.infopackets.com/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests <div class="google_ads"><script type="text/javascript"> google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0008535939683877"; google_ad_slot = "6958691424"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; </script> <!-- 336x280 --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">A new survey suggests that the majority of hackers carry out their work simply because they find it fun and thrilling. The survey also found that only a small portion of hackers do their work in pursuit of financial gain. The survey was carried out by Washington-based security firm Thycotic, which asked hackers attending last week's Black Hat conference (held in Las Vegas, Nevada) what motivated them. More than half of the respondents, or 51 per cent, said they hack for the "fun" and "thrill" of it. Just 19 per cent, or about one in five of the hackers surveyed, said ... (<a href="/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div style="margin-bottom:23px;" class="user_about"></div> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:20:41 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9321 at https://www.infopackets.com https://www.infopackets.com/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests#comments f1 Security