http://www.infopackets.com/index.xml en 'Zoom Player Free 9.0.1', and 'Avant Browser 2014 Build 3' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9008/zoom-player-free-901-and-avant-browser-2014-build-3 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Zoom Player Free 9.0.1 This highly stable and easy-to-use media player is currently used by millions of people. Zoom Player is constantly updated, features a staffed support forum, and comes equipped with extensive documentation. Overall, it's a unique and accessible media tool. Note that there is a free version and a paid ("professional") version of this player. http://www.inmatrix.com/ Avant Browser 2014 Build 3 Avant Browser gives you an exciting alternative to browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox. It features a multi-processing design that minimizes crashes. ... (<a href="/news/9008/zoom-player-free-901-and-avant-browser-2014-build-3" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:54:12 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9008 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9008/zoom-player-free-901-and-avant-browser-2014-build-3#comments Freeware Microsoft Promotes Ad-Free Bing, But With a Price http://www.infopackets.com/news/9012/microsoft-promotes-ad-free-bing-price <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/ddc/ddc2eddee08d757b6d16dd9fb18bbf61.jpg?itok=IZVrgzsm"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/ddc/ddc2eddee08d757b6d16dd9fb18bbf61.jpg?itok=IZVrgzsm" alt="" /></div></div></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 targeting school pupils with a special ad-free version of the Bing search engine . It says testing shows the software improves classroom performance, though critics suggest Microsoft's motives are far from charitable. The special edition of the search engine is called Bing in the Classroom. Microsoft initially tested it in five school districts last year and is now making it available nationwide. It will be available to all K-12 schools (meaning primary and secondary education) in the United States. According to Microsoft estimates, students using school computers see a total ... (<a href="/news/9012/microsoft-promotes-ad-free-bing-price" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:49:03 +0000 John Lister 9012 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9012/microsoft-promotes-ad-free-bing-price#comments f1 Microsoft 'Kvetka 3.22', and 'GeekUninstaller 1.2.1.28' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8996/kvetka-322-and-geekuninstaller-12128 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Kvetka 3.22 Are you a serious chess player? Do you want to be more successful at chess? Then give the compltely free Kvetka a try. It's a small and highly accessible program designed to help you closely analyze chess games. http://kvetka.org/en/ GeekUninstaller 1.2.1.28 Not convinced those unwanted programs have been completely removed from your system? Then try GeekUninstaller, which performs a deep and efficient scanning to ensure stubborn and broken programs are gone for good. http://www.geekuninstaller.com/ ... (<a href="/news/8996/kvetka-322-and-geekuninstaller-12128" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:51:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8996 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8996/kvetka-322-and-geekuninstaller-12128#comments Freeware Facebook Releases Controversial 'Friend Tracker' App http://www.infopackets.com/news/9011/facebook-releases-controversial-friend-tracker-app <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/9b9/9b99da1201bcee1a9163f79361e302a3.jpg?itok=eoyUiOC8"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/9b9/9b99da1201bcee1a9163f79361e302a3.jpg?itok=eoyUiOC8" alt="" /></div></div></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 has officially released a new and somewhat controversial feature that allows users to track the location of their friends. But if used maliciously, the app raises major privacy concerns. The application is called "Nearby Friends" and it uses location information collected by smartphones. Facebook says its goal is to make it simple for people to find their friends and meet up in real life. When it's enabled, Nearby Friends shows users a list of Facebook friends who have agreed to share their location. The app can also alert a user if a friend comes within range (such as ... (<a href="/news/9011/facebook-releases-controversial-friend-tracker-app" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:48:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9011 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9011/facebook-releases-controversial-friend-tracker-app#comments f1 Internet 'Restore Point Creator 2.3 Build 4', and 'Epic 34.0.1841.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9010/restore-point-creator-23-build-4-and-epic-34018410 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Restore Point Creator 2.3 Build 4 Restore Point Creator lets you create and manage Windows restore points quickly and easily using this one simple program. It features a simple and easy-to-read layout. This program is compatible with every version of Windows since Windows XP. http://www.toms-world.org Epic 34.0.1841.0 (251262) This new Chrome-based browser is designed to ensure the safety of your privacy. It effectively blocks tracking scripts, preventing you from being tracked and enhancing browser performance. Epic is available for both PC and Mac systems. https://www.epicbrowser.com/ (<a href="/news/9010/restore-point-creator-23-build-4-and-epic-34018410" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:31:59 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9010 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9010/restore-point-creator-23-build-4-and-epic-34018410#comments Freeware Teenage Heartbleed Hacker Arrested by Police http://www.infopackets.com/news/9007/teenage-heartbleed-hacker-arrested-police <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB" alt="" /></div></div></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 first major arrest has been made in association with the recently discovered Heartbleed bug . The suspect is a 19-year-old Canadian hacker who exposed roughly 900 social insurance numbers of the Canada Revenue Agency. The Heartbleed bug first made headlines last week. It's a shocking vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library that, if exploited, can be used to steal protected information from secure websites and similar web services. According to the Washington Post, the bug may affect as much as two-thirds of the entire Internet. (Source: washingtonpost.com ... (<a href="/news/9007/teenage-heartbleed-hacker-arrested-police" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:30:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9007 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9007/teenage-heartbleed-hacker-arrested-police#comments f1 Security 'FBackup 5.0.414', and 'Anarchy Online Game Client 18.6.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8997/fbackup-50414-and-anarchy-online-game-client-1861 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">FBackup 5.0.414 Quickly and easily back up the files and folders stored on your computer with FBackup. This programs allows you to customize where you want to store your files, how you want to execute the back up, and when you want to schedule automatic backups. http://www.fbackup.com/ Anarchy Online Game Client 18.6.1 Anarchy Online is an entirely free massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). First launched more than a decade ago, Anarchy Online is one of the longest-running and most popular sci-fi themed MMORPGs on the web. http://www.anarchy-online.com (<a href="/news/8997/fbackup-50414-and-anarchy-online-game-client-1861" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:59:46 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8997 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8997/fbackup-50414-and-anarchy-online-game-client-1861#comments Freeware US Spy Policy May Put Public PCs At Risk http://www.infopackets.com/news/9006/us-spy-policy-may-put-public-pcs-risk <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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">US government officials have flatly denied having any advance knowledge of the Heartbleed bug . The bug, which has already been exploited by hackers, has resulted in exposed social security numbers of the Canada Revenue Agency and other personal data. It's estimated that the bug affects approximately six percent of all websites world-wide. Now, it's emerged that US spies who discover security bugs are sometimes allowed to exploit them, rather than warn the public of any imminent dangers. A report by the Bloomberg news agency suggested the National Security Agency (NSA) knew about Heartbleed ... (<a href="/news/9006/us-spy-policy-may-put-public-pcs-risk" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:58:35 +0000 John Lister 9006 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9006/us-spy-policy-may-put-public-pcs-risk#comments f1 Security 'JPEGview 1.0.32.1', and 'Artweaver Free 4.5.2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8998/jpegview-10321-and-artweaver-free-452 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">JPEGview 1.0.32.1 This small, fast, and easy-to-use image editing tool lets you customize JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, and TIFF images quickly and easily. JPEGview features a high-quality resampling filter, basic image processing tools, and its very own movie mode. http://sourceforge.net Artweaver Free 4.5.2 Create attractive and unique images with Artweaver Free, which features a huge selection of brush tools that simulate many different types of brushes. It features a user-friendly interface and allows users to work collaboratively on projects. http://www.artweaver.de (<a href="/news/8998/jpegview-10321-and-artweaver-free-452" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:51:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8998 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8998/jpegview-10321-and-artweaver-free-452#comments Freeware Is Using Windows XP Really That Dangerous? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9005/using-windows-xp-really-dangerous <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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">Is it really that dangerous to continue using Windows XP? Microsoft's Windows XP has officially been decommissioned as of April 8, 2014, meaning that Microsoft will not longer support the software insofar as security updates are concerned. Without any security updates, Windows XP is extremely vulnerable to attack if and when an operating system exploit is discovered. And, even if one is discovered, it may or may not make headlines - which means most users running Windows XP simply won't be aware their system has been compromised. It's these types of attacks that are most dangerous ... (<a href="/news/9005/using-windows-xp-really-dangerous" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:49:48 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9005 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9005/using-windows-xp-really-dangerous#comments f1 Security 'ooVoo 3.6.4.16', and 'Pale Moon 24.4.2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8995/oovoo-36416-and-pale-moon-2442 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">ooVoo 3.6.4.16 This program lets you video chat with up to twelve different friends at the same time. You can also record and send your own video messages (which can also be uploaded to YouTube). You can download and use ooVoo on Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone. http://www.oovoo.com Pale Moon 24.4.2 Pale Moon is an open-source, Firefox-based Internet browser designed for Microsoft's Windows platform. Its creators designed it to be extremely fast, ultra stable, and easy-to-use while remaining compatible with thousands of Firefox extensions. http://www.palemoon.org/ ... (<a href="/news/8995/oovoo-36416-and-pale-moon-2442" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:27:08 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8995 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8995/oovoo-36416-and-pale-moon-2442#comments Freeware Is Google Glass a Threat to Privacy and Safety? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9004/google-glass-threat-privacy-and-safety <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/78e/78e68e4aed0cac72525606673631bd63.jpg?itok=WjavevgR"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/78e/78e68e4aed0cac72525606673631bd63.jpg?itok=WjavevgR" alt="" /></div></div></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">Is Google Glass a threat to privacy and safety? A recent survey seems to suggest exactly that. Google Glass , which remains in the development stage, is a special headset that allows users to access emails, text messages, navigation data, and more. The device can also be used to snap pictures and record video, which can then be uploaded to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Currently, Google is testing Google Glass using "explorers" -- or freelance agents who were given an early build of the device in exchange for their feedback on its overall functionality. Privacy, ... (<a href="/news/9004/google-glass-threat-privacy-and-safety" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:25:16 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9004 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9004/google-glass-threat-privacy-and-safety#comments f1 Mobile 'Tonido 4.79', and 'Ace Video Converter 3.8' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8999/tonido-479-and-ace-video-converter-38 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Tonido 4.79 Share your most important files and folders across multiple devices with Tonido. This program features unlimited storage and a robust security system capable of protecting your files and identity. Tonido is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux. http://www.tonido.com/ Ace Video Converter 3.8 This free and highly accessible video conversion program allows you to quickly and easily convert over a hundred different video and audio formats. Ace Video Converter is compatible with most platforms and includes an automatic shutdown feature. http://www.acevideoconverter.com/ (<a href="/news/8999/tonido-479-and-ace-video-converter-38" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:39:42 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8999 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8999/tonido-479-and-ace-video-converter-38#comments Freeware Zero-Day SSL Flaw: Change All Passwords, Experts Say http://www.infopackets.com/news/9003/zero-day-ssl-flaw-change-all-passwords-experts-say <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB" alt="" /></div></div></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 massive number of websites could be affected by a critical security flaw used in conjunction with web sites and web browsers. Experts suggest that all web users change their passwords to all major web sites (including banking, social media, etc) - but doing so comes with a number of caveats. The security flaw is related to SSL (secure sockets layer) and is expected to affect approximately six percent of all websites world-wide. According to a recent survey that reviewed approximately 959 million websites, "66% ... are powered by technology built around SSL, and that doesn't include ... (<a href="/news/9003/zero-day-ssl-flaw-change-all-passwords-experts-say" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:37:16 +0000 John Lister 9003 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9003/zero-day-ssl-flaw-change-all-passwords-experts-say#comments f1 Security 'PCtransfer Beta 1.0', and 'Tr-Zero 0.71 Alpha' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8989/pctransfer-beta-10-and-tr-zero-071-alpha <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">PCtransfer Beta 1.0 PCtransfer is a free file transfer program that allows you to safely and securely move documents, browser bookmarks, photographs, emails, and contact data from one Windows-based computer to another. This program features an intuitive interface. http://www.majorgeeks.com Tr-Zero 0.71 Alpha Need a break from work? Then give Tr-Zero, a new and great-looking racing game, a try. This game features high-speed arcade racing, forty different virtual bikes to choose from, XP-based leveling, and eight-player network support. http://www.indiedb.com (<a href="/news/8989/pctransfer-beta-10-and-tr-zero-071-alpha" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:12:33 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8989 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8989/pctransfer-beta-10-and-tr-zero-071-alpha#comments Freeware Microsoft: Full Start Menu Coming Back to Windows 8 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9002/microsoft-full-start-menu-coming-back-windows-8 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 unveiled its future plan for Windows 8 at the 2014 Build developer conference this past weekend. The path appears to be backwards, with Microsoft introducing several new features that effectively revive Windows 7 functionality . For example, Microsoft executive vice-president of operating systems, Terry Myerson, showed off a new Start Menu that is fully integrated with Windows 8's "Modern" (formerly "Metro") interface. Myerson also said Windows 8 users will soon be able to launch Modern applications from the desktop interface. Myerson says the changes will be ... (<a href="/news/9002/microsoft-full-start-menu-coming-back-windows-8" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:08:56 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9002 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9002/microsoft-full-start-menu-coming-back-windows-8#comments f1 Microsoft 'Comic Seer 2.21-3', and 'Steam' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9000/comic-seer-221-3-and-steam <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Comic Seer 2.21-3 View, organize, and manage your growing digital comic book collection with Comic Seer. This program -- which is both free to use, open source, and features a user-friendly interface -- is compatible with the Windows and Linux platforms. http://www.xylasoft.com/ Steam Download Steam, the world's most popular video game digital distribution program. Not only does Steam let you download all of the newest video games, but it lets you interact with friends, share content, and access your entertainment from multiple devices. http://store.steampowered.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9000/comic-seer-221-3-and-steam" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:35:07 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9000 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9000/comic-seer-221-3-and-steam#comments Freeware Mozilla CEO Resigns Amidst Anti-Gay Controversy http://www.infopackets.com/news/8994/mozilla-ceo-resigns-amidst-anti-gay-controversy <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/9b6/9b664d179a2effde884c15855f4a9298.jpg?itok=XCCvwTsV"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/9b6/9b664d179a2effde884c15855f4a9298.jpg?itok=XCCvwTsV" alt="" /></div></div></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's co-founder, Brendan Eich, is stepping down after only one week as the company's chief executive officer (CEO). Eich is abandoning the post amidst controversy surrounding a $1,000 donation to a same-sex marriage ban. Eich is a US-born computer programmer who started his career in California's Silicon Valley during the late 1980s. In the 1990s he worked on Netscape, one of the Internet's earliest web browsers. Eich was also a key figure in the development of JavaScript, an exceptionally popular programming language. Brendan Eich is arguably best known for founding the ... (<a href="/news/8994/mozilla-ceo-resigns-amidst-anti-gay-controversy" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:33:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8994 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8994/mozilla-ceo-resigns-amidst-anti-gay-controversy#comments f1 Internet 'Monitor Asset Manager 2.80', and 'Pixopedia 2014 0.1.3' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8990/monitor-asset-manager-280-and-pixopedia-2014-013 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Monitor Asset Manager 2.80 This very useful utility provides you with a list of information related to the monitors attached to your system. Listed information includes monitor color and timing characteristics. This program is compatible with most versions of the Windows operating system. http://www.entechtaiwan.com Pixopedia 2014 0.1.3 Pixopedia is an absolutely free image editing program that provides you with a number of exciting features. Using this program's many shapes, brushes, and filters you can create original digital works of art or edit your favourite photographs. http://www. ... (<a href="/news/8990/monitor-asset-manager-280-and-pixopedia-2014-013" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:27:19 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8990 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8990/monitor-asset-manager-280-and-pixopedia-2014-013#comments Freeware Google: Government User Data Requests up 120% http://www.infopackets.com/news/8993/google-government-user-data-requests-120 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL" alt="" /></div></div></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">Google says the rate at which governments and other groups ask it to hand over user data has more than doubled in the past five years. However, a growing proportion of those requests are proving unjustified. The figures come from Google's twice-yearly Transparency Report, which it has been publishing since the second half of 2009. Back then it received a total of 12,539 requests in six months. That figure has risen in every period and the latest data, covering the second half of 2013, shows 27,477 requests. Since the first report, the number of requests made by governments has increased ... (<a href="/news/8993/google-government-user-data-requests-120" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:25:38 +0000 John Lister 8993 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8993/google-government-user-data-requests-120#comments f1 Google 'Free Spider Solitaire 5.0', and 'RouterPassView 1.53' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8991/free-spider-solitaire-50-and-routerpassview-153 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Free Spider Solitaire 5.0 Looking for a new take on the traditional game of Solitaire? Then try Free Spider Solitaire, a card game collection that includes five different spider game types. This game presents players with more than nine trillion possible games to play in addition to fully customizable decks and background. Note: scroll 3/4 down the page to access the Free Spider Solitaire download link. http://www.treecardgames.com RouterPassView 1.53 Hoping to recover the password for your favorite router? RouterPassView helps you recover lost passwords and keys for your router. This program ... (<a href="/news/8991/free-spider-solitaire-50-and-routerpassview-153" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:27:39 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8991 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8991/free-spider-solitaire-50-and-routerpassview-153#comments Freeware Office for iPad Marks Fundamental Shift for Microsoft http://www.infopackets.com/news/8992/office-ipad-marks-fundamental-shift-microsoft <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 announced that its Office software suite is finally coming to Apple's iPad tablet. Microsoft's newest Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella, unveiled the iPad version of Office at a news conference last Thursday. Microsoft Apprehensive About Releasing Office for iPad It's a bit of a mystery as to why Microsoft waited so long to release Office for a tablet that first launched roughly four years ago. Some experts believe that Office for iPad has been ready for release for a number of years. It's speculated that Microsoft wanted to keep Office on its own tablet ... (<a href="/news/8992/office-ipad-marks-fundamental-shift-microsoft" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:23:52 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8992 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8992/office-ipad-marks-fundamental-shift-microsoft#comments f1 Microsoft 'WinCrashReport 1.21', and 'Allway Sync 14.1.7' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8983/wincrashreport-121-and-allway-sync-1417 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">WinCrashReport 1.21 Not satisfied with the default reports provided by the Windows operating system? NirSoft's WinCrashReport provides an extensive report that includes information about the crash memory address, exception code, exception description, and more! http://www.nirsoft.net Allway Sync 14.1.7 This unique program uses a number of advanced synchronization algorithms to rapidly synchronize your data between many different devices, including desktops, laptops, USB drivers, remote servers, and various online storage services. http://www.allwaysync.com/ ... (<a href="/news/8983/wincrashreport-121-and-allway-sync-1417" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:14:06 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8983 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8983/wincrashreport-121-and-allway-sync-1417#comments Freeware Virtual Reality: Fad or Flop? Facebook Invests $2B http://www.infopackets.com/news/8988/virtual-reality-fad-or-flop-facebook-invests-2b <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/7a9/7a903848bc56815f56db7c128ad3dfe5.jpg?itok=K-2zYu8F"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/7a9/7a903848bc56815f56db7c128ad3dfe5.jpg?itok=K-2zYu8F" alt="" /></div></div></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 has made a major investment in virtual reality technology by purchasing Oculus VR, a virtual reality technology firm for $2 billion US dollars. For the past several years Oculus VR has been developing Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that is said to revolutionize home entertainment. The Oculus Rift was first unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (or "E3") during the summer of 2012. The head-mounted display generated a great deal of interest among the video game community. This interest led Oculus VR to initiate an August 2012 Kickstarter campaign to further ... (<a href="/news/8988/virtual-reality-fad-or-flop-facebook-invests-2b" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:12:39 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8988 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8988/virtual-reality-fad-or-flop-facebook-invests-2b#comments f1 Technology 'ProcessKO 3.44', and 'Pocket Radio Player 170314' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8984/processko-344-and-pocket-radio-player-170314 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">ProcessKO 3.44 Knock out a hanging program with ProcessKO. This small but very useful tool allows users to quickly and easily kill any process or program that is failing to respond. This program is compatible with most versions of the Windows operating system. http://www.softwareok.com/ Pocket Radio Player 170314 Looking for a new Internet radio player? Pocket Radio Player provides users with a simple and accessible interface. It's a no-frills approach that won't bog down your system. Pocket Radio Player is compatible with the Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms. http://www. ... (<a href="/news/8984/processko-344-and-pocket-radio-player-170314" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:17:23 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8984 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8984/processko-344-and-pocket-radio-player-170314#comments Freeware Google Wiretap, Data Mining Class Action Dismissed http://www.infopackets.com/news/8987/google-wiretap-data-mining-class-action-dismissed <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL" alt="" /></div></div></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">Google says it is going to mediation over claims it unlawfully scanned the contents of emails for advertising purposes. It's a surprise move, considering that Google recently won a major court victory over the affair. The legal dispute centers on the fact that Google's computers scan through the contents of email messages sent via its free Gmail service. Google then uses keywords that appear in messages to produce advertisements that appear alongside the message in the user's inbox. As an example: if you received a message from a friend mentioning an upcoming golf game, you might ... (<a href="/news/8987/google-wiretap-data-mining-class-action-dismissed" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:15:26 +0000 John Lister 8987 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8987/google-wiretap-data-mining-class-action-dismissed#comments f1 Google 'DSpeech 1.58.5', and 'HomeBank 4.5.6' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8985/dspeech-1585-and-homebank-456 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">DSpeech 1.58.5 This Text to Speech (TTS) program comes equipped with Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) technology, allowing it to effectively read the text you have typed. This program is simple and small, limiting its impact on a system. http://dimio.altervista.org HomeBank 4.5.6 This completely free but very effective program was designed to help you better manage your personal finances. It gives users access to filtering tools and graphs that clearly reveal your financial situation and allow you to plan for the future. http://homebank.free.fr/ (<a href="/news/8985/dspeech-1585-and-homebank-456" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:39:09 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8985 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8985/dspeech-1585-and-homebank-456#comments Freeware Microsoft Admits Email Snoop, Revises Privacy Policy http://www.infopackets.com/news/8986/microsoft-admits-email-snoop-revises-privacy-policy <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 revised its Hotmail / Outlook email privacy policy. It's in response to concerns after the company admitted to reading emails and instant messages of a blogger who allegedly tried to sell Microsoft intellectual property without permission. Former Microsoft employee Alex Kibkalo is currently being investigated for stealing Microsoft trade secrets. According to Microsoft, in 2012 Kibkalo acquired pre-release Windows 8 source code, which he emailed to a mysterious blogger who has not been named. It's the anonymous blogger who had his email and instant messages snooped. ... (<a href="/news/8986/microsoft-admits-email-snoop-revises-privacy-policy" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:36:21 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8986 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8986/microsoft-admits-email-snoop-revises-privacy-policy#comments f1 Microsoft 'Adapter 2.1.0.1', and 'Rainlendar 2.12.2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8978/adapter-2101-and-rainlendar-2122 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Adapter 2.1.0.1 Compress and convert multiple videos in a jiffy with Adapter. This completely free program not only converts video, but it can capture images from video, time crop video, and control your video's resolution. Improvements to the software are sent along through automatic updates. http://www.macroplant.com/adapter/ Rainlendar 2.12.2 Rainlendar allows you to create a fully customizable calendar. You can create separate lists for events and tasks and set alarms for particularly important events. Rainlendar is also available in fifty different languages and is compatible with ... (<a href="/news/8978/adapter-2101-and-rainlendar-2122" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:41:11 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8978 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8978/adapter-2101-and-rainlendar-2122#comments Freeware Beware Fake Malaysia Airlines Stories, Warn Experts http://www.infopackets.com/news/8982/beware-fake-malaysia-airlines-stories-warn-experts <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 experts are warning users to take extra caution when seeking information about the lost Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 online. Reports suggest that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the media buzz surrounding the missing plane in order to spread computer malware through malicious web sites, social media, emails, and bogus links. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, 2014. It's still not clear if the plane was hijacked or crashed, let alone where the impact might have taken place. A coalition of 26 countries is currently looking for the aeroplane. (Source: ... (<a href="/news/8982/beware-fake-malaysia-airlines-stories-warn-experts" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:36:43 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8982 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8982/beware-fake-malaysia-airlines-stories-warn-experts#comments f1 Security 'SearchMyFiles 2.48', and 'Fotor 2.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8980/searchmyfiles-248-and-fotor-20 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">SearchMyFiles 2.48 Looking for an alternative to Windows' standard "Search for Files and Folders" feature? Then try SearchMyFiles, which gives you a number of unique tools for searching through the files and folders stored on your system. Users can search by wildcard, by last modified / created / last accessed time, by file attributes, by file content (text or binary search), and by the file size. http://www.nirsoft.net Fotor 2.0 This completely free online photograph editor allows you to create exciting high-definition images of your friends and family. Using this program, you ... (<a href="/news/8980/searchmyfiles-248-and-fotor-20" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:25:57 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8980 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8980/searchmyfiles-248-and-fotor-20#comments Freeware Privacy Debate: High Tech Cars, Tracking, Info Sharing http://www.infopackets.com/news/8981/privacy-debate-high-tech-cars-tracking-info-sharing <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/dc8/dc82e4fbf3e4b97f55ade984beca0916.jpg?itok=ChJzt5S-"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/dc8/dc82e4fbf3e4b97f55ade984beca0916.jpg?itok=ChJzt5S-" alt="" /></div></div></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">Politicians in California are to consider a proposed law that would give drivers more control over what happens to data gathered in their high-tech cars. It's prompted a heated debate between driver clubs and automobile manufacturers. According to senator Bill Monning, around one in five new cars are designed to automatically send data to manufacturers. That proportion is expected to grow rapidly in the next 10 years as more cars integrate mobile technology and rely heavily on electronic control systems. (Source: latimes.com ) The type of data collected varies widely. In some cases it ... (<a href="/news/8981/privacy-debate-high-tech-cars-tracking-info-sharing" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:24:03 +0000 John Lister 8981 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8981/privacy-debate-high-tech-cars-tracking-info-sharing#comments f1 Your Rights 'Unreal Commander 2.02', and 'Efficient Sticky Notes 3.62.356' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8979/unreal-commander-202-and-efficient-sticky-notes-362356 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Unreal Commander 2.02 (Build 982) Unreal Commander is a free file manager built for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. It features a two-panel interface, extended search tools, thumbnail mode, folder tabs, and customizable visual styles. http://x-diesel.com/ Efficient Sticky Notes 3.62.356 Never miss another important event by downloading and installing Efficient Sticky Notes. This completely free program allows you to create customized reminders and stick to your PC's desktop background. This program supports multiple languages. http://www.efficientsoftware.net ... (<a href="/news/8979/unreal-commander-202-and-efficient-sticky-notes-362356" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:17:09 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8979 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8979/unreal-commander-202-and-efficient-sticky-notes-362356#comments Freeware Would You Buy Neil Young's High-Res Music Player? http://www.infopackets.com/news/8977/would-you-buy-neil-youngs-high-res-music-player <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/d79/d799f554bf6fc607fa21d32e4bbe596c.jpg?itok=Car0SZpD"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/d79/d799f554bf6fc607fa21d32e4bbe596c.jpg?itok=Car0SZpD" alt="" /></div></div></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">Legendary singer-songwriter and musician Neil Young believes his "Pono" digital music player is the next 'must-have' gadget. Young says that people who use the iPod and most other digital music players aren't hearing music the way it was intended to be heard. That's also why he firmly believes there will be great demand for Pono. Unlike the iPod and similar devices, Pono is built with audiophiles in mind. The major difference is that Pono is able to play music using a high-resolution "lossless" audio format, called FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec). By ... (<a href="/news/8977/would-you-buy-neil-youngs-high-res-music-player" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:13:41 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8977 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8977/would-you-buy-neil-youngs-high-res-music-player#comments f1 Gadgets 'iPhotoDraw 1.8', and 'Sundance 3.9' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8968/iphotodraw-18-and-sundance-39 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">iPhotoDraw 1.8 Add all kinds of special effects to your favorite photographs with iPhotoDraw. Using this program you can add description text, special callout balloons, shapes, and other annotation objects to pictures. All of this can be done without affecting the integrity of the original photo. UPDATE: there appears to be a problem with the download link on author's website - garbled characters appear on the screen when the link is clicked. We've informed the author (please try again later). http://www.iphotodraw.com Sundance 3.9 Looking for an alternative to Firefox, Internet ... (<a href="/news/8968/iphotodraw-18-and-sundance-39" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:29:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8968 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8968/iphotodraw-18-and-sundance-39#comments Freeware Doctors Print New Face For Bike Crash Victim http://www.infopackets.com/news/8975/doctors-print-new-face-bike-crash-victim <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/1fd/1fd66e81615c7f4ec5cc9cb431bea857.jpg?itok=WJpforCS"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/1fd/1fd66e81615c7f4ec5cc9cb431bea857.jpg?itok=WJpforCS" alt="" /></div></div></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">Doctors in Britain have used a 3D printer to replace parts of the shattered face of a man who survived a serious motorbike crash. Although the surgery has only just taken place, Stephen Power's crash happened in 2012, where he spent four months unconscious in hospital. Mr. Power explained to the BBC that he broke his nose, jaw and both cheekbones in the crash, as well as his skull. Although he underwent several operations, surgeons had to act quickly to avoid breaking the bones around the eye socket and potentially causing major damage to his eyes. (Source: walesonline.co.uk ) After the ... (<a href="/news/8975/doctors-print-new-face-bike-crash-victim" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:27:15 +0000 John Lister 8975 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8975/doctors-print-new-face-bike-crash-victim#comments f2 Technology Report: Target Warned, but Ignored Credit Card Hack http://www.infopackets.com/news/8976/report-target-warned-ignored-credit-card-hack <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 major financial news outlet has accused Target of missing clear warning signals that it was being hacked and customer data put at risk. Target is the second largest discount retailer in the United States, next to Walmart. In December 2013, Target confirmed that hackers had stolen credit card data from 40 million customers. The attack happened approximately 19 days after American Thanksgiving (November 28, 2013). The theft not only affected customers who had used credit cards online, but in stores as well. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Target had already set up a security center in ... (<a href="/news/8976/report-target-warned-ignored-credit-card-hack" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:42:49 +0000 John Lister 8976 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8976/report-target-warned-ignored-credit-card-hack#comments f1 Security 'Notepad++ 6.5.5', and 'SmartPower 1.5.6' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8969/notepad-655-and-smartpower-156 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Notepad++ 6.5.5 This is a free source code editor that supports multiple languages. Notepad++ uses far less CPU power than most other source code editing programs, meaning it won't big down your computer and can be used to save power, if necessary. http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ SmartPower 1.5.6 Set special rules for how your system uses power with SmartPower for Windows. This program allows you to schedule hibernation, sleep, and shutdown, allowing you to save energy and money. This program is ideal for people looking to reduce their electricity bill. http://getsmartpower.co.uk/ ... (<a href="/news/8969/notepad-655-and-smartpower-156" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:01:23 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8969 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8969/notepad-655-and-smartpower-156#comments Freeware Google CEO Says User Data Safe From NSA http://www.infopackets.com/news/8974/google-ceo-says-user-data-safe-nsa <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL" alt="" /></div></div></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">Google's chief executive officer is promising Google users that their data is safe from the prying eyes of National Security Agency (NSA) officials. Eric Schmidt made that claim before a large audience at the South by Southwest Interactive conference, which is being held in Austin, Texas. When asked how he felt after it was revealed that the NSA had worked with Britain's top surveillance agency, the GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) to infiltrate Google's data centers, Schmidt admitted that he was shocked. "The very fact that they did this was very suspicious to ... (<a href="/news/8974/google-ceo-says-user-data-safe-nsa" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:59:55 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8974 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8974/google-ceo-says-user-data-safe-nsa#comments f2 Google Latest Patch Tuesday Underscores Windows XP Demise http://www.infopackets.com/news/8972/latest-patch-tuesday-underscores-windows-xp-demise <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 latest Patch Tuesday release fixes several security vulnerabilities currently marked "critical" -- the firm's highest security rating. Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes are always rolled out starting the second Tuesday of each month, but sometimes take longer to reach consumers depending on Internet availability. This month's Patch Tuesday includes five security updates, two of which have been marked critical. One of those critical fixes addresses a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, Microsoft's web browser. This month's updates are particularly ... (<a href="/news/8972/latest-patch-tuesday-underscores-windows-xp-demise" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:04:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8972 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8972/latest-patch-tuesday-underscores-windows-xp-demise#comments f1 Security 'DocFetcher 1.1.11', and 'Networx 5.3.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8970/docfetcher-1111-and-networx-530 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">DocFetcher 1.1.11 This small and simple-to-use program is an open source desktop search application. It allows you to quickly and easily search through the files stored on your computer. DocFetcher is compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. http://docfetcher.sourceforge.net Networx 5.3.0 This simple and free program allows you to keep a close eye on your network connection and its performance. Using Networx, you can track bandwidth usage, measure your download speed, and view problems with your favorite network connection. http://www.softperfect.com (<a href="/news/8970/docfetcher-1111-and-networx-530" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:51:30 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8970 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8970/docfetcher-1111-and-networx-530#comments Freeware More Details about Windows 8 Update 1, Due April http://www.infopackets.com/news/8973/more-details-about-windows-8-update-1-due-april <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 leaked set of documents reveals some additional changes planned for Windows 8 due next month. The changes are aimed at making the operating system easier to use with a mouse and keyboard, but without returning to the traditional Windows desktop interface. The free Windows 8 update will be officially released in April through Microsoft's Windows Update system. It will be known as Windows 8.1 Update 1 , a sign that the changes won't be as major as the previous update from version 8 to 8.1 (which was released October 2013). The details became public as Microsoft briefly made the update ... (<a href="/news/8973/more-details-about-windows-8-update-1-due-april" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:55:00 +0000 John Lister 8973 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8973/more-details-about-windows-8-update-1-due-april#comments f1 Microsoft 'SmoothDraw 4.5.0', and 'JDiskReport 1.4.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8963/smoothdraw-450-and-jdiskreport-141 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">SmoothDraw 4.5.0 Afraid to try a digital painting program because you think the software will be too difficult to use? Then give the simple, easy-to-use SmoothDraw a spin. This program features an accessible interface and supports many kinds of brushes, from pen and pencil to airbrush and bristle brush. Using retouch tools and adding layers are both easy processes, too. http://www.smoothdraw.com JDiskReport 1.4.1 Learn more about the disk drives inside your system with JDiskReport. This program shows you how much space all of the files, folders, and directories are occupying on your disk ... (<a href="/news/8963/smoothdraw-450-and-jdiskreport-141" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:22:11 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8963 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8963/smoothdraw-450-and-jdiskreport-141#comments Freeware Facebook Changes Gun Sales Policy http://www.infopackets.com/news/8967/facebook-changes-gun-sales-policy <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a57/a5733e730f28931b1f533f06e61469f2.jpg?itok=fgn4Wjz_"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a57/a5733e730f28931b1f533f06e61469f2.jpg?itok=fgn4Wjz_" alt="" /></div></div></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 is introducing new rules governing the way its users can offer to sell guns online its website. While it's not banning such posts altogether, Facebook is taking steps to ensure its users are complying with the law. According to Facebook policy chief Monika Bickert, the subject of gun sales means the site faces "a difficult challenge balancing individuals' desire to express themselves on our services, and recognizing that this speech may have consequences elsewhere." (Source: fb.com ) Facebook already has several policies on the sale of goods, which don't always ... (<a href="/news/8967/facebook-changes-gun-sales-policy" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:21:15 +0000 John Lister 8967 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8967/facebook-changes-gun-sales-policy#comments f2 Internet Microsoft Hopes New AI Help Will 'Understand You' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8966/microsoft-hopes-new-ai-help-will-understand-you <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/bcc/bcc24e4ea5195c0298b2bb43f76ad2ed.jpg?itok=yjKWssaV"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/bcc/bcc24e4ea5195c0298b2bb43f76ad2ed.jpg?itok=yjKWssaV" alt="" /></div></div></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 hoping that its upcoming digital assistant, currently known as "Cortana", will be Windows Phone 8.1's must-have app. Although it's not yet known when the app will be available, rumors suggest it will be released as early as April 2014, and will likely be extended to run on the PC. The name "Cortana" is in reference to a female fictional artificially intelligent (AI) character in the Halo video game series for the Xbox / 360 platform, which was also created by Microsoft. In short: Cortana is Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri application, which ... (<a href="/news/8966/microsoft-hopes-new-ai-help-will-understand-you" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:56:39 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8966 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8966/microsoft-hopes-new-ai-help-will-understand-you#comments f1 Science 'MusicBee 2.3.5173', and 'FileSearchy 1.2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8964/musicbee-235173-and-filesearchy-12 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">MusicBee 2.3.5173 Looking for a better way to organize your music collection? Then check out the accessible Music Bee, which makes it easy to find, play, and arrange your favorite songs, albums, and playlists. This program can be installed on a computer and portable devices. http://getmusicbee.com/ FileSearchy 1.2 Learn more about the files stored on your system with FileSearchy. This quick yet powerful and easy-to-use tool provides users with real-time search functionality. Importantly, it also allows you to search by content string, date, and size of file. http://www.filesearchy.com/ (<a href="/news/8964/musicbee-235173-and-filesearchy-12" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:14:52 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8964 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8964/musicbee-235173-and-filesearchy-12#comments Freeware WiFi Virus Spreads Like Airborne Disease http://www.infopackets.com/news/8961/wifi-virus-spreads-airborne-disease <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB" alt="" /></div></div></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">Computer researchers have created an 'airborne' computer virus that takes advantage of WiFi (wireless Internet) routers. The point of the study is to highlight the many ways in which wireless routers are open to abuse. The research studied wireless access points, and was completed by the University of Liverpool. Access points are electronic devices that relay information from a local wireless network to another (typically the Internet). For example: a PC or laptop connected to a wireless router (which is then connected to the Internet) would be considered an access point. The goal of ... (<a href="/news/8961/wifi-virus-spreads-airborne-disease" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:14:00 +0000 John Lister 8961 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8961/wifi-virus-spreads-airborne-disease#comments f2 Security Facebook Drones Could Bring Internet Everywhere http://www.infopackets.com/news/8965/facebook-drones-could-bring-internet-everywhere <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/717/717770298d5bb180510798f1685a661d.jpg?itok=wn7BA5yz"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/717/717770298d5bb180510798f1685a661d.jpg?itok=wn7BA5yz" alt="" /></div></div></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 is said to be buying a company that makes airborne drones. It seems it's not an attempt to carry out snooping or attack rivals, but rather a plan to extend Internet access to places it's impossible to reach at the moment. The company in question is Titan Aerospace, which manufactures what it calls "atmospheric satellites." Unlike traditional satellites, they operate around 20 kilometers (12 miles) above Earth, which is just short of the point of being in orbit. Drones such as the Solara 50 look and operate similar to an airplane, but have solar panels on its wings, ... (<a href="/news/8965/facebook-drones-could-bring-internet-everywhere" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:10:50 +0000 John Lister 8965 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8965/facebook-drones-could-bring-internet-everywhere#comments f1 Technology 'Attribute Changer 7.10g', and 'OpenedFilesView 1.55' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8962/attribute-changer-710g-and-openedfilesview-155 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Attribute Changer 7.10g This add-on for Windows Explorer gives you access to a wide array of exciting features, all from the right button on your mouse. Using this add-on, you can change photo information and modify date and time stamps. Attribute Changes is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. http://www.petges.lu/home/ OpenedFilesView 1.55 As the name suggests, this program allows you to view information related to all of the files currently opened on your system. Displayed information includes file name, file location, creation date, and read / write / ... (<a href="/news/8962/attribute-changer-710g-and-openedfilesview-155" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:46:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8962 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8962/attribute-changer-710g-and-openedfilesview-155#comments Freeware Study: Apple is for Women, Samsung is for Men http://www.infopackets.com/news/8960/study-apple-women-samsung-men <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/85e/85ee45bf1311596e1b7971c0f9999f1a.jpg?itok=lWlRCrR8"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/85e/85ee45bf1311596e1b7971c0f9999f1a.jpg?itok=lWlRCrR8" alt="" /></div></div></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 study suggests that most Americans favor Apple when it comes to mobile devices, though Samsung isn't too far from the top. The study was performed by KS Mobile, a San Francisco-based app maker for the Android and iOS platforms. The study was carried out between February 6 and 10, 2014, and involved 1,000 people aged 18 and older. Apple is for Women, Samsung is for Men: Study Suggests Of the people interviewed, nearly half of all women said they favored Apple mobile products, such as the iPhone. Only women aged 40 to 49 said they favored Samsung products. On the other hand, most men ... (<a href="/news/8960/study-apple-women-samsung-men" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:24:22 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8960 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8960/study-apple-women-samsung-men#comments f2 Mobile Gov't, Hackers Spy on Yahoo Messages, Video: Report http://www.infopackets.com/news/8959/govt-hackers-spy-yahoo-messages-video-report <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 shows that Yahoo instant messages can be easily intercepted and read by government spies and hackers. The problem: Yahoo fails to encrypt those messages. A recent study by CNET shows that Yahoo continues to transmit message content in unencrypted form. This makes the instant messages vulnerable and exploitable by third parties. To compound the problem, a recent article by UK-based The Guardian shows that a number of government agencies are, in fact, spying on Yahoo's unencrypted messages. (Source: cnet.com ) Government Agents Spying on Everyday People Worse still, evidence ... (<a href="/news/8959/govt-hackers-spy-yahoo-messages-video-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:29:45 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8959 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8959/govt-hackers-spy-yahoo-messages-video-report#comments f1 Security 'Puran File Recovery 1.2', and 'Asterisk Logger 1.4' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8943/puran-file-recovery-12-and-asterisk-logger-14 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Puran File Recovery 1.2 Think you've lost an imported file? Puran File Recovery can help you reclaim that file. This program features a very simple and easy to use interface but a powerful recovery engine. It's the perfect combination for recovering files fast and easy. http://www.puransoftware.com Asterisk Logger 1.4 Hate it when the passwords you enter are masked by asterisks? Asterisk Logger effectively replaces those nagging asterisks with the actual characters you're entering into your computer. The goal is to eliminate mistakes and help you log in faster. http://www.nirsoft. ... (<a href="/news/8943/puran-file-recovery-12-and-asterisk-logger-14" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:51:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8943 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8943/puran-file-recovery-12-and-asterisk-logger-14#comments Freeware $473 Million Lost In Online Currency Scandal http://www.infopackets.com/news/8958/473-million-lost-online-currency-scandal <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/18f/18f025eccdbbf28d301d878d7b7f9597.jpg?itok=fcLD-oUj"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/18f/18f025eccdbbf28d301d878d7b7f9597.jpg?itok=fcLD-oUj" alt="" /></div></div></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 the largest businesses that allowed people buy the online currency Bitcoin is filing for bankruptcy protection. The collapse means customers have almost certainly lost nearly half a billion US dollars in "real money." Mt Gox is a Tokyo-based business founded in 2009 as a trading card exchange (Source: wikipedia.org ). It has recently filed for bankruptcy protection because it has debt worth $63.6 million, but assets worth only just half over that. Customers had a total of around 750,000 Bitcoins stored in the Mt Gox equivalent of a bank account, which translates to around $ ... (<a href="/news/8958/473-million-lost-online-currency-scandal" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:50:13 +0000 John Lister 8958 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8958/473-million-lost-online-currency-scandal#comments f2 Internet Google Glass and Driving: Safe or Insane? http://www.infopackets.com/news/8956/google-glass-and-driving-safe-or-insane <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/78e/78e68e4aed0cac72525606673631bd63.jpg?itok=WjavevgR"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/7/78e/78e68e4aed0cac72525606673631bd63.jpg?itok=WjavevgR" alt="" /></div></div></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">Should you be allowed to use high-tech Google Glass spectacles while driving? It's an ongoing debate, and now Google itself is finally weighing in on the issue. Google Glass is a wearable technology that is connected to the Internet. In essence, it's like a hands-free smartphone in the shape of eyeglasses; it allows users to take high-definition (HD) pictures, record HD video, and instantly share recorded content with friends and family using various social Internet platforms, such as Google+, Facebook, and similar. Among many other features, Google Glass also includes the ability for the ... (<a href="/news/8956/google-glass-and-driving-safe-or-insane" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:38:11 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8956 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8956/google-glass-and-driving-safe-or-insane#comments f1 Mobile Would You Buy A Smartphone That Self-Destructs? http://www.infopackets.com/news/8955/would-you-buy-smartphone-self-destructs <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/85e/85ee45bf1311596e1b7971c0f9999f1a.jpg?itok=lWlRCrR8"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/85e/85ee45bf1311596e1b7971c0f9999f1a.jpg?itok=lWlRCrR8" alt="" /></div></div></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">Boeing is reportedly working on a new smartphone capable of self-destructing if lost or stolen. Reports suggest the device will be targeted at people -- like politicians, law enforcement officials, and corporate executives -- who store lots of sensitive information on their smartphones. At this point Boeing's smartphone, which is simply called "Black", is at the patent filing stage. If it eventually heads into production, the device will run a variant of the Android operating system (OS). It's expected Black will feature USB, HDMI, and SIM storage and will support various ... (<a href="/news/8955/would-you-buy-smartphone-self-destructs" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:07:34 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8955 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8955/would-you-buy-smartphone-self-destructs#comments f2 Mobile 'Directory Monitor 2.7.0.1', and 'SyncDroid 1.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8944/directory-monitor-2701-and-syncdroid-11 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Directory Monitor 2.7.0.1 Keep tabs on your most important directories with Directory Monitor. This program immediately notifies you (in real time) if any changes are made to your directories. Directory Monitor can even display the users and processes behind those changes. http://www.deventerprise.net SyncDroid 1.1 Sync up all of your favorite Android devices with SyncDroid. This handy program allows you to easily recover your contacts, instant messaging history, emails, music, videos, bookmarks, and other items that could be lost when a device goes missing. http://sync-droid.com/ (<a href="/news/8944/directory-monitor-2701-and-syncdroid-11" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:58:05 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8944 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8944/directory-monitor-2701-and-syncdroid-11#comments Freeware Study: One in Six Say Internet is Bad For Society http://www.infopackets.com/news/8957/study-one-six-say-internet-bad-society <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a5c/a5c0bd6b7a8dffd28631b5c1d8facbba.jpg?itok=NzDlO6Rh"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a5c/a5c0bd6b7a8dffd28631b5c1d8facbba.jpg?itok=NzDlO6Rh" alt="" /></div></div></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 newly-published study shows fifteen percent of online Americans believe the Internet is a bad thing for society. The study also found most users generally think the Internet is a good thing in terms of benefitting themselves. The study comes from the Pew Research Center, which regularly surveys the public about the use of and attitudes to online services. Its latest survey came to mark the fact that the World Wide Web was created 25 years ago, in March 1989. (Source: pewinternet.org ) Although the Internet itself (I.E.: the physical connections between computers) has been in existence for ... (<a href="/news/8957/study-one-six-say-internet-bad-society" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:55:51 +0000 John Lister 8957 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8957/study-one-six-say-internet-bad-society#comments f1 Internet Kaspersky Targets Windows Phone with 'Safe' Browser http://www.infopackets.com/news/8954/kaspersky-targets-windows-phone-safe-browser <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 firm Kaspersky has released a special web browser for Windows phones aimed at blocking unwanted threats. The browser, "Kaspersky Safe Browser for Windows Phone" app, is available to download free of charge from the official Windows Phone Store. The main security feature is to block web links that may take a user to a harmful site. This isn't just sites that house malicious software that could damage a phone, but also "phishing" sites. (Source: kaspersky.com ) A phishing site is one that is set up to look like the real website of a legitimate company, for ... (<a href="/news/8954/kaspersky-targets-windows-phone-safe-browser" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:43:19 +0000 John Lister 8954 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8954/kaspersky-targets-windows-phone-safe-browser#comments f2 Security Google To Make It Easier To Quit Mailing Lists http://www.infopackets.com/news/8953/google-make-it-easier-quit-mailing-lists <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b5b/b5b881d80e3512cede0f133a461d54fd.jpg?itok=maTNu5pL" alt="" /></div></div></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">Google is adding a 1-click link for Gmail users to stop unwanted marketing messages. But the system won't work in all cases, especially when it comes to dealing with the worst spam offenders. The new service works along the same lines as the unsubscribe link which many legitimate websites use in their bulk email messages. More often than not, however, the unsubscribe link is often difficult to find. Typically, it's buried at the bottom of a lengthy email that the recipient didn't want to read in the first place. Another problem is that the unsubscribe link isn't always a one- ... (<a href="/news/8953/google-make-it-easier-quit-mailing-lists" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:28:58 +0000 John Lister 8953 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8953/google-make-it-easier-quit-mailing-lists#comments f1 Google 'USBLogView 1.12', and 'DesktopSnowOK 2.55' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8945/usblogview-112-and-desktopsnowok-255 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">USBLogView 1.12 This tiny utility runs in the background and instantly records all details associated with any USB device plugged into your system. Displayed information includes event time, device name, description, device type, serial number, product name, etc. http://www.nirsoft.net DesktopSnowOK 2.55 Are you one of those people who just can't get enough of winter? DesktopSnowOK adds a little winter magic to your system by placing a series of charming little snowflakes on your Windows desktop. This program features low CPU usage and is customizable. http://www.softwareok.com ... (<a href="/news/8945/usblogview-112-and-desktopsnowok-255" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:42:44 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8945 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8945/usblogview-112-and-desktopsnowok-255#comments Freeware 'Puran Wipe Disk 1.2', and 'WifiInfoView 1.35' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8942/puran-wipe-disk-12-and-wifiinfoview-135 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Puran Wipe Disk 1.2 Getting rid of an old computer? You'll want to be sure that all of your personal information, including login and password information, is all wiped before you do that. Puran Wipe Disk is capable of wiping out everything on your hard drive and makes sure that nothing can be recovered. http://www.puransoftware.com WifiInfoView 1.35 As the name suggests, WifiInfoView scans all of the wireless networks in your immediate area and then displays information related to those networks. Displayed data includes signal quality, maximum speed, router model, and router name. http ... (<a href="/news/8942/puran-wipe-disk-12-and-wifiinfoview-135" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:08:01 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8942 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8942/puran-wipe-disk-12-and-wifiinfoview-135#comments Freeware Mozilla Plans to Release $25 Smartphone http://www.infopackets.com/news/8951/mozilla-plans-release-25-smartphone <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/884/8844c822c8a5c8ba11848f893793f9ab.jpg?itok=vCjvLQ7y"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/8/884/8844c822c8a5c8ba11848f893793f9ab.jpg?itok=vCjvLQ7y" alt="" /></div></div></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 popular tech firm plans to offer a smartphone that costs just $25. The offering will initially be aimed at poorer countries, though could spread to more countries if the idea proves to be successful. The $25 phone is from Mozilla, the company best known for making the Firefox browser. Mozilla has created its own Linux-based operating system to run on the phone, which supports many commonly used smartphone features. $25 Smartphone Boasts Impressive Hardware By most definitions, the classification of a smartphone is the ability for the user to download and install software programs onto the ... (<a href="/news/8951/mozilla-plans-release-25-smartphone" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:06:33 +0000 John Lister 8951 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8951/mozilla-plans-release-25-smartphone#comments f2 Mobile Windows 8 Update Makes Using Keyboard, Mouse Easier http://www.infopackets.com/news/8952/windows-8-update-makes-using-keyboard-mouse-easier <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/ddc/ddc2eddee08d757b6d16dd9fb18bbf61.jpg?itok=IZVrgzsm"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/ddc/ddc2eddee08d757b6d16dd9fb18bbf61.jpg?itok=IZVrgzsm" alt="" /></div></div></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 announced that it plans to release its first major update for Windows 8.1 this spring, and it's called "Update 1". The biggest improvement, according to the firm, is that Windows 8.1 will become easier to use with a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft's first significant update to Windows 8 was Windows 8.1, which was released last fall. Windows 8.1 Update 1 expands upon that, and has been rumored for a spring 2014 release for some time. To date, however, Microsoft has said very little about what's included in the package. Windows 8.1 Update 1: Easier for Mouse, ... (<a href="/news/8952/windows-8-update-makes-using-keyboard-mouse-easier" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:10:01 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8952 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8952/windows-8-update-makes-using-keyboard-mouse-easier#comments f1 Microsoft 'QuickGamma 4.0.0.2', and 'MultiObfuscator 2.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8946/quickgamma-4002-and-multiobfuscator-20 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">QuickGamma 4.0.0.2 Did you just buy a brand new PC monitor? Set it up quickly and effectively with QuickGamma. This freeware program is designed to help you calibrate a monitor. It's a handy tool because many monitors are not optimized for your home environment right out of the box. http://quickgamma.de/ MultiObfuscator 2.0 MultiObfuscator is a professional cryptography tool. It can help you protect your most sensitive information using unique layers of security and obfuscation. MultiObfuscator is completely free and suitable for highly sensitive data storage and transmission. http:// ... (<a href="/news/8946/quickgamma-4002-and-multiobfuscator-20" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:23:15 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8946 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8946/quickgamma-4002-and-multiobfuscator-20#comments Freeware Samsung Galaxy S5: Best Smartphone Ever Built? http://www.infopackets.com/news/8940/samsung-galaxy-s5-best-smartphone-ever-built <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/6/6f0/6f01d4b9abd21124b40c9f426a01845f.jpg?itok=IF8jNECY"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/6/6f0/6f01d4b9abd21124b40c9f426a01845f.jpg?itok=IF8jNECY" alt="" /></div></div></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 next version of Samsung's very popular Galaxy smartphone comes equipped with two extremely handy new features. According to reports, Samsung's new Galaxy S5 will be both waterproof, dustproof, and come with sturdy curved casing. Samsung has taken charge of the smartphone market in recent years and much of that dominance is due to the success of the Galaxy series. Both the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S3 were runaway hits with consumers who prefer an Android-based device to a smartphone running Apple's iOS mobile operating system. Galaxy S5 Not the First Waterproof Phone But ... (<a href="/news/8940/samsung-galaxy-s5-best-smartphone-ever-built" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:21:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8940 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8940/samsung-galaxy-s5-best-smartphone-ever-built#comments f2 Mobile Just a Fad? Samsung Unveils Smartwatch 'Gear 2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8950/just-fad-samsung-unveils-smartwatch-gear-2 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/c/cb9/cb98c7b1127115b740fcbfd606e9e597.jpg?itok=pECUalwM"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/c/cb9/cb98c7b1127115b740fcbfd606e9e597.jpg?itok=pECUalwM" alt="" /></div></div></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">Writing text messages, sending emails, and taking photos can all be done using smartphones, tablets, and traditional computers, such as laptops and desktops. The question is: do we need yet another device that gives us instant access to more data and will it be useful? And if so, is that device a "smartwatch"? Samsung certainly thinks so. The firm, which released its first smartwatch in the form of the Galaxy Gear late last year, has now unveiled the Samsung Gear 2. Most notably, the Korean firm's newest smartwatch boasts a brand new operating system, called "Tizen." ... (<a href="/news/8950/just-fad-samsung-unveils-smartwatch-gear-2" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:45:49 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8950 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8950/just-fad-samsung-unveils-smartwatch-gear-2#comments f1 Mobile 'Pretty Run 6.7.0.136', and 'MailStore Home 8.2.0.9316' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8941/pretty-run-670136-and-mailstore-home-8209316 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Pretty Run 6.7.0.136 This lightweight and easy to use program allows you to quickly search through your start menu, desktop, folders, or shortcuts for the program you want to use. Can't find your calculator shortcut? Pretty Run can help with that. http://delphistep.cis.si/ MailStore Home 8.2.0.9316 This handy program lets you back up all of your emails and create an archive for accessing all of your old messages. This central archive can then be access across a variety of devices. MailStore Home is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. http://www.mailstore.com ... (<a href="/news/8941/pretty-run-670136-and-mailstore-home-8209316" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:57:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8941 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8941/pretty-run-670136-and-mailstore-home-8209316#comments Freeware Microsoft Issues Emergency Fix for IE 9, 10 Users http://www.infopackets.com/news/8949/microsoft-issues-emergency-fix-ie-9-10-users <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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 released a temporary fix to an important security bug affecting two recent versions of Internet Explorer. The exploit has been linked to attacks that compromised a website for US military veterans. The bug affects Internet Explorer versions 9 and 10. It does not affect version 11, nor anything previous to version 9. That said, using an earlier version Internet Explorer less than what is currently available (depending on which version of Windows you're running) is definitely not advised. JavaScript Bug Exploits Drive-by Download Attack The exploit involves JavaScript, a ... (<a href="/news/8949/microsoft-issues-emergency-fix-ie-9-10-users" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:48:00 +0000 John Lister 8949 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8949/microsoft-issues-emergency-fix-ie-9-10-users#comments f2 Security Would You Ditch Your Laptop for a 12.2-Inch Tablet? http://www.infopackets.com/news/8948/would-you-ditch-your-laptop-122-inch-tablet <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/94c/94cdebfffd8e5c40440a9058f3dc5a5d.jpg?itok=s1ajdegk"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/94c/94cdebfffd8e5c40440a9058f3dc5a5d.jpg?itok=s1ajdegk" alt="" /></div></div></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">Samsung thinks it's got a winner with the newly released Galaxy NotePRO tablet, a massive slate that some experts are calling a "tray-blet". Boasting a gargantuan 12.2-inch display, these huge tablets are being touted as a possible replacement for laptop computers. The 12.2-inch Galaxy NotePRO is visibly larger than Apple's popular iPad Air and Microsoft's Surface, both of which feature 10-inch displays. The larger Samsung slate is also heavier -- 1.65 pounds versus exactly one pound for the new iPad Air and 1.49 pounds for the Surface 2. Early reviews suggest the ... (<a href="/news/8948/would-you-ditch-your-laptop-122-inch-tablet" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:16:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8948 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8948/would-you-ditch-your-laptop-122-inch-tablet#comments f1 Mobile 'SysTools Driver Viewer 1.0', and 'Sticky Password Free 6.0.15.469' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8931/systools-driver-viewer-10-and-sticky-password-free-6015469 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">SysTools Driver Viewer 1.0 Retrieve information related to all of the hardware drivers stored on your computer with SysTools Driver Viewer. This freeware program shows you network drivers, sound drivers, graphics drivers, even motherboard drivers after a quick initial scan of your system. http://www.systoolsgroup.com Sticky Password Free 6.0.15.469 Never lose a password again. Sticky Password Free features an advanced password manager that generates, stores, and recalls each and every one of your passwords. It's a handy tool that can help you prevent identity theft and protect your data. ... (<a href="/news/8931/systools-driver-viewer-10-and-sticky-password-free-6015469" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:54:20 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8931 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8931/systools-driver-viewer-10-and-sticky-password-free-6015469#comments Freeware Google to Roll Out Super-Speed Gigabit Broadband http://www.infopackets.com/news/8947/google-roll-out-super-speed-gigabit-broadband <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a8e/a8ef7f5fb5d4e9ecb67f712579cf106b.jpg?itok=L1tUC9wS"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/a8e/a8ef7f5fb5d4e9ecb67f712579cf106b.jpg?itok=L1tUC9wS" alt="" /></div></div></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">Google has named 34 cities where it hopes to offer its super-fast broadband service. Google Fiber customers can get speeds as high as 50 times more than that which is currently offered by most cable providers. Typical Broadband Versus Google Fiber Typical Internet broadband over an ordinary copper phone line means speeds of a few megabits per second. For services over the same fiber-optic cables as cable TV companies, speeds of 10 to 20 megabits per second are more common. For a numbers comparison, a 10 megabit connection is equal to 1280 kilobytes per second. That said, Google Fiber offers ... (<a href="/news/8947/google-roll-out-super-speed-gigabit-broadband" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:49:06 +0000 John Lister 8947 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8947/google-roll-out-super-speed-gigabit-broadband#comments f2 IT Internet-enabled Cars Vulnerable to Attack, says Expert http://www.infopackets.com/news/8927/internet-enabled-cars-vulnerable-attack-says-expert <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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">Is your car less likely than your desktop computer to be infected with malware? The answer may surprise you. Security expert Mark O'Neill believes that automotive companies need to think very carefully about protecting the high-tech vehicles they're now offering consumers in greater numbers than ever before. O'Neill currently serves as vice president of innovation at UK-based software firm Axway. His scary prediction for 2014 is that we'll see far more hackers target vehicles than in previous years. More Malicious Attacks Coming, Expert Says "I think we are going to see ... (<a href="/news/8927/internet-enabled-cars-vulnerable-attack-says-expert" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:13:01 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8927 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8927/internet-enabled-cars-vulnerable-attack-says-expert#comments f1 Security 'inSSIDer 3.1.2.1', and 'Paragon Partition Manager Express Free Edition 2014 10.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8932/inssider-3121-and-paragon-partition-manager-express-free-edition-2014-101 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">inSSIDer 3.1.2.1 Learn more about your local WiFi environment with inSSIDer. This tool shows you the security, signal strength, MAC address, and channel for all access points located in your immediate area. That information can help you pick the most powerful WiFi channel and secure your system. http://www.metageek.net Paragon Partition Manager Express Free Edition 2014 10.1 Interested in partitioning your hard drive but not sure how to do it? Then check out Paragon's free Partition Manager, which carefully organizes your hard drive space and redistributes free room to improve your system ... (<a href="/news/8932/inssider-3121-and-paragon-partition-manager-express-free-edition-2014-101" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:49:54 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8932 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8932/inssider-3121-and-paragon-partition-manager-express-free-edition-2014-101#comments Freeware Advertisers: Amazon, Apple User Data a 'Gold Mine' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8939/advertisers-amazon-apple-user-data-gold-mine <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/18f/18f025eccdbbf28d301d878d7b7f9597.jpg?itok=fcLD-oUj"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/18f/18f025eccdbbf28d301d878d7b7f9597.jpg?itok=fcLD-oUj" alt="" /></div></div></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">Most stories regarding privacy on the Internet involve complaints that tech firms go too far when divulging personal details of its users. In a twist of irony, however, advertisers are now complaining that Amazon and Apple are far too protective of their customer details. Several major advertising groups have told industry magazine 'Ad Age' that the two firms are missing out on ad revenue because they refuse to share personal customer information to the same extent as the likes of Google and Facebook. (Source: adage.com ) The advertisers say that the more details they have about ... (<a href="/news/8939/advertisers-amazon-apple-user-data-gold-mine" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:47:22 +0000 John Lister 8939 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8939/advertisers-amazon-apple-user-data-gold-mine#comments f2 Internet Windows 8 Designer Defends 'Metro' Interface http://www.infopackets.com/news/8938/windows-8-designer-defends-metro-interface <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 software designer who claims to have contributed to the creation of Windows 8's "Metro" interface has taken to Reddit.com in an effort to explain why Microsoft ultimately made the decision to implement its controversial new interface. The designer in question is Jacob Miller, who says he worked as a designer for Microsoft prior to the release of Windows 8. Miller says that Metro (which Microsoft now calls "Modern") was created with casual users in mind. Metro: Designed for Faster, Easier Access Miller says the goal of the design is to make it faster and easier to ... (<a href="/news/8938/windows-8-designer-defends-metro-interface" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:42:01 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8938 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8938/windows-8-designer-defends-metro-interface#comments f1 Microsoft New Tech Pairs Cellphone, Sound for Secure Logins http://www.infopackets.com/news/8937/new-tech-pairs-cellphone-sound-secure-logins <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/a/ac8/ac8f5e22b1efcad1cf34428db8a1dbef.jpg?itok=3cn81sc6" alt="" /></div></div></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">If Google's latest acquisition is any indication, sound could be the key to enhanced login security. Set up by former members of the Israeli military, SlickLogin is based around high-frequency tones, virtually inaudible to the human ear. In theory the system could be used as the main way to log in to a site, but Google seems more likely to use it for two-factor authentication. The idea of two-factor authentication is to combine two different types of security measure: something you know, and something you have. With the system Google already uses, the 'something you know' is your ... (<a href="/news/8937/new-tech-pairs-cellphone-sound-secure-logins" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:49:24 +0000 John Lister 8937 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8937/new-tech-pairs-cellphone-sound-secure-logins#comments f2 Security 'Advanced Onion Router 0.3.0.19a', and 'Supremo Remote Desktop 2.1.0.230' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8933/advanced-onion-router-03019a-and-supremo-remote-desktop-210230 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">Advanced Onion Router 0.3.0.19a Advanced Onion Router is a portable client and server for the Tor network. It's portable and allows you to write settings application folders without writing to the system registry. Features include a read-only mode, banlist, and circuit builder. http://sourceforge.net Supremo Remote Desktop 2.1.0.230 Access your desktop remotely with Supremo Remote Desktop. This fast and responsive tool is simple, free, and compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Server. No installation or configuration required. http://www.nanosystems.it/ ... (<a href="/news/8933/advanced-onion-router-03019a-and-supremo-remote-desktop-210230" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:20:48 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8933 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8933/advanced-onion-router-03019a-and-supremo-remote-desktop-210230#comments Freeware Woman Jailed After Forgetting to Return VHS Tape http://www.infopackets.com/news/8936/woman-jailed-after-forgetting-return-vhs-tape <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/582/5829d05ef5401382eda49f6ce5958915.jpg?itok=-ADvuyqg"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/582/5829d05ef5401382eda49f6ce5958915.jpg?itok=-ADvuyqg" alt="" /></div></div></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 South Carolina woman was recently imprisoned for failing to return a VHS tape checked out from a local video store roughly nine years ago. Kayla Michelle Finley went to her local police station a few days ago to report a crime. The 27-year-old hardly expected that such a visit would result in her imprisonment for the crime of failing to return a VHS copy of the film "Monster-in-Law," a film that starred singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and Academy Award winner Jane Fonda. "Monster" Criminal Forgets to Return Video Tape Finley rented the justifiably forgotten comedy from ... (<a href="/news/8936/woman-jailed-after-forgetting-return-vhs-tape" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:08:02 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8936 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8936/woman-jailed-after-forgetting-return-vhs-tape#comments f1 Courts Microsoft: Bright Future for Win8, Despite PC Sales http://www.infopackets.com/news/8930/microsoft-bright-future-win8-despite-pc-sales <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/954/9548748878466c534297f150030d7810.jpg?itok=tiqHwpTd" alt="" /></div></div></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 says it has sold more than 200 million Windows 8 licenses in just fifteen months. That means the firm has sold an additional 100 million licenses since the last time Microsoft reported on Windows 8 sales in May 2013. In all, Microsoft says this is evidence that there's a bright future ahead for its newest operating system. The Windows 8 sales numbers don't quite match those of Windows 7, however. Microsoft sold 240 million Windows 7 licenses in less than a year. (Source: engadget.com ) Of course, Microsoft doesn't want anyone to focus on Windows 7. The firm's ... (<a href="/news/8930/microsoft-bright-future-win8-despite-pc-sales" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:15:15 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8930 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8930/microsoft-bright-future-win8-despite-pc-sales#comments f1 Microsoft 'SPAMfighter 7.6.87', and 'Ashampoo ClipFinder HD 2.3.5' http://www.infopackets.com/news/8934/spamfighter-7687-and-ashampoo-clipfinder-hd-235 <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/5/5f3/5f3b761b6148c1d4b7876b71781b48ee.jpg?itok=Wga97o4r" alt="" /></div></div></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">SPAMfighter 7.6.87 Keep spam out of your inbox with SPAMfighter, a unique tool specially built for Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail. This free utility is free for home use and an important tool in protecting your system against phishing, identity theft, and other types of fraud. http://www.spamfighter.com Ashampoo ClipFinder HD 2.3.5 Can't find that high-definition video file? Then give Ashampoo's ClipFinder HD tool a try. This program allows you to easily find, view, and save videos. This program is free, available in a variety of languages, ... (<a href="/news/8934/spamfighter-7687-and-ashampoo-clipfinder-hd-235" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:33:22 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 8934 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8934/spamfighter-7687-and-ashampoo-clipfinder-hd-235#comments Freeware Kickstarter Site Hacked, Passwords Stolen http://www.infopackets.com/news/8935/kickstarter-site-hacked-passwords-stolen <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/91c/91cfc075ec0f7c43ff0f7ef4bbaf6193.jpg?itok=CefO2fUB" alt="" /></div></div></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">Kickstarter, a popular site for raising money for technology and art projects, has been hit by hackers. The site says no credit card information was compromised but warns users to review their passwords. Kickstarter is a popular "crowdfunding" web site. It lets members of the public pledge money towards a project, usually as a pre-order for a finished product; the pledgers only have to hand over the cash if the project reaches a set funding target. The most successful such project was Pebble, a wristwatch device that used Kindle-style electronic ink to display information from a ... (<a href="/news/8935/kickstarter-site-hacked-passwords-stolen" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:48:29 +0000 John Lister 8935 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8935/kickstarter-site-hacked-passwords-stolen#comments f2 Security New Infopackets Website Relaunch - FAQs http://www.infopackets.com/news/8929/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-faqs <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/4/4d6/4d6ddc0c50a5adf4a6e00b9f839351b2.jpg?itok=DzssYzSg"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/4/4d6/4d6ddc0c50a5adf4a6e00b9f839351b2.jpg?itok=DzssYzSg" alt="" /></div></div></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">I have received many frequently asked questions since the new site went live. I'll answer a few questions below. "Why haven't I received any newsletters since December 28?" There have been no newsletters published since the old server was discontinued, the new server went live, and all major bugs have been resolved. We expect more bugs to appear in the coming days as users come back to the site and after we send out our first newsletter on the new newsletter delivery system (after making this announcement), so please be patient. Going forward, newsletter delivery will most ... (<a href="/news/8929/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-faqs" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:57:14 +0000 Dennis Faas 8929 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8929/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-faqs#comments f2 Announcements New Infopackets Website Relaunch - Complete http://www.infopackets.com/news/8928/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-complete <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/0/0c6/0c6c04924d4a9a3a18aea5f797f3308a.jpg?itok=CzPJdETU"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/0/0c6/0c6c04924d4a9a3a18aea5f797f3308a.jpg?itok=CzPJdETU" alt="" /></div></div></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">Dear Infopackets Readers, I'm pleased to announce that our website relaunch is now complete. Unfortunately, the transition did not go as smoothly as anticipated. Shortly after the new site went live, the server was maliciously attacked and the databases became corrupted. There were also 185 (or so) documented bugs I needed to correct over the last month, before giving this official 'go ahead' announcement. This is described below. A Bit of History This project officially began shortly after April 2011, coinciding with Google's algorithm change which dropped our web traffic and ... (<a href="/news/8928/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-complete" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:54:36 +0000 Dennis Faas 8928 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/8928/new-infopackets-website-relaunch-complete#comments f1 Announcements