http://www.infopackets.com/index.xml en Windows 10: Most Requested Features http://www.infopackets.com/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features <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">When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 Technical Preview a couple weeks ago, the company offered users the chance to provide feedback through a "Windows Feature Suggestion Box." As expected, feedback is pouring in as to which features should be present in the operating system's final version. Windows Explorer Tabs Top List So far the most requested feature is adding tabs to Windows Explorer. Microsoft says more than 1,600 people have requested a feature that would effectively treat Windows Explorer the same as an Internet browser. As such, users would be able to create new tabs ... (<a href="/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:03:08 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9388 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9388/windows-10-most-requested-features#comments f1 Microsoft 'OpenSaveFilesView 1.0', and 'Spotify 0.9.14.13' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9369/opensavefilesview-10-and-spotify-091413 <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">OpenSaveFilesView 1.0 This simple tool displays a list of files recently opened by a Windows user. For every file listed, OpenSaveFilesView shows the file name, the order that the files were opened, the time the file was opened, the file size, and more. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Spotify 0.9.14.13 Find the newest and best music with Spotify, which places millions of tunes right at your fingertips. Spotify is free to use and can be downloaded to your mobile device or computer. Not only will it play any song, any time, it'll recommend other, similar songs you may not have heard before. http:// ... 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My main hard drive has Windows XP, then my second drive has Vista Ultimate, the third has Windows 7 Ultimate, and the fourth has Windows 8.1. I want to get rid of the Windows XP drive, but if I disconnect it, none of my other hard drives will boot. What should I do? I prefer to have Windows 7 as the default operating system. I want to avoid formatting all my hard drives just to get them working again. Any suggestions? " My Response: It sounds like your Windows XP drive ... (<a href="/news/9387/how-repair-windows-dual-boot-multi-boot" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:16:39 +0000 Dennis Faas 9387 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9387/how-repair-windows-dual-boot-multi-boot#comments f1 Windows Tips How to Know When a Web Page was Last Modified? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified <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">Infopackets Reader 'Dave' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a question which I can't seem to find a clear-cut answer to. Can you tell me: is it possible to view a web site / web page and determine when it was last updated? " My Response: The simple answer is that there is no easy way to know when a page was last updated - which is most likely why you're having trouble finding the answer. Information regarding the 'last modified date' of a page is usually reserved for web site owners (via direct access to the web site files / database with their associated time stamps). However, there are ways to ... (<a href="/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:08:41 +0000 Dennis Faas 9383 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9383/how-know-when-web-page-was-last-modified#comments f1 Internet 'Honeyview: Ultrafast Image Viewer 5.07', and 'XYplorer Free Edition 14.50.2' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502 <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">Honeyview: Ultrafast Image Viewer 5.07 This fast and easy-to-use tools helps you view your favorite images, even if they're compressed (ZIP, RAR, 7z). Honeyview will even let you view GPS information attached to an image by opening Google Maps. This tool is compatible with Windows XP through Windows 8. http://www.bandisoft.com/ XYplorer Free Edition 14.50.2 This tabbed file manager for Microsoft's Windows operating system boasts several useful features, including file search, preview, and dual pane view. It's also got a highly customizable interface and allows users to automate ... (<a href="/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:15:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9375 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9375/honeyview-ultrafast-image-viewer-507-and-xyplorer-free-edition-14502#comments Freeware Microsoft's Free Windows Offer Pays Off http://www.infopackets.com/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays <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's decision to ditch Windows licensing fees for small-screen devices has led to a raft of ultra-cheap Windows-enabled gadgets. Approximately 50 new manufacturers have taken advantage of the offering, with some Windows devices sold in the far East now costing less than a copy of Windows itself. The move came earlier this year and is thought to be a response to the huge success of Google's Android operating system. Android is particularly popular with manufacturers because it's free to install onto their devices. That said, as tablet computers and smartphone prices have ... (<a href="/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:13:13 +0000 John Lister 9381 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9381/microsofts-free-windows-offer-pays#comments f1 Microsoft Can't Change Internet Explorer Settings (Proxy Server)? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server <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/cac/cac7610eafb7676b231c7533597d21bd.jpg?itok=cYiqiAPf"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/c/cac/cac7610eafb7676b231c7533597d21bd.jpg?itok=cYiqiAPf" 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">Infopackets Reader Paul Y. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have Windows 8.1 and I can no longer use Internet Explorer or Chrome web browser -- only Firefox works! Every time I go to use Internet Explorer or Chrome, a blank page appears (as if it's trying to connect to something), and then eventually I get an error message stating that it can't connect to the Proxy Server. I have no idea why the Proxy Server setting was enabled, or how to disable it. I tried to disable it in Internet Explorer via Internet Options (LAN Settings), but the selections are pre-set / ghosted out, and I'm unable to change ... (<a href="/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:42:19 +0000 Dennis Faas 9380 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9380/cant-change-internet-explorer-settings-proxy-server#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Task List Guru 4.107', and 'Screenshot Captor 4.9.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490 <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">Task List Guru 4.107 This free task list organizer helps you organize your personal and professional lives using a hierarchy that lets you prioritize tasks, notes, and reminders. It features 48 different color icons that help you make organizing tasks fun and easy. http://www.dextronet.com/ Screenshot Captor 4.9.0 This simple tools makes snatching, manipulating, annotating, and sharing screenshots simple and straightforward. Features include smart auto-naming, quick zoom control, quick save, embedded comments, and deluxe thumbnail maker. http://www.donationcoder.com/ (<a href="/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:16:51 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9377 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9377/task-list-guru-4107-and-screenshot-captor-490#comments Freeware Is the PC Dead? Reports Suggest Comeback in 2015 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015 <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/3/3f4/3f4b72bd598ab0b04effa2e725038feb.jpg?itok=OkwQ9Z4t"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/3/3f4/3f4b72bd598ab0b04effa2e725038feb.jpg?itok=OkwQ9Z4t" 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 suggests that the personal computer may be on the verge of making a comeback. The report comes from industry analysts Gartner and IDC, which state that there was only a slight drop in demand for personal computers during the third quarter of 2014. While those figures don't sound too impressive, the outcome is quite startling when considering the trend over the last three years. Since 2011, PC sales have been steadily declining. Some experts went so far as to suggest that we were witnessing the 'death of the PC' , with consumers opting for mobile devices -- like ... (<a href="/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:14:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9379 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9379/pc-dead-reports-suggest-comeback-2015#comments f1 IT 'DocPad 14.0', and 'CheatBook DataBase 2014' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014 <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">DocPad 14.0 Looking for an alternative to Notepad? Then give DocPad a try. It offers plain text editing and an arsenal of great features, including bookmarking, case conversion, encoding, file history, keyboard macros, print preview, and search and replace. http://www.gammadyne.com/docpad.htm CheatBook DataBase 2014 Having trouble getting past that really tough section in your newest video game? Then check out CheatBook Database, a massive collection of the world's best cheat codes. Find cheats for Assassin's Creed, Divinity, and Dead Rising 3. http://www.cheatbook.de/ ... (<a href="/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:15:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9367 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9367/docpad-140-and-cheatbook-database-2014#comments Freeware Smart Devices, Cloud to Dominate IT Trends in 2015 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015 <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/9/953/9535ec92fd569d8bab5e099b8510f1f8.jpg?itok=4SmAlt9h"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/9/953/9535ec92fd569d8bab5e099b8510f1f8.jpg?itok=4SmAlt9h" 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">Industry analysts at Gartner have released their list of the top trends in information technology (IT) for 2015. The general theme appears to be a growing -- and perhaps troubling -- reliance on web-connected devices and the cloud. Topping Gartner's list is the 'computing everywhere' concept, also known as ubiquitous computing . The research firm believes 2015 will be about expanding access to computing capabilities, from placing touchscreens in connected cars , to washing machines and dryers. To many, it's an exciting trend that will allow people unprecedented access to their devices ... (<a href="/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:13:32 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9374 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9374/smart-devices-cloud-dominate-it-trends-2015#comments f1 IT How Can You Fix My Computer Over the Internet? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet <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/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do" 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">Infopackets Reader 'Nurse Lynda' writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks so much for fixing my computer [over the Internet] - it's amazing to see you work ... you sure know your stuff! ... [I have a question]: I have recommended your 'Remote Desktop Support' services to my friends on Facebook, but they don't understand how [you can fix my computer over the Internet]? Specifically, they are asking what is the meaning of 'Remote' Desktop Support? I've tried to explain, but they just don't understand it. Do you have a page explaining this? " My response: ... (<a href="/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:01:36 +0000 Dennis Faas 9378 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9378/how-can-you-fix-my-computer-over-internet#comments f1 Windows Tips 'The Godfather 0.88', and 'OooPlayer 1.4' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-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">The Godfather 0.88 The Godfather is a software program that will make you an offer few can refuse: it will help you organize your favorite mp3, ogg, mpc, ape, flac, aac, apl, wv, mp4, ofr, spx or tta music files. The Godfather helps you find a eliminate duplicate files, set tags for your files, and catalog your files in an accessible way. http://www.jtclipper.eu/ OooPlayer 1.4 On some systems Apple's iTunes can be a real "hog", drastically reducing system performance. OooPlayer is lightweight playlist-based music player, meaning it won't dominate your system, making it ... (<a href="/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-14" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:15:43 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9347 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9347/godfather-088-and-oooplayer-14#comments Freeware Windows 10 Malicious Keylogger Claims 'Overblown' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown <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">Reports that Windows 10 Technical Preview contain spyware-like features have been dismissed as overblown. However, the issue should raise awareness of some of the limitations of using preview software. Several news outlets have made startling claims about Windows 10 Technical Preview, suggesting it collects confidential data; some have gone as far to suggest that the operating system contains a keylogger . That's a nasty feature found in some malicious software that tracks what you type on your keyboard, looking for sensitive information such as passwords or financial account details, ... (<a href="/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:12:54 +0000 John Lister 9373 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9373/windows-10-malicious-keylogger-claims-overblown#comments f1 Microsoft Why run Windows 10 Preview as a Virtual Machine? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine <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/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do" 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">Infopackets Reader Fred S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I was very much intrigued by your article on Windows 10 Technical Preview . I understand this is a beta operating system and it most likely contains a lot of bugs. At the same time, I'm also very excited to try it. In your previous article, you mentioned I could run Windows 10 as a virtual machine . I don't have much knowledge or experience with virtual machines, and was wondering if you could elaborate a bit more on the subject? " My Response: Certainly. You can think of a virtual machine as a computer within a computer. For ... (<a href="/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:36:12 +0000 Dennis Faas 9372 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9372/why-run-windows-10-preview-virtual-machine#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Wireless Network Watcher 1.73' and 'IPNetInfo 1.56' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-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">Wireless Network Watcher 1.73 This small but helpful utility can scan your wireless network and display a list of all connected computers. For each computer detected, the utility displays IP address, MAC address, network card, and computer name. http://www.nirsoft.net/ IPNetInfo 1.56 IPNetInfo is designed to help users find out all kinds of information about their IP (Internet Protocol) address, including country and state name, address range, and contact information (including address, phone, fax, and email). http://www.nirsoft.net/ (<a href="/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-156" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:43:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9368 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9368/wireless-network-watcher-173-and-ipnetinfo-156#comments Freeware BadUSB Attack: Now in The Wild; Exploits to Follow http://www.infopackets.com/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow <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 researchers have purposely unleashed tools that could help hackers use USB drives to secretly spread malware on computers, including mobile devices with USB ports. The goal in releasing such tools is to coerce USB drive manufacturers into doing more to protect consumers against such attacks. The attack vector was initially reported in early August of this year, and until now was only theoretical. The tools were released by security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson. Their campaign is inspired by the unveiling of " BadUSB ," a type of attack that uses a USB thumb ... (<a href="/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:36:57 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9370 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9370/badusb-attack-now-wild-exploits-follow#comments f1 Security Windows 10 Technical Preview: Download, Overview http://www.infopackets.com/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview <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/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do" 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">There's been much talk about Windows 10 beta, otherwise known as the "Technical Preview." The good news is that Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available for download to the general public, and it's absolutely free. But before you rush off to download Microsoft's latest offering, please take a few moments to consider some important details. Things to Consider before Downloading Windows 10 Technical Preview First, the Windows 10 Technical Preview is still in early development. That means the software is inherently buggy and prone to crashing, and can result in data ... (<a href="/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:00:46 +0000 Dennis Faas 9371 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9371/windows-10-technical-preview-download-overview#comments f1 Windows Tips 'York 1.61', and 'Howard 1.26' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126 <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">York 1.61 Know more about your network traffic with York, which can help you log all of the traffic on your network card. York can also help analyze and parse network packets; it can even capture transmitted files and passwords - something which can have nefarious consequences. http://thesz.diecru.eu/ Howard 1.26 Get alerts about all of your different email clients - including Outlook, Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo Mail - with Howard, the one-stop email shop. A special sound and text notification will alert you when each new email comes in. http://thesz.diecru.eu/ (<a href="/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:33:06 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9361 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9361/york-161-and-howard-126#comments Freeware Computer Keeps Powering Off, Unstable, Intermittent? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent <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/cac/cac7610eafb7676b231c7533597d21bd.jpg?itok=cYiqiAPf"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/c/cac/cac7610eafb7676b231c7533597d21bd.jpg?itok=cYiqiAPf" 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">Infopackets Reader 'rbruner' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have an older, but still viable Systemax XP computer that was upgraded to Windows 7 . The problem is that the unit powers down within a few minutes of powering on. I have already replaced the motherboard and power supply , kept the CPU (an AMD 4400+, circa Q4 2008). When I boot into safe mode, the unit is operational, but but if I boot up Windows 7 normally or insert a Ubuntu Linux Live CD, my PC will crash. Should I try another CPU? " My response: Based on what you're telling me, the issue might be hardware-related, ... (<a href="/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:19:15 +0000 Dennis Faas 9364 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9364/computer-keeps-powering-unstable-intermittent#comments f1 Windows Tips 'Carroll 1.15' and 'K-Meleon 74.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740 <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">Carroll 1.15 This simple and straightforward utility helps you set a different screen resolution for every person who uses your system. As soon as a user logs onto the computer the customized screen resolution appears. Never worry about your friends and family messing with your display settings again! http://thesz.diecru.eu/ K-Meleon 74.0 Looking for an alternative to Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome? Check out K-Meleon, a fast, highly customizable, and lightweight web browser based on Mozilla's Gecko layout engine (which is also used by Firefox). http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/ ... (<a href="/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:35:04 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9360 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9360/carroll-115-and-k-meleon-740#comments Freeware Microsoft Announces Windows 10, Not 9, Due 2015 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015 <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 revealed that the next edition of its flagship operating system will be known as Windows 10, rather than Windows 9. The new operating system represents a further blurring of the lines between full-size PCs and portable devices such as smartphones and tablets. The choice of new name is largely a marketing tactic. Microsoft wants to get across the idea that the system will be a major relaunch over the much-maligned Windows 8, rather than a small set of minor revisions. Two Major Differences in Windows 10 There will be two main differences in approach with Windows 10. The first is ... (<a href="/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:32:52 +0000 John Lister 9363 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9363/microsoft-announces-windows-10-not-9-due-2015#comments f1 Microsoft How to Create a Windows Rescue CD with Latest Drivers, Updates http://www.infopackets.com/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates <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/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b99/b995b93de9d9c2955b1fd5b9ad661c9f.jpg?itok=6nX1P-do" 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">Infopackets Reader Ron S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I want to do a clean re-install of Windows 7 Pro. I want the best available information [on which steps I should take during] ... the install sequence of everything, especially [how I should install] the motherboard drivers ... What [do you suggest]? " My response: There's plenty of step-by-step guides on the Internet that explain how to install Windows - you simply need to search Google. For the most part, re/installing Windows 7 is as easy as inserting the install media (Windows 7 DVD) into the computer, reboot the machine, ... (<a href="/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Dennis Faas 9362 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9362/how-create-windows-rescue-cd-latest-drivers-updates#comments f1 Windows Tips 'BirdFont 1.5', and 'Win Toolkit 1.5.1.13' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113 <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">BirdFont 1.5 Create exciting vector graphics and special fonts with BirdFont, the free font editor. This editor, which is written in Vala and contains roughly 42,000 lines of code, is compatible with Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, and BSD. http://birdfont.org/ Win Toolkit 1.5.1.13 This simple and easy-to-use application can help you customize your Windows installation (I.E.: slipstream updates). It allows users to integrate add-ons, drivers, gadgets, language packs, theme packs, tweaks, and updates. You can also remove features, like Windows Media Player. http://www.wincert.net/ (<a href="/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:41:24 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9359 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9359/birdfont-15-and-win-toolkit-15113#comments Freeware FBI: Mobile Phone Encryption Puts Americans at Risk http://www.infopackets.com/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-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/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 Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) director believes encrypting information on smartphones makes Americans less safe from violent criminals. In fact, James Comey suggests that smartphone companies may be marketing the feature in a way that actually encourages criminal behavior. Largely in response to the scandal involving the National Security Agency (NSA) and Edward Snowden , the world's largest mobile phone technology companies have introduced encryption systems designed to help users protect their data against government snooping. Last week Google announced it would enable ... (<a href="/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-risk" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:34:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9358 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9358/fbi-mobile-phone-encryption-puts-americans-risk#comments f1 Security 'Ubiquitous Player 2014.9.2', and 'MozillaCacheView 1.65' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165 <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">Ubiquitous Player 2014.9.2 This multimedia player can help you do just about everything. It's a file manager, an image viewer, a music player, and a bookmark manager. It's so accessible you can listen to your favorite music and access video files right from the file tree. http://ubiquitous-player.blogspot.ca/ MozillaCacheView 1.65 This small but useful utility reads the cache folder of your Mozilla Internet browser and displays a list of files stored in the cache. Displayed information includes URL, content type, file size, last modified time, last fetched time, etc. http://www. ... (<a href="/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:16:46 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9350 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9350/ubiquitous-player-201492-and-mozillacacheview-165#comments Freeware New iOS 8 Release Plagued with Frequent Crashes http://www.infopackets.com/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes <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/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js" 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 Apple's most fascinating new products is the recent release of iOS 8, the mobile operating system (OS) that is at the heart of its many devices, including: the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Apple TV. Unfortunately, new reports suggest that iOS 8 is far less stable than its predecessor, iOS 7. Apple unveiled iOS 8 back in June, with the new mobile operating system finally being released on September 17, 2014. There's no doubt that iOS 8 has many exciting new features, including: an updated version of the Siri hands-free system , interactive notifications that let users respond to ... (<a href="/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:09:54 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9357 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9357/new-ios-8-release-plagued-frequent-crashes#comments f1 Apple 'GlassWire 1.0.24 Beta', and 'OGS Mahjong 1.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-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">GlassWire 1.0.24 Beta GlassWire helps you protect your system by keeping constant tabs on the status of your network. It provides users with an accessible, easy-to-understand graph that reveals Internet activity and highlights and suspicious behavior. https://www.glasswire.com/ OGS Mahjong 1.1 Looking for a relaxing game to help you get through the late afternoon blues? Then give OGS Mahjong a try. It won't bog down your system performance and features three-dimensional graphics and a soothing soundtrack. http://opengamestudio.org ... (<a href="/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-11" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:51:28 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9348 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9348/glasswire-1024-beta-and-ogs-mahjong-11#comments Freeware How a $30 Cellphone Could Help Save a Mother's Life http://www.infopackets.com/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life <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">A new project aims to use cellphones to give pregnant women in developing countries a lifeline. It's designed to tackle a problem of a reported 300,000 women each year dying during pregnancy or childbirth. The Zero Mothers Die project aims to use the cellphones in two ways. The first is as a way to send text and voice messages during the pregnancy, giving health information and tips. That's something that could be vital for women who don't have access to regular medical attention or the ability to read health advice online. The second part of the plan is that the phones will come ... (<a href="/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:47:02 +0000 John Lister 9356 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9356/how-30-cellphone-could-help-save-mothers-life#comments f1 IT 'PasswordFox 1.40', and 'Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185 <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">PasswordFox 1.40 PasswordFox can help you recover the passwords and user names stored by the very popular Mozilla Firefox Internet browser. This tool is compatible with every version of Microsoft Windows since Windows 2000. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Why Can't I Connect? 1.8.5 If you're having trouble with TCP/IP connection errors, give this unique network diagnostic tool a try. Features include network diagnostic, email connection debugging, database connection debugging, and create TCP/IP server. https://www.whycanticonnect.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:24:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9341 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9341/passwordfox-140-and-why-cant-i-connect-185#comments Freeware Healthcare.gov Remains Unstable, Vulnerable: Report http://www.infopackets.com/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-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 from a government auditor suggests that the United States Healthcare.gov web site is missing basic security features. The most alarming findings include ineffective cyber security controls, such as resilient passwords and stable security patching. Healthcare.gov represents the central hub of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act, which is intended to offer U.S. citizens an easier method of finding and acquiring health insurance. However, since the site's launch in October 2013 it has suffered from stability problems, with issues lingering well into 2014. ... (<a href="/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:15:05 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9355 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9355/healthcaregov-remains-unstable-vulnerable-report#comments f1 Security 'PSPad Editor 4.5.9 (2501)', and 'Folders Popup 3.1.3' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313 <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">PSPad Editor 4.5.9 (2501) This tool is intended to help amateur and advanced programmers edit code and text. It's a small tool, meaning it won't bog down your system, and it features simple, accessible controls. PSPad also offers users several extension options. http://www.pspad.com/ Folders Popup 3.1.3 Folders Popup is designed to help you to quickly and efficiently navigate your most popular folders and documents. It organizes those folders and documents into an accessible popup menu that can be accessed with just a few mouse clicks. http://code.jeanlalonde.ca/ ... (<a href="/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:13:41 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9351 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9351/pspad-editor-459-2501-and-folders-popup-313#comments Freeware Online Banks Get Extra Defenses Against DDoS Attacks http://www.infopackets.com/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks <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 company that helps protect websites against a popular form of cyber attacks says it's solved a major security concern. The change could mean high-profile websites can be much more resilient and secure. The company in question is CloudFlare, which offers services to defend against denial of service attacks (DoS) , including distributed denial of services attacks (DDoS) . That's where cyber attackers flood a website with bogus data requests, until the site (or server) is no longer able to deal with legitimate requests. Oftentimes such an attack will bring a web server to a grinding ... (<a href="/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:09:29 +0000 John Lister 9354 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9354/online-banks-get-extra-defenses-against-ddos-attacks#comments f1 Security 'Microsoft Autoruns 12.03', and 'UnityPDF 1.0.7.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070 <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">Microsoft Autoruns 12.03 Microsoft Autoruns provides users with comprehensive reports about the programs configured to autorun during the startup process. Autoruns can also be configured to show users what programs are running in other locations, including Explorer shell extensions, toolbars, etc. http://technet.microsoft.com/ UnityPDF 1.0.7.0 UnityPDF is designed to help users get more out of their PDF files. For example, it's perfect for quickly and efficiently merging PDF files -- all you have to do is drag and drop one to the other, with UnityPDF generating a whole new file. http:// ... (<a href="/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:23:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9349 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9349/microsoft-autoruns-1203-and-unitypdf-1070#comments Freeware Judge: Firms Can't Ban Online Negative Reviews http://www.infopackets.com/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews <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">California has passed a law that means companies can no longer ban customers from writing negative reviews on websites. Even attempting to do so could mean they firms face a financial penalty. The new law follows a protracted court battle that concluded this summer after an online gadget seller tried to "fine" a couple $3,500 for leaving a negative review on an independent website. A court eventually ordered KlearGear to pay more than $300,000 to the couple after its attempts to collect the "debt" hurt their credit rating. KlearGear had been trying to enforce a clause in ... (<a href="/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:13 +0000 John Lister 9353 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9353/judge-firms-cant-ban-online-negative-reviews#comments f1 Courts 'HotShots 2.2.0', and 'theRenamer 7.69' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769 <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">HotShots 2.2.0 HotShots is designed to help users capture screenshots and then save them in a wide variety of image formats. HotShots can also be used to add annotations and graphical data (including lines, arrows and text) to screenshots. http://sourceforge.net/ theRenamer 7.69 TheRenamer is a useful tool for renaming and organizing your favorite television shows and movies. It can also collect and display information about your shows and movies by accessing useful databases, like IMDB.com and TV.com. http://www.therenamer.com/ (<a href="/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:11 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9352 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9352/hotshots-220-and-therenamer-769#comments Freeware Leaked Screenshots Reveal More About Windows 9 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9 <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">Screenshots of Windows 9 have leaked to the press and they show an operating system (OS) that's a substantial step away from the controversial Windows 8. Windows 9, which is currently code-named Threshold , is expected to launch later this year, with a technical preview expected sometime in October. Screenshots Confirm Start Button Returning Experts speculate that Microsoft will blend the best elements of Windows 7 and 8 together, and graft them onto the classic desktop found in Windows 7. Leaked screenshots show that Windows 9 will likely have a Start Menu of sorts - something which was ... (<a href="/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:44:07 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9345 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9345/leaked-screenshots-reveal-more-about-windows-9#comments f1 Microsoft 'Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.9.691', and 'Stella 4.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41 <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">Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.9.691 As the name suggests, this tool can help detect and help to repair stuck pixels on flatscreen monitors. It can also be used to find and clean dirt on a monitor. Please note that this tool cannot fix 'dead' or black pixels, only some stuck pixels. http://www.rizonesoft.com/pixel-repair/ Stella 4.1 Miss the 'golden age' of video gaming, when the Atari 2600 was the dominant home video game console? Stella helps you enjoy all of your favorite Atari 2600 games on your PC. Stella is available for many different operating systems, including Windows, ... (<a href="/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:36:08 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9342 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9342/rizonesoft-pixel-repair-069691-and-stella-41#comments Freeware Apple's Wireless Charging Watch Not So Wireless http://www.infopackets.com/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless <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/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js" 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">To some, Apple's new high-tech watch could be the device that helps bring electronic wireless charging technology to the masses. But to others, Apple's latest offering may not be enough of a breakthrough to overcome years of stalemate between rival technologies. As expected, Apple unveiled a smartwatch this week. As with several similar devices, the watch connects wirelessly to a nearby smartphone (in this case, an iPhone). The smartwatch then allows users to quickly check phone alerts and details, including text messages and emails without the need to pull the phone from their ... (<a href="/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:33:20 +0000 John Lister 9344 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9344/apples-wireless-charging-watch-not-so-wireless#comments f1 Apple 'Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0', and 'MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta <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">Mozilla Firefox Portable 32.0 Access the popular Firefox Internet browser from a USB drive with Mozilla Firefox Portable. This tool lets you take your favorite bookmarks, extensions, and saved passwords with you anywhere you go. http://portableapps.com/ MoboRobo 2.1.8.215 Beta MoboRobo can help you manage your Android device from a personal computer. It allows you to backup and restore contacts, messages, applications, wallpapers, and themes. You can also use this tool to sync your favorite files between an Android device and a PC. http://www.moborobo.com (<a href="/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:01:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9340 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9340/mozilla-firefox-portable-320-and-moborobo-218215-beta#comments Freeware Apple Expected to Unveil iPhone 6 This Week http://www.infopackets.com/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week <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/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js" 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">It still hasn't been officially announced, but already people are lining up to get their hands on the iPhone 6, which Apple is expected to unveil in a press event on Tuesday, September 9. The question is, will the new iPhone 6 have a significant impact on Apple's market share? In the fourth quarter of 2013, Apple's share of the mobile phone market sat at 12.9%, with Android-based systems at a record high 81%. While its share has declined substantially over the years, it's reported that Apple rakes in 56% of all the profit, which is more money than all of its competitors combined. (Source ... (<a href="/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:27:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9343 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9343/apple-expected-unveil-iphone-6-week#comments f1 Apple 'EditPad Lite 7.3.4', and 'Data Crow 4.0.7' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407 <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">EditPad Lite 7.3.4 This is a slim and free text editor that can be used for just about any purpose. It boasts a wide variety of features, including full unicode support, unlimited undo and redo, automatic backup, search-and-replace, and a tabbed interface. http://www.editpadlite.com/ Data Crow 4.0.7 Data Crow is a handy media organizer that can be used to make your movie, television, music, and image collections way easier to manage. Features include loan administration, online support, report creation, and file data import. http://www.datacrow.net/ (<a href="/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:24:35 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9331 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9331/editpad-lite-734-and-data-crow-407#comments Freeware Facebook's Privacy Checkup: Genuine, or Facade? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade <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/1/191/1912b3759d9390446305aa6d6b7fefe1.jpg?itok=mM4Zq_ie"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/1/191/1912b3759d9390446305aa6d6b7fefe1.jpg?itok=mM4Zq_ie" 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's Privacy Checkup is finally being rolled out in an effort to help users understand and control their privacy settings. It's a step-by-step process - interestingly, led by a nameless blue dinosaur - that shows users who can see their data and how they can customize their privacy settings to their liking. While some critics view the new Privacy Checkup system as a step in the right direction, others suggest that its impact will directly affect Facebook's bottom line. Privacy Checkup Guides Users Step-by-Step The program was first announced back in the spring of 2014. It's a three- ... (<a href="/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:23:09 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9339 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9339/facebooks-privacy-checkup-genuine-or-facade#comments f1 Internet 'DomainHostingView 1.62', and 'XMedia Recode 3.1.9.4' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194 <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">DomainHostingView 1.62 This simple and compact utility for Microsoft's Windows operating system collects and displays information about a selected domain. Domain-related data can then be displayed in an HTML report or any popular Internet browser. http://www.nirsoft.net XMedia Recode 3.1.9.4 This straightforward utility helps users to convert just about any audio or video file. Supported formats include AAC, FLAC, AVI, FLV, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, etc. System requirements for this tool, which supports Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, are easy to meet. http://www.xmedia-recode.de/ ... (<a href="/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:30:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9329 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9329/domainhostingview-162-and-xmedia-recode-3194#comments Freeware Apple Proclaims Innocence Over Celeb Photo Hacking http://www.infopackets.com/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking <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">Apple has denied any responsibility for the recent theft and publication of compromising photographs of celebrities. But some analysts say the pictures were vulnerable thanks to a combination of Apple's technical setups, plus the easy availability of password cracking software designed specifically for law enforcement authorities. Pictures and videos of famous females such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and Kate Upton began circulating earlier this week after being posted at controversial website 4chan. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is said to be investigating, but it ... (<a href="/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:20:19 +0000 John Lister 9338 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9338/apple-proclaims-innocence-over-celeb-photo-hacking#comments f1 Security 'WildBit Viewer 6.1', and 'Classyx Pack 1.79' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179 <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">WildBit Viewer 6.1 This compact image viewer allows you to edit your favorite photographs and create truly unique slide shows. It features an eye-catching user interface that makes viewing and editing images really easy. Wildbit supports most major image formats, from JPEG to BMP and GIF. http://www.wildbit-soft.fi Classyx Pack 1.79 If you're looking to play some classic games but don't want them to hog a huge section of your hard drive or bog down your system, give the Classyx Pack a try. It features five classic but small and simple-to-play games. http://drazenware.comlu.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:09:38 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9328 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9328/wildbit-viewer-61-and-classyx-pack-179#comments Freeware CryptoWall Ransomware Infects 600k PCs: Report http://www.infopackets.com/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-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 form of ransomware has reportedly infected more than half a million computers in the past six months, making its creators an estimated $1 million. Ransomware is a type of malicious software (or " malware ") that takes control of a computer system and then holds it for ransom. In many cases, if victims do not pay the ransom, the data on the computer is encrypted and rendered unusable. The ransomware program in question is known as CryptoWall. According to Dell SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU), CryptoWall has been spreading rapidly since late last year. In fact, in ... (<a href="/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:57:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9337 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9337/cryptowall-ransomware-infects-600k-pcs-report#comments f1 Security 'System Explorer 5.9.3', and 'Logyx Pack 8.01' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801 <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">System Explorer 5.9.3 This free tool is designed to help you explore and manage your system. Not only does it provide detailed information about tasks, processes, modules, start-ups, and add-ons, but it carefully monitors system activity and can alert you to any changes. http://systemexplorer.net/ Logyx Pack 8.01 This is a massive collection of logic games designed to help improve your brain's functionality. This package includes more than one hundred unique games but uses a single, simple user interface -- making finding your favorite brain game fast and easy. http://drazenware.comlu.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:29 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9330 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9330/system-explorer-593-and-logyx-pack-801#comments Freeware Facebook Rejects New Snooping Claims http://www.infopackets.com/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims <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/f/f0e/f0efebd58f518c186dbc761d07629ff5.jpg?itok=IC1gm54_"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/f/f0e/f0efebd58f518c186dbc761d07629ff5.jpg?itok=IC1gm54_" 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 says there's no truth to claims that its Messaging app is spying on smartphone users. It says the confusion over wiretapping stems from security measures on iPhones and Android handsets. The issue involves the tool for Facebook users to exchange messages with one another. Whereas computer users are able to message other members through the Facebook website, this same feature is no longer supported in the official Facebook app that runs on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Instead, these users must install and run a separate app called Messenger. The Messenger app ... (<a href="/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:45:24 +0000 John Lister 9336 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9336/facebook-rejects-new-snooping-claims#comments f1 Mobile 'FBCacheView 1.03', and 'SpeedFan 4.50' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450 <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">FBCacheView 1.03 This simple but useful tool scans your web browser cache and lists all of the images displayed on Facebook pages you have visited in the past. This includes profile pictures and other images uploaded to the social networking site. http://www.nirsoft.net/ SpeedFan 4.50 You can use this program to view and change your system's fan speed, check the temperature of your motherboard and hard drive, and read voltages. Speedfan is highly customizable and is compatible with virtually every version of Windows. http://www.almico.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:48:02 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9332 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9332/fbcacheview-103-and-speedfan-450#comments Freeware Web Users Not Doing Enough to Protect Data: Report http://www.infopackets.com/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-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/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 new report suggests that consumers are concerned about digital security threats -- like the rapidly spreading 'Backoff' malware -- but very few make any changes in an effort to better protect their most sensitive information. The report comes from Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab, which recently carried out an online survey of 11,000 people based in 23 countries. (Source: kaspersky.com ) Kaspersky's survey revealed that over three-quarters of all respondents use several devices to connect to the Internet. About one in four respondents said they do most of their Internet ... (<a href="/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:57 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9335 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9335/web-users-not-doing-enough-protect-data-report#comments f1 Security 'OutlookStatView 1.75', and 'Little Painter 2.0' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-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">OutlookStatView 1.75 Ever wanted to know more about your Microsoft Outlook usage? This compact tool scans your Outlook mailbox and provides information related to your activity. Displayed information includes the number of messages exchanged with each contact. http://www.nirsoft.net/ Little Painter 2.0 Little Painter is a great way to get kids started with designing their own computer images. It's easy to use and allows kids to add unique visual and audio effects to their favorite creations. The newest version of Little Painter adds image previews, sound effects, and a rotate image ... (<a href="/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-20" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:08:22 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9333 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9333/outlookstatview-175-and-little-painter-20#comments Freeware 'Backoff' Malware a Huge Problem, Report Suggests http://www.infopackets.com/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests <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 suggests that roughly one thousand American businesses have been victimized by 'Backoff', a form of malware that exposes customers' most sensitive information, including credit card data. Backoff made headlines late last year when retail giant Target was hit , exposing credit card data of roughly forty million customers. Now, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Center (NCCIC) and U.S. Secret Service are suggesting that many more businesses have been exposed by the same malware. If an infection occurs, the Backoff malware is capable of recording keystrokes ... (<a href="/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:07:27 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9334 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9334/backoff-malware-huge-problem-report-suggests#comments f1 Security 'Counter-Strike Online 0.63', and 'NoClone Free Edition 6.1.45' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145 <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">Counter-Strike Online 0.63 The classic first-person shooter Counter-Strike can now be played online for free. This version features unique and highly customizable weapons, modes, and maps. There's also a new zombie mode that makes things really interesting! http://cso.sg/ NoClone Free Edition 6.1.45 Wonder if duplicate files are taking up lots of room on your hard drive? NoClone can help you find and eliminate these files quickly and easily. It features a highly accessible (and all new) user interface and unique search tool. http://www.techspot.com ... (<a href="/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:24:37 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9324 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9324/counter-strike-online-063-and-noclone-free-edition-6145#comments Freeware Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board http://www.infopackets.com/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board <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's Steve Ballmer era has officially come to an end. The company's former chief executive officer, who stepped aside last year , has now announced that he will be resigning his position on Microsoft's board. Ballmer joined Microsoft more than thirty years ago, rising from the company's first business manager (hired by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates) to its chief executive in just under two decades. Ballmer was at Microsoft's helm for a number of important projects, including launches for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, the Xbox video game console ... (<a href="/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:20:16 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9327 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9327/steve-ballmer-leaves-microsofts-board#comments f1 Microsoft 'SciTE 3.5.0', and 'Nero MediaHome 15.0.47' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047 <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">SciTE 3.5.0 SciTE is a useful text editor that can be used to build and run programs. It is a highly accessible text editing tool that is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Ubuntu. A commercial version is also available. http://www.scintilla.org/ Nero MediaHome 15.0.47 Nero MediaHome can help you organize and access your favorite media files. It features one-click copying, one-click sync and upload, and lets you label all of your files with descriptions. Nero MediaHome also makes it easy to share your files with friends. Note: the download page asks for an ... (<a href="/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:31 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9323 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9323/scite-350-and-nero-mediahome-15047#comments Freeware Robin Williams Death Sparks Twitter Review http://www.infopackets.com/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review <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">Twitter says it will remove some images of deceased people upon request from members of family. But the new policy has limitations and may not cover two high-profile situations that brought attention to the issue. Following the death of Robin Williams last week, his daughter Zelda announced she would no longer use Twitter. She claims to have been abused by " Internet trolls " that produced digitally altered images of her father, and then posted them on Twitter, along with her name tagged in the post. It's believed the images depicted her father's death based on media reports ... (<a href="/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:46:32 +0000 John Lister 9326 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9326/robin-williams-death-sparks-twitter-review#comments f1 Internet 'Ocenaudio 2.0.7', and 'Lastpass 3.1.50' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150 <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">Ocenaudio 2.0.7 This fast, functional, and easy-to-use audio editor is the perfect tool for people who love to edit and analyze audio files. Ocenaudio is compatible with several major operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. http://www.ocenaudio.com.br/ Lastpass 3.1.50 Remembering all of your passwords can be really difficult. LastPass helps you simplify your digital life by remembering all of your most important passwords for you. LastPass uses advanced encryption and authentication techniques to protect those passwords. Note: there is a free version, trial, and premium ... (<a href="/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:07:56 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9316 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9316/ocenaudio-207-and-lastpass-3150#comments Freeware MS Admits Latest Patch Tuesday Can Cripple PCs http://www.infopackets.com/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs <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">It appears Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday, which began rolling out last week, didn't quite go according to plan. In fact, the firm was recently forced to pull several updates after reports indicated that some users were experiencing severe system errors. This month's Patch Tuesday security updates addressed a total of 37 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office. Within days, it became apparent there was a problem; users reported that after the updates were downloaded and installed, they received the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), which ... (<a href="/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:01:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9325 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9325/ms-admits-latest-patch-tuesday-can-cripple-pcs#comments f1 Microsoft 'NetBalancer Free 8.2.2', and 'Glary Undelete 5.0.1.15' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115 <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">NetBalancer Free 8.2.2 NetBalancer helps you control and monitor the traffic on your network. Using this tool you can define detailed network traffic rules, set traffic limits, manage network traffic priorities, and group local network computers and balance their traffic load. http://seriousbit.com/ Glary Undelete 5.0.1.15 Glary Undelete can help you recover files that have been removed from the Windows Recycle Bin and deleted by bugs, crashes, and viruses. It uses an accessible visual interface to show users information related to recently deleted items. http://www.glarysoft.com/ (<a href="/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:42:12 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9322 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9322/netbalancer-free-822-and-glary-undelete-50115#comments Freeware Most Hackers Hack for 'Fun', Survey Suggests http://www.infopackets.com/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests <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 new survey suggests that the majority of hackers carry out their work simply because they find it fun and thrilling. The survey also found that only a small portion of hackers do their work in pursuit of financial gain. The survey was carried out by Washington-based security firm Thycotic, which asked hackers attending last week's Black Hat conference (held in Las Vegas, Nevada) what motivated them. More than half of the respondents, or 51 per cent, said they hack for the "fun" and "thrill" of it. Just 19 per cent, or about one in five of the hackers surveyed, said ... (<a href="/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:20:41 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9321 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9321/most-hackers-hack-fun-survey-suggests#comments f1 Security 'IceCream Slideshow Maker 1.01', and 'Racer 0.9.0 RC9' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9317/icecream-slideshow-maker-101-and-racer-090-rc9 <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">IceCream Slideshow Maker 1.01 This handy little tool helps you make slideshows using your favorite photographs. You can use this program to add unique visual effects and even background audio to enhance the slideshow experience. This program is completely free and compatible with most versions of Windows. http://icecreamapps.com/Slideshow-Maker/ Racer 0.9.0 RC9 Arcade racing games are for kids, right? If that's how you feel, then give Racer a try. It uses realistic car physics to give players the feeling that they're actually driving a real vehicle. Racer is free for non-commercial ... (<a href="/news/9317/icecream-slideshow-maker-101-and-racer-090-rc9" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:45:02 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9317 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9317/icecream-slideshow-maker-101-and-racer-090-rc9#comments Freeware Comcast Customer Service Under Fire Again http://www.infopackets.com/news/9320/comcast-customer-service-under-fire-again <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">Comcast has been embarrassed yet again by a recording of a call to its customer service team. This time, a representative was caught trying to charge a Comcast customer for repairs , despite the company already promising the work would be done free of charge. Last month, Comcast came under fire when another customer repeatedly tried to cancel his Comcast service over the telephone. During the recording, which reportedly lasted eighteen minutes, the customer service representative repeatedly badgered the customer and demanded to know why he wanted to cancel his service. The audio recording was ... (<a href="/news/9320/comcast-customer-service-under-fire-again" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:41:51 +0000 John Lister 9320 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9320/comcast-customer-service-under-fire-again#comments f1 Your Rights 'ZipGenius 6.3.2.3112', and 'Marble 1.8.3' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9318/zipgenius-6323112-and-marble-183 <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">ZipGenius 6.3.2.3112 This very useful desktop utility is designed to help you compress (zip) and decompress (unzip) large files. This program, which has been around for seventeen years, includes no advertisements and is completely free to use. It's also really easy to use, as most compression and decompression activities are fully automated. http://www.zipgenius.com/ Marble 1.8.3 If you're looking to learn more about geography, Marble may be the perfect tool. This program is designed to help you view a wide range of maps from many different perspectives -- pedestrian, cyclist, driver ... (<a href="/news/9318/zipgenius-6323112-and-marble-183" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:41:19 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9318 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9318/zipgenius-6323112-and-marble-183#comments Freeware Internet Speed: How Does Your State Compare? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9319/internet-speed-how-does-your-state-compare <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/e/e04/e04c2a89fb778f50766fa033ad148c1b.jpg?itok=z7om7ByX"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/e/e04/e04c2a89fb778f50766fa033ad148c1b.jpg?itok=z7om7ByX" 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 reveals the states with the fastest and slowest Internet speeds -- and the results are quite surprising. According to information technology and communications firm Broadview Networks, the fastest Internet service in the United States can be found in Virginia, which boasts an average speed of 13.7 megabits per second (Mbps), or approximately 1625 kilobytes per second. In fact, the eastern seaboard is home to many states with fast Internet: Delaware and Massachusetts tied for second (13.1 Mbps), followed by Rhode Island (12.9 Mbps) and Washington, DC (12.8 Mbps). Of course, there ... (<a href="/news/9319/internet-speed-how-does-your-state-compare" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:34:55 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9319 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9319/internet-speed-how-does-your-state-compare#comments f1 Internet 'EventSentry Light 3.0.1.114', and 'DesktopCal 2.0.7.2966' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9310/eventsentry-light-301114-and-desktopcal-2072966 <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">EventSentry Light 3.0.1.114 This real-time log, server, and network monitoring program is designed to help IT professionals manage their infrastructure. It provides instant updates any time an important event occurs on a system or network. EventSentry Light provides users with advanced log monitoring, advanced notifications, and community support. http://www.eventsentry.com/ DesktopCal 2.0.7.2966 Never miss a meeting, appointment, or phone call again with Desktop Calendar. This handy little tool -- which is fully customizable -- helps you keep track of your schedule by placing reminders right ... (<a href="/news/9310/eventsentry-light-301114-and-desktopcal-2072966" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:46:25 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9310 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9310/eventsentry-light-301114-and-desktopcal-2072966#comments Freeware Is a Kill Switch the Solution for Mobile Phone Theft? http://www.infopackets.com/news/9315/kill-switch-solution-mobile-phone-theft <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/f/f0e/f0efebd58f518c186dbc761d07629ff5.jpg?itok=IC1gm54_"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/f/f0e/f0efebd58f518c186dbc761d07629ff5.jpg?itok=IC1gm54_" 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">California is about to implement a "kill switch" requirement for all smartphones sold there. The plan requires vendors sell smartphones equipped with a feature that allows owners to remotely disable the device if it is lost or stolen. California's kill-switch bill was approved by the state's assembly yesterday morning. Now, experts believe it's only a matter of time before Governor Jerry Brown signs the bill, making it law. Kill-Switch Software Wipes Personal Data, Locks Phone The bill mandates that smartphones contain software capable of wiping all personal data and ... (<a href="/news/9315/kill-switch-solution-mobile-phone-theft" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:31:13 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9315 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9315/kill-switch-solution-mobile-phone-theft#comments f1 Mobile 'ChromeHistoryView 1.17', and 'FileFriend 1.1.1' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9311/chromehistoryview-117-and-filefriend-111 <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">ChromeHistoryView 1.17 This small but useful utility reads the history data file of your Google Chrome web browser and displays all of the websites that you've visited over the previous days. Displayed information includes URL, website name, visit date and time, and number of visits. http://www.nirsoft.net/ FileFriend 1.1.1 This straightforward utility helps you split large files into much smaller parts. Alternatively, you can use FileFriend to reconstruct a larger, original file from many parts. FileFriend can also be used to encrypt and decrypt files and directories. http://www. ... (<a href="/news/9311/chromehistoryview-117-and-filefriend-111" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:33:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9311 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9311/chromehistoryview-117-and-filefriend-111#comments Freeware Hackers Steal 1.2B Passwords; Security Firm Criticized http://www.infopackets.com/news/9314/hackers-steal-12b-passwords-security-firm-criticized <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 Russian gang is believed to have stolen more than a billion online passwords. But the security firm that discovered the breach has also caused controversy over its handling of the situation, including paid-for services to deal with the breach. Hold Security of Milwaukee discovered and publicized the breach. The company is legitimate, and its previous claims of breaches have checked out: it was responsible for detecting a massive breach at Adobe last year. The company says it discovered that a Russian group named CyberVor (which translates as cyber-thief) has gathered together data from 420, ... (<a href="/news/9314/hackers-steal-12b-passwords-security-firm-criticized" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:22:22 +0000 John Lister 9314 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9314/hackers-steal-12b-passwords-security-firm-criticized#comments f1 Security 'Edraw Mind Map 7.7', and 'VideoInspector 2.7.0.13' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9312/edraw-mind-map-77-and-videoinspector-27013 <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">Edraw Mind Map 7.7 What's the best way to start any project? Start with a "mind map," or brain-storming diagram. Edraw Mind Map helps you configure a project timeline using an expansive visualization tool. It's a great way to evaluate the profit, cost, and risk of upcoming projects. http://www.edrawsoft.com VideoInspector 2.7.0.13 Learn as much as you can about your favorite video files using VideoInspector. This program lists installed audio and video codecs; provides file integrity checks; displays video resolution, bitrate and frames per second; and calculates video quality. ... (<a href="/news/9312/edraw-mind-map-77-and-videoinspector-27013" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:45:15 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9312 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9312/edraw-mind-map-77-and-videoinspector-27013#comments Freeware Researchers: Avoid Using USB Flash Drives http://www.infopackets.com/news/9313/researchers-avoid-using-usb-flash-drives <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 suggests that most USB flash drives (also known as thumb drives) have a critical security weakness that allows them to be reconfigured, giving hackers an opportunity to silently infect targeted computer systems with malware . The report comes from Germany's Security Research Labs, which says that most companies making USB flash drives fail to protect the firmware installed on their devices. That means attackers could easily hack and replace the firmware with a malicious version of the firmware, which is then capable of delivering a payload onto a victim's PC - usually with ... (<a href="/news/9313/researchers-avoid-using-usb-flash-drives" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:41:03 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9313 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9313/researchers-avoid-using-usb-flash-drives#comments f1 Security 'FocusWriter 1.5.2', and 'SynWrite 6.6.1225' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9300/focuswriter-152-and-synwrite-661225 <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">FocusWriter 1.5.2 This unique word processing tool limits distractions by expanding to include the entire display. You can access the hideaway interface by moving the cursor to the edges of your screen. This tool is compatible with Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. http://gottcode.org/ SynWrite 6.6.1225 SynWrite is a completely free and open source code editor, making it a great tool for people who write, edit, code, and design content for the Internet. Special tools found inside include macro recorder, code highlighter, and expressions. http://www.uvviewsoft.com/ (<a href="/news/9300/focuswriter-152-and-synwrite-661225" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:49:14 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9300 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9300/focuswriter-152-and-synwrite-661225#comments Freeware Most Antivirus Not Secure, Exploitable: Report http://www.infopackets.com/news/9309/most-antivirus-not-secure-exploitable-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">For many users, installing antivirus software is one of the first things to do after purchasing a new computer. But one security researcher suggests that today's antivirus programs are anything but effective; in fact, he claims many antivirus programs are filled with security flaws. Fourteen Antivirus Products Vulnerable, Researcher Claims Joxean Koret is a researcher at COSEINC, a Singapore-based security firm. Over the past year, he's carefully analyzed a wide range of antivirus products in search of security vulnerabilities. Earlier this month Koret presented his findings at the ... (<a href="/news/9309/most-antivirus-not-secure-exploitable-report" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:45:07 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9309 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9309/most-antivirus-not-secure-exploitable-report#comments f1 Security 'RText 2.5.3', and 'Opera 23.0.1522.6' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9306/rtext-253-and-opera-23015226 <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">RText 2.5.3 Looking for an open source text editor? RText is an open source text editor that offers users a fully customizable interface available in over thirty languages. This tool is compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. http://fifesoft.com/ Opera 23.0.1522.6 If you're in the market for a powerful Internet browser, then give Opera a try. This browser features an accessible interface and is compatible with several different operating systems. It can also be downloaded to many different types of devices, from computers to smartphones and tablets. http://www.opera.com/ ... (<a href="/news/9306/rtext-253-and-opera-23015226" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:05:53 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9306 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9306/rtext-253-and-opera-23015226#comments Freeware Cellphone Unlocking Ban Overturned, Now Legal http://www.infopackets.com/news/9308/cellphone-unlocking-ban-overturned-now-legal <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/de0/de0465ad151febebefd86f15eb185412.jpg?itok=E4U0_a1y"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/d/de0/de0465ad151febebefd86f15eb185412.jpg?itok=E4U0_a1y" 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">President Obama is expected to sign a bill in the coming weeks to make it legal to unlock cellphones. That may give users more choice about the cellphone network they use to get service, though there will still be technical restrictions. Most new cellphones are sold in a 'locked' state, meaning that they can only run on a particular cellphone network carrier. Usually that's because the network sells the handset at a reduced cost, hoping to make money back from associated monthly service fees and call charges. Unlocking a cellphone effectively modifies the phone's software, and thus allows ... (<a href="/news/9308/cellphone-unlocking-ban-overturned-now-legal" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:03:15 +0000 John Lister 9308 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9308/cellphone-unlocking-ban-overturned-now-legal#comments f1 Government 'Kapow 1.4.4', and 'NovProg 2.0.5' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9304/kapow-144-and-novprog-205 <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">Kapow 1.4.4 Kapow is a handy little tool that helps you keep track of your work hours. It's especially useful for people who work independently and must report their hours after a set amount of time. This program is compatible with Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. http://gottcode.org/ NovProg 2.0.5 This tool helps you to better understand the word count associated with any of your ongoing word processing projects. It allows you to set daily word count goals and then provides updates on how close you are to reaching that goal. http://gottcode.org/ ... (<a href="/news/9304/kapow-144-and-novprog-205" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:37:21 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9304 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9304/kapow-144-and-novprog-205#comments Freeware Analysts Expect Consumers to Embrace iPhone 6 http://www.infopackets.com/news/9307/analysts-expect-consumers-embrace-iphone-6 <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/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/b/b6c/b6ca9038c18794eb10d23ccfbfbf5575.jpg?itok=gakgC7Js" 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">It's expected Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 this September, with the device going on sale shortly thereafter. As anticipation ramps up, several analysts have publicly stated that they believe sales for the new device will be enormous. Although photos and hardware specifications of the iPhone 6 have yet to be unveiled, industry insiders believe it will come in two flavors: one with a 4.7-inch screen, while the other with a much larger 5.5-inch display. For the record, last year's iPhone 5S features a 4-inch display, which was up from the 3.5-inch iPhone 5. (Source: forbes.com ) Demand ... (<a href="/news/9307/analysts-expect-consumers-embrace-iphone-6" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:33:51 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9307 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9307/analysts-expect-consumers-embrace-iphone-6#comments f1 Apple 'Blank And Secure 3.92', and 'EverNote 5.5.2.4187' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9305/blank-and-secure-392-and-evernote-5524187 <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">Blank And Secure 3.92 Hate not knowing if the sensitive data you just deleted is really gone? Blank and Secure is designed to permanently delete the information you want eliminated forever. It's also careful to protect your privacy and even overwrites data with zeroes before the deletion process is complete. http://www.softwareok.com/ EverNote 5.5.2.4187 If you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft's OneNote program, then give EverNote a try! This handy tool makes it easy to take notes and then sync those notes across multiple devices -- like computers, smartphones, and ... (<a href="/news/9305/blank-and-secure-392-and-evernote-5524187" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:17:50 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9305 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9305/blank-and-secure-392-and-evernote-5524187#comments Freeware Report: Apple Tablet Market Dominance May Be Over http://www.infopackets.com/news/9303/report-apple-tablet-market-dominance-may-be-over <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/0/0a0/0a0306060b800a9f9cffd7713a202478.jpg?itok=VX9koIeX"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/0/0a0/0a0306060b800a9f9cffd7713a202478.jpg?itok=VX9koIeX" 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 Samsung may soon challenge Apple for control of the highly lucrative tablet computer market. The report shows that Apple's hold on the tablet market is fast declining , while Samsung tablets -- like the Galaxy Tab 4 -- are being embraced by consumers. New research from industry analyst firm IDC shows that Apple continues to have a lead in the tablet market, with the company selling 13.3 million units of its popular iPad in the second quarter. That represents a 26.9 per cent market share, suggesting that more than one in four tablets sold today are iPads. Samsung ... (<a href="/news/9303/report-apple-tablet-market-dominance-may-be-over" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:12 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9303 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9303/report-apple-tablet-market-dominance-may-be-over#comments f1 Mobile 'AnyDesk 1.0.3 Beta', and 'Defpix 1.3.8.14' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9292/anydesk-103-beta-and-defpix-13814 <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">AnyDesk 1.0.3 Beta Working on a project a long way from home? Looking to access your downloaded applications from a remote location? Want to show your friends your favorite home movies and photographs? AnyDesk helps you access your desktop from anywhere in the world. http://anydesk.com/ Defpix 1.3.8.14 Keep tabs on your favorite LCD monitor with Defpix, which tests your screen for hot pixels (which won't turn off), dead pixels (which won't turn on) and stuck pixels. This free program is small and features a very intuitive interface. http://74.cz ... (<a href="/news/9292/anydesk-103-beta-and-defpix-13814" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:23:47 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9292 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9292/anydesk-103-beta-and-defpix-13814#comments Freeware Google $1M Contest to Make Solar, Wind More Practical http://www.infopackets.com/news/9302/google-1m-contest-make-solar-wind-more-practical <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 teaming up with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers to try to make " green energy " more practical. It's running a million dollar contest called " Little Box Challenge " to try and reduce the size of a key component in bringing renewable power to homes and businesses. The competition is based around the fact that electricity comes in two forms: alternating current (AC), and direct current (DC). Alternating power is used in homes and offices, with its flow of electrical charge changing direction continuously. On the other hand, direct current ... (<a href="/news/9302/google-1m-contest-make-solar-wind-more-practical" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:19:45 +0000 John Lister 9302 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9302/google-1m-contest-make-solar-wind-more-practical#comments f1 Google 'Sublight 4.0.531', and 'DupScout 6.5.4.8' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9298/sublight-40531-and-dupscout-6548 <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">Sublight 4.0.531 Sublight is a program that automates the often complicated and dull process involved in finding, downloading, and installing subtitles for movies. http://www.sublight.me DupScout 6.5.4.8 Duplicate files can hog lots of space on your system. DupScout can help you find and eliminate duplicate files on a number of devices, including local disks, networks, storage drives, etc. DupScout gives you the option to move or delete discovered dupe files. http://www.dupscout.com/ (<a href="/news/9298/sublight-40531-and-dupscout-6548" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:19:34 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9298 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9298/sublight-40531-and-dupscout-6548#comments Freeware Dropbox Data Not Secure, Says Edward Snowden http://www.infopackets.com/news/9301/dropbox-data-not-secure-says-edward-snowden <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/e/e04/e04c2a89fb778f50766fa033ad148c1b.jpg?itok=z7om7ByX"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.infopackets.com/files/styles/thumbnail/public/hash/e/e04/e04c2a89fb778f50766fa033ad148c1b.jpg?itok=z7om7ByX" 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">Edward Snowden thinks you should avoid using popular cloud storage service Dropbox . In a recent interview with United Kingdom news source The Guardian, Snowden suggested that the information stored through Dropbox is not secure. As a former systems administrator with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) , Edward Snowden made headlines last year when he released documents unveiling the United States government's invasive PRISM program . The U.S. Department of Justice then charged Snowden with violating the Espionage Act, which prompted him to flee to ... (<a href="/news/9301/dropbox-data-not-secure-says-edward-snowden" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:12:45 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9301 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9301/dropbox-data-not-secure-says-edward-snowden#comments f1 Internet 'Unknown Device Identifier 8.01', and 'Wise Auto Shutdown 1.41.69' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9299/unknown-device-identifier-801-and-wise-auto-shutdown-14169 <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">Unknown Device Identifier 8.01 Have you found an unknown device that Windows can't identify? This handy little tool can provide the solution by giving you a detailed summary for most hard-to-identify devices. Displayed information includes manufacturer name, device type, and device model. UPDATE: due to complaints regarding this program, we have removed the link from our website. We have instead redirected to cnet.com so you can review some of the issues with this program for more information. http://download.cnet.com Wise Auto Shutdown 1.41.69 Program an automatic shutdown time for your ... (<a href="/news/9299/unknown-device-identifier-801-and-wise-auto-shutdown-14169" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:39:36 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9299 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9299/unknown-device-identifier-801-and-wise-auto-shutdown-14169#comments Freeware Microsoft Announces Massive Job Cuts http://www.infopackets.com/news/9297/microsoft-announces-massive-job-cuts <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 plans to cut 18,000 jobs , or roughly 14 per cent of its total workforce, by June 2015. The bulk of the cuts will be in its phone unit Nokia, followed by firm's sales, marketing, and engineering divisions. The question is: will these job cuts help or hinder the company's growth? Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella says those affected by the cuts will be notified in the next six months. Microsoft is reportedly planning to offer affected employees generous severance and job transition packages worth an estimated $800 million. "The first step to ... (<a href="/news/9297/microsoft-announces-massive-job-cuts" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:08:42 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9297 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9297/microsoft-announces-massive-job-cuts#comments f1 Microsoft 'RealPlayer Cloud 17.0.11.7 Final', and 'Predator 3.0.0.119' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9293/realplayer-cloud-170117-final-and-predator-300119 <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">RealPlayer Cloud 17.0.11.7 Final Transfer videos between your computer and a mobile device (like a tablet computer, laptop, or smartphone) in a snap with RealPlayer Cloud. This program features an easy-to-navigate interface and gets a recommendation from The Wall Street Journal. http://www.real.com/ Predator 3.0.0.119 Feel like your system is vulnerable every time you step away from it? Then check out Predator (Free Edition), which locks and unlocks your PC with a USB flash drive. The flash drive acts like a master key, locking down your system when it's not installed. http://www.predator ... (<a href="/news/9293/realplayer-cloud-170117-final-and-predator-300119" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:27:50 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9293 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9293/realplayer-cloud-170117-final-and-predator-300119#comments Freeware Google Censor 'Right To Be Forgotten' Links Backfire http://www.infopackets.com/news/9296/google-censor-right-be-forgotten-links-backfire <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 web developer has started a site which displays Google censored links, enforced by the " right to be forgotten " rules in Europe. It's another example of how such censorship rules aren't working as well as planned. The new rules came into force earlier this year after the European Court of Justice made a final ruling in a long-running case involving Google and a Spanish man . The man wanted Google to remove a link to a news article from the 1990s about his property being repossessed. The man said it was unfair that people who searched for his name online would see that ... (<a href="/news/9296/google-censor-right-be-forgotten-links-backfire" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:23:52 +0000 John Lister 9296 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9296/google-censor-right-be-forgotten-links-backfire#comments f1 Courts 'USBDeview 2.35', and 'LastActivityView 1.05' http://www.infopackets.com/news/9294/usbdeview-235-and-lastactivityview-105 <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">USBDeview 2.35 This small but very handy program lists all of the USB devices currently connected to your system. It can even provide users with a list of USB devices previously connected to the computer. Displayed information includes device type, serial number, date and time, and vendor ID. http://www.nirsoft.net LastActivityView 1.05 This program tracks the activity on your system and displays useful and pertinent information. Displayed information includes description (like run .exe file), file name, full path, and action time. This program can even show you when popular tools (like ... (<a href="/news/9294/usbdeview-235-and-lastactivityview-105" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:44:12 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9294 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9294/usbdeview-235-and-lastactivityview-105#comments Freeware FTC Files Lawsuit Over Amazon Purchases by Kids http://www.infopackets.com/news/9295/ftc-files-lawsuit-over-amazon-purchases-kids <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">The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) thinks Amazon.com should be on the hook for unauthorized purchases made by children while using apps on their smartphones, tablets, and even computers. In a recent complaint filed in a U.S. court, the FTC says parents whose children made unauthorized purchases should receive refunds from Amazon. The problem surrounds free-to-play games that are easily downloaded onto mobile devices; such games typically start out with a basic character and story, but then require players to make expensive (though easy to complete) 'purchases' in order to see ... (<a href="/news/9295/ftc-files-lawsuit-over-amazon-purchases-kids" class="more-link">view more</a>)</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:42:32 +0000 Brandon Dimmel 9295 at http://www.infopackets.com http://www.infopackets.com/news/9295/ftc-files-lawsuit-over-amazon-purchases-kids#comments f1 Courts