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14
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Brandon Dimmel's picture

FTC Files Lawsuit Over Amazon Purchases by Kids

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 ... (view more)

Fri
11
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'i.Scribe 2.0.57', and 'Metal Player 4.1.4.0'

i.Scribe 2.0.57 Looking for an alternative to Microsoft Outlook or web-based email programs like Yahoo Mail, Gmail, and Hotmail? Then give i.Scribe a try. This free email client comes with an integrated contact database and a calendar tool. ... http://www.memecode.com Metal Player 4.1.4.0 This small but very useful media player features basic multimedia player functions and supports a wide range of file formats, from mpeg to avi to divx. Metal Player features a built-in equalizer, spectrum analyzer, and search functionality. http://www.abyssalsoft.com/ (view more)

Fri
11
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Gartner Predicts PC Revival in 2015: Report

Market research firm Gartner says that Microsoft's Windows operating system (OS) will play a key role in reviving the struggling PC market in 2015. According to Gartner, Microsoft's termination of security support for Windows XP will be the key ... factor in that revival. There's no denying that the PC industry has been in a downward spiral for several years now. Back in April, one of Gartner's competitors, IDC, reported that quarterly PC shipments had fallen 4.4 per cent to 73.4 million. Businesses to Finally Ditch Windows XP, Gartner Predicts But Gartner says it now sees a light ... (view more)

Wed
09
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'MemInfo 3.3.3', and 'Free Audio Editor 2014 8.9.2'

MemInfo 3.3.3 This simple but useful program displays the current memory usage of Windows in the system tray area. It uses a small gauge graphic (that updates in real time) to show you your system's memory usage. MemInfo can even alert you if your ... memory usage is too high. http://www.carthagosoft.net Free Audio Editor 2014 8.9.2 As the name suggests, this is a completely free audio editor tool. It allows you to record audio from a microphone, apply unique audio effects, and burn CDs. It's also compatible with many file formats, from WMA to OGG. http://www.free-audio-editor.com/ ... (view more)

Wed
09
Jul
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Facebook's Zuckerberg Wants Free Internet Worldwide

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says that a basic Internet service should be free of charge to everyone. He likened it to phone services where calling 911 (used for emergencies) carries no cost. Zuckerberg discussed the topic in a Wall Street Journal ... article in which he promoted Internet.org, a project trying to expand Internet access around the world . The group is made up of Facebook, browser maker Opera, and several leading tech hardware and communication firms. (Source: internet.org ) The group's aim is for everyone in the world to have Internet access, something that only one-third of ... (view more)

Mon
07
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'ReIcon 1.3', and 'Waterfox 30.0'

ReIcon 1.3 If you frequently change your screen resolution, you know that it can be a hassle to keep your desktop icons where you want them. ReIcon can help with that by giving you a one-click solution that restores the position of all of your ... desktop icons. http://www.sordum.org Waterfox 30.0 Waterfox is a 64-bit web browser based on the Mozilla platform. It's built specifically for 64-bit systems, making it very, very fast. This particular browser is currently used by over 3 million people in more than 180 countries. https://www.waterfoxproject.org/ ... (view more)

Mon
07
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Report: Windows 8 Doomed; Win9 Beta Preview in Fall

A new report suggests that when it comes to Windows 8, consumers continue to be very hesitant about upgrading to Microsoft's latest operating system - even two years after its release. That has led some experts to suggest that there's no hope left ... for Windows 8, leaving Windows 9 to carry the slack (reportedly due in the spring of 2015). Windows 8 was released amid some controversy in the summer and fall of 2012. Perhaps the most debatable part of the operating system was its tile-based Metro user interface (now called "Modern"), which embraces touchscreen technology. It was part of ... (view more)

Fri
04
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'NxFilter 2.2.2', and 'Warframe Online Client 13.9.0.2'

NxFilter 2.2.2 This free web filter is designed with the enterprise crowd in mind. It can help users monitor and filter all of the Internet activity associated with their network, thereby helping to protect against dangerous threats -- like malware ... and botnets. http://www.nxfilter.org/ Warframe Online Client 13.9.0.2 Looking for an exciting and completely free sci-fi adventure? Then look no further than Warframe, the massive online action game that gives players control of powerful warriors boasting unique and exciting attributes. https://warframe.com/ (view more)

Fri
04
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Despite Threats, Internet Explorer Still Dominates

Microsoft is planning to release a slew of security fixes for Internet Explorer (IE) -- suggesting the web browser continues to face a torrent of security threats . Nevertheless, a recent study shows that Internet Explorer maintains a vice-like grip ... on the web browser market. Yesterday, Microsoft released a Security Bulletin Advance Notification for July 2014 , with plans to ship a total of six security updates to customers next Tuesday (July 8, 2014). The updates will patch security vulnerabilities present in every version of Internet Explorer and all supported editions of the Windows ... (view more)

Wed
02
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'PDF Reducer 1.1.12', and 'ImageUSB 1.1.1015'

PDF Reducer 1.1.12 Sending big and bulky PDF files can be a real hassle. PDF Reducer can help make things easier by shrinking down large PDF files. In fact, this program can actually reduce the size of PDF files by up to 80 per cent! ... http://www.orpalis.com/ ImageUSB 1.1.1015 This free and very simple utility helps users write an image concurrently to multiple USB flash drives, making it an effective program for mass duplication purposes. This tool is compatible with most versions of the Windows operating system. http://www.osforensics.com/ (view more)

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