The latest back-door method Microsoft is using to install its
Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) marketing software has hit a nerve
The e-mails have been piling up on me since I wrote about that subject in my
While Firefox is my Web browser of choice, I still realize that it isn’t 100%
Any piece of software that is even remotely popular is going to have hackers
going over it trying to find ways to exploit it for their purposes
— and that’s led to a Firefox hole you should plug.
Did you know that you can gain new wireless router capabilities
without buying a new router?
This week, I tell you about an alternative third-party firmware package
that you can install to add numerous new features and improve your Wi-Fi
The big buzz in sexy new technology lately is
The concept is to embed a fancy, highly graphical computer into
a table top
But not everyone is so excited the possibilities.
Among the skeptics are the folks at
The Sarcastic Gamer.
Check out their twisted trailer extolling the virtues
(or at least the vexations) of tabletop computing.
Watch the video
The problems discussed in our June 21 issue surrounding svchost.exe,
a component of Microsoft Update that periodically consumes 100%
of CPU time, raised questions about the related files that
You can get more info on these files — if you know
where to look.
The Microsoft Corp. in January released Vista Ultimate, the priciest
version of the company’s new operating system, with the promise of additional downloadable “Extras,” available only for the top-of-the-line product.
Months later, buyers of Vista Ultimate have seen no new Extras since the mere
handful that were offered around the initial Vista