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Free PC software alternatives to save your pennies

Here is a list of FREE PC software programs you can download or use online. This could be a substitute to the purchasing expensive software programs; especially when you are saving your pennies in this economy. Alternatives to Microsoft Office Open Office Google Docs Zoho Docs Abiword (Word processing) Email (alternatives to Microsoft Outlook) Thunderbird […]

Web monitoring and control for your kids

If you’re looking for ways to control and restrict your kids from unwanted content or to ensure that your kids are surfing the web safely, here is a good web monitoring software for your Windows or Mac computer. It’s a free downloadable software called K9 Web Protection. K9 Web Protection allows you to thoroughly monitor […]

WiFi standards: what’s available …

A number of customers have asked me what’s the data rate and wireless range for the different wireless, or WiFi standards. Here is a useful reference table that might help answer those questions. Type Frequency Data Rate Indoor Range Approx Range [802.11a] 5 Ghz 54 Mbps ~35 meters ~100 meters [802.11b] 2.4 Ghz 11 Mbps […]

Is there truth in this Disney cartoon?

Disney tends to exaggerate things with their cartoons. But in this case, there might be a lot of truth in buying computers and actually using it. This is especially true for newbies and even some regular users — it can be pretty overwhelming. Hope you enjoy and have a good laugh with good ole Donald in this […]

Be careful of pop-up windows

Pop-up windows and advertisements are a constant annoyance when you are browsing the internet. If you suddenly see a pop-up window telling you that you have won something, that you are approved for a high-end loan or worse yet, that you have some kind of virus on your computer, one tip is NOT to click […]

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