Author: Rick

Anti-virus Software

If you are running Windows, you should have anti-virus software. One of the best is free for personal use. It is: AVG Anti-virus Free Edition It includes free anti-virus updates and does a great job of finding and stopping viruses. The only downside to AVG is that every year or so AVG comes out with
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Tiny Laptops

Small (2-3 lbs) and cheap ($300-400) laptops, also known as netbooks, have been the largest growing computer segment over the last year due to Asus’ Eee PC. These haven’t needed to be powerful computers because they can run Linux, with the Eee PC running the Xandros distribution of Linux. Recently Asus has been joined by
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Free Software for Web Development

This free software is very useful to design and upload your own basic HTML site: NVU / KompoZer (Windows/Mac/Linux) is a free web authoring tool, similar to Adobe Dreamweaver. Google’s Picasa (Windows) provides basic photo editing. FileZilla (Windows/Mac/Linux) is a full-featured FTP program that allows you to upload files to your web hosting server.

Linksys Dual-Band Gaming Adapter

I just installed the Linksys Dual-Band Gaming Adapter for someone. It works great and is easier to set up than older models. It’s also an N router that can use 2.4 or 5GHz so if you have an N network, it should be more solid than a similar G device. I only have a couple
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iPhone 3G corporate discounts?

We’ve been researching the possibility of corporate and AAA discounts with the new iPhone 3G. Because the iPhone 3G does not have a profit sharing arrangement between AT&T and Apple like the original iPhone did, it should be treated as other phones offered by AT&T. And there are online reports backing up claims that AT&T
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