Monthly Archives: April 2012

Windows Phone Apps removed from Zune

This was something that I noticed at the weekend just gone, in I wanted to download an album off Zune, and was presented with the popup message that “features have changed” and the feature that has changed is the ability … Continue reading

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SkyDrive vs XXX a Comparison Chart

This is a nice and interesting comparison chart, albeit produced by Microsoft so will be geared towards their product SkyDrive, but they do have to be accurate so its a good gauge of what you are getting with the various … Continue reading

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US House passes the Cispa Cyber-security bill

The US House of Representatives passed the un-welcome Cyber-Security Bill yesterday, I do see that the White House wanted to veto this but didn’t. This topic is a hot one not only in computing circles but in that of privacy … Continue reading

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Microsoft rushes out a password bugfix for Hotmail

Microsoft today have fixed a password bug in their Hotmail email service, in which a hacker could gain access to an account and change the users password, thus not only locking the user out of their account, but potentially stealing … Continue reading

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Microsoft Free eBook on Security and Privacy for Office 2010 Users

These days security is on almost everyone’s mind, especially if you work in industry or for a Government agency (I work in the UK Health Service “NHS”)or even a security conscious home user. With all the sensitive documents you may … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Report highlights Conficker Worm alive and well

The Conficker worm malware infection has been a real pest for a while now and Microsoft have released their latest security report (July – December 2011) highlighting how many times this malware variant was detected worldwide. “Microsoft Corp. today released … Continue reading

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O2 Wallet

O2 have today released information of their offering in the mobile electronic area, with “O2 Wallet”, they are to release an app for this for various mobile phones. As an O2 customer in the UK, I like this sort of … Continue reading

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Old Hard Drive’s and left over data

Some new information out today from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in that they found out of the Hard Disks that they tested, about 11% still held data on them and a lot of this data was personal/private information … Continue reading

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Reset Microsoft Internet Explorer

There are times when internet browsers start to run sluggish and do not perform as they should do, it could be due to Malware, a rogue or incompatible browser add-on or that it is just slow. So the below FixIt … Continue reading

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Microsoft SkyDrive

Microsoft have updated SkyDrive not only now adding a Desktop SkyDrive local application for Windows (which I will cover a little later with a quick install and features guide) and MAC OSX but also they have updated the Windows 7 … Continue reading

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