Tuesday, April 27, 2010

How to Sell Your PC (and Other Gadgets) - PCWorld

Need cash to buy the latest and greatest? Here's how to turn your drawer full of old smartphones, cameras, and other tech toys into some brand-new gear.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Facebook's Social Web: How to Protect Your Privacy - PCWorld

Protecting your privacy on Facebook can feel like a full-time job. The social network has made a habit of tweaking its privacy policies with some regularity -- and in many cases, it's up to you to take proactive steps in order to keep your info out of the public eye.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Green Your PC: Downloads for Earth Day | PCWorld

Thinking of ways to save the Earth? These programs make it easy to save energy, ink, and paper. Whether you're using shiny new Windows 7 or are holding strong with an older OS, there's something here your PC (and our world) can use. Going green saves green--two things worth thinking about all year long.Read more...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

This is What a Tweet Looks Like

Think a tweet is just 140 characters of text? Think again. To developers building tools on top of the Twitter platform, they know tweets contain far more information than just whatever brief, passing thought you felt the urge to share with your friends via the microblogging network. A tweet is filled with metadata - information about when it was sent, by who, using what Twitter application and so on.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Google to Index Your Embarrassing Twitter Trail - PCWorld

Google announced a new search feature that lets users look at an entire history of tweets on any subject, in any time frame.

Monday, April 19, 2010

28 Time-Saving Tricks for Google, Facebook, and More - PCWorld

Save time and money with PC World's favorite secret tricks for Google, Facebook, YouTube, eBay, and several other sites you already use.

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi - PCWorld Business Center

Picture this: You're at a café with your laptop and latte in hand, getting ready to review new sales leads and the quarterly financial projections. First you hop on the free Wi-Fi that the shop's management provides. Then you connect your laptop to a projector so that the entire café can take a look, and finally you hand out some printed copies of your confidential product specifications to the other patrons so that they can follow along. Read more...

Friday, April 9, 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Here's a legal way to print money: change the font - Yahoo! News

Here's a legal way to print money: change the font

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Facebook's Sneaky Apps and Privacy Issues - PCWorld

You may have installed a Facebook app without even being aware of it -- and be wary of those quizzes too. Read more...

Tech Secrets: 21 Things 'They' Don’t Want You to Know - PCWorld

Eavesdropping Webcams, spying ISPs, toxic PCs, and more. Here are 21 dangers that the industry is hiding from you--and what you can do about them.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

How I’d Hack Your Weak Passwords - Passwords - Lifehacker

Internet standards expert, CEO of web company iFusion Labs, and blogger John Pozadzides knows a thing or two about password security — and he knows exactly how he'd hack the weak passwords you use all over the internet.