by admin·Comments Off on Sumo Paint – online paint program
You don’t have a paint program? If so, check out this online paint program called Sumo Paint. For an online application, it has a rich set of features that can complete with some of the ones available for desktops!
by admin·Comments Off on Blue Coat K9 Web Protection
I’ve been using the BlueCoat K9 Web Protection product for some time now. It’s purpose is to help keep you or your kids from going to inappropriate web sites. The degree of inapropiateness you disallow is dictated by how you configure the filter and what site categories you allow.
Note that if you have kids, this is a perfect companion for your home computer. The product is free; all you have to do is register to get your free license key. Download the product here:
by admin·Comments Off on Malicious Web Site Protection–AVG Linkscanner
As you may know your standard anti-virus (AV) software cannot generally protect you from malicious websites. Although the big names in the AV market have implemented such features in the past, those solutions have gotten so bloated that they pretty much make your computer run like a snail. That is why I’ve pretty much have given up on most of those solutions and have used a more lightweight solution from AVAST!. AVG provides a lightweight solution as well, and they’ve recently made public their link scanner–called AVG Linkscanner.
This linkscanner is supposed to protect you from malicious web sites by blocking or informing you of a site’s reputation before you even go there.
You can get an online demo of AVG Linkscanner here:
by admin·Comments Off on avast! Home Edition (Free AV)
Your Anti-Virus (AV) software starting to bog down your computer? I’ve seen and have experienced this personally. What did I do? I uninstalled my AV software and installed something more lightweight like avast! Home Edition.
Give it a try, I’ve been using it, and I have been very happy with its performance.
by admin·Comments Off on Web-based Office Applications
If you aren’t much of a computer or Internet user, this might come as news to you. Google, the biggest search engine on the planet, offers online office applications which gives you collaboration capabilities for word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation documents. It even gives you the ability to create web forms which you can share for the purpose of taking surveys or polls.
All these are wrapped around a product called Google Docs.
by admin·Comments Off on Looking for a long lost Friend?
If you ever wondered whatever happened to a high school or college friend, there are ways of tracking them down through the power of the Internet. There are several free people search services out there. These are some of them: