How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone

Now that I have finally joined the 21st century and gotten a Blackberry (free through Radio Shack and Sprint), I’ll probably start posting tips like the following: How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

That’s on new drives. So, from now on, more than ever, always have an external drive (or two) for backups.


Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware

 

Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware | Tech News on ZDNet


Free remote control software

This looks really good: teamviewer.com/index.aspx Of course, I’ve already been using the one from Zoho, too, here: meeting.zoho.com/agent/ZohoMeeting

Online backup

I’m trying out this online backup system called Nordic Backup.  So far, so good.  Click here to try it yourself free for 30 days.

Save yourself a lot of trouble

If you get a pop up on your computer saying, “You’re infected!  Download Antivirus 2010 [or something similar] to fix it!”, DOn’t DO IT!  It’s a trick.  As soon as you click on it, you’re infected.  Here’s an article on the subject.

How to restore contacts in Windows Live Mail

Q:  I had some problems with this program.  I fixed the POP and SMTP server designations, and it works now.  However, I’ve lost my contacts — the folder is blank.  The funny thing is, when I type some letters in the “to” box, names come up.  Do you have any idea how I can restore my contacts list?

A:  Fro

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Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste

"their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC"

via Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste | Ars Technica.


Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords

Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords

Time to change your LinkedIn password.

eHarmony, too, apparently.