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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Free Children's Books Online

This is a listing of sites that legally offer free books, for reading and listening (audio), for children. All of these sites listed have content that is legal for them to distribute.

A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages:

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Probably the Best Free Security List in the World

The products are almost exclusively free with some exceptions: products where there is no free alternative, good products that offer a lifelong license, and exceptional products. In some cases the links point to executables (A file in a format that the computer can directly execute). In such cases replace [dot] with . and the link will work.

  • Realtime protection
  • Tools for virus removal
  • Online-scanners
  • Firewalls
  • Browser security
  • Privacy
And much more...


Friday, August 26, 2011

pixlr - A Great Online Image Editor

If you have a permanent internet connection on your computer, there are lots of applications that can be accessed "in the cloud" for free, and thus no longer need to be installed on your PC. With this image editor you no longer have to keep an editing program installed on your computer.  Whenever you want to edit a picture, just go to www.pixlr.com.  You also no longer have to worry updating the application.

Your pictures remain on your computer for safekeeping, and you only move them to the web temporarily when you want to edit them.  


  • Pixlr-o-matic for iPhone and iPad
  • Pixlr Express for a quick fix or cool one-click effects
  • For Firefox and Chrome users install Pixlr Grabber addons 
 Click below and check this out. What a find!!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Free Internet Child Safety Kit

Free internet safety kit helps keeps kids safe online.
The Polly Klaas Foundation has two free kits to help keep kids safe, online and offline.

The free Internet Safety Kit offers guidance for parents to keep your children safer online and help open communications about the Internet with your children. The kit also includes a free download of Wired With Wisdom, an internet safety training program for parents from Web Wise Kids.

The free Child Safety Kit shows you how to teach your children which strangers to ask for help when no trusted adults are available, how to recognize dangerous situations, and how to respond to those dangerous situations correctly.

Also included in the 24 page kit is special information on special no-scare methods for each age group, recording your child's fingerprints in the privacy of your home, and sampling and storing your child's DNA in your own home.

Monday, August 22, 2011

More cyberattacks hitting social networks

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting social networks, prompting people to take more steps to protect their online privacy, according to a new survey from security company Webroot.

Free Racing Game - Driving Speed 2

Driving Speed 2 is a free high quality racing game for your PC. Choose from four high powered V8 muscle cars and race against up to 11 computer controlled opponents on two touring car circuits. This game has realistic graphics, realistic car physics and performance, and high quality sound.


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

When Facebook Gets Creepy

Facebook is an opt-in social network, and people should be aware of what they’re getting themselves into before joining. But Facebook’s frequent policy changes and shifting site alliances can lead to user confusion, resulting in users sharing more information than they realize. (I have been warning you all along - Don)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

PrivacyChoice

Your privacy.Your choice. Free tools to make it easier.
Curious?

  • See who's watching
  • Explore your profile
  • Track the trackers
Want control?
  • Get Do-Not-Track
  • Opt-out of ad targeting
  • Guard your social profile
  • Help protect loved ones

Do I Really Need a Firewall?

YES... you do need a firewall. Without a firewall, your computer can be compromised within SECONDS after connecting to the Internet. If you're a dialup user, it might take a little longer, but it will happen. The reason for this is the automated hacking drones that are constantly scanning Internet-connected computers, looking for any vulnerability. Read more...



Monday, August 15, 2011

Fake Firefox update email

Fake Firefox update email - don't click, or you may have your passwords stolen!

Although we see some very sneaky social engineering tricks used by scammers and cybercriminals on occasions, designed to trick users into making unwise decisions, we also see some very basic attempts at online crime. Read more...







Saturday, August 13, 2011

Google+

Google+ (pronounced and sometimes written Google Plus, sometimes abbreviated as G+) is a social networking service operated by Google Inc. The service launched on June 28, 2011 in an invite-only "field testing" phase. The following day, existing users were allowed to invite friends, who are above 18 years of age, to the service to create their own accounts. This was suspended the next day due to an "insane demand" for accounts.

Google+ integrates social services such as Google Profiles and Google Buzz, and introduces new services Circles, Hangouts, Sparks, and Huddles. Google+ is available as a web site, will be available as a desktop application, and is already available as a mobile application, but only on the Android and iOS operating systems. Sources such as The New York Times have declared it Google's biggest attempt to rival the social network Facebook, which had over 750 million users in 2011. Take the tour. Click below.


Friday, August 12, 2011

The 30th Anniversary of the Personal Computer

In the 30 years since IBM launched the original IBM PC, "personal computing" has changed as well; technology permeates every aspect of our social, family, and business lives. If this isn't the age of personal computing, what would you call it?

Free Firefox Add-on Makes Your Browsing The Internet Safer

Using the more secure Internet protocol HTTPS adds a layer of security to Internet connections. If you use the Firefox browser, you can install a free extension from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) that will ensure the more secure type of connection for a variety of websites.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Top 10 Best Laptops

The editors of PCMag.com test hundreds of systems each year to help you find the best laptop.



Saturday, August 06, 2011

CraigsPal

Craigslist is a centralized network of online communities, featuring free online classified advertisements – with sections devoted to jobs, housing, personals, for sale, services, community, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums.

However, there are limited options for searching. You can get results which include extra information that does not interest you. CraigsPal saves time by targeting those posts that best fit what you’re looking for.




 
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