Month: January 2018

Test your web browser's cryptojacking protection

Cryptojacking is a relatively new threat on the Internet. It refers to websites abusing computing resources of visitors to mine cryptocurrency. Internet users notice that something is wrong when the computer they use slows down to a crawl suddenly and when fans speed up in an …

You may soon view and delete diagnostic data in Windows 10

Recent Insider Builds of the upcoming Windows 10 version 1803 suggest that the system includes options to view and delete diagnostic data. Microsoft's stance on privacy has been criticized by privacy advocates and part of the Windows user base since the company released the first version …

Windows 7 Internet Games Error 0x80041004

Internet games that Microsoft distributed with its Windows 7 operating system throw the error code 0x80041004 right now when you try to play them. Microsoft distributed local and Internet games with the company's Windows 7 operating system. Games came preinstalled or needed to be installed by …

Web Browsers and Extensions in 2018

Mozilla's decision to switch the Firefox web browser's extension system to WebExtensions had far-reaching consequences not only for Firefox but also for browsers that share code with Firefox. I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the current state of extension …

KUC Windows Update Checker

KUC is a free program for Microsoft Windows that system administrators may use to check for installing, missing or removable updates on Windows PCs, and to download and install missing updates. KUC works with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 on the client side, and Windows Server …

Free Local SEO Tools That Belong in Your Kit

  What a lot can change in just a few years! When I wrote the original version of this post in January 2014, the local SEO industry didn’t have quite the wealth of paid tools that now exists, and many of the freebies on my previous …

ASRock Unveils Worlds First mATX X399 Motherboard

ASRock has revealed it’s most recent additions to the small form factor (SFF) motherboards based on the X299 and X399 chipsets, this is a first in the Threadripper line-up. The SFF PC has been gaining traction lately and these two chipsets allow for massive computing power …

Mushkin Announces M.2 Drives and More

Today at CES 2018, Mushkin unveiled a large expansion of their product line. The products range from super fast M.2 PCIe storage to external SSD storage solutions and flash drives. In all, they have announced seven new products that will be rolling out in 2018. M.2 …