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Skype – The Friend Maker

Categories: Freeware, Internet
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Skype I’ve traded barbs with my friend James Hillier, seen his wonderful visage, spoken with him for many hours, and have not played a single game of chess. How wonderful. These things have all been made possible by VOIP (a rose by any other name – Skype). The acronym VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) has become Read more

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There is no doubting that the internet is a wonderful resource for information, but it also has another murkier side. No, I’m not talking about porn… I’m talking about the many ludicrous headlines which are are obviously designed specifically to attract attention… often with absolutely no regard for the truth. Not too dissimilar to the Read more

BotNets – Are You Infected?

Categories: Security
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BotNets – What are they? BotNet, short for Robot Network, is one of the scariest types of computer infection extant. We all know the internet is a dangerous place and many security measures must be adhered to in order to maintain some modicum of safety online. Unfortunately, no matter what a person does in the way Read more

calculatormatik 3

This is possibly going to be the shortest review in the history of reviews. Why? Because Calculatormatik is one of the simplest, most uncomplicated little tools I have ever come across, so there really isn’t that much to say. Calculatormatik is a tiny 178KB zip download which scans 100% clean through Virus Total and is Read more

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A few days ago I received an email from the developers requesting a review of a new music ‘search and download’ software called MP3Jam. Three key words in the description immediately caught my attention; free, safe, and legal. So, here it is. *Firstly, I must point out that MP3Jam comes bundled with the OpenCandy advertising Read more

imobie giveaway part 1

iMobie has organized a special event to help celebrate a decade of iTunes… visit the event page here: http://www.imobie.com/podtrans-pro/. The promotion, which expires on 5th May, is made up of three parts. Part 1: PodTrans Pro Giveaway PodTrans Pro would normally sell for $30us but is currently available free for everyone as part of this Read more