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Samsung Installs Undetectable Keylogger Software On R-Series Laptops?

Samsung is investigating allegations that at least two different brand new R-Series Samsung laptops purchased at retailers BestBuy and FutureShop last month we’re discovered with keylogging software which can “see everything being typed: emails, messages, documents, web pages, usernames, passwords, screen-captures and more.”

These allegations were published Wednesday in Network World.

PC World reports “If Samsung is responsible for […]

March 31st, 2011|Misc|

Several free ways to dramatically increase your wireless signal.

I’ve received numerous calls from folks living in condos in Charleston that call and want help improving their wireless reception.  Here are a few free ways you can dramatically improve the wireless reception in your home or office.

Point the antenna(s) of your device up to the ceiling.
Avoid placing your device between you and large […]

March 27th, 2011|Android, Business Productivity, Hardware, Mac, Software, Utility, Windows|

SmartPhone Users – Stop unwittingly giving away personal information …

If you own an Android, iPhone, or other smartphone, you may be unwittingly giving away the location to where your favorite hangout spots are, where your kids play, even your home address.  If you have a GPS enabled smartphone to take your pictures and upload them to Twitter or Facebook, your photos can be geotagged […]

March 19th, 2011|Android, Apple iPhone, iPod, iPad, Hardware, Misc, Security|

AT&T Unadvertised Loophole That Allows Unlimited iPhone Data Usage

In an attempt to compete with Verizon’s unlimited data usage plan, AT&T is now allowing subscribers that had an unlimited data plan in the past to switch back provided they had an iPhone before June, when the limited plan took effect.
As of this writing, the unlimited plan costs $30/month.  There are two limited plans, one […]

March 19th, 2011|Apple iPhone, iPod, iPad, Mac, Misc|

Own a laptop? Consider buying this …

One of my customers is Dr. William and Judy Grossman of Charleston Cardiology on Rutledge St in downtown Charleston.  Judy owns an HP laptop and her laptop’s power supply recently broke and had to be replaced.

Having an extra laptop power supply is important.  I especially recommend them to my local Charleston computer customers.

There are a […]

March 13th, 2011|Linux, Mac, Misc, Windows|

Google Tip – What time is it?

Having customers and relatives abroad, I find this Google feature most helpful.  In Google’s search box, type:

“what time is it”  – local time
“what time is it in Seoul” – local Seoul Korea time
“what time is it in Russia” – provides all time zones across Russian Federation.

Try it out: