Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Firefox Improves Security with Click to Play Blocklist

By November 20th, 2012 in Tech Tips

Infections are one of our most frequent calls, and frequently these infections are downloaded through vulnerable plugins. Firefox has now released version 17 of their browser, which includes “Click to Play” windows for plugins like Java and Flash. This alerts you if your plugin is outdated and should be updated. It also gives you the

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Win 7 Antispyware 2012 & Vista Antivirus 2012 Explosion

By January 17th, 2012 in Tech Tips

We are currently being inundated with clients who have been infected with Win 7 Antispyware 2012 and Vista Antivirus 2012. This is the largest increase in infection rates we’ve seen in many months. This rogue spyware masquerades as an anti-spyware program, ostensibly alerting you to an infection on your machine. Their goal is to capture

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Google Maps Becomes Even More Useful

By August 18th, 2011 in Tech Tips, Videos

Google has announced that they’ve added weather to their Maps, allowing you to see at a glance the weather conditions in your area, or around the world. Clicking will bring up more detailed information, like humidity, wind conditions, and a 4-day forecast. Check out their video below for more info.

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Firefox’s Tab Candy is one of our favorite new features

By December 30th, 2010 in Tech Tips

We’ve always been big proponents of using alternative browsers like Firefox and Chrome, but Firefox’s latest Beta release includes some great features we think you should check out.  In addition to a faster browsing engine, Firefox has added a feature called Tab Candy which helps tame unweildly browsing habits. If you’re anything like us, your browsing

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International travelers: Ditch internet cafes, BYO3G

By October 1st, 2010 in Tech Tips

International travelers know that finding internet isn’t always easy.  Now Xcom Global offers a solution for those of you who want to be connected all the time.  For only $15-$20/day you can rent a 3G wireless device that will allow your phone and laptop to connect to always-on internet.  Just turn it on and leave

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