Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

iPad, Surface, the Future of Wireless (and other headlines)

I have been saying this since they came out, but it didn’t make any headlines…

* Microsoft Exec Slams Apple iPad As Consumption-Only Device

A Microsoft executive told BoB Conference attendees that the iPad is a “consumption” only device that will be bested by Windows 8 tablets.” Read more..

Looking ahead..

* The MIT Research Vault: 7 Wireless Technologies Of The Future

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ushering in a new generation of wireless solutions that will change the way we work and play. Here’s a sneak peak.” Read more..

And what’s the unintended consequence of this..?

* Anonymous identified cyber stalker who drove Amanda Todd to suicide

Hacker group Anonymous may have tracked down the sex-obsessed cyberbully who drove a 15-year-old girl to kill herself last week. Today Anonymous posted a video on YouTube naming a 32-year-old man from British Columbia, as the person responsible for the October 10th suicide of 15-year-old Amanda Todd. Anonymous has started #OpRIP to hunt down those who bullied Todd. “This is …Read more…

Useful: Move Your Stuff From One Cloud Based File Storage Service To Another With Backup Box

I happened across this service called Backup Box that gives you the ability to backup and transfer files (and folders) from cloud based file storage site to another.  For example, let’s say you want to move from Dropbox to Box, then Backup Box is a service that can make the transfer happen in a seamless […]” Read more..

And more of the usual..

* 15000 WordPress blogs hacked for making money from Survey

WordPress Security Team is sending out warning messages to thousands of wordpress users that their account has been compromised recently. Warning message include “We recently detected suspicious activity on your account. To protect your identity and keep your site safe, we’ve reset your password.” Message continue “To reset your password and get access to your …Read more…

* New Internet Explorer zero-day, Can trigger malware automatically

* Advance Phishing Attacks using HTML5 Fullscreen API

I am going to stop here. But before I go, I have a question for you. Do you really want cars that drive themselves?

“Google cars” are already here… (even though my GPS “navigator” gets it wrong as often as gets it right… and neverchooses the route we locals have learned are actually best.)

Today’s quote:Sometimes, to do the right thing, we must keep a promise we never made.” ~ Robert Brault

.. psst. Another question 4 u. Which of those headlines is the most important?

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October 17, 2012 Posted by | computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, Internet, Microsoft, News | | 1 Comment