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A Lineup of Interesting Items

Folks, here are some items that have come to my attention that some of you might find interesting..

* New version of a portable malware scanner available..

Never be caught off-guard again: Try Emsisoft Emergency Kit 4.0 for free right away!

The Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner draws upon the award-winning dual scanner technology of Emsisoft Anti-Malware. Recent improvements to the cleaning engine ensure that malware removal is more thorough than ever. Naturally you are able to perform the removal yourself at no charge and our malware experts in the Emsisoft Support Forum are also available if you require advice or assistance.

* EaseUS contacted me and let me know they have a new utility available. I have not tried this, but you might want to be aware it exists..

We just released the world’s first free iPhone data recovery software, EaseUS MobiSaver Free

* And another company contacted me to let me know about their special giveaway. I have not tried this product either, don’t know a thing about them/it, but, here you go..

MacX Video Converter Pro Giveaway (v4.0.0 -Jul 12)

Best all-in-one solution to convert video, download video, make photo slideshow, record screen, edit video and more. Built in 320+ video and 50+ audio codecs, it supports a ton of input & output video formats, and a wide variety of presets for the latest mobile phones & tablets, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Samsung, WP8, PSP, Blackberry, etc. 32x faster and extraordinary quality.

Other news:

Google’s Blogger to delete all ‘adult’ blogs with ads in three days

Google has given blogs marked ‘adult’ on its Blogger service until Monday to cease monetizing or face deletion. Untold numbers of angry and panicked users forsee an SEO bloodbath.Read more…

This is (just one reason) why you don’t ‘rent’ from a service provider (aka “cloud”) but own your own. Never know when they’ll change the rules (or go out of business)(or hand over your stuff to the gov.)(And yes, I know that’s what I am doing here on WordPress… but I’m giving stuff away, not trying to profit nor be private.)

Things you didn’t know you could do online

If you’re bored of Facebook, why not rent a husband or watch the African plains to pass the time?Read more..

Floating Russian nuclear plants: am I the only one who thinks this is a really bad idea?

What worries me (in addition to everything else) is this: it’s a project that’s already run out of money once in a country known to cut corners on safety.” Read more..

And last but not least: The Ed Bott Report Everything you need to know about the Windows 8.1 Preview (FAQ)

You’ve got Windows 8.1 questions. I’ve got answers. What’s the best way to install Windows 8.1? Can it be uninstalled? What’s new, what’s changed, what’s missing?Read more..

Today’s quote:If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ~ Woodrow Wilson

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July 12, 2013 Posted by | advice, free software, Internet, News, software, tech, Windows 8 | , | Leave a comment