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April 1, 2014 and Cats

April Fools’ Day has hit the Internet and, as usual, there’s no shortage of fake news stories, gag product announcements, and corny jokes. Some are funny. Some are sort of lame attempts at being funny.

* Cats all the rage for April Fools’ Day jokes

Both Google and Opera reveal cat-themed April Fools’ Day jokes, with the former offering a QWERTY keyboard for felines and the latter showing off a cat-friendly browser.Read more..

Today’s free download: PC Tools AntiVirus
From the same folks who bring you the top-rated Spyware Doctor, this free heuristic antivirus also scans your e-mail.

PC Tools AntiVirus provides world-leading protection against viruses, worms and Trojans with rapid updates and IntelliGuard™ technology.

No joke. I don’t kid around about Internet dangers.

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Today’s quote: “Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.” ~ Jean Arp

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April 1, 2014 Posted by | advice, antivirus, computers, free software, Internet, tech | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

April Fools — 2009

april-fool “April Fools’ Day has hit the Internet and, as usual, there’s no shortage of fake news stories, gag product announcements, and corny jokes. Some are funny. Some are sort of lame attempts at being funny. Here are some of the ones we think are worth highlighting, and we’ll be updating this throughout the day as we catch wind of more.”
April Fools 2009: Flying hotels, 3D browsing, fake mergers, and more

Oh, that’s right.. I forgot. You can’t see this to click the link. Conficker has disabled everybody’s machines…

Today’s free download: PC Tools AntiVirus 6
From the same folks who bring you the top-rated Spyware Doctor and Threatfire anti-malware apps, this free heuristic antivirus also scans your e-mail.
“PC Tools AntiVirus provides world-leading protection against viruses, worms and Trojans with rapid updates and IntelliGuard™ technology.”
No joke. I don’t kid around about Internet dangers.

April 1, 2009 Posted by | antivirus, tech | , , , , , , | 2 Comments