Padding your Passwords!
In a recent Security Now! podcast from Steve Gibson of GRC Research and Leo Leoporte of the TWiT network, they talked about a very interesting topic concerning password security. Basically, two words can sum up the entire talk: size matters! What Steve found was that a a long and randomly generated password consisting of all… (6 comments)

Are Advertisements Really that Evil?
This issue has been debated for quite some time already, yes, I already know that. This article is just another opinion from yet another “dude” somewhere out there in the world with a website/blog to his credit. Take it for what you will. Anyways, I thought it would be interesting for me to blog about… (5 comments)

How To Build Your Own Computer: Part 2
Alright, so you’ve read part 1 of this guide and have a good sense of what hardware you want and don’t want to put inside your custom machine. In part 2 of our guide, we will actually go over how to physically put everything together. Now, if you have taken my earlier advice, you shouldn’t… (0 comment)

How To Build Your Own Computer: Part 1
In this two part series, I will try my best to give you an easy to follow beginners guide on building your very own computer from scratch. I’m sure there are hundreds of other guides out there (and probably written with a lot more detail than what I can do here) but I thought it… (0 comment)

Thoughts on the New Amazon Kindle 3
Let me get this out of the way first: I Support E-Book Reading Devices! And yes, this is another article on the Amazon Kindle device. If that pisses you off, then please stop reading right here! I don’t have a problem with other people dismissing these devices but where I do have a problem is… (0 comment)

The Importance of System Recovery
Have you ever considered what you’re actually getting in return when you put down money to buy that brand new computer either at your local electronics shop or at an online retailer? Well, of course you’re going to say the actual computer itself and everything in it including a humongous hard drive you’re never going… (0 comment)

Windows 7’s Worst Features by PCWorld!
Sometimes, I come across a tech article so ridiculous that it’s just begging people to scratch their heads and say “Is that guy/gal writing it for real?” I recently came across a PCWorld article written by Ian Paul titled “Windows 7’s Worst Features” and after reading it, it left me in a totally disgusted state.… (2 comments)

Consider This Before Buying a New Computer
Buying a new computer can be a relatively tough decision. With so many different brands and configuration, how do you find the one just for you? Should you go all-out and just buy the best computer possible with the amount of money you are willing to spend or do you conserve your resources, take a… (2 comments)

Did Your Computer Technician Cheat You?
If you have troubleshooted computers in the past (or present), either for a paycheck or as a hobby, you’ve more than likely performed a complete system recovery or full reformat. The question is, “When is the right time to perform such a procedure?” Do you usually hit a special road block before considering the reformat… (4 comments)