Office Depot Pays $25 Million To Settle Deceptive Tech Support Lawsuit

Office Depot and Support.com, Inc, a tech support software provided from California, agreed to pay $25 million and $10 million respectively for allegedly tricking their customers into paying for millions of US dollars worth of computer repair services using fake … Continue reading

Update your computer’s Google Chrome

To make sure you’re protected by the latest security updates, Google Chrome can automatically update when a new version of the browser is available on your device. With these updates, you might sometimes notice that your browser looks different.  Get … Continue reading

Keep Facebook From Spying on You Without Deleting Your Account

You can protect yourself from some of Facebook’s worst tendencies without cutting it out of your life entirely.  Mozilla’s new Facebook Container Extension will let you use the social network almost completely like normal while also disabling its ability to … Continue reading

The Microsoft tech support scam

This scam begins with a person calling or emailing you pretending to be a member of “Microsoft Support.” They will try to alarm you by saying your machine is compromised by a virus or other malicious malware. The scammer will … Continue reading

Breathe New Life into your Slowing Computer

Did you know that after optimizing the amount of memory in your computer (PC or Mac) a relatively simple SSD upgrade can breathe new life into your slowing computer? You paid good money for that machine that you rely on … Continue reading

How to switch your Windows 8 log-in to a local account

Using a Microsoft account does have some advantages over using a local account. For example, using a Microsoft account log-in lets you sync your settings across different Windows PCs. You can also use Microsoft’s integrated cloud storage, OneDrive. Downloading apps … Continue reading

Why people who call ad blockers extortionists have got it WRONG

The internet went nuts last week after many people discovered that not only does Adblock Plus — one of the most popular ad blockers — not block all ads, but that it charges internet advertising companies and publishers to get … Continue reading