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Morning Show Tech Tips

Join Dan Hartman every Thursday morning at 8:20 on WCBM with Sean & Frank for Tech Tips.
(and get more info here)

5/16/13
LastPass Password Manager - store all of your passwords securely (free)

5/2/13
Little known ways to get more from your Google Mail address

4/25/13
Your ROUTER may be a security risk.
See my tech tip here for what you can do.

4/11/13
Download "Darik's Boot & Nuke".  Burn to a CD,
then boot to it and securely erase a drive.

3/13/13
Start8 - Make Windows 8 look like Windows 7

2/28/13
Microsoft Malware Prevention troubleshooter

1/17/13
How to Disable Java in your browsers

10/18/12
Turn off Apple's iOS6 IFA (identifier for advertisers) tracking:
iPhone's Settings - General - About - Advertising -
Turn ON (not OFF) "Limit Ad Tracking"

10/11/12
more about Google Chrome Incognito Mode
Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing
CCleaner
free remover of tracking cookies, temp files, Internet history, autocomplete data, etc
Mailinator
Disposable email address. free. no setup required
Anonymouse
free web proxy for anonymous web browsing
Proxify
surf the web privately, easy to use

9/20/12
Clean your laptop with a non-ammonia based cleaner (we use a Windex Vinegar spray) and a soft 100% cotton cloth (DON'T use a microfiber cloth, it can attract and hold little pieces of debris that can scratch your screen)
DCS Backup Special - get a 1TB external backup drive including configuration of backup software for $99.95.  Call 410-358-7300 or 410-366-7300.  Limited time only, while supplies last.  Mention the WCBM backup special.

8/16/12
Maxthon Browser
Google Chrome

6/7/12
Test IPv6
More info about the transition from IPv4 to IPv6

4/26/12
Google Drive - keep and share many types of files. 5GB free
SugarSync - 5GB free online storage, automatically syncs folders on multiple PCs, access anywhere.
Dropbox - 2GB free online storage
Google Pacman

4/12/12
Dr.Web's check if your Mac infected with Flashback
Manual Removal of Flashback Trojan
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition (free)
avast! Free Antivirus for Mac

3/29/12
CCleaner
Free Cleaner for cookies, temp files, etc
Article for how to Block Third-party cookies

3/1/12
DNS Changer "Eye Chart"
make sure your PC is looking up IP addresses correctly

2/9/12*
Free Cloud Antivirus
one of the better free antivirus applications, works using the power of the 'cloud'
SuperAntiSpyware
Good, free, on-demand antiSpyware program
Trend Micro HouseCall
web-based virus check for your PC
Sophos Antivirus for Mac home edition
Got a Mac and think they are immune from viruses?
Think again!
*You'll find more of these free apps on my Downloads and Web Links pages. 

2/2/12
iDrive
Online, automatic backup of your data. 5GB Free space.
Prey Project
Keep track of your laptop, tablet and phone if stolen or missing. It's open source (that means it's free!)

1/26/12
OpenDNS
K9 Web Protection

12/1/11
Tech Tip - Easy to Remember and Ultra-Secure Passwords

10/27/11
A few free on-demand (only scans when you tell them to) and web-based virus & spyware scanners - note: NOT a replacement for a good ACTIVE Anti-Virus application:
SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition      100% Free and will detect and remove thousands of Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, KeyLoggers, etc
Emsisoft Emergency Kit
ESET Online Scanner
Trend Micro HouseCall
Panda ActiveScan
(more in Downloads and Web Links pages)


10/6/11
Tech Tip - change printer settings to Black only (save $)

9/29/11
Mailinator   Disposable email address (no signup required)
CCleaner    Great program to clean cookies, temp files, etc
Dropbox    Free 2GB data storage, access from anywhere
Web of Trust    Shows you which websites are malicious

7/20/11
Anchorfree Hotspot Shield    Encrypt your open/public Wifi connections to secure your surfing.
Prey Project     Track your laptop if it is lost or stolen.

3/31/11
logmein.com    Free remote control of your PC from any other computer with an Internet connection. 2 minute setup.
SugarSync - Automatically sync folders on multiple PCs, access anywhere. 5GB free online storage.
Access your pictures, videos, music, etc. with Orb
FolderShare - sync files between computers
April Fool Zone - Computer Tricks
PCWorld Top PC Pranks

3/24/11
Internet Explorer 9
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

2/3/11
Google Translate
Google Voice
Google Art Project
Google SketchUp
Picnik Photo editing
iGoogle
Google Chrome
Google Labs

1/13/11
BBC - Languages -
audio and video courses in many languages
MIT Opencourseware
- 2000 courses from MIT, free
Academic Earth

online courses from the world's top scholars, many free
HowStuffWorks
clearly explains hundreds of subjects

12/16/10
Google Pacman

11/18/10
Keeping your PC safe from Malicious Software

11/11/10
Windows and Internet Shortcuts

10/21/10
OpenOffice - Create and open Microsoft Office compatible Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

10/14/10
Great software for your kids.  Baby Smash - Let your little one bang on your PC without worry.  Keep your older kids off THOSE websites with K9 Web Protection.  bonus for parents - let your old Microsoft Office version open the new Office file formats with the Office Compatibility pack for 2007 file formats.

10/7/10
Web of Trust - Search the web with confidence.  WOT tells you which websites are safe and which ones to stay away from.  Get download links and more info in my tech tip here.

9/30/10
Keep your PC safe.  Get a GOOD antivirus application for your computer.  See my tech tip here for some specific recommendations.


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