Category «Computer Tips»

KeepVid: Download and save any video from Youtube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, iFilm and more!

Last night I wanted to download a YouTube video. I don’t have any utilities on my computer that will do this. My normal option is to use Zamzar. The one problem with this, is that sometimes it takes a while to get the email notifying you that the download/converstion is done. While I was waiting, …

Can’t Open Your E-Mailbox? Good Luck

From the New York Times: Logging on to Gmail or other e-mail service has become a routine of daily life, completed without a thought. What would you do, however, if you woke up tomorrow, plugged in your user name and password as you always do, but then received an unfamiliar message: “User name and password …

Protect Your Child’s Privacy Online

security4web has a nice list of suggestions to protect your child online (follow the link to read the entire 19-point list): Be aware of cyberspace threats! Learn about all risks children may face while surfing on the Internet and start educating them on how to protect themselves online. Talk to your children about dangers they …

YouGetSignal.com – A collection of uncomplicated, powerful network tools

I heard about YouGetSignal.com from Chris… The best way to learn about the tools is to visit the site and try them. The reason why we came across the site is that we were trying to determine what sites were on a web server (to determine how loaded or overloaded the server is). The tool …

Goodbye, Passwords. You Aren’t a Good Defense.

From the New York Times: The best password is a long, nonsensical string of letters and numbers and punctuation marks, a combination never put together before. Some admirable people actually do memorize random strings of characters for their passwords — and replace them with other random strings every couple of months. Then there’s the rest …

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