July, 2012

Tech Mystery: Cell Phone Bars

Tech Mystery: Cell Phone Bars

Today I was browsing my Twitter Feed and one of my favorite Twitterers?…Tweeters?…Tweetists?…one of my favorite blogs to follow posted a great trick for all of the iPhone users out there.  LifeHacker posted an article called “See the Actual Signal Strength on Your iPhone…”  It’s a great read and a really handy hack that doesn’t require you to do...

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Computer Trick: App Specific Volume

Computer Trick: App Specific Volume

Did you know that you can set the volume level individually for different applications on your Windows computer?  Well, in Windows 7 for sure.  Most computer users are familiar with the Speaker Icon in the System Tray (the area by your clock) on your computer and most of those users are able to click on that speaker and adjust the volume higher or lower depending on their hearing or lack there...

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DNS Changer Malware and DCWG

A couple of months ago I started seeing articles and Facebook posts about this DNS Changer Malware that will “shut off your internet”.  These articles and posts all point you to the same place, a supposedly government backed website, http://www.dcwg.org/.  Everything about this screamed “Hoax!” at me, the way it popped up out of no where, the way it went viral on...

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