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12 million Apple IDs stolen from FBI computer

Sep 4th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

12 million Apple IDs stolen from FBI computer

Data leaks have become increasingly common in recent years. From Nvidia to LinkedIn, many major companies have struggled to lock down the private data stored on their databases. The main culprits are hacking groups – many of which make it their goal to target the data inside vulnerable databases. Apple is one company that has struggled to maintain the security of its users. Just a few months

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Valve entering hardware market

Sep 3rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Valve entering hardware market

Every PC gamer has heard of Valve, the well-known (and well-loved) creator of classic games like Team Fortress 2 and Half Life. Valve also operates Steam, the world’s most popular online PC gaming distribution platform. However, it will soon be time to add another title to Valve’s record: “hardware manufacturer.” That’s right, Valve is preparing to enter the hardware market. Early rep

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Recent security problems suggest age of Java might be over

Sep 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Recent security problems suggest age of Java might be over

Java has been facing an increasing number of security problems in recent years. One security hole discovered last week allowed hackers to install dangerous rootkits onto a user’s computer. Although that problem has since been patched by Oracle, some are calling it ‘the finger in the dam’ when it comes to Java problems. In other words, Java might be such a fundamentally unsecure platform t

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Will optical disc drives soon be a thing of the past?

Aug 27th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Will optical disc drives soon be a thing of the past?

Today, most computers and laptops have a disc drive of some sort. You might even have a Blu-Ray player on your PC. At the very least, you likely have a CD/DVD drive. This drive can be used to install programs, read data from a disc, and play movies, music, or games over your computer. However, PCs with optical disc drives could soon be a thing of the past. A few years ago, basically every new P

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What does the Apple v. Samsung verdict mean for you?

Aug 26th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

What does the Apple v. Samsung verdict mean for you?

We couldn’t call ourselves a technology blog if we didn’t comment on one of the biggest tech stories of the year – the fact that Apple beat Samsung in a multibillion dollar copyright infringement settlement in South Korea this past week. The South Korean jury ruled in favor of Apple in overwhelming fashion, awarding the creator of the iPhone and iPad a whopping $1.05 billion in damages. S

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Lenovo adds further mystery to Microsoft Surface pricing

Aug 17th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Lenovo adds further mystery to Microsoft Surface pricing

A few days ago, the tech world was abuzz with news that Microsoft would be pricing its Surface tablet at a below-cost price of $199. While that rumor has not yet been confirmed or denied, Lenovo released another tidbit of information about the Surface’s pricing scheme today. Lenovo claims that the Windows RT tablets will cost $300 less than the Windows 8 tablets. That’s a massive difference

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“How to Fix Windows 8” campaign launched by ex-Microsoft employee

Aug 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

“How to Fix Windows 8” campaign launched by ex-Microsoft employee

Windows 8 reviews are starting to appear online, and so far, the operating system has been doing fairly well. Most reviewers aren’t calling Windows 8 revolutionary, but they are being impressed by its new usability features and commitment to seamless integration across all devices. However, one person isn’t too impressed by Windows 8. That person is an ex-employee who launched a website cal

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“Greatest notebook ever” released

Aug 12th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

“Greatest notebook ever” released

Would you rather buy a decent used car or a laptop? That’s a choice many computer users will have to face before they purchase a new product from a tech company called Eurocom. The product – a Scorpius laptop – features all of the bells and whistles you would expect on a powerful laptop, but then it takes these features to a whole new level. Here is a quick glimpse at the benefits of the

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Fix any Wi-Fi network with 7 easy tips

Aug 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Fix any Wi-Fi network with 7 easy tips

Wi-Fi networks can be incredibly useful. Unfortunately, they’re often more trouble than their worth. If you’ve been struggling to fix a Wi-Fi network on your PC, then keep reading to discover 7 easy ways to fix any wireless network problem. 7) Restart your PC and your wireless router We told you these would be easy steps. If you’re having wireless network problems, the first step you s

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Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Aug 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Phishing has been a common problem for internet users ever since the World Wide Web was first created (okay, maybe not that early). Hackers use phishing techniques to steal email addresses, user information, and other sensitive data from individuals on the internet. This data can be used to steal money from bank accounts or to replicate somebody’s identity. In any case, phishing is very bad.

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