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US Department of Homeland Security Celebrates “National Cyber Security Awareness Month” for 11th Straight October

Oct 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

US Department of Homeland Security Celebrates “National Cyber Security Awareness Month” for 11th Straight October

You’ve probably realized that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NFL players are wearing pink and breast cancer-related headlines are making news around the world. But if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has its way, October will be more than just Breast Cancer Awareness Month: it will be the month millions of Americans learn about viruses, malware, and hackers. That’s rig

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Microsoft Urges Windows 7 Users to Uninstall Recent Security Update Due to Blue Screen of Death Errors

Aug 19th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Last Tuesday, Microsoft released several patches for Windows 7. Those patches were designed to fix critical system vulnerabilities while improving user experiences across the board. Unfortunately, Microsoft’s most recent “Patch Tuesday” release is causing “Blue Screen of Death” crashes across the world. The specific update was identified as MS14-045 and was part of 9 specific up

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How to Use A PC Like George R. R. Martin

May 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

How to Use A PC Like George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin is a unique individual. That fact is confirmed in just about every interview the man does. Martin, of course, is the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the critically acclaimed novels that have spawned the critically acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones. In an interview on Conan O’Brien, Martin revealed something surprising about his computer usage. First, he uses two sep

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Malicious Advertising On the Rise: 5 Easy Ways to Spot Malicious Advertising

May 15th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Malicious Advertising On the Rise: 5 Easy Ways to Spot Malicious Advertising

You know about malicious software – better known as malware – but what about malicious advertising. Err, malvertising? I don’t think that’s what you call malicious advertising, but it’s a big problem these days. These days, it’s tough to spot the difference between a legitimate product/service and a scam. Scammers are as smart as they’ve ever been and it’s pretty easy to crea

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Could Microsoft Sells its Xbox Business? Bill Gates Would Support the Decision

May 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Could Microsoft Sells its Xbox Business? Bill Gates Would Support the Decision

Bill Gates is no longer Microsoft’s largest shareholder (Steve Ballmer is), but he still has a massive influence on how the company is run. Microsoft has been debating the sale of its Bing and Xbox businesses for years. With new CEO Satya Nadella looking for a fresh start for the company, the sell-off debate has once again begun. Microsoft’s co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates recently

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Patent Leak Reveals Microsoft’s Plans for Smart Watch

May 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Patent Leak Reveals Microsoft’s Plans for Smart Watch

Everybody seems to be jumping into the smart watch industry these days. Apple has long been rumored to be developing an iWatch, while Samsung has already launched its second generation of the Galaxy Gear. Now, Microsoft seems to be entering the fray. A recently revealed patent document shows that Microsoft could be developing a smart watch. The patent was filed in 2012. However, the world

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5 Important Things to Know About the Syrian Electronic Army

Mar 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

5 Important Things to Know About the Syrian Electronic Army

While stumbling around online, you may have encountered a website that was compromised by a group called the Syrian Electronic Army. What is the Syrian Electronic Army? Are they actually dangerous? Should you care about them or just laugh at them? One PC security research company called IntelCrawler recently compiled a 94 page report on one of the world’s most prominent hacking groups. Her

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Scam Phishing Emails Reach New Low: Trick People Into Thinking They Have Cancer

Mar 19th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Scam Phishing Emails Reach New Low: Trick People Into Thinking They Have Cancer

Online scammers are one of the lowest forms of humanity. They trick people into clicking links, downloading malicious software, and performing all sorts of evil tasks. Most scam emails are relatively innocent and even a bit funny. They may claim to be princes from Nigeria, for example. Or, they may claim to be an official representative from your bank despite poor grammar and vocabulary in the

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Sony and Panasonic Will Release 1TB Blu-ray Disc In Near Future

Mar 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Sony and Panasonic Will Release 1TB Blu-ray Disc In Near Future

A decade ago, 1TB was an inconceivable amount of data. Nobody could use that much space. What was wrong with the 700MB provided on your average CD? Don’t you know you can fit like, 1000 songs on a 4GB DVD? Well, times have obviously changed. And today’s times have called for a new data storage disc. Sony and Panasonic are teaming up to give the world what they want. In the near future, S

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SteelSeries Will Likely Release Eye Tracking PC Gaming Controller in 2014

Jan 8th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

SteelSeries Will Likely Release Eye Tracking PC Gaming Controller in 2014

Eye controlled gaming has been on the horizon for quite some time now. However, “on the horizon” generally means that it’s only going to happen in the distant future. That distant future just got a lot closer. Eye tracking technology is currently being tested and optimized by manufacturers around the world. A Swedish company named Tobii has recently commercialized all sorts of eye trac

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