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150 Tech Industry Giants Sign Letter Saying Trump Would Be a “Disaster” for Silicon Valley

Jul 16th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

150 Tech Industry Giants Sign Letter Saying Trump Would Be a “Disaster” for Silicon Valley

Trump’s platform is based on making America great again – most of which involves boosting the business world. However, tech industry giants clearly aren’t impressed by Trump’s rhetoric: nearly 150 of the tech industry’s biggest names recently signed an open letter published on Medium that opposes Trump’s candidacy, claiming it would be disastrous for Silicon Valley businesses. Th

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Facebook Will Start Testing Internet Drones Later This Year

Feb 22nd 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Facebook Will Start Testing Internet Drones Later This Year

Facebook’s internet drone has been making headlines for some time. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the world that the internet drone will finally be launched later this year. The internet drone is powered by solar energy and can stay aloft for months. The goal of the drone is to provide internet to remote regions of the planet.

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Two Thirds of Americans Have Experienced Digital Eye Strain: Here Are the Symptoms

Jan 13th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Two Thirds of Americans Have Experienced Digital Eye Strain: Here Are the Symptoms

The human eye didn’t evolve to stare at screens all day. That’s why many of us have experienced digital eye strain after long hours on a computer or phone. According to a new report, a whopping two thirds of Americans have experienced symptoms of digital eye strain. That report comes from The Vision Council and was based on a survey of more than 10,000 adults. Here’s the infographic Th

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YouTube Releases Annual Rewind Video

Dec 12th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

YouTube Releases Annual Rewind Video

YouTube has released its annual video summing up the biggest video trends of the year 2015. This year’s typically zany mashup features the usual blend of YouTube celebrities, trends, and memes. The main difference between this year’s rewind and the rewinds from years past is that it also includes reenactments of things that happened in previous years. I don’t know about you, but I f

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Twitter Reveals Its Top 5 Biggest Moments of 2015

Dec 10th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Twitter Reveals Its Top 5 Biggest Moments of 2015

It’s that time of the year where we get to write a lot of “Best ____ of 2015” articles. In the spirit of the end of the year, Twitter released its annual year in review through the #YearOnTwitter hashtag. That video showcased the biggest events that took place in the year as seen through how they took place on Twitter. Most Influential Event: Paris Terrorist Attacks of November 13, 2015

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New Exploit Leaves Macs Permanently Vulnerable to Backdoor Attack

Jun 9th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

New Exploit Leaves Macs Permanently Vulnerable to Backdoor Attack

A new exploit has been discovered working on older Macs. That exploit lets hackers remotely overwrite the firmware that boots up the machine, letting attackers control vulnerable devices from the moment you start up the computer – even if it’s been reformatted. The exploit was announced by OS X security researcher Pedro Vilaca, who claims that the attack affects Macs shipped before the midd

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Meet the Ex-Hacker Who is Now Banned from the Internet

May 24th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Meet the Ex-Hacker Who is Now Banned from the Internet

What happens when you’re so dangerous to the internet that you get banned? Ask programmer Higinio Ochoa, an ex-hacker who is banned from the internet as part of his parole agreement. Higinio was part of the infamous Cabin Cr3w hacking group back in 2012. That group was affiliated with Anonymous. Higinio himself got caught in one of the most ironic and hilarious ways ever. Higinio Ochoa pos

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6 Reasons the PC Is Far From Dead

May 18th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

6 Reasons the PC Is Far From Dead

few years ago, industry analysts were singing the death knell for the clunky old desktop PC. But despite the rise of tablets and smartphones, the classic PC is far from dead. Here are 6 reasons why. 6) The Best Possible Performance If you’re the type of person who wants to use the fastest device with the most memory, most storage space, and most capabilities, then PC is your only option. Y

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Bing Hits Huge Milestone, Grabbing 20.1% of World Search Market

Apr 17th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Bing Hits Huge Milestone, Grabbing 20.1% of World Search Market

Back in June 2009, Microsoft launched a little search engine called Bing. In a world where only one search engine reigned supreme, few people gave Bing a chance. But 6 years later, Microsoft has achieved an historic victory: new market share reports indicate that Bing is now used by 20.1% of the search market as of the end of March 2015. Researchers have seen this coming for a little while:

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Lizard Squad Launches DDoS Attack Tool for $6 Per Month

Jan 3rd 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Lizard Squad Launches DDoS Attack Tool for $6 Per Month

Hacking group Lizard Squad is selling a DDoS attack tool for just $6 per month. This DDoS tool could allow anyone to take down online platforms they dislike. At the start of December 2014, nobody had heard about the Lizard Squad. If you had talked about Lizard Squad to an average person on the street, they would have probably called the police on you for being insane. By the end of December,

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