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University Professor Develops Algorithm to Help You Get Free Pizza from Reddit

May 24th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

University Professor Develops Algorithm to Help You Get Free Pizza from Reddit

Reddit has a subreddit called Random Acts of Pizza that randomly gives out pizza to people who ask for it. In /r/Random Acts of Pizza, users explain why they want pizza and other users choose whether or not to buy that individual a pizza. Since pizza can be ordered online and sent to someone’s house with just a few clicks, it’s easy to see why Random Acts of Pizza has such a popular followi

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Microsoft Adds Google Now-Styled Cards to Bing

Apr 16th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Microsoft Adds Google Now-Styled Cards to Bing

Microsoft has big plans for the future. As Windows Phone 8.1 rolls out around the world, we’re starting to see more of those plans come to light. Windows Phone 8.1 adds Cortana to Windows Phone. Cortana is Microsoft’s virtual assistant who aims to answer your search queries, change settings, text and call people, and perform other essential tasks. Like Google Now, Cortana also features i

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No Browsers Survive Day 2 Of Infamous Pwn2Own Hacking Competition

Mar 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

No Browsers Survive Day 2 Of Infamous Pwn2Own Hacking Competition

What’s the world’s safest internet browser? According to 2014’s Pwn2Own hacking competition – none of them. After two days of competition, all major internet browsers had fallen to some hacks or another. The annual Pwn2Own competition takes place in Vancouver as part of the CanSecWest security conference. It puts security researchers up against the latest versions of Chrome, Internet

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What Are Cloud Browsers and Why Should You Switch?

Mar 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

What Are Cloud Browsers and Why Should You Switch?

You’ve probably never heard of the word “cloud browser”, but you probably will over the coming months. Cloud browsers have been praised by security experts as the best way for average PC users to protect their security online. What are cloud browsers? Why should you use a cloud browser? Should you use a cloud browser? Read below and your questions will be answered. What is a cloud bro

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Why the Deep Web Is a Deadly, Dangerous Place

Mar 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Why the Deep Web Is a Deadly, Dangerous Place

The Dark Web, also known as the Deep Web, is often described as the bottom part of the iceberg. While the top part of the iceberg is visible above the water, the lower part makes up the bulk of the iceberg’s mass and lies hidden beneath the waves. It’s a good analogy. The dark web is a dangerous place filled with the internet’s seediest individuals. From hitmen to drug smugglers to hum

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Internet Explorer 11 Currently Available for Download on Windows 7

Nov 22nd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Internet Explorer 11 Currently Available for Download on Windows 7

Finally, after months of anticipation, Microsoft has decided to give Windows 7 users the program they’ve been screaming for: Internet Explorer 11. Nah, just kidding. Microsoft released IE11 to limited fanfare last week. IE11 is now available in 95 different languages for Windows 7. Windows 8.1 users received the update on October 17, and Windows 7 users received it just a few weeks after.

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NSA in Desperate Battle to Crack Tor, But Tor Still Remains King

Nov 2nd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

NSA in Desperate Battle to Crack Tor, But Tor Still Remains King

The infamous black market website Silk Road was recently brought down by the FBI. The Silk Road and other deep web/dark web sites were only accessible through the use of Tor, a web browsing-encryption tool. Tor has long been the standard for avoiding tracking online and spy agency authorities are fully aware of its existence. The Guardian recently revealed that the NSA and GCHQ (the UK’s vers

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Does Internet Explorer Really Consume Less Power Than Other Browsers?

Jun 9th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Does Internet Explorer Really Consume Less Power Than Other Browsers?

It’s Microsoft’s job to promote its own software. Usually, it promotes its own software by promising better usability and unique features that other software programs don’t have. But now, it looks like Microsoft is taking a different approach when it comes to marketing its Internet Explorer browser. Specifically, Microsoft claims that Internet Explorer uses less power than other browsers.

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Watch Out for Viruses When Downloading Game of Thrones Torrents – Hackers Targeting Popular HBO Show

Apr 12th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Watch Out for Viruses When Downloading Game of Thrones Torrents – Hackers Targeting Popular HBO Show

Most internet users are familiar with torrents. Torrents deliver all sorts of free (legal and illegal) content to people all over the world. And week after week, Game of Thrones episodes are at the top of the ‘most-downloaded’ torrents charts. Just how popular is Game of Thrones? Last week, Torrent Freak reported that the first episode of Season 3 was “the most pirated file of all time.

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How to Encrypt All Emails Sent Through Gmail

Feb 26th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

How to Encrypt All Emails Sent Through Gmail

If you live a private life, then you don’t want people snooping through your stuff. In fact, most people would agree that having somebody look through personal emails just isn’t cool. So how do you make sure that nobody will ever look through your emails ever again? Encryption, of course! Encryption is something that everybody should do but few people actually take the time to do it. Well,

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