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Dear Tech Support

February 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dear Tech Support: Last year I upgraded from GirlFriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that a new program began “Unexpected Child Processing” that took up a lot of space and valuable resources. In addition Wife 1.0 installed itself into all other programs and now monitors all other system activities. Applications such as “Poker […]

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A Real hero dies and gets a squishy movie made about him

October 11th, 2014 · No Comments

The following is a guest article by Dan McNeil If you have any doubts about what a sissy you are, read Laura Hillenbrand’s book UNBROKEN. Sure, you fought in Operation Desert Storm, braved enemy fire, put out flamethrowers with your spit, and cleared whole minefields by stepping on mines and daring them to go off. Sure, […]

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Want to build the USS Enterprise?

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Way back when I was teaching Technology classes at Ozarks Technical Community College, I regularly searched out fun things for my students. In April 2005 I came across this “how to” for turning old 3.5″ floppy disks into USS Enterprises. http://www.chaz6.com/enterprise/ Here it is ripped and unedited with all credit to the above site and “bonnie”. […]

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Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army One had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships of the Revolutionary War. They signed and they pledged their […]

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Android malware: how to keep your device safe from filecoders (and everything else)

June 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I have been evaluating the ESET Security Software for Android for about a month now. I have nothing negative to report and nothing spectacular to report either. Regardless, below is part of an e-mail and blog alert from them I felt needed to be passed along. “You may have seen the news in the past […]

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Tags: Guest Article · Malware · Security · Software · Trojans · Virus · Worms