Tools for the paranoid: 5 free security tools to protect your data | PCWorld

March 29, 2013

Whether we work with trade secrets or just prefer to keep our stock trades secret, we all have data that’s invaluable to us–and valuable to online evildoers.

Hector Ariceaga‘s insight:

If you value your privacy and security, I bet you will find at least one of these five tools useful. TrueCrypt is an good-old standard and although I like Lastpass better that KeePass, it is very good to have also. Stay safe out there.

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Stardock Start8 vs. Classic Shell – Bringing back the Start Menu in Windows 8

March 18, 2013

While Windows 8 is not setting any records in sales, it is standard pretty much in all new PCs. One of the main complaints is the missing Start Menu.

Of all the ways out there to restore this functionality, Stardock Start8 and Classic Shell are among the best. Give the latter a try. It is open-source and free.

Hector Ariceaga‘s insight:

While Windows 8 is not setting any records in sales, it is standard pretty much in all new PCs. One of the main complaints is the missing Start Menu.

Of all the ways out there to restore this functionality, Stardock Start8 and Classic Shell are among the best. Give the latter a try. It is open-source and free.

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How to create playlists in iTunes 11 | Onsoftware

March 11, 2013

Creating playlists in iTunes 11 is easy. It hasn’t changed from previous versions.

Hector Ariceaga‘s insight:

Did you lose your playlist sidebar in iTunes 11? Nope, it’s just hidden.

See where it went along with some ideas for creating playlist you may not have considered.

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How to share a screen in Skype | Onsoftware

March 11, 2013

How to share a screen in Skype. Did you know that as well as make video calls, you can also share your screen with Skype? Screen sharing is particularly useful if you need a friend.

Hector Ariceaga‘s insight:

There are many way to share a screen but since Skype is pretty much on every device now, may as well learn how to use it for this purpose.

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WordPress unveils hosting package for small businesses | PCWorld

March 8, 2013

The popular blog service offers live support, unlimited themes, and unlimited storage for $299 annually.

Hector Ariceaga‘s insight:

This option may be worth exploring for many of our real estate broker friends who are considering WordPress.

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