Things have to change

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, in Blogging, by Bull3t.


Details on the changes that are going to be taking place around here. Something needs to be done to try and resurrect this blog. If all else fails then I'm afraid all might be lost, and it'll just be another blog to go down in history. Let's see what we can do to fix the lack of posts and comments and actually get this blog popular.

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Why you should make the 64-bit switch

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, in Windows, by Bull3t.


The 32-bit versions of Windows just don't cut it anymore, so when making the switch from XP – or Vista – to Windows 7, make sure you choose 64-bit, it's the new craze and it's becoming surprisingly popular. Best of all, most 32-bit applications will run seamlessly on 64-bit operating systems. Here's all the pros and cons of changing to 64-bit Windows.

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Twitter infected with "Mikeyy Worm"

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2009, in Internet, by Bull3t.


A happy Easter weekend turned into a Tweeter's nightmare, when many users reported strange activity on their Twitter accounts, including unsolicited tweets, profile changes and weird code appearing at the top of their homepage. Many users feared the worst and a large number of 'infected' users changed their passwords and logged out of their accounts, in an attempt to avoid infection.

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FileFront caves in under the economic downfall

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Internet, by Bull3t.


Filefront, a popular computer game download service that provides patches, demos, modifications and other user generated content, is not doing so well in the current economic situation and have decided to call it a day. It was first launched in December 2001 and, to this date, holds roughly 1.5 million files totalling 48+ terabytes.

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The mysterious Norton cover-up and pifts.exe

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in Internet, by Bull3t.


On March 9, 2009 some users of Norton AntiVirus started experiencing a firewall warning that a Norton-associated file called "PIFTS.exe" was trying to connect to the Internet. Although this file was later revealed to be a harmless diagnostic patch the program quickly gained attention in the media when Norton systematically deleted any posts from their forum related to the program.

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Top must have WordPress plugins of 2008

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009, in WordPress, by Bull3t.


A list of the most useful, popular and helpful WordPress plugins from 2008, most of which are used on this blog. If you've recently installed WordPress and you're looking for some plugins to make your blogging life easier, I'd recommend these. WordPress is an open source blog publishing application, and also what powers this blog.

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Top free and essential Windows software

Posted on Saturday, December 27, 2008, in Applications, by Bull3t.


Some of the best free Windows software to keep you on top of your daily tasks, with style. It's not long until you're going to need a new web browser, disk utilities, anti-virus software or media player on your brand-spanking-new Windows installation. Even if you don't need anything, you might just find something really cool to replace your boring Windows Media Player.

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Five ways to avoid phishing scams

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2008, in Internet, by Maya Richard.


In order to help you stay ahead of the curve, and out of harm's way, we gathered five tips to avoid phishing scams from leading computer security experts. Phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

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