Tech

 
 

Don’t Click Tweet – Getting Twitter Jacked

Don’t Click Tweet – Getting Twitter Jacked

For the last hour or so Twitter was bombarded with lots of “Don’t click” tweets having a tinyurl link attached to it. I initially ignored the tweets, but then many of the big-shots like @andybeal and @commentluv tweeted the same thing and I got curious to check what exactly is that. Yeah, I blindly trusted them and few other friends […]

     
 
 

Google Social Bar – First Real Use of Google Friend Connect

Google Social Bar – First Real Use of Google Friend Connect

Its been quite a long time since Google Friend Connect was released for Websites and still it never interested me. I did sign up initially and also integrated it for few hours, but then i didn’t know what to do with it. For me Google Friend Connect was just another service like MyBlogLog! Within a couple of hours I had […]

     
 
 

10 Free Tools to Check Website Loading Time

10 Free Tools to Check Website Loading Time

Everyone knows how annoying it can be having to deal with websites that take forever to load. As per some recent researches, almost 75% of the Internet users do not return to sites that take longer than four seconds to load. A Fast loading website is the first step to a successful online presence, but you will be surprised how […]

     
 
 

Top 6 Alternatives for McAfee SiteAdvisor – Browse Safe

Top 6 Alternatives for McAfee SiteAdvisor – Browse Safe

Internet is no more WWW. It is a BBW – Big Bad World! When you are browsing the web, you may encounter many types of threats such as phishing sites that tries to trick you into revealing your private information such as paypal, online banking etc. Then there are sites that will pass on spyware onto your computer and then […]

     
 
 

Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7? Wait a Bit…

Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7? Wait a Bit…

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a statement saying that there will be an upgrade option, for Windows XP users wanting to buy Windows 7. However, it’s not an upgrade as we all understand in the usual sense. Windows 7 upgrade from XP is NOT really an upgrade According to a post on The Register, a Microsoft spokesman has said: “I […]

     
 
 

[How To] Know What Crashed Your Computer?

[How To] Know What Crashed Your Computer?

BSOD aka Blue Screen of Death is caused by malfunctioning drivers and kernel modules of Windows operating system. In case of a kernel error, most computers running Windows do not show a blue screen unless they are configured to do so. Instead these systems suddenly reboot without any notice leaving the user of the computer puzzled. It would take a […]

     
 
 

Know What Each Svchost.exe Instance is Doing with ScvHost Viewer

Know What Each Svchost.exe Instance is Doing with ScvHost Viewer

Long back I had shown How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue. It is still one of the most viewed posts on Technically Personal! Now, this is a supplementary article to that post which helps you analyze and understand SvcHost.exe process in a much better way. I suggest you to read the parent article (link given above) to understand what […]

     
 
 

Google Launches People Tracker – What It Means To Your Privacy?

Google Launches People Tracker – What It Means To Your Privacy?

Few months back, I had written a post, “Looking for ‘yourself’ on the net” where I had analyzed how Google, even without a customized people tracker is still the best tool to track someone. But now, Google has released a software program which will let just about anybody with a cell phone or other wireless device find out instantly where […]

     
 
 

“This Site May Harm Your Computer” – Google Bug? [Resolved]

“This Site May Harm Your Computer” – Google Bug? [Resolved]

I just observed that whatever we type in Google search, we get an error “This site may harm your computer”. Initially I thought I am bitten by some malware/adware/spyware, but was told it is coming for most of my friends, irrespective of the TLD (.com, .co.in, co.hk etc). So, is Google bitten by a bug or hacked? Watch out this […]

     
 
 

How to be Sure Your PC is Not Infected with Downadup/Conficker Worm?

How to be Sure Your PC is Not Infected with Downadup/Conficker Worm?

Over the past 2 weeks, I have been covering the latest news about Downadup / Conficker worm. I even told How to Fix Downadup worm. But it seems some people are still confused as to how they can be sure that the worm has not affected them. Go to : f-secure.com Select <Disinfecting Tool>and a download of a zip file […]