Device & Driver Updates

Here is a to use when you need to update any device or driver. It lists company websites you can use to find drivers to update anything from notebooks, desktops, graphic cards, printers and network devices. Cool! For more info, visit .

Windows XP

A computer clerk at a Costco in the central valley recently told a customer that Windows XP would no longer be supported as of the end of this year. WRONG! until 2009, with extended support to 2014.

Also, Microsoft is working on releasing in the following year.

If you have an old computer and need to replace it, you just might want to do it soon, because as of , it will be hard to find an Windows XP system.

ihound

ihound™ is revolutionary software that helps protect your devices by alerting you when your USB digital device is connected to another individual’s computer.

ihound aims to make it easy to locate your camera, MP3 player, thumbdrive or iPod and then report their theft if they’ve fallen into the wrong hands.

Albeit a great idea, I don’t see cops chasing down a $15 thumbdrive any time soon. … [via lifehacker.com]

Home For The Holidays

If shopping crowded malls isn’t what you do, then maybe you would like to find some other holiday “traditional” events instead.

Here’s a list (for San Diego) of events from tree lightings, parades, arts and entertainment.

Happy Thanksgiving

A shout out to my friends and family who enjoy my blogging and keep me looking for interesting things to post.

Since I might not make it to your turkey day table, here is an article of what I would be doing on your computer to get it humming back to normal. … [via lifehacker.com]

Happy Thanksgiving you all!

Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Here comes the holiday shopping rush and for those of us who do some of our shopping online, be warned. The cyber crooks will be out there trying to wreak more havoc than usual.

Here are a you can take to guard yourself against unwanted viruses and malware. Also, be sure to install all the latest updates and patches for your security software and Web browsers.

Extreme Range Wi-Fi Router

If you are looking for a wireless router that can give you a quarter mile of wi-fi accessibility, look no further.

Sure, this sweet little unit will set you back about $300 but it could actually be a wash in equipment costs if you need extreme coverage.

MAC OS X

Just in case you thought that MAC’s are immune from hacker code, guess again. Apple Inc. just rolled out to its Tiger operating system.

Apple has patched more over 150 vulnerabilities in the eight security updates it has issued so far during 2007. to see the list of fixes included in this update.

Duracell® PowerSource Mobile 100

The trusted name in batteries, Duracell has launched a portable, rechargeable AC and USB power solution for all your mobile needs.  So if you find yourself out on the road a lot and need a bit more juice, say like 2 more hours for your laptop, check it out! … [via coolest-gadgets.com]

Give Up On Vista

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