User Support Editorial Report – January 2011

Latest Technology

Light Peak Overview
Light Peak is a new high-speed optical cable technology designed to connect your electronic devices to each other. Light Peak delivers high bandwidth starting at 10Gb/s with the potential ability to scale to 100Gb/s over the next decade. At 10Gb/s, you could transfer a full-length Blu-Ray movie in less than 30 seconds. Read on…

Tip & Tricks

How To Make Your Own Web TV Show
Adding Bluetooth Devices in Windows 7
Lifehacker’s Complete Guide to Windows 7
Microsoft Answers – Real People, Real Answers
Free Online Video Training for Outlook 2010
Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

Bonus Tip of the Month

Could Malware Render Your PC Unbootable?
The perpetrators want to use your computer to send out spam, take part in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, practice extortion, and infect other computers. And as long as they secretly control your PC, they might as well steal your passwords and credit card numbers, too.

If your PC can’t boot, it’s useless to them. Therefore, no one writes malware that intentionally causes a catastrophic failure. Read on

In the past, viruses and computer threats were created simply for the sake of it. Sometimes these threats would wipe your hard drive clean—just to let you know you’d been owned. This is not the case anymore; nowadays most of the threats we see are profit-oriented and try to keep a very low profile so that they aren’t easily detectable by security software. Read on

Computer Safety

Gadgets Bring New Opportunities for Hackers
Security experts have long warned that the arrival of Internet TVs, smartphones and other popular Web-ready gadgets will usher in a new era of threats by presenting easy targets for hackers. Read on…

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