It seems that Google is determined to offer a tool for every need, thanks to the Chrome application launcher. Originally intended as a utility for the Chrome OS, now Windows users may also use Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics, is a program that examines our Internet connection problems.
Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics is installed from the Chrome Web Store and displayed in the application launcher that includes Chrome for quite a while. When thrown performs a series of tests on the connection to the Internet, taking a few seconds to complete. Continue reading “Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics: check Internet connection with the help of Google”
The programs and web sites dedicated to VPN allow us skip some limitations in Internet and surf anonymously. While most of these programs have a setup that leaves no room for mistakes, some are harder than others to set up. However, TunnelBear offers interface that does not major problems and some interesting features.
Installation only requires the creation of account in TunnelBear, it only requires your name, password and email address. Everything else is automatically set by the program. The second step is to choose a country to host the VPN and currently only has the options of USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France and Japan. Continue reading “TunnelBear: Smart VPN”
The use of the Hosts file to prevent our computer from connecting to undesirable web addresses is a very old practice that is still used as a security measure to block access to ads and cookies.
The Hosts file is nothing more than a simple text file that the OS uses to resolve domain names. Since the configuration of this file we can prevent certain viruses or malware running, since the same configuration of Hosts will prevent the connection from the computer with malware sources. We can manually edit it ourselves, or avail ourselves of some tool to do it for us, as MVPS Hosts. Continue reading “MVPS Hosts: Hosts file modified for safety and privacy”
The Windows User Account Control (UAC) notifies us when a program makes changes for our account on the computer, being a very useful safety feature, although criticized by the degree of intrusion that is when we are doing tasks that we know are safe, before UAC prompts have to interrupt what we’re doing to allow changes in the system.
However, some changes are not under the control of UAC, which could go unnoticed by us. WinPatrol is a program that will help us not only to have under control changes that UAC does not detect or not announce, but we can make some additional changes. For example, we can better manage the programs that start with Windows startup, services or changes to the registry, among other things. Continue reading “WinPatrol: Full control over Windows”
System Mechanic is a very good program for problems on our computer. That is, we make a complete monitored all security issues, files or system problems and even can solve future problems of stability. The Version 12 has arrived with some major changes mentioned below.
System Mechanic 12 now makes use of a new tool that detects and corrects possible errors in the Windows system communications. When some of your files are corrupted, it can produce all kinds of errors and erratic behavior from false alarms and incorrect reports of hardware that is malfunctioning. Continue reading “System Mechanic 12 now available”
These days we talk about safety and how to avoid being spied on all activities performed on the web, we see incredible news from the Chrome browser. And it is as easy access to the passwords stored in the browser that does not need to be a hacker to discover them.
This is a feature that has been around forever in Chrome, hidden in the advanced configuration options. By accessing the password manager, also will access all passwords that have been written in the browser since it was installed. At first glance, they are hidden passwords, but Google has made a move “master” on his part, and that is if we click on each entry we will get the Show button to display the passwords. Continue reading “With Google Chrome view saved passwords easiest thing in the world”
Android is increasingly at the center of the news, thanks to the exponential increase of mobile device users, their qualities as unsafe system and serve as a means of attack on other platforms. And just this last feature is what we’ll talk here, since an application called USB Cleaver to infect PCs; just connect your phone to PC.
The discovery has been made by analysts of F-secure and the application in question consists of a small file of 3Mb that has the ability to steal passwords of Windows of many programs, in addition to steal the password of the Wi-Fi connection of the PC of the victim. Continue reading “USB Cleaver: Android tool to infect PCs”
DriverUpdate is the best tool to have our drivers updated and always ready in case we need PC formatting.
Although this is not a free application, the program is highly recommended, and the trial version serves as a plenty to learn about the wonders of its design, simple and quick, and its functionality, designed to keep all our PC components functioning optimally and the latest version of their corresponding drivers. Continue reading “DriverUpdate: A powerful tool for updating drivers”
PC users who use the program of maintenance and cleaning of files CCleaner, surely will be pleased to know that this app will be landing within Android in the near future, is that as happens in Windows, Android applications to install and delete is often leave temporary files in the system.
These files to pass time expands and end up hurting the performance of our terminal, so the arrival of this application developed by Piriform for Android is certainly very well received by the user community. Continue reading “CCleaner will have its App for Android”
The security cameras are becoming more and more popular and with good reason. In these uncertain times, home security is increasingly important. We want to protect our values, our families, and many are turning to security systems for home instead of having to have firearms in the home. Here are some of the benefits of using security cameras for home.
Let’s start with the exterior of your home. To have a few exterior cameras around its perimeter has a number of benefits. On the one hand, if someone comes to your door, with a security camera you will see them without he see you. Many cameras are wireless, and attach to your existing security system. An attacker can be seen and reported before they reach your door. Continue reading “The benefits of security cameras for home”