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Even the Webguy Gets a Virus

Over the holidays, my personal computer recieved an anwanted gift. I picked up a Trojan virus. It is completely my fault. It was a very difficult virus to remove. I want to give a shout out to my new friend Buckeye_Sam over at bleepingcomputers.com. He had some excellent advice that I will pass along here. [...]

Down for Everyone or Just Me?

You head for a Web site, but you get an error. I know you’ve said it: “Is the site down, or is it my problem?”Now there’s a way to find out. Type a Web site’s URL into Down for Everyone or Just Me? (a smartly named site, no?), and it will give you the scoop. [...]

A Robot Network Seeks to Enlist Your Computer

A fascinating — and horrifying — new article in The New York Times offers the lowdown on “zombie computers,” the half-a-million-or-so machines that are converted, assembled into systems called “botnets” and forced to do a shadowy figure’s bidding, namely in the form of automated programs that send the majority of e-mail spam, illegally seek financial [...]

Browser Window Size

Have you noticed a horizontal scroll bar showing up more frequently in your web browser? More Web sites these days seem to be designed for larger monitors. However a larger monitor doesn’t necessarily mean a larger browser window. I don’t keep my browser window maximized on my desktop. I find it to be a waste [...]

how to handle negative comments on your blog

In a post at his Web Strategy by Jeremiah blog, Jeremiah Owyang addresses a challenging scenario that often presents itself in social media these days: how to handle negative comments left by an unhappy customer on your site, forum or blog. The two-way nature of social media, according to Owyang, means you must face these [...]

Web is tuned in with radio ads

Radio and the Internet are a perfect tag-team when it comes to boosting purchase intent, according to a study from Forum Research Group. According to the study, 57% of radio listeners visited a website for further information based on an ad they heard on radio, with 60% of those people ultimately making a purchase. The study also [...]

Google tops Microsoft as most visited

For the first time ever, Google has topped Microsoft’s web properties as the most visited in Canada.In January, Google websites, including Google.ca and YouTube, reached 22.44 million unique visitors, slightly more than Microsoft sites, which had 22.42 million unique visitors, according to data from comScore Media Metrix released yesterday.Google has been gaining on Microsoft’s sites, [...]

Which Social network is for you?

Facebook, Ning or LibraryThing? – Plugging into the best social network for you With so many social networks dotting the Web, it’s hard to know which ones are worth your time and effort. To help clarify this, itbusiness.ca examines 17 alternatives – and shows you how to get the most out of each service.

Blogs Explained – Again

It’s February 25, 2008, some might think it’s too late or redundant to explain what a blog is. The timing couldn’t be better to talk about blogs now. Blogs used to be strictly personal thoughts shared among the web savvy. Today, blogs continue to provide a freedom of expression while at the same time offering [...]

Google Experiments

Google is always experimenting with new features aimed at improving the search experience and so far, it’s been pretty obvious that they know what they’re doing. Most people in this part of Ontario use Google every day, multiple times a day. The Search Engine of choice in fact is Google by over 85% compared to [...]