Where Did AddThis Go?

For most of June 2009 CKnow had an AddThis button in the footer of the site. This button allowed users to highlight pages on various bookmarking … [Read more...]

Ultimate Windows Tweaker

Every now and again while wandering around the Internet I find something very interesting. Found something today [7/17/2009] that is outstanding for … [Read more...]

20 July 1969 – Moon Landing 40th Anniversary

[Originally posted 7/18/2009] Assuming you are over 40 where were you on that day? I had the outline and major points in mind but could not come up … [Read more...]

Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services

This may not be new to some but I suspect many avoid the Microsoft site when having problems with Windows in fear of being charged or not being able … [Read more...]

Create Glassy Buttons

Many sites use glassy buttons. Many tutorials try to explain how to build them. It's detailed work using layers and the like but you don't have to go … [Read more...]

What’s WOT?

Web of Trust is a community-based surfing tool that uses a peer-based rating system. The rating system is implemented as a browser add-on and the … [Read more...]

What Did You Do to FILExt?

Back when Microsoft was testing Windows XP Computer Knowledge had a single page of file extension listings. Many others had such lists as well but the … [Read more...]

Malware and Child Porn

Do you use non-secure file sharing? Do you look for sites where you can find ways of playing games without paying for them? Download and use software … [Read more...]

Helpful? Hardly!

[Originally published 11/18/2009] The AARP has published an interesting article about a new scam. It's yet another social engineering scheme designed … [Read more...]

What are Cookies?

Some people are concerned that web servers have the power to write to their local hard disk without their knowing about it. The information written is … [Read more...]