Articles By Tony Bradley

11 Microsoft software freebies you may have missed

Microsoft has a virtual monopoly on desktop operating systems with Windows and on office productivity with its Office suite--as well as a dominant share of the Web browser market with Internet Explorer.For many,

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Is your Web site ready for IE 9?

Web sites designed to take advantage of the unique features in Internet Explorer 9 provide an immersive user experience that can increase customer loyalty and drive traffic. To obtain these benefits, though, you'll

Published on: April 21st, 2011 Tony Bradley

Get ready for a mammoth Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Mammoth. That seems to be the word that most accurately describes what Microsoft has in store for next week's Patch Tuesday. Microsoft revealed that we can expect 17 security bulletins for the April

Published on: April 11th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Everything you need to know about Windows Task Manager

Hold on. Don't just reboot your Windows 7 PC. I realize that rebooting is the go-to solution when a program won't shut down, or the system starts dragging or acting wonky, but there

Published on: April 8th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Corporate espionage fuels underground cybercrime economy: McAfee

Corporate espionage is a business almost as old as corporations, but thanks to the Internet revolution it has a new business model: cybercrime. A new report from McAfee illustrates how intellectual property and trade

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Lessons learned from Japan: use cloud-based disaster recovery strategy

The world is still watching the island nation of Japan intently as it struggles to address the aftermath of a record 8.9 magnitude earthquake, followed by a devastating tsunami, a volcano eruption, and

Published on: March 18th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Organize your PC in five easy steps

Today is National Organize Your Home Office Day for 2011. While many will be focused on finally filing that growing pile of documents and receipts on their desk, actually implementing a filing system

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Facebook Page building made easy with new tools

Businesses need Facebook Pages. The Facebook Page is replacing both blogs and corporate Web sites as the primary means of engaging customers and promoting products and services. The need to be unique and stand

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Prioritizing Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday has gone by once more. Following a very light Patch Tuesday in January which left a number of exposed zero-day vulnerabilities unpatched, is bounced back with 12 security bulletins for February.

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Crack Chrome and win $20K prize

Google is so confident that its Chrome Web browser can't be hacked that it is willing to put $20,000 cash and a Chrome CR-48 notebook on the line to prove it. At the

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Mobile ads market growing with apps explosion

The frenzy for smartphones and tablets is creating a skyrocketing market for mobile apps. According to Gartner, revenue from mobile apps will top $15 billion in 2011, and surpass $58 billion within three

Published on: January 31st, 2011 Tony Bradley

OneNote app released to iPhone

It is finally here. Microsoft today launched the OneNote app for the iPhone. One of the most useful (and addicting) applications in the Microsoft Office suite is OneNote, and now iPhone users can

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Painless Windows 7 remote troubleshooting

Whether you're a professional tech support specialist or simply the go-to tech guru for your family and friends, you know how frustrating it can be to try to fix people's PCs. The task

Published on: January 15th, 2011 Tony Bradley

How to secure data on portable drives

It is almost mind-boggling how much data can be stored on a portable drive or USB thumb drive.As convenient as it is it to be able to carry 1TB of data in your

Published on: January 11th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Hot gadgets for your mobile computing pack

The traditional notebook and netbook PCs have been joined by tablets like the iPad, and increasingly powerful smartphones to make computing while tethered to a desk almost a foreign concept. But, there is

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Tony Bradley