Archive for June, 2012

Yammer Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Microsoft

Here is the mail i found in my inbox, letz see what is ahead for Yammer

Best AntiVirus 2012

This is the one common question that surface on some of the major q&a websites whether its

  1. answers.microsoft.com
  2. answers.yahoo.com
  3. wikianswers.com
  4. qandas.com
  5. blurtit.com
  6. wikianswers.com
  7. allexperts.com
  8. askmehelpdesk.com

People keep on asking

What antivirus program is the best for a computer?
What antivirus should I download that works good on erros and viruses?
What is the best antivirus program to use that is affordable and good?
What is the best antivirus for a laptop?
What are the simplest free antivirus and protection programs?
Which is the best antivirus protection for me?
What is the best antivirus to download on my pc?

Here is a reference to make your choice.

Mcafee “Be nice to your partners”

Leadership Team Partners IdeaWas just going by a post on McAfee EMEA partner summit. Here are some of the lines that really impressed me. Let me share those, for complete news you can click here

Check if your Cloud Storage is up or down

The technology is redefining itself with the latest buzz “cloud computing”. More and more users and enterprises are moving from local data storage to cloud backup solutions. But are you aware of “how to check if your cloud storage service is down”

Here are the status check page for different cloud storage service providers.

Dropbox
The Dropbox status page provides the status for Dropbox web access, as well as desktop client access. Details of updates are also provided below the status box. To check Dropbox status, go to http://status.dropbox.com.

iCloud
Apple’s iCloud status page provides current details for their services. You can also view details of any recent issues. To check iCloud status, go to http://www.apple.com/support/icloud/systemstatus.

Google Drive
Google’s Apps Status Dashboard provides the status of multiple Google services, including Google Drive. When there’s an outage or disruption icon, you can click on it for more details. To check Google Drive status, go to http://www.google.com/appsstatus.

Box
The Box (formerly, Box.net) status page breaks down the status of individual functions. You can see the status of downloads, sharing, sync, uploads, and more. To check Box status, go to http://status.box.com.

SkyDrive
Microsoft’s Live status page lists SkyDrive, as well as Hotmail, Calendar, Messenger and other Live services. To check SkyDrive’s status, go to https://status.live.com.

Kloudbox
KloudBox is a service of Vtechsquad Inc. a leader in online technical support. KloudBox is backed by technology that has  been PC Magazine Editors’ Choice backup solution for the last three years.  To check KloudBox’s status, go to https://www.kloudbox.net.

source: www.cnet.com

I’m trying to block a site, how?

If you are looking for steps to block some website here is a step by step guide to perform the same through browser settings in different browsers.

For Internet Explorer

1. Load your Internet explorer
2. Click Tools
3. Click Internet Options

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4. Click the Privacy tab
5. Under the Privacy window, Click Sites
6. Type in the site address that you want to Block and Click OK.

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For Google Chrome

1. Open your Chrome Web Browser
2. Click the wrench symbol in he upper right corner.
3. Choose Options
4. Click Under the Hood tab.
5. Go down to the Network. Choose Change Proxy Settings.
6. Click Security, click Restricted Sites
7. Double click Sites and add the site you want block

Microsoft Surface : Microsofts new Tablet

Microsoft announce its new tablet named “Microsoft Surface” this Monday on 18th July 2012. Microsoft Surface is a move to compete with Apple’s iPad and the other manufacturers in the market.