Plum Brook

Plum Brook In the tall winds the seeds of old memories drift. On the updrafts and downdrafts and the vortexes of the tall winds, the tiny fragments of our lives float. Up and down and around they swirl, just below the veil of consciousness they tumble in the tall winds, until once in a while,… Read More »

CCleaner & Avast Still Playing Games With Users

CCleaner & Avast Still Playing Games With Users For a long time now, we’ve been warning our readers to steer clear of Avast. Avast seems to want to play games  with user settings, install unwanted extra software, and continually prod user to update to the paid version of the software – sometimes even resorting to… Read More »

The Death of Windows Disk Cleanup Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

The Death of Windows Disk Cleanup Has Been Greatly Exaggerated All the tech sites we looked at the last few days all seem to be abuzz with news from a Microsoft Blog that announced that Windows Disk Cleanup (cleanmgr.exe) is being “deprecated” in Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Version 1809). Above: The venerable, classic Windows… Read More »

Phishing is the Internet’s Most Successful Con [A Great Read]

Phishing Is the Internet’s Most Successful Con Tricking people out of sensitive information online is far too easy. (From “The Atlantic” ) In the classic 1973 heist movie The Sting, two con men—played by Robert Redford and Paul Newman—build a fictitious world in a Depression-era Chicago basement to defraud a corrupt banker. They make an… Read More »