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The Click article for this week is brought to you by Hayley Underwood,my soon to be wife,so that she can tell you about Google Buzz;a new social networking application that she has been getting to grips with.

“ Google Buzz is an extension of the Google Mail service offered by Google which [...]

Windows 7 Release

“It’s the big week when Windows 7 is launched on Thursday,but one statistic that grabbed my eye was in a Wikipedia article stating that there are estimated to be three times as many XP computers in use today than Vista ones (68.49% XP versus 22.39% Vista). This suggests that XP is far from being [...]

Bundled Software #2

This week I received the following e-mail in response to my article last week regarding useless software which is ordinarily bundled with any new computer.

“Hi Chris,I’ve got a couple more suggestions for you…

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Viruses #2

Last week we started looking at some of the most prolific viruses of the last decade and I finished by promising an overview of a worm called ‘Storm’ this week. It would be accurate to say that on many levels I am impressed by the capability of this particular worm hence it requiring its own [...]

Viruses

Anti-Virus software gets a great deal of coverage in Click because ultimately it’s a very important component of any computer system and choosing the right program to protect your computer should be carefully considered. Whilst most understand its importance,not many understand the actual effects that a virus can have on your system. To demonstrate [...]

Readers Questions/Suggestions

Once again,it’s time for me to publish a few of the e-mails that have arrived in my inbox this week.

Mozilla is becoming well known for its Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client,but its Sunbird calendar is less well known. Put simply,it is a [...]

Accounting Software

We’ll kick straight off this week with a letter from one of my readers:

I am a keen reader of your Herald Express column and have downloaded some useful free software as a result. I was wondering if you know of any free downloads of Home Accounting [...]

Online Fraud #2

Last week I talked about the rather bizarre attitude that the police and banking institutions seem to have towards credit card fraud and how it has become the fastest growing form of crime in this country.

At present the issue simply [...]

FoxIt PDF Reader

At some point in our computing lives we will almost certainly stumble across a PDF (Portable Document File). These are extremely useful for transmitting a document,including any associated diagrams or pictures,in one single file which should look identical to the original on any compatible computer or mobile device. The fact that practically any [...]

Spam

‘Spam! Spam! Spam! Spam! Lovely spam! Wonderful spam! Spam spa-a-a-a-a-am spam spa-a-a-a-a-am spam. Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Spam spam spam spam!’

Before I’m accused of losing it,could anybody reading the above that’s not aware of the Spam Song sketch,please look [...]