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Title confusing you? Let me explain. As you may very well know, Samsung's "Next Big Thing", the much [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/]rumored,[/url] [url=http://www.droid-life.com/2013/03/13/samsung-unleashes-flash-mob-on-times-square-before-tomorrows-galaxy-s4-announcement/]hyped[/url], and [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57572304-94/samsung-unpacks-galaxy-s4-teaser-video/]comercially-campaigned-without-showing-anything[/url] Galaxy S4 smartphone is being unveiled tonight in New York City at 5:00PM EST. But if a brand new review form a Chinese source is any suggestion (and it looks like it is), you don't have to wait until tonight to see the device (or some of it's general specs for that matter). The full story (with a link to the original review in Chinese) can be found [url=http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/14/samsung-galaxy-s-iv-gets-picked-over-before-the-unpacked-event-in-exhaustive-review/]here[/url], but I'll break down some of the basics: [list]
In addition to all of the most well-known features like the real-time antivirus protection, the identity protection through the Identity Shield, and the Password Management (Antivirus, Internet Security Plus, and Complete editions) and Backup & Sync (Complete edition) features, there are other useful, often lesser-known features. Even some of the more major features sometimes have useful facets that can go unnoticed. The Webroot Community is full of knowledgeable Webroot users who know all the ins an outs of Webroot SecureAnywhere. In this topic, we'd like to invite the Community to share what you know about some of the lesser-known features. [b]What do you know that others might not be aware of?[/b] I'll get us started. :) [b]Did you know... [/b] WSA has a sandbox? [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/2352iAFC4AD391A325CFF.png[/img] In all three versions of WSA, (Antivirus, In
I happened to stumble across this show earlier today. The audience it appeals to is hardcore techies - mostly those who do a lot of troubleshooting. Naturally, this is relevant to my interests. Probably, many of our more technical Community members will enjoy it as well, so I'd like to share it with you. These episodes are deep dives into advanced troubleshooting tools, so you'll want to start off with a very solid understanding of computer software and hardware to get the most out of it. In order to get the most (or maybe anything) out of this, you will definitely need to be an "advanced user" or beyond. I'm slowly working my way through some of these episodes myself. These guys really are "jedi masters." The amount of knowledge they've managed to cram into these roughly 30 minute long episodes is phenomenal. I'd recommend this to any technically proficient people looking to gain a deep, technical understanding of computers and p
[b]BBC 6 March 2013 Last updated at 07:02 ET [/b] [b] [/b] Microsoft has been fined 561 million euros ($731m; £484m) for failing to promote a range of web browsers, rather than just Internet Explorer program, to users in the European Union (EU). It introduced a Browser Choice Screen pop-up in March 2010 as part of a settlement following an earlier EU competition investigation. But the US company dropped the feature in a Windows 7 update in February 2011. Microsoft said the omission had been the result of a "technical error". But competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia said the action was unprecedented, adding he wanted to deter any company from the "temptation" of reneging on such a promise. In theory the watchdog could have fined the firm 10% of its global annual revenue, which would have totalled $7.4bn based on its 2012 report. "We take full responsibility for the technical error that caused this problem and have apologised for it," a spokesman for Microsoft said following th
Redesigned from the ground up Opera browser has been designed specifically for Android and its rendering engine WebKit-based software offers a new level of compatibility sites. Native user interface allows high comfort when used on smartphones. Available for [url=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.opera.browser.beta]download[/url] on Google Play.
Hello I am running webroot secure anywhere with Kaspersky pure 2.0 at the same time. So far I don't see any problems. I contacted HP support about my computer doing auto restarts for no reason and the tech said its because I am running tandem virus programs. I have windows 8 64 on the PC. However I also have windows 8 pro running the exact same anti virus software with zero problems. The restarts hasppened before I installed webroot. Can someone give me an ideaq as to why I get auto restarts for no reason. This happens mostly when running games. I suspect the 3d graphics card but I am no wiz here. Thank you for5 any imput you might have Dogleft2
I'm a newbie and not very high-tech savvy, but I have a problem that has been plaguing me for a couple weeks now. When I go on some sites, I get a small window that pops up [i]saying[/i] that it's from "Adobe Flash Player Settings." It says that some website (such as [u]nbcuni.com[/u] or [u]cfiles.5min.com[/u] or [u]secure-us.imworldwide.com[/u] etc) "is requesting information to be shared on your computer." There are 2 buttons: Allow and Deny. If I click Deny, it won't go away. I keep clicking Deny and sometimes the name of the website asking permission will change. I keep clicking Deny and eventually it goes away, but it pops right back up again in about 15 seconds. This popup box won't allow me to ignore it and navigate the site. It seemed to me that this was some kind of malware. I only started seeing in a couple weeks ago and have never changes my Adobe Flash Player settings. I contacted Webroot support and they said, "The iss
Hi everyone, I have a small problem. My file sharing and network discovery are turned off. When i turn it on, it simply reverts back to off. I have a Vista OS. The "computer browser" will start then turns off by itself. All the dependencies in the services are turned on. I have spoke with microsoft and and 3 hours later, they said that there is nothing else to do on their end. They said that it is on the Webroot side. Does anyone have ideas? Please help! Thanks
I receive email notifications about posts made to threads in which I have an interest. However, there is a delay of usually several hours before I receive an email about a post. This does not happen with most other sites. Is the problem at my end or WSA’s? Can I fix the problem?
I feel terrible asking such an elementry question but here goes... Suppose I allow a Jave update to install, however, it is fake. Since I allowed the update, will Webroot still catch this and intercept the install? I know in the previous years, if a user allowed an install, the security program would ignore the potential risk because the user allowed it. :manfrustrated: I've always wondered to what extent security breaches can be eliminated if users allow the install. -- Rob
[b]Summary: Microsoft's Windows Blue operating system update may be on its way to a public, consumer preview in the next few months. And it might even be free, according to the latest scuttlebutt.[/b] [b] [/b] More rumors about Microsoft's next Windows release, codenamed Blue, are trickling out from Win8China.com, a site known for leaking information about new Windows releases. Though I cannot corroborate all Win8China's specifics, I'd say based on previous Windows Blue tidbits I've heard, the site's latest Blue information seems largely believable. In August 2012, I blogged about Microsoft's Windows Blue work, noting that [url=http://www.zdnet.com/windows-next-just-call-it-blue-7000002535/]a summer 2013 debut was the internal Microsoft delivery target.[/url] On February 24, Win8China claimed that the release-to-manufacturing phase for Windows Blue is supposedly June 7, with retail availability planned for August 2013. Looking back, [url=http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-hits-
After some debate, the [url=https://community.webroot.com/t5/Ideas-Exchange/Knowledge-Base-Article-with-Removal-Links-Information/idi-p/26746]Software Removal Tool Idea[/url] has been approved. Thank you! While I started this thread, and will maintain it, I am not an employee of Webroot or any other software company. I do not endorse any software product, nor imply that any product is better, or worse, than any other product. This is simply a listing of software removal tools I have found along the way that have been made available by the devoloper of the software. These are intended to be used as a handy reference for folks with damaged installations, expired software, or otherwise undesired software for which they wish to use a removal tool. In no way should the removal list thread be taken as a suggestion to remove the software listed. Webroot is designed to be compatible with all other software, and this list is not intend
Hacks aside, there are other things going on in the world of tech today...so I thought I'd post the three biggest news/events of the day. Let me know what you've heard and think about them! 1. [url=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-sony-to-announce-the-playstation-4/]Sony expected to unveil the much-romored Playstation 4 at 6PM EST. [/url] Yep, it's almost time for the PS4...I mean Orbis...I mean yet-to-be-named-next-gen-console-from-Sony. Whatever it is called, Sony will more-than-likely take the wraps off it's newest console tonight. Don't expect pricing and a release date tonight, but you'll likely see the rumored (and leaked) new Dual Shock Controller, software sneak peaks, and streaming info. We'll have to wait and see if Sony talks hardware or makes any noise about the possible blocking of used video games. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/1984i5FB8ABE72216BB2C.png[/img](Source: ARS Technica) 2.
What do you make of this Browser Test should it pass all with WSA ID Shield? [url=http://www.browserscope.org/security/test]http://www.browserscope.org/security/test[/url] I used Firefox 19.0 [i][b]TH[/b][/i] [i][b] [/b][/i] [b][img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/1948i196D02D3C1DCAD3F.jpg[/img] [/b]
Since the launch of Windows 8, the string of leaks of Windows builds has all but come to a halt. While we have been hearing quite a bit about Windows Blue, the images you see above are supposedly from the M1 of Windows 9 (unconfirmed). As the M1 build kernel has been given a bump to 6.3 (Windows 8 uses kernel 6.2). In addition, the images are supposedly from Windows 9 build 9319; Windows 8 was build 9200. While this screenshot does not give us much information about the next major installment to the Windows product line, seeing that screenshots have begun to leak is a good sign for those who want a Window into Microsoft’s inner workings. There is currently no timeline for a Windows 9 release but, based on past history, one could hedge that it will be around three years after the release of Windows 8. Of course, with Windows Blue possibly offering up an accelerated launch schedule and push towards Windows 9, the platform could arrive far sooner than we expect. [b] [/b] [b
I’m not certain if this thread has been opened previously, but if so, I’m sure someone will let me know. I had been using Norton Anti-virus programs for years. I had always been reasonably satisfied with them, but was not pleased with the fact that Norton typically slowed down the response time of certain functions, such as booting up, shutting down, loading desktop icons, opening word doc files, opening pdf files, and opening websites. I recently installed Norton 360 2013 Premier and tested it thoroughly. Not fully satisfied, I ran a search for A/V software on Amazon and, among other products, Webroot Secure Anywhere Internet Security Complete 2013 popped up. It so happens that I write some reviews on Amazon concerning products that I am interested in, including A/V and A/M software. So, I decided to give WSA a try and became intrigued by the product. That, in turn, prompted me to do a head-to-head comparative review of Norton and WSA on Amazon. I installed both products on
[url=/people/stan/]Stan Schroeder[/url] Jan 14, 2013[url=/category/samsung/]Samsung[/url] has sold more than 100 million [url=/category/galaxy-s/]Galaxy S[/url] devices, the company has announced. Samsung reached this milestone in 2 years and 7 months after the launch of the original Samsung Galaxy S back in May 2010. [img]http://rack.3.mshcdn.com/media/ZgkyMDEzLzAxLzE0LzA5L1NjcmVlblNob3QyLmEwZWJkLnBuZwpwCXRodW1iCTk1MHg1MzQjCmUJanBn/2ec6bfab/6f5/Screen-Shot-2013-01-14-at-9.06.23-AM.jpg[/img] [b] [/b] [b][url=http://mashable.com/2013/01/14/samsung-100-million-galaxy-s-devices/]Full Article[/url][/b] [b] [/b] [b][i]TH[/i] [/b]
Today comes the turn for Opera with the official confirmation of the recent rumours about the move from Presto to WebKit as the engine at the core of the browser. Furthermore Opera announced reaching the milestone of 300 million monthly users across all its browser products on phones, tablets, TVs and computers. Please read [url=http://www.opera.com/press/releases/2013/02/13/]the official announcement[/url] and interesting blog [url=http://my.opera.com/haavard/blog/2013/02/13/webkit]post[/url] from Haavard (developer).
As some might have been able to tell, I am on Reddit quite a bit. You know, for science. Yesterday, Bill Gates hosted an open discussion for members of the community to ask him anything about everything. Topics covered ranged from his past, his beliefs, technology, and even Steve Jobs. I highly recommend heading over and checking it out for yourself. I for one came out feeling insprired by the man. Full thread: [url=http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/]http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/[/url] Breakdown of Questions and Answers: [url=http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/c8dh8an]http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/18bhme/im_bill_gates_cochair_of_the_bill_melinda_gates/c8dh8an[/url] Enjoy!
This is my current two year old Laptop and I only use Laptops from now on. The only thing I wish it could do is run the 2 SSD's in a RAID 0 configuration. Dell XPS 17" Laptop HD 1st Gen Intel® Core™ i7-840QM Processor (8M L3 Cache, 1.86 GHz) 4 cores & 4 threads Turbo Boost to 3.2GHz 16 GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM 2 Mushkin Callisto deluxe 240GB Solid State Drives Read Speed:up to 285MB/sec, Write Speed:up to 275MB/sec NVIDIA GT 445M with 3GB DDR3 RAM with TV tuner 17.3 in HD+ (900p) LED + HD cam Backlit Keyboard JBL 2.1 Speakers with Waves Maxx Audio 3 Intel Centrino Advanced-N BD Read DVDR/RW+/- CDR/RW Dell Bluetooth 3.0 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Office 2010 Pro [i][b]TH[/b][/i]
[b]Windows key[/b]: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application [b]Windows key + C[/b]: Access the charms bar [b]Windows key + Tab[/b]: Access the Modern Desktop Taskbar [b]Windows key + I[/b]: Access the Settings charm [b]Windows key + H[/b]: Access the Share charm [b]Windows key + K[/b]: Access the Devices charm [b]Windows key + Q[/b]: Access the Apps Search screen [b]Windows key + F[/b]: Access the Files Search screen [b]Windows key + W[/b]: Access the Settings Search screen [b]Windows key + P[/b]: Access the Second Screen bar [b]Windows key + Z[/b]: Brings up the App Bar when you have a Modern Desktop App running [b]Windows key + X[/b]: Access the Windows Tools Menu [b]Windows key + O[/b]: Lock screen orientation [b]Windows key + .[/b] : Move the screen split to the right [b]Windows key + Shift + .[/b] : Move the screen split to the left [b]Windows key + V[/b]: View all active Toasts/Notifications [b]Windows key + Shift + V[/b]: View all active Toas
I’ve been tinkering around with a lot of programs to keep my machine running smoothly. Here’s what I’ve settled on for the time being. [list] [*]I run Webroot Clean Up Now several times a day. Since it only takes a couple of minutes, this is effortless.[/list] [list] [*]I run Windows Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter at least once a day, simultaneously. Also effortless. I think Windows Disk Cleanup may be duplicative of Webroot Clean Up, but I’m not certain about that. Of course, Webroot does not presently offer a Disk Defragmenter feature (arguably, I think it should ;)). Windows Disk Cleanup takes about 1-10 minutes, whereas Windows Disk Defragmenter takes about 2-20 minutes.[/list] [list] [*]I run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware quick scan or Webroot’s Scan Now once a day. I alternate. Each takes about five minutes. Webroot has an effective A/M feature, but layering in this area is probably a good idea, particularly given that Malwarebytes offers a lifetime license for about
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