Google Search Ditches Underlined Links and Downplays Ads

Google Search Ditches Underlined Links and Downplays Ads Google Search has a new look that ditches the Web 1.0-era link underlines and removes the big yellow boxes around advertisements in favor of more discrete yellow tags next to paid links.  Jon Wiley, design lead for Google Search, says  “We’ve increased the size of result titles, removed the underlines, and evened out …

Windows XP to be discontinued

It’s finally over. Microsoft has announced that they will be discontinuing support of Windows XP (SP3) as of April 8, 2014.  The decade-old operating system has finally been put in the recycle bin, with automatic update services to be turned off.  It will also mean that services like the free Microsoft Security Essentials will no longer install, nor will it …

Tips On Home Computer Security

Ensuring that your computer remains secure as you browse the web is critical for you protecting your identity and preventing computer infections. Many people, however, pretend like the threats don’t exist and browse the web, clueless of what could happen. The good thing is that staying secure online isn’t all that hard. First and foremost, its critical for PC owners …

Bitdefender Safepay offers secure browsing for online banking, shopping

Bitdefender has released a Windows application designed to help users secure sensitive Web-browsing sessions, especially when they shop or bank online. The application is called Safepay and a free version is available to home users. The application provides users with what Bitdefender calls a “hardened” Web browser that runs inside an environment protected by several technologies designed to prevent man-in-the-browser, …