Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – June 14, 2009

Don’t Buy a Netbook. Ten Reasons Why – Never one to hop on a trend wagon, John Mello says that when it comes to netbooks, resisting the irresistible may be your best course of action.

Free Shocking Downloads Music NewI understand that many of you are looking at today’s title – free shocking downloads music new – and wondering if old TechPaul hasn’t gone ’round the bend, jumped the rails, and lost all his marbles. Fear not. I am no crazier today than I was last week; and no, I did not bump my head.

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Twitter: is that a bot following you? – Bots on twitter may be somewhat easy to identify – they use pornographic images for photos and jumbled letters and numbers for names — but blocking them one by one is still a pain.

Upgrading a Graphics Card: 20 Must-Know Tips – Buying a new graphics card for your PC isn’t that hard. I’ve done it, but I can’t tell you the number of stupid mistakes I made along the way. If only I’d had a story like this to help me choose the right card, prepare for installation, and make sure the installation was done right. Oh well, maybe next time. The good news is that you do have the story to follow. You can thank me later.

Fake iPhone Unlocking Program is Malware – When you download a program to do something illicit you can’t complain when you become the victim.

More Mac Malware Reports – Is it safe to surf for porn on a Mac? It’s a lot like Windows.

Microsoft proposes launching an IE-free Windows 7 ‘E’ in Europe – Microsoft’s newest proposal to the European Commission is to offer a version of Windows 7 which strips out IE 8. Not hides it – like is currently possible via a “remove features” capability.

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