Category Archives: Software

I was Hit by a Nasty Piece of Malware this Morning

  It’s called Win 7 Internet Protection. It is accurately termed a ‘Shape Shifter’ because it will configure itself to whatever Operating System you are using. Nasty, because it does present itself as a new version of your Windows security … Continue reading

Posted in Software | Tagged

Busy is as busy does

  I spent much of the last two weeks building stuff and moving furniture. It’s a nice break from sitting in front of the computer and pretending to work for a living, but that does not excuse my failure to … Continue reading

Posted in Life, and other stuff, Software, The Business of Writing, Writing | Tagged , ,

New computer hassles, software issues

  Moving from my old (7-10 years old) Dell 2350 with 1 GB of (really slow ) DDR2 RAM running Win XP SP3 to a new Compaq Presario (who makes up these stupid names?) with 2 GB (much faster) DDR3 … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Internet, Life, and other stuff, Software, Writing | Tagged ,

“Lonesome Cove”, “Twisted Key” and Google SketchUp

Technorati Tags: writing,editing,cover art,software review   Let’s talk about software first. Google’s “SketchUp” ( http://sketchup.google.com/) is an unlimited use, free 3D modeling program. There is a pay version for around $495.00, but most people will never need the additional features. … Continue reading

Posted in Furniture Making, Software, The Business of Writing, Writing

“Twisted Key” update and AutoCAD LT

Technorati Tags: Writing,editing,software review,AutoCad LT   I know; that’s a strange mix of subjects, but then I’m a strange guy. “Twisted Key” is still with the editors, but I have a copy of the manuscript that I’ve been handing out … Continue reading

Posted in Furniture Making, Software, Writing

Uniblue software – scam or not, don’t touch it

Technorati Tags: UniBlue,software review This is one I will warn you against. I’ve been propositioned by them before and seen their adds on the internet in several places, as most of you have. So the other day I went to … Continue reading

Posted in Software

“Twisted Key” and Advanced System Care 3

Technorati Tags: writing,editing,system optimization software I keep shooting to get this blog out on Mondays, but apparently I’m a lousy shot. Today’s Friday. At least I got it out in the same week. “Twisted Key” is now 183 good pages. … Continue reading

Posted in Software, Writing