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Live365.com dies due to new government regulations

Here at Two Guys and a Mouse we try and stay out of the political arena.  But today, it is with a sad heart that we discovered that our favorite internet radio station Live365.com has closed it’s doors due to…..wait for it…………………..government regulations.  Shocking I know. Live365 is now preparing to completely shut down at the end of January, thanks …

Tucson Web design and Hosting

Why We Use WP-Engine

We use and love WP-Engine for all of our hosting needs.  Here’s why: Via Wpmudev:WP Engine was founded in 2010 by Jason Cohen to fill the managed hosting void just before it started to become extremely popular. During those five years, the company opened three branches (San Francisco, San Antonio, and London) in addition to the original Austin- based location. …

Ad Blocking Explained

By most accounts, more and more people are automatically blocking the ads in their browser. Of course, people have been blocking ads forever. By ignoring them. Fifteen years ago, when I began writing about Permission Marketing, I pointed out that when ads are optional, it’s only anticipated, personal and relevant ones that will pay off. And advertisers have had fifteen …

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6 New Things We Learned About Windows 10

TechNorms: If you haven’t been tinkering around with the Windows 10 Technical Preview, or have followed along with us tech bloggers covering it, you know that it’s been a frustrating and somewhat harrowing experience. The Windows 10 Consumer Preview Event however, has put me at ease that Microsoft understands that Windows 10 has to be different. While we didn’t see …

CryptoLocker

It’s Back – Cryptowall Ransomware Strikes Again

What is Cryptowall 2 Ransomware? Bob Rankin: Making regular backups of critical data and keeping your software up to date is more important than ever thanks to the arrival of new, “improved” malware like Cryptowall 2. This update to a well-known ransomware exploit is making life miserable for business and personal computer users worldwide. Here’s what you need to know… …

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Turn Your Webcam Off & On – The Easy Way

Webcam Security Simplified Webcams are wonderful devices.  They are great for everything from business conferencing and staying in touch with friends and family.  But in this new crazy world of hackers and crackers, it is important to have options at our fingertips to control our webcam’s security and to bring some peace-of-mind to those DavesComputerTips: Here’s an even simpler method, …

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Use Google to send large files

Google makes sending large files easy Our digital life has grown exponentially.  Our files are sometimes huge and we need to share them.  Most email services limit their email file attachment sizw to 25mg.  And that can be to small if we need to send over that special hi-res picture of you doing that flaming shot over at TJ McStufflebees.  …