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100GB of free cloud storage, sign me up

100GB of free cloud storage, sign me up!

Cloud storage companies trying to get into the game of free storage to get people in the door are growing and growing. We also have plenty of pay cloud storage as well. Here at Geek Choice, we have done some digging, and found something great for you! Well one of the big players is making a big stake. Microsoft is ready to strike hard with an offer that may be too hard to refuse. Microsoft is offering 100GB of [...]

Google DocVerse Diversifies MS Office

There is a new cloud on the horizon, and it is in the shape of an office. It is called Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office, and it is going to be a huge advancement in how people conduct their business and personal lives. DocVerse is a startup company that was bought by Google last March, and now is getting a chance to shine through integration into a widely used application for email. The combination of a program like Google [...]

PC v.s. Mac: Who Will Win the War?

It is all over television and magazine ads, and you might have run into those people who have different opinions than yours, about which computer is better: The PC or the Mac? Yes, there are two types of people in the world today that differ in their preference for a computer system, and they turn that preference into a side which they stand on thinking their choice is better. In one commercial there is a hip guy who has been [...]

Microsoft Security and How Essential It Is

If you are new to the Geek Choice Blogs, then you are in for an awakening, as this blog is where you can come for the TRUTH. We are hit with information as soon as we wake up and it lasts all day until we go unconscious. This can lead to health problems, as well as bad habits, so at this blog we try to alleviate the symptoms by cutting out all the B.S. and getting down to the [...]

Office 2010 Adds New Features

If you have not already made the jump to Office 2010, then you are still sitting on the lily pad, with all the other frogs deciding when to jump into something better. The new edition of Office came out last June, changing the way people use the computer and how they conduct their business through it, and now is standard in new PC's. Microsoft Office is really just an easier way to handle multiple operations at once when the operating [...]

Five Reasons to Look Through the Windows 7

By Sean Wilcoxson About a year ago Windows 7 hit the computer world, offering a wide variety of new features, and in the past year it has showed everyone just how strong a Operating System it is. How else did it become the fastest selling OS in history? Among the many things that make Windows 7 what it is, there are seven that stand out. Let's take a look at what exactly is going on when we look out of the [...]

Microsoft’s Bing helps you in the Kitchen

With the internet, cooking has never been easier, the sheer number of available recipes enough to tide you over until the end of time. Simply visit your favorite search engine, type in the name of a dish, and pore over the various recipes for your culinary favorites. If Bing is your search engine of choice, you should know that Microsoft has spiced (pun intended, of course) it up with a neat addition that makes searching for recipes easier than ever. Just [...]

Specify which programs users can run in Windows 7

If you’re the administrator of a shared computer on which you have multiple users, you very well could be someone who wants that computer used for a specific purpose, wanting to limit access to a select few applications. This is especially true of businesses where lapses in productivity could be a concern. You could be a manager looking to have your network administrator to craft a means of increasing the productivity of employees, or you might be a parent [...]

Microsoft Security Essentials is the #1 Free anti-malware tool

A few blog posts ago, I touched upon Microsoft Security Essentials' recent accolades from AV-Comparatives, an anti-malware testing group that compares various anti-malware solutions and ranks them accordingly. As reported, Microsoft Security Essentials is one of just two anti-malware packages -- the other being F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010 -- that were rated "very fast" in every test category included in the company's comparisons. Adding to that initial honor, AV-Comparatives has also given Microsoft Security Essentials the award for the best performance [...]

Microsoft Security Essentials outpaces two major rivals

If you use either Symantec Norton Anti-Virus 2010 or McAfee Virus Scan Plus 2010, you might be interested in knowing that a recent report by AV-Comparatives -- an Austrian non-profit that assesses differences between anti-virus software, informing the public of their findings -- concludes that Microsoft Security Essentials runs faster than the two aforementioned competitors. Still, Microsoft Security Essentials placed 6th overall amongst 16 products tested by the firm. Coming in at the 8 spot was Symantec Norton Anti-Virus 2010, [...]

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