DSL = Dead Slow Landline?

Before You Ditch DSL Check This…  

RJ45I often hear complaints about the speed of DSL (or lack thereof). But there may be a very simple cure for your DSL woes.

A Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) uses the standard telephone cables running all over town and through your house to carry high bandwidth traffic. It does this by sending the data traffic at a much higher frequency than the voice information. In fact it’s so high your ears can’t hear it- which is why I can surf and talk simultaneously on the same telephone line. Continue reading DSL = Dead Slow Landline?

Toolbar Hell

Unwanted Toolbars Ruining Your Day?

Add-on toolbar spam has been steadily increasing over the last couple of years. Last week I was pushed over the edge by an update of my favorite free anti-virus program. Suddenly AVG Free had decided I needed another toolbar on my browser- and hijacked my default search provider! Now a simple search or new tab brought up an AVG-branded search page from Yahoo! Continue reading Toolbar Hell