Patch Tuesday January 2012


The first Microsoft Patch Tuesday of 2012 I have lots of news for this month's Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has patches today and also released some out of band about a week ago. Did you get them? Adobe is releasing patches today also. Finally, I also will have a bit of an update coming right here at Online IT Guide. … [Read more...]

How To Add The Google RSS Extension For Google Chrome

A big orange RSS feed icon

How to add the Google RSS Extension to Google Chrome. In a recent post, I pointed out how convenient RSS feeds can be and how they can save you time. I've also pointed out that I believe the safest browser to use when surfing the Internet is Google Chrome. Many new browsers, including Google Chrome, seem to be dropping a feature that was really nice to have for RSS feeds. … [Read more...]

Blogger VS. – Which Is A Better Free Blog

An example of what a Blogger blog looks like

Two great blogging platforms dominate the free blogging options. vs. Blogger (Blogspot) Have you thought of starting a blog and just aren't sure? Maybe you read my post "Should You Start Your Own Blog or Website" and it got you thinking but you're not sure what to blog about or I you want to pay for hosting and a domain yet. Well, why sit there thinking when … [Read more...]

Should You Start Your Own Blog Or Website?

This is what a page looks like

If you have something to say, the Internet is the place to say it. Have you ever thought about starting your own blog? Now, let me start by saying that I use the word blog as a substitute for website. Technically, blogs are a subset of websites, but many websites use blogging software as a means to maintain the site. Don't let the term blog fool you. There is nothing less … [Read more...]