About GeekLad

Geeklad is a technology enthusiast and programming hobbyist. Occasionally he will put together useful little bits of code (be it JavaScript or PHP) and share them with the world. He also enjoys creating and sharing howtos, describing how to do the things people want to do with their computers.

Twitter Search Button for the Google Toolbar

twitter-logo.pngI’ve been finding myself searching Twitter for information as of late. There was not a decent Twitter search button for the Google Toolbar (only a couple that use the Google Custom Search Engine), so I created one. It’s simple and easy to use, just like my Google Reader search button.

  • Click the link below to install it
  • When you want to search Twitter, type a search term into your Google Toolbar
  • Click the Twitter button on the Google Toolbar
  • You are taken to the Twitter search result page for your search term

Install the Twitter Search Button

Picasa Finally Makes it to the Mac

picasa-logo.jpgGoogle acquired Picasa nearly 4 and a half years ago, and they finally managed to release Picasa for the Mac. I for one am glad to finally see it, although I’m still puzzled as to why it took so incredibly long. 4.5 years is a very long time in computer years, the equivalent of about half a lifetime in human years.  I hope it does not take them nearly that long to release Chrome for Mac.

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How to Remove Antivirus 2009, Spyware Guard 2008 and Other Malware

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My wife, kids, and I spent this past Christmas at my parents’ house. It wasn’t long after we arrived before I gravitated to their computer to check my email, read the news, check the stock market, etc.

Much to my dismay, I found a barrage of malware, spyware, and rogue software had made its way onto their machine. I searched around a bit, and found the perfect solution: Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware.

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