Very interesting TED talk – Fighting Viruses, Defending the Net from July 2011 https://twitter.com/mikko
Dropbox is a widely used file and folder synchronisation tool which can also be used to share files with others. I’ve never been a fan of Dropbox and my advice has always been not use this software. Issues with who owns the data and who can access it have always made me very reluctant to…… Continue reading Hacking the cloud
That was what Apple said when they announced Spotlight, the magnifying glass in the top right that has been there since 2005 with MacOS X Tiger (10.4). Spotlight Quick Tips Press COMMAND SPACEBAR instead of moving your mouse to the top right Use Spotlight as a calculator, just type in a calculation to see the…… Continue reading “Never Lose Anything Ever Again”
Your computer keeps crashing, BBC iPlayer stops and starts, to print you have to switch the printer off and on then wait 2 minutes and then press print, WiFi signal keeps dropping off, there’s some jam and toast stuck in the keyboardsoyoucan’tusethespacebar, World of Knitting Craft role playing game says your computer does not meet…… Continue reading “Do I need to upgrade my computer?”
Apple have provided instructions to remove MacDefender malware, although the next OS update (10.6.8) will remove it for you if you can wait.
Yes, Apple computers can get viruses too! Apple users have always thought that they are invulnerable to viruses, trojans and worms. Who would write a virus for a Mac when 95% of computers are Windows? But Apple users need to smarten up and get some anti-virus software installed or at least make sure they are…… Continue reading Apples get viruses, eh?
I know everything about computers! Apples, networks, wifi, websites, mobiles and the like. For those in the know, Unix too. Specialist areas include media, music, film, mapping and design, most gentle folk, Kylie, MI5 and other difficult areas. Need help? Then look no further. Tuition in Microsoft stuff, Apple Apps or take a glide through spreadsheets.…… Continue reading IT