A simple guide to avoiding ten of the most common computer pitfalls recently discovered by top Mac scientists in Frome.
We all know we should backup our data but we don’t always do it correctly, read this to make sure you have got it right. Reasons to Backup you delete something you shouldn’t have the hard drive or computer suffers a mechanical breakdown the computer is stolen or lost you are infected with a virus … Continue reading Backup Your Computer
You have very little choice, is the short answer. If you are a MobileMe user you have until June 2012, just before the GB Olympics, to upgrade your computer to MacOS X Lion and make use of all the features of the new free iCloud service. MobileMe users that don’t upgrade will lose out. If … Continue reading Should I upgrade to Lion?
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
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?