Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 31

Switching between applications

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With Macs having lots of ram and faster processors there is a temptation, or perhaps a need, to have as many applications open as possible. So, with all these applications open, the question is how do you switch between one application and the next. There are several methods, the method you have probably been using …

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Mar 31

Make your Mac play every type of video

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In the past there was Quicktime (that played MOV, MPEG and everything in between) and there was Windows Media Player that ran only WMV type files. Now, while there was a copy of Windows Media Player for the Mac it was terribly featureless and the web integration was pathetic – meaning that if there was  …

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Mar 30

iOS is growing, Android and others are dying

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Just a couple of days after RIM (makers of Blackberry) announces that they ‘Got it wrong’, Neilson releases a report showing that the hemroid – sorry, Android, has stalled, iOS is growing and the others are dying a slow death. None of this is a great surprise – everyone knows that the Blackberry is so …

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Mar 30

Who needs 4G anyway?

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The media and the ACCC have recently gone after Apple claiming they potentially misled the Australian public by labelling their recent iPad as 4G when–at least in this country–that is not the case. As it turns out we are better off without 4G. Regardless of Apple’s fuzzy marketing there really wasn’t any question of them …

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Mar 30

DNSChanger Malware Checker

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In late 2011 there was a massive attack on computers around the world. Of course you probably didn’t notice because you are likely reading this on a Mac and not one of those leaky other ones. The FBI closed down a large ring of cyber-criminals who were supposedly responsible for the DNSChanger Malware attack and …

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