April 2012 archive

Apr 22

Apple at work

I have decided to buy an Aston Martin with the proceeds I received from getting a dollar everytime someone says “Apples are good with graphics but thats all.” Ok, well perhaps not an Aston Martin, but if I really did get a dollar everytime someone said that I could maybe go on a short holiday. …

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Apr 22

Technology ages like dogs

It’s not unreasonable to think that your technology should last longer but it’s a mistake to think that manufactures make them to breakdown early. The truth is technology ages like dogs and a five year old computer is actually in its retirement. A computer that lasts longer is, in technical terms, a zombie. The decline …

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Apr 21

Dont Keep MacKeeper

There are a vast number of system optimization tools out there for the Mac. Normally, at best, they do nothing at all and at their worst they ruin your Mac. Normally this isn’t an issue because these tools don’t advertise themselves very well and many people don’t know anything about them so the fallout is …

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Apr 21

Making your Mac more secure

In the wake of the recent FlashBack Malware attack it is worth having a look at some of the free and easy things you can do to make your Mac a little more secure. The web is a wonderful place for information and services but sadly it has lowlife scumbags looking to rip you off …

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Apr 21

Making Apple products even better

There is no doubt that Apple design good products. They are often well designed and put together in a way that would make Rolls Royce blush. But just as often these products fall short of being as useful as they could be. Their wireless mouse for example is a beautifully simple and minimalist bit of …

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