Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 07

Downloading videos from youtube

There was a time when youtube was a small, little known, video website that mainly concerned itself with pirated TV shows and embarrassing holiday videos. Then google bought it for an obscene amount of money and the rest is history. The word “youtube” is, like “google”, an adjective rather than a brand name. So it …

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Dec 07

Places to remove files from your hard disk

If you put a hundred Mac technicians into a room and asked them if you should defragment your hard disk some of them would say ‘no’ some would say ‘absolutely’  and the rest would shuffle about nervously biting their lips and looking skyward. The truth is the answer is a divided one. There is no …

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Dec 07

The balance between speed and security

It is sad to think that there would be no need for Anti Virus, Anti Spam or Anti Malware services if the world wasn’t overflowing with the kind of filth that writes malicious applications. A world free of these creeps is, I fear, a Disney fantasy. In response to this threat most of us install …

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