August 2014 archive

Aug 28

Remove Genieo from your Mac

From time to time, when downloading legitimate applications, they come bundled with utilities that are both self promoting and buggy. MacKeeper comes to mind and I have written about that digital excrement before here but this time I need to warn you about Genieo. I first noticed Genieo a few years ago on a clients computer.  Back then thought it …

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Aug 28

Rules to deal with scams

This article is probably the kind of thing you should print out and put next to your computer. Its probably worth forwarding onto your friends as well.       Scams are getting more and more personal, with maggots masquerading as human beings calling you up to fleece you up close and personal. Sometimes it …

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Aug 28

What is Preview and how do I get the full version?

I will admit, Apple’s built in PDF and picture viewing application is badly named and most people think its a demo version of something. The word Preview, seems to suggest that you use this to look at something but if you actually want to DO anything with that document you need to find another application. …

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