January 2018 archive

Jan 15

POS for the rest of us

Ok, picture this. You have a small business, or you sell cakes at the bus depot markets or do anything that requires the taking of money. In the past you have been limited to cash or spending bigly (thank you Mr Trump) on renting a credit card machine from the bank. If you are running …

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Jan 11

Meltdown and Spectre

Another year and another round of exploits and serious ones at that. This time it’s the fault of Intel and over curious security experts that have discovered a serious flaw in the very chip that powers almost every device on the planet. IBM, Dell, Acer, and sadly Apple are embroiled in this very serious security …

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Jan 01

You want a website?

    There was a time, not that long ago actually, that websites were just for the wealthy.  Just as salt in the 1700s was something only the fabulously wealthy could afford, so too was a good website in the modern era. If you were in business and you had a website people knew  you …

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Jan 01

Apple is slowing down your old iPhone

  In late 2017 it was discovered that Apple had been writing code in the iOS that deliberately slowed down your phone. This was first discovered with anecdotal evidence and Apple denied that it was doing anything wrong. However, and some might say inevitably, hard facts surfaced and Apple were forced to come clean. I …

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