Category Archive: Opinion

Feb 14

Flash in Safari

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  Flash has never been good.
 Almost from Day one hackers around the world discovered it was harder to open a packet of salt and vinegar chips than it was to compromise the Flash Plug in. Not that they needed to compromise it very much because its own code was rubbish leading Steve Jobs to …

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Feb 14

Friends don’t let friends use Entourage

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  Along with that blank look that tells us all that they are trapped and living in hell, your Windows friends are probably using Outlook to send their emails and manage their address books. A little known fact is that Word and Excel (part of the Office suite that includes Outlook) was written for the …

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Feb 11

That little green dot

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When Apple released OSX to the world in 2001 it was a bold departure from OS9 in many ways. Secure, rich in content and very colourful. One of the more obvious features were the three coloured orbs in the left of every Finder window. They looked like little glass beads and nowadays they are affectionately …

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Dec 04

There is an answer to slow internet

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If you live in the ACT there is a pretty good chance that you hate your internet. It is slow. It crashes. It is good for – maybe – browsing the web for a few minutes before it grinds to a halt completely. It would actually be quicker to fly to Sydney, get a cab …

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Dec 04

It is farewell to the Airport router

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I don’t know why this bothers me so much but the recent news that Apple are (if the rumours are true) halting production of the Airport Router (Time Capsule, Extreme, Express) has left me feeling rather dazed. These are excellent products. They are easy to setup, a joy to administer and they are a work …

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