Category Archive: Opinion

Mar 02

SSL Bug – more whooo than haaaah

All over the press there are stories about serious bug in the MacOSX and in iOS that threatens to leak all your private web traffic all over the Internet. Listening to them you’d be forgiven for thinking that your bank account details are going to posted on Facebook sites all over the world. Truth is…. …

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Feb 18

Firefox to be “ad supported” in future releases

  Every now and then someone or something sells out, leaving you stunned and disappointed. I had a similar feeling when Apple announced that iAd would be “integrated” into the iOS leaving some – including me – with the impression that the iOS was going to become an operating system that tried to sell you …

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Feb 05

If you have a gmail account you might want to read this.

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You may not know this (because most people don’t) that google has its own social media service in the form of google+. It has been said that the only people who actually use this service are google employees and while this might be a slight exaggeration the fact remains that that it is about as …

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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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