Category Archive: Opinion

Sep 12

Apple Watch, U2 and Privacy

Let me start by saying that I know nothing about Smart Watches. I have never worn one, I only know one person in the world that wears one (and his is the only one I have ever actually seen in the wild) and I have never really wanted one either. As tragically nerdy as I …

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Sep 02

Recent nude photo scandal has implications for you

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Even if the most risqué photo on your iPhone is a cat cleaning itself the recent theft of nude photos from 100 of Hollywood’s hottest stars will affect you and your iCloud account. The initial report suggested that iCloud had in fact been hacked but Apple has since announced that the attack was “specific” and “targeted” …

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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 is a …

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Aug 28

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

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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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Jul 27

Friends don’t let friends use XP

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Reading the title of this article you’ll be expecting me to start banging on about Windows and how bad it is, how the Mac is so much better and how you ought to be encouraging your friends to make the switch now. Not this time. Well….. not much anyway. Really this is about Windows XP had how …

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