Here is an interesting Article from the Register: Apple plays cloud catch-up • The Register.
Anyone think that your Operating System is safe from Security Flaws? Think again. Everyone is susceptible to Security Flaws. The only solution is to check for updates regularly. Below is an article from CRN’s Brian Prince on the update put out by Apple Monday. Apple Security Update Swats Critical Mac OS X Bugs. To Update your computer do the following. For Apple Computers Click your Apple Menu (Top Left) choose Update Software… For Microsoft Users choose the Windows Update Icon from the Start Menu or from Internet Explorer; Tools Menu (for Older Browsers) Safety Menu (for Newer Browsers) Choose Windows Update. Do all critical updates and check back until there are none left.
The computer industry has suffered through 40 years of viruses. This is only the beginning though. As we move forward with new devices, new operating systems and a sometimes false sense of security who knows what the future may bring. But we do know what the past looks like. Here is a good article from CRN with some of the past biggies. Unlucky 13: The Most Significant Computer Viruses Of The Last 40 Years.
Here are some Good iPad Keyboard tips by DetroitBORG. YouTube – iPads Hidden Keyboard Functions: Tips & Tricks. [youtube sPDLDG-UD5c]
If you’re a PC user and have switched to Mac, you may be used to tabbing through fields including moving to checkboxes. Mac has this feature too, but it’s for some reason disabled by default. Just open System Preferences and choose Keyboard. At the bottom you will see the option for Tab to move focus between: Choose “All controls”.
Did you know you can connect your Facebook Chat to iChat? It’s only a few steps and you’ll be chatting away. Checkout the link below. Facebook Chat.
Apple shows it’s Greed again. Or Apple shows it’s Business sense. You decide. Do you think people would have an issue if Microsoft tried to charge a percentage of any News Publication viewed on it’s devices? Many companies cry Anti-Trust if Microsoft gives away additional software for Free, but when Apple wants a piece of the pie from everyone that writes code (apps) or has a news subscription on one of it’s devices will Publishers cry fowl? Apple’s luxury tax should spark a showdown with publishers – but will it? | ZDNet.
Intel Identified a serious flaw in it’s Sandy Bridge chipset. This means no one in the short term can get a new i7 motherboard. Intel Sandy Bridge chipset flaw identified as a rogue transistor affecting SATA ports — Engadget.