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CCleaner Booby Trap

As some of you may know, it was discovered last week that a recent version of CCleaner, the popular Windows clean-up utility, was infected with malware on Piriform’s (the publisher’s) production and distribution servers.  This meant that users who download … Continue reading

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iPhone X Revealed for $1000

The anniversary edition of Apple’s flagship device, the iPhone X (pronounced iPhone Ten) has arrived.  Initially available in two memory varieties, the price starts at $999 plus tax.  Although that price tag is a tough pill to swallow, the new … Continue reading

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Trying To Decide on a Cloud Document Provider?

Are you trying to decide on a provider for moving your documents to the cloud? There are many options, and the four most obvious choices are listed in this well-written article: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/onedrive-dropbox-google-drive-and-box-which-cloud-storage-service-is-right-for-you/

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Windows 10 Creators’ Update

Windows 10 update to version 1703 is out, and there are some hidden features:  thetechbeard.com/windows10-creators-update-hidden-features.  Get the Windows 10 update here: www.windows.com.

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TSA is Asking for Social Media Passwords

This is odd, but apparently, since Trump’s executive order on international travel, there are stories about TSA not only checking that laptops and mobile devices are turned on and working, but are now also asking for your social media logins … Continue reading

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QuickTime for Windows is Dead

Just a reminder, if you still have Apple QuickTime installed on your Windows computer, you need to remove it. Apple no longer updates or patches QuickTime for Windows, making it a vector for infection.  Read more HERE and also HERE.  

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What Is an LCD Mura?

Have you ever owned a laptop that developed one or more white or dark spots on the screen?  Not a sharp dot or pixel, but more of a fuzzy white or dark area?  It’s called an LCD Mura.  Also known … Continue reading

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Read Mac Hard Drives on Windows

Need to access your Mac USB hard drive on Windows? Mac uses a different default file system than does Windows, but with these free and paid solutions you can read and write data to/from your Mac USB drives on a … Continue reading

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QuickTime for Windows is Dead and Dangerous

If you live in the Apple world you’re familiar with and probably use Apple’s QuickTime platform for viewing media.  In the Windows world QuickTime has also been a presence for some time, but Apple has stopped developing it and has … Continue reading

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Android Keyboard Choices

Use Android? Still looking for that perfect Android keyboard? Here’s an article with some good options for those of us who prefer something other than a stock Android keyboard: http://www.cnet.com/pictures/best-keyboards-for-android/

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