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Fake News on the Internet

Fake News on the Internet

The way that these types of news stories play on emotions is powerful. Emotional responses are spur-of-the-moment and often cause us to drop our defenses. We have a “need to know more” response because of the headline… and we click on it to find out more.

iOS 10 Beta on iPad Air

iOS 10 Beta on iPad Air

iOS 10 Beta I recently joined the Apple Beta Test program and have been running iOS 10 on my iPad Air 2 for a few weeks now. There are some issues with the new iOS. But to be fair, it is a Beta release I am running. I have had a few times that the iPad just locks up,...
Apple macOS Sierra

Apple macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra ROCKS! I recently joined the Apple Beta Test program and have been running macOS Sierra on my MacBook Air for a few weeks now. It’s fast, and just as friendly as you would expect macOS to be. Siri works great, is attentive to my queries and finds...

FIX – Slow computer after Windows 10 upgrade

A very quick edit to the Performance Settings will most likely fix your sluggish Windows 10 installation.   Here is a “how-to” video. Give it a try and let me know how it works for you. PS: I didn’t have several hard drives connected to my laptop...

Microsoft – New Full-Screen Windows 10 Reminder

Just in case you missed any of the previous.... Microsoft, having tried to convince us into upgrading previously, and failed, now decides to go Full-Screen. At least it has a “Don’t notify me again” capability. It leaves one wondering if they will...

Windows 10 Prompt FINALLY gets it right.

Now you can Decline the Free Upgrade… The newly updated Windows 10 upgrade offer screen shown below hits the mark by allowing you to “decline” the offer to upgrade for free. What is it that was so hard about giving Users the choice? It’s hard...

Business Threat Intelligence

As a BitDefender Partner I read a lot of blog posts, briefs and newsletters about Cyber-Security. Today on the BitDefender blog there was a great assessment of appropriate measures to determine how well your company is doing in the Threat Intelligence department. If...

Windows 10 – The Push is on!

In the past week we have had several calls from folks who have gone to their computer and found that it had “automatically” upgraded to Windows 10. Microsoft has upped the ante and now is presenting upgrade pop-ups that “seemingly” leave you no...
Tech-support scams on the rise

Tech-support scams on the rise

You may know someone that has been scammed by a phone call from someone saying that they are a Microsoft Tech Support specialist and that they are calling because the person’s computer is infected. Microsoft doesn’t make unsolicited calls.

Is Cyber-Security Important?

Is Cyber-Security Important?

Many home users and businesses have the feeling that they don’t need to worry about Cyber-Security. They don’t do things on their computer that are questionable, they have anti-virus running on their computers, or maybe they use a Mac, so there is not much to worry about.