Ransomware arrives to the Mac and it’s unwelcome!

Ransomware, a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid, has arrived to Mac OS X. Should you be concerned about this? If you’re downloading Torrent files and surfing nefarious places then definitely. If you’re reading from major news papers webpages, then you’re fine…… Read More »

Random things to buy and some news

This is a nice adapter to plug in your wall charger sideways. If you have an iPhone with 16GB of data you know that it’s CONSTANTLY running out of room. This device, an iKlips iOS Flash Drive, allows you to transfer images and the like so you can quickly free up room when out and… Read More »

Magsafe fraying wire fix

These are very handy to have. Do you have a magsafe connector that has a frayed wire? These little guys will prevent this from happenning. Well worth it! Two different vendors: Fray Fix and Python Cords

Heartbleed password nightmare

I wanted to inform you all about the Heartbleed bug. In a nutshell, it’s bad, real bad. In a nutshell, it could allow an attacker to gain your password on the MAJORITY OF THE WEB. It’s stunning to see the list of all the sites it has affected. What’s this mean for you? YOU MUST… Read More »

Digital World Upgrayedds

I’ve been meaning to write a blog post for quite a while. Here are some recommendations of some really cool STUFF for your digital world. Mavericks 10.9.2 Apple’s new operating system (10.9 Mavericks) has been out for a a few months now and with the latest POINT release (10.9.2), they’ve finally fixed some serious GMAIL issues… Read More »

I’m back from my leave with some new changes…

As most of you know I took the last 10 weeks off of consulting to focus on producing my first feature film, Gone Doggy Gone. It proved to be a marathon of controlled chaos. All in all it went really well and I can’t wait to cut it together. On Monday the 20th I will officially… Read More »

Menulet Management

If you have a lot of icons at the top of your menu bar and it has become confusing for you, check out this very cool app called Bartender. Currently in beta (but working quite well), Bartender hides menulet icons in it’s own submenu. I’ve put the menulets I rarely use into this Barender drop… Read More »

Time Machine troubles… oh boy

So if you’re running 10.6 and are using a Time Capsule you may need to wipe out all your old backups and re-backup. Annoying! But make sure you get on it or when it comes down to recovering your data you may not be able to do so. Read this for more info: support.apple.com/kb/HT4076?viewlocale=en_US Summary… Read More »

iPad… Do I need thee?

Everyone asks the question, “do I need it?” No, is the answer. But if you get the chance to use it for five minutes or so you probably won’t be able to live without one. It’s truly a new experience to surf the web with your fingers. If you think the iPhone reacts well to… Read More »

GPS locator for your stolen MacBook

If you’ve ever had your MacBook stolen you’ll be very interested in the software. It’s called Undercover. Think of it as a LoJack system for your MacBook. Should your computer get stolen you’ll be able to track it. The software, which is only $50, will send you photos every eight minutes of whomever is using… Read More »

Snow Leopard upgrade advice

UPDATED: 04-14-10 Now that 10.6.3 is out I advise everyone to update to this… it’s pretty rock solid. ————————————————————————————————— Apple released Snow Leopard last Friday and it’s only a $29 upgrade but do you need it? I have to admit that as of now it’s not a “must have” upgrade if your main computing needs are… Read More »