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About admin

Publisher of The Hawaii Files Blog, Hawaii Political Platter, Hawaii Radio & Television Guide, and much more. Look me up at http://macprohawaii.com

AOL to Discontinue Instant Messenger

I can’t remember the last time I used AOL Instant Messenger. Today in email I got the following notice: Dear AIM user, We see that you’ve used AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) in the past, so we wanted to let you … Continue reading

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Ransomware Warning

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Europe, Russia and the United States are being hit by a new ransomware attack. Apparently, so far, only hitting Windows PCs. Got the following notice from Wordfence security: This is a public service announcement from Wordfence. The following attack … Continue reading

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Excited for the Mac Again

For the first time in years, the Macintosh has got me excited again. Apple’s latest iterations of the long running iMac may motivate me to finally buy a new computer sometime this year or next. The iMac has been sitting … Continue reading

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Top 10 Apple Products I Did Not Get in 2016

My enthusiasm for Apple products waned in 2016. The reasons vary. Lack of money, disappointment over product changes, compatibility issues with older hardware, non-removable batteries, and more. So instead of lusting over Apple-ware, I have mostly stood on the sidelines … Continue reading

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Converting Your Analog Cassettes to Digital

I recently went through my collection of old audio cassettes. I found that besides a lot of mixed music tapes, I also had a small cache of personal tapes that are audio records of life’s past events. On one of … Continue reading

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