Category Archives: Computers

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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Top 10 Apple Products I Am Not Getting for Christmas

It’s December 24. Like every Apple fan out there, we’d all like to get a great, cool and new Apple product. Tell you what… it’s not happening this year, unless the Christmas Fairy is extra generous and surprises me. More … Continue reading

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Top 10 Apple Products I’m Not Getting For Christmas

Since I have not posted to this blog in some time, I decided to wrap up 2013 with some of the recent products Apple introduced or still have in their line-up as we head into the new year. Surely most … Continue reading

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Be Careful When Accessing Public WiFi

Places like Safeway offer patrons access to a public wifi network. My workplace IT department recently issued this memo regarding access to public wifi systems. It is good advice that goes beyond my workplace and something you should think about. … Continue reading

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