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Using Your iPhone’s Phone Number With Messages In Mac OSX For iMessage

If you're a Mac user with OSX 10.8.2 Mountain Lion or later, you can use the built-in Messages app to send and receive iMessages. Usually when you first set it up and login with your Apple ID it should pull over your iPhone's phone number automatically, giving you the option to send and receive from [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:33+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Mobile, OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

WireLurker Malware Targets iOS iPhones and iPads

Apple's iPhone iOS has been considered to be one of the most secure mobile operating systems around. If you performed a jailbreak to unlock your iPhone, then you opened up the door to possible malware because of the 3rd party app stores. Now, there's a new form of malware that is infecting iPhones and iPads. [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:02+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Categories: Malware, Mobile, Security, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Google Adds Rich Notification Center To Chrome Beta

Today, Google has announced a notification center coming to the Chrome browser, which is currently available in their beta version, build 28, which you can download from here. The beta is currently available for those running Chrome OS or Windows, with a version for OSX and Linux coming soon. These new notifications, which developers can [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:54+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

New Mac Malware Found OSX/KitM.A

Security company F-Secure is reporting on a new malware that targets Macs, specifically OSX. The name for this malware is OSX/KitM.A. So far, it appears to be a backdoor application that attempts to take screenshots of your system, then upload them to remote servers. The app is called Mac.apps, and when installed, the application is [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:03+00:00 May 16th, 2013|Categories: Mac, Malware, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing Revisited

Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing

With all of the announcements this week, I decided to sit down and look at the future of personal computing, both as a consumer and as an enterprise. I spoke with a couple of colleagues and got their input as well. There's definitely a shift coming over the next few months, and where exactly we'll [...]