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MacSales Introduces 2.0TB Aura Pro SSD

MacBook Pro upgrades are few and far between; and you NEED to look at this one, long and hard… I’ve been using Apple computers since 2006 when Apple made the switch from PowerPC chips to Intel. At that point, due in large part to Apple’s [...]

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Malware

In light of the latest bit of ransomware – Petya – here are tips to prevent getting hacked The latest bit of ransomware – dubbed Petya – is currently running through banks, financial institutions and healthcare facilities in both Asia and [...]

July 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why I Sold My iPhone 3G

Its iPhone’s 10th Anniversary.  Before buying an iPhone 4S, a few years later, I owned an iPhone 3G for about 3 months before I got fed up with its crummy performance in AT&T’s Chicago market and sold the device.  This story was [...]

June 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Why Don’t they just Upgrade, Already..?!?

Is it me, or does this seem like it would be a no brainer?? I’ve been in IT for a LONG time. I cut my teeth on Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows 98SE. Microsoft’s Windows XP days were some of my biggest hay days because I wrote literally [...]

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Windows Essentials are Dead

Formerly called Windows Live Essentials, this great group of MS created and maintained apps died on 2017-01-10. Introduction Back in the day, Microsoft put out some decent add-on software. This add-on software took on a life of its own and was given [...]

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Installing Custom ROM’s on the HTC 10

You need to start with a rooted device…   Introduction A while back I rooted the HTC10 that HTC sent me. Since then, I’ve not done much with the device. However, I did notice that rooting it DID break OTA updates for the stock ROM that [...]

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments