OS X

Why should I do updates?

Question: What are these computer updates that I keep hearing about, and why should I care?  Answer: If your computers and servers are updated properly, they can help keep your data safe, and will allow your employees to do their work. If they are not carefully screened, monitored, and installed properly, very bad things will [...]

By | August 27th, 2016|Microsoft, Microsoft Patches, OS|0 Comments

Windows 10 Seven Reasons to Upgrade

  Windows 10 keeps you safe from things that scare you.Windows 10 helps you reduce the cost and complexity historically associated with managing and deploying Windows devices. With Windows as a Service, you receive a stream of continuous innovation so you are always up to date and more secure. Enterprise grade security for your business.Windows 10 [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Microsoft, OS, Win10|0 Comments

Flash Player Zero-day exploit, patch immediately!

Flash Player 0-day exploited in the wild, patch immediately! Adobe has released an emergency patch for its notoriously buggy Flash Player software because attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that can lead to total system compromise. "Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2015-3113 is being actively exploited in the wild via limited, targeted attacks. [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to protect from the Shellshock Bash bug

A worrying new security vulnerability has muscled its way onto the Internet, and world-leading security experts are saying it's even worse than this year's Heartbleed fiasco. Called "Bash" or "Shellshock", the security flaw is inherent to a computer's shell. This is the user interface that accesses operating systems like Command Prompt, and means that many [...]

By | September 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac Users

SERVICE NOTIFICATION #2 For Parallels Desktop® 8 for Mac Users If you intend to upgrade to the upcoming Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10), please note that Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac will NOT run on OS X Yosemite (10.10). You will not be able to launch your Windows virtual machine or directly use your files [...]

By | September 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apple recommends Disk Utility every month

Apple / MAC - Disk Utility can verify your computer's startup disk (volume) without starting up from another volume. This feature is called "Live Verification." If Disk Utility discovers any issues that require a repair, you will need to start up from your Mac OS X Install DVD and use Disk Utility on that disc [...]

By | May 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Startup key Intel-based Macs

Keystroke Description Press C during startup Start up from a bootable CD, DVD, or USB thumb drive (such as OS X install media). Press D during startup Start up in Apple Hardware Test (AHT). Press Option-Command-P-R until you hear startup sound a second time. Reset NVRAM Press Option during startup Start up in Startup Manager, [...]

By | January 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 best new features in iOS 7

Here are 6 of the best features in iOS 7: Control Center - Swipe up from the bottom to open the Control Center to access Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb, and Rotation Lock or Mute (whichever the physical side switch is not set to). You also control playback of music, videos, and podcasts, [...]

By | September 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments