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  • Apple Watch – watchOS 2 Release Date and New Watch Options

    Apple held their Special Event on Wednesday, September 9th at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook, promising “monster announcements across several product lines”, called on Apple’s senior vice president of Operations, Jeff Williams, to announce changes in the Apple Watch world. There were several new options for watches and bands introduced. […]

  • Apple Spruces Up the iPod touch

    Apple updated its iPod touch line on July 15th.  It has been about three years since the last update.  The only iPod that runs iOS, it sports the same 4-inch Retina display as the iPhone 5 and 5s. Features of the newest iPod touch include: Six colors:  blue, gold, pink, red, silver and space gray. […]

  • Microsoft Finally Reveals Windows 10 Support Lifecycle

    After keeping us all in suspense over Windows 10’s support lifecycle, Microsoft has finally (and without fanfare) updated its Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet to reveal that, after all the conjecture, nothing has changed at all: So, in the end, Windows 10 support remains squarely within the traditional lifecycle – 5 years mainstream followed by another […]

  • Secure Folders Official Site Now Back Online

    A little over a week ago we published a review of the very good Secure Folders freeware, you can catch up with that article here: Protect Sensitive Files with ‘Secure Folders’. Shortly thereafter one of our readers reported that the official Secure Folders site linked to in the article was offline with the message, “This […]

  • Secure Folders Download Link

    In a recent article I reviewed and recommended Secure Folders as a simple and effective means of protecting sensitive files and folders – catch up with that article here: Protect Sensitive Files with ‘Secure Folders’. In true Murphy’s Law, shortly after I published the article, including a direct download link, the developer’s site went offline […]

  • Malwarebytes Reinforces its Fight Against PUPs

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware + Junkware Removal Tool = Bad News for PUPs With the recent acquisition of the popular Junkware Removal Tool software, Malwarebytes has added another string to its security bow. Although, I guess it’s really a case of strengthening an existing string rather than adding something new. Although not sporting a traditional GUI and […]

  • YouTube’s All-Time Top 5 Most Popular Ads (videos)

    Ad of the decade! As part of YouTube’s 10th anniversary celebrations the online video site recently asked its users to vote for their favorite ad over the past decade – and the verdict is in. Voters submitted their preferences in droves and competition was fierce but, in the end, Turkish Airline’s “Kobe vs. Messi: The […]

  • Is Soccer The New Football?

    You say tomayto, I say tomarto, you say soccer and I say football. I remember referring to the beautiful game as soccer on a UK forum once and was roundly chastised, even baited for being a namby pamby, yankee loving NFL groupie and would I kindly never refer to the game played with a round […]

  • News Stories You Really Need to Know About

    David Luiz is not a virgin! It’s official,  the Paris Saint-Germain defender has confirmed today that he is not a virgin. The news was broken by The East African Standard and Modern Ghana as the footballer was caught wrong footed by a post he made on Instagram, saying he and his fiancée would ‘wait’. People are saying things […]

  • Latest Security Vulnerability ‘Logjam’ Affects Most Browsers

    A new vulnerability known as “Logjam” which allows the exploitation of secure TLS connections has been uncovered and it affects most popular browsers. Here’s how Weakdh.org describes it: The Logjam attack allows a man-in-the-middle attacker to downgrade vulnerable TLS connections to 512-bit export-grade cryptography. This allows the attacker to read and modify any data passed […]