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by bluesky
Fri May 06, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be aware of MAC Defender malware!
Replies: 14
Views: 2581

Re: Be aware of MAC Defender malware!

MACDefender malware evolves into new forms updated 03:20 pm EDT, Thu May 5, 2011 Name, contents may vary The MACDefender malware made public on Monday has already mutated into different versions, says security company Intego. A given example is "Mac Security," a fake antivirus program. As with MACDe...
by bluesky
Fri May 06, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows-look security hoax=MACDefender
Replies: 2
Views: 815

Re: Windows security hoax

MACDefender malware evolves into new forms updated 03:20 pm EDT, Thu May 5, 2011 Name, contents may vary The MACDefender malware made public on Monday has already mutated into different versions, says security company Intego. A given example is "Mac Security," a fake antivirus program. As with MACDe...
by bluesky
Thu May 05, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone used CleanMyMac by MacPaw?
Replies: 1
Views: 1247

Has anyone used CleanMyMac by MacPaw?

The application CleanMyMac has been getting quite a bit of advertising and push in the Mac media lately. http://macpaw.com/cleanmymac/ It does have try before you buy, but I want to know if any of the users of the SMUG Forum have used it and what your opinions of it are. A short personal review if y...
by bluesky
Thu May 05, 2011 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intel gives Apple early access to Z68 platform
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Intel gives Apple early access to Z68 platform

Intel gives Apple early access to Z68 platform updated 12:25 pm EDT, Wed May 4, 2011 Apple planning to support Smart Response? The 2011 iMac is already making use of Intel's BD82Z68 platform controller hub, various investigations show, including one by TonyMacx86. The Z68 platform is not officially ...
by bluesky
Tue May 03, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New iMacs
Replies: 16
Views: 3209

Re: New iMacs

There's one potentially big advantage of current Macs: they run Snow Leopard, and therefore have Rosetta emulation for PowerPC applications. Rumor has it that Lion will no longer support PPC apps. It's possible that when Apple ships Lion, the Macs they ship on will require Lion. Certainly Macs will...
by bluesky
Mon May 02, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be aware of MAC Defender malware!
Replies: 14
Views: 2581

Re: Be aware of MAC Defender malware!

Also read more about it on the MacWorld web site here..

http://www.macworld.com/article/159595/ ... ws_h_crawl
by bluesky
Mon May 02, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Be aware of MAC Defender malware!
Replies: 14
Views: 2581

Be aware of MAC Defender malware!

Be aware of this malware targeted at Mac OSX users.

Please pass this info on to other Mac users you know.

http://www.macnn.com/articles/11/05/02/ ... llibility/
by bluesky
Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DisplayPort, Thunderbolt gaining rapid momentum
Replies: 0
Views: 995

DisplayPort, Thunderbolt gaining rapid momentum

DisplayPort, Thunderbolt gaining rapid momentum, study finds updated 10:00 pm EDT, Tue April 26, 2011All three major graphics vendors now on board The DisplayPort digital display interface standard is set to become the industry standard for video and other types of connections, fuelled in part by Ap...
by bluesky
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple TV
Replies: 18
Views: 3258

Re: Apple TV

I am putting a new Mac Mini in my entertainment system. It has HDMi out with 1080i resolution and audio, so I'll get full HD. With that plugged into one of the HDMI inputs of my AV Receiver, I'll be able to stream Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, surf the web anywhere in HD and go to any of the national broadca...