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by bluesky
Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cable modem can't be seen by AE
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Re: cable modem can't be seen by AE

Make sure the ethernet cable is plugged into the WAN (Wide Area Network) port on the back of the Airport Extreme. The symbol is like a little sun or gear. Not the <> symbols.
by bluesky
Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Mac Trojan may funnel files, screenshots
Replies: 0
Views: 405

New Mac Trojan may funnel files, screenshots

Mac Trojan may funnel files, screenshots to distant servers updated 01:15 pm EDT, Fri September 23, 2011 Malware currently just minor threat A newly-detailed Trojan attack is being directed at Macs, say security firms F-Secure and Sophos. Originally spotted in late July, the Trojan relies on two pie...
by bluesky
Sat Aug 13, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little sympathy for our Windows to Mac switching friends
Replies: 3
Views: 1816

A little sympathy for our Windows to Mac switching friends

Hi everyone I have a good friend, who's son has a Mac and after watching me on the Mac for a couple of years, decided to get a MacBook Pro and make the switch. I am continually hearing his woes with trying to learn the new OS, keyboard, and why does't it do "this" like Windows does. Many times the M...
by bluesky
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender

Just a quick update and a heads up. So far I have had to remove this chameleon of a trojan from six Macs. The names I have seen it pose as are: MacDefender MacGuard MacProtect MacShield MacScan MacKeeper Note that MacShield, MacScan and MacKeeper are also the names of legitimate software. this artic...
by bluesky
Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: iPads
Topic: Square Trade Drop Tests 3 Tablets - YouTube video
Replies: 1
Views: 815

Square Trade Drop Tests 3 Tablets - YouTube video

SquareTrade tests tablet durability, Yazsoft hiring 06/21, 11:25am SquareTrade, an alternative warranty supplier for popular electronics, has posted a new video that compares the damage inflicted when dropping three popular tablets from waist height. The company tested the iPad 2, Motorola Xoom, and...
by bluesky
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month
Replies: 0
Views: 537

Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month

Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month updated 12:10 am EDT, Tue June 21, 2011Plans alleged to start with 2GB for $30 per month Verizon today made good on its promise to eliminate the "unlimited" data plan for smartphones like the iPhone 4, announcing on All Things D that the offe...
by bluesky
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:42 am
Forum: iPods, iPhone and the iPod Touch
Topic: Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month

Confirmed: Verizon to end unlimited data plans next month updated 12:10 am EDT, Tue June 21, 2011Plans alleged to start with 2GB for $30 per month Verizon today made good on its promise to eliminate the "unlimited" data plan for smartphones like the iPhone 4, announcing on All Things D that the offe...
by bluesky
Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watch the WWDC 2011 Keynote
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Watch the WWDC 2011 Keynote

Plan to spend about 1.5 hours to view the whole thing. Very interesting.

http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/1 ... f06/event/
by bluesky
Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender

The cat n mouse game goes on.... New Mac Defender variant already being blocked by Mac OS X updated 12:30 pm EDT, Thu June 2, 2011 Snow Leopard Definitions updating silently A newer variant of Mac Defender which bypassed Security Update 2011-003 on Tuesday has in turn been defeated by a definition u...
by bluesky
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: Apple Security Update Addresses MacDefender

Apple's Security fixes have been bypassed already... the SAME evening as they were released.

http://www.macnn.com/articles/11/06/01/ ... n.updates/