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    Newsletter Issue #1032: Too Much Mac?

    March 14th, 2022

    It took several decades for Macs to catch up. I mean, you could type text quickly enough, even if you were a speedy typist. But it would often seem to take forever to save even a small word processing file. Dealing with multimedia files, rendering, converting or saving, sometimes meant long minutes — or hours […]


    Soon There May Be Three

    May 13th, 2018

    Does anyone recall ever benefiting because one company merged with another? It’s not necessarily similar to Apple’s purchase of Beats and selling expensive headphones, because that deal was more about acquiring technology, which is something that’s been done for years. So consider the act that saved Apple, acquiring NeXT in 1996, which brought a state-of-the-art […]


    An Apple Security Reality Check

    November 30th, 2017

    Without doubt the usual offenders among Apple critics are joyfully reporting about a serious security flaw that reared its ugly head in macOS High Sierra 10.3.1. It was a foolish mistake, the sort of mistake that might cause management to find the offenders and take some serious action. No, I’m not suggesting they should be […]


    The Mac and AntiVirus Fear Mongering

    September 29th, 2017

    In the old days of the Mac, back in the 1980s and 1990s, the suggestion that they were immune to computer viruses would have been laughed at. It wasn’t nearly as bad as on the Windows platform, but you definitely needed to run antivirus software. I learned that lesson the hard way in the late […]