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Did You Know?

Just in time for Hallowee’n… In his post, Google Gets Creepier, David Sparks brings up (via ProPublica, by way of Daring Fireball) recent changes in Google’s terms of service (have you read them lately?): …Traditionally, Google has kept web-browsing information … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

View image | gettyimages.com   Be very, very careful about what buttons you push, when and where, on your devices. As an Ohio business exec ruefully discovered, Butt dialers beware: If you don’t lock your phone, it’s OK to eavesdrop: … Continue reading

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Apple’s Privacy Statement

A message from Tim Cook about Apple’s commitment to your privacy. At Apple, your trust means everything to us. That’s why we respect your privacy and protect it with strong encryption, plus strict policies that govern how all data is … Continue reading

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Apple’s Got Your Back

#109350684 / gettyimages.com Apple has updated its privacy policy as part of the rollout of iOS 8, announcing that devices with the latest version of the operating system installed can no longer be accessed by the company itself. Previously, as … Continue reading

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Google’s at It Again

Mark O’Neill reported on MakeUseOf this morning: Google has just updated their terms of service allowing them to use your Google profile information in their ads. Which is worrying, because who really reads terms and conditions? If you, like most … Continue reading

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Have a Hotmail Account?

You might want to reconsider… From an article on Opposing Views: …“Microsoft clearly believes that the users’ personal data belongs to Microsoft, not the users themselves,” said Ginger McCall of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.… Sounds like Google, no? The … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 02.07.2014

As Fact or fiction: What does (and doesn’t) actually speed up your Mac notes, a faster Mac is always a better Mac. Click the link to see what actually will speed things up. C’est fini! Maestro Breen wraps up his … Continue reading

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Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam…

Nobody loves it, everybody hates it (except fried up with peaches for breakfast), so what to do? How I manage spam on my mobile devices has an interesting solution for out-of-the-house/office relief, and several more options from commenters.

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.13.2013

First off, in keeping with this month’s program, Dr Breen continues his iMovie series with Exploring iMovie’s editing options, wherein he waxes eloquent on lots of ways to spiff up your initial iMovie efforts (two pages). And now that you’ve … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.01.2013

Wind up your speakers: Chris Breen and company share their latest Mavericks podcast, Our favorite Mavericks tips and tricks. Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication, and the chocolate, and sandwiches… Traveling out of country? Take a moment prior and … Continue reading

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