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New Mac mini packs a huge punch

Five Times the Performance, 6-Core Processors, More Memory Capacity, All-Flash Storage and More New Mac mini delivers an insane five times faster performance. New York — Apple today gave Mac mini a massive increase in performance. Now with quad- and 6-core processors, up to 64GB of faster memory and blazing fast all-flash storage, the new […]

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Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

Tech support scammers are reusing an old technique in their existing browser locker (browlock) schemes to force a special kind of file download. Contrary to past attacks, where the purpose was to flood the machine with a large amount of file requests in order to crash the browser, this one is purely a social engineering […]

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10 hidden features in macOS Mojave

There's more than just Dark Mode. MacOS Mojave is finally here. Desktop Stacks, Dark Mode, and new applications (Stocks, News, and Home) are clearly the headline features of Mojave. But there's lots more under the hood if you know where to look. We've been digging through macOS 10.14 since the first beta dropped in June, […]

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GDPR Compliance Statement

Introduction The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force across the European Union on 25th May 2018 and brings with it the most significant changes to data protection law in two decades. Based on privacy by design and taking a risk-based approach, the GDPR has been designed to meet the requirements of the digital age. The […]

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Serious macOS vulnerability exposes the root user

Update: 9:29 am PT: Apple has now released a fix for the bug described here. That fix is part of Security Update 2017-001, which is available from the Mac App Store, in the Updates tab, with the label “Install this update as soon as possible.” (Somewhat confusingly, there have already been previous Security Update 2017-001 releases, for […]

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4 ways to speed up Safari on your iPhone

Has browsing the Web become an exercise in frustration with Safari on your iPhone? The first suspect to consider in this crime most foul is your Wi-Fi network itself, but if other devices are humming along at a reasonable clip and it's just a single iOS device whose Safari is acting sluggish and slow, there are a […]

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Touchscreen trouble? It could be zombie finger Here's why capacitive screens don't respond to every touch...

Some smartphone and tablet users are afflicted with a malady. No matter how hard they press on the display, they just can’t seem to get the device to acknowledge their touch. These people may have the same problem with laptop touchpads. In layman’s terms, they suffer from zombie finger. “The capacitive touch sensor is—to most people—this kind […]

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How To Change Apple ID To Have @iCloud or @Me Address

If your Apple ID has a third-party email address, then you can now change it to add one of Apple’s domains on it. So instead of having @gmail or @yahoo based Apple ID, you can change it to have @icloud.com, @me.com or @mac.com. Changing your Apple ID to an Apple domain will make it easier […]

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Managed Hosting & Domain Names Now Available from The Computer Wiz. Switching to us is easy peasy lemon squeezy... Find your perfect domain with The Computer Wiz by calling 01553 660941 or email help@cpwiz.co.uk. Domain Names We can supply these domains names and many more... .uk .co.uk .com .website .net .me.uk .org.uk .eu .info .ltd .ltd.uk .plc.uk .org Managed […]

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How to Download and Install Apple macOS High Sierra

Apple's macOS High Sierra is being released today, and that means users need to be prepared.Apple will release High Sierra to Mac notebooks and desktops. The operating system, which was unveiled at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), comes with only minor design enhancements, but offer a host of under-the-hood upgrades.Apple has been testing macOS High […]

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