Yosemite Fixes For Distorted Video in Adobe, Safari Performance Issues and More

[singlepic id=449 w= h= float=none]The have been a rash of problems with Apple’s new Yosemite upgrade. These will eventually get ironed out with software updates or with recommended workarounds. We will be going over the most common problems that some Mac users who have recently upgraded to Yosemite are experiencing. Additionally we will go over some fixes to these Mac …

Problems with the OS X Yosemite Update and How to Fix Them

Apple’s new operating system, Yosemite, offers Mac users many benefits and new features. However this recent, new OS upgrade has been causing strange bugs and quirks in the software. We will discuss some of the most common problems as well as some simple tricks you can try to fix them.  

Cyber Threat Increase During Holidays

Tis the Season for Heightened Cyber Criminal Activity: Tips on How You Can Protect Your Data

  The holidays are key times for cyber-criminals to exploit the risky behaviors of unaware Internet users. According to an annual survey conducted by Deloitte Consulting, more people than ever before are planning to buy their Christmas presents from an online source this year.  As such a growing number of services for online shopping are offered on these platforms and …

Mavericks and Security

Apple’s Yosemite is expected to be released in mid- to late October, and with all the hype, is looking to be quite the upgrade from Mavericks. The weeks following the release of new software or operating systems is always a bit rocky, however. Even though new software is thoroughly tested, it is unlikely to find each and every bug or …

MacKeeper Removal

Now you know what MacKeeper is, but you managed to install it and now you want to get rid of it. There’s a few ways to go about getting rid of it, depending on what was actually installed. If you downloaded the application straight from the website, the uninstall will be extremely simple; however, people usually find themselves having installed …

Is MacKeeper Worth It?

    A lot of Mac users will proudly proclaim that their machines will never catch a virus. While this does have some truth to it, there are still plenty of security vulnerabilities in Macs (take the “Shellshock bug” from last month for example). There are a number of software security packages available, some of them free but most of …

Password Vulnerability, Heartbleed, May Be Behind You; Or NOT!

In April, researchers discovered a 2 year-old problem that has made Internet users particularly vulnerable to password and identity theft. This vulnerability, nicknamed “Heartbleed”was quickly addressed by many (but not all) of the companies that were affected, but if you haven’t taken steps to address it on your own accounts connected to the affected services, you may still be susceptible. …