Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Microsoft recently launched Windows 10 and this for Microsoft, may be the most important Windows release of all time. Microsoft is changing their current business model after 30 years, along with this change will come new release strategies, as well as new ways to control updates.         Recently there have been rumors of Apple potentially merging the …

SoundDown Party At First Friday Art Walk On Santa Fe At The Gallery At iComputer

                                                    Join us for a night of fun and dancing on First Friday at the Gallery at iComputer during the Art Walk on Santa Fe. We will be featuring artists Greg Pak, Neil Yukimura, and …

All You Need To Know To Master Mac OS Mavericks

                                                   Mavericks, a new operating system recently released by Apple, is a free software download for Mac users.       Some basic details about Mavericks are:   Mavericks will run on Apple computers from 2009 …

VMware Fusion 6 Professional vs. VMware Fusion 6

Which one is right for you? VMware has been overshadowed in the past by Parallels for running Windows virtual machines on the Mac OS, a mainly consumer market, consisting of home users. However VMware gained notoriety in the enterprise market for the past 15 years by providing professional level desktop and server virtualization software.  VMware’s focus is on providing virtualization tools ...

Solid-State Drive Best Practices On Mac OS

Solid-State Drive Best Practices On Mac OS     SSDs (solid-state drives) are being more widely used in consumer computers as their pricing falls and capacities increase.  Like most technology, prices of the solid state drives went down after a while; thank goodness! The Tech Report made a graph that shows the price per gigabyte (GB) of the most currently popular …

Outlook.com

Outlook.com          Outlook is Microsoft’s new and improved version of Hotmail that takes the best bits and pieces of Hotmail, Microsoft Exchange and the Metro UI from Windows Phone 7 and also Windows 8.  Outlook works as a webmail provider for individual users or for business professionals.  Microsoft’s improved version of Outlook is expected to compete head to head with Google’s …

Mac Malware

The security world has been warning Mac users for a long time that the lack of malware targeting their machines is a result of cybercriminals focusing on Windows’ larger market share.  This unfortunately is not because Apple’s brilliant security evaded such cyber-attacks.  Human-rights groups warn that the illusion of security Mac users once enjoyed is a thing of the past, …

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The Best Way To Set Up An SSD on Mac OSX

There are many articles that indicate using an SSD as a primary hard drive in a dual hard drive system greatly enhances the performance of your computer whether it is a Mac or a PC.  Here are a few steps to follow to not break the bank on a Mac OS X set up.       An SDD drive …