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Macintosh Web Browsers Get Infected

Macintosh Web Browsers Get Infected

I had just came from a local junior college, Santiago Junior College and used their WiFi system in their parking lot.  I got a warning that the site was not secure but I used it anyway.  When I got home all my web browsers were infected.  My browser kept giving me a warning keeping me from proceeding doing any work on my laptop.  Whenever I tried to do a search I would see the following on my Macintosh laptop: “The…

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Product Review: The Arduino Starter Kit

Product Review: The Arduino Starter Kit

The Arduino Starter Kit is an electronics kit that you are going to use as a home lab experiment process to learn all sorts of technical skills and knowledge.  It does a pretty darn good job at starting you out learning a lot of different aspects of electronics technology at a very simple level and at the same time teaches you simple computer programming.  Here is my list of  what this kit may find value for  you: Simple, introduction to…

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Scrivener ONLY Types Red (Part 2)

Scrivener ONLY Types Red (Part 2)

I have been working on a writing project for years and am annoyed to find that Scrivener ONLY Types Red text.  I found out how to correct this.  Open Scrivener and put your mouse over the top far left and over the words Scrivener.  A drop down menu should appear and from that menu select “Preferences”.  When that new window appears on your computer screen select the second top tab at the top of the window with the label “Appearance”. …

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What I like about Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015

What I like about Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015

I would like to provide you a summary of my experience with Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015 so you do not have to plow through my rather wordy explanations that follows. I have used Final Cut Pro and iMovie. This program is impressive. I love it. I am constantly impressed at how easy tasks are to complete.

Macintosh iPhoto Library Images Lost With Yosemitie Upgrade

Macintosh iPhoto Library Images Lost With Yosemitie Upgrade

I have a friend who recently upgraded his very old iMac to Yosemite.  He then realized that he could not find his old iPhoto images.  He had made a number of mistakes which I list next: He did not back up his hard drive prior to this major system upgrade. He did not use Time Machine. He did not have an iCloud backup solution He did not have an external hard drive or USB finger drive copy of his photo…

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