The New Mac OS:  Mountain Lion

  A quick guide to Apple’s latest On July 25th, Apple released the latest version of their Macintosh operating system.  Dubbed Mountain Lion, version 10.8 of OS X stayed true to the last few updates by adding some features to the previous major release, 10.7, which was called Lion.  Mountain Lion is for the Mac … Read more…

Why “Wi-Fi” Security?

Computer Security – Part 3 When you take a laptop or iPad to a friend’s house, it has become standard practice to ask for the wireless password.  “What’s the password for your internet?” or something along those lines is as common as “Where’s the bathroom?”  And yet, frequently we still find unsecured wireless connections that … Read more…

Windows vs. Mac – A Brief Buyer’s Guide: Part II

Apple vs. Microsoft vs. Google In our last installment, we discussed Apple vs. Windows for desktop and laptop computers. For this week’s topic, I want to open up the conversation a bit to include Google’s Android operating system. Microsoft, Apple, and Google all have mobile operating systems for both phones and tablets, and even other … Read more…