The computing world changed 30 years ago. It was on January 24, 1984 that Steve Jobs stood before workers and the press at the Apple Cupertino, CA headquaters and unveiled their newest product – the Macintosh personal computer.
If you own an Apple MacBook Air laptop sold between June 2012 and June 2013, you should know that flash storage drives in those particular models occasionally fail – and that Apple has issued a press release saying they will replace all affected drives free of charge.
Apple computer users have mostly flown under the “malware radar” for years. For a variety of reasons, the Mac operating system (OS) wasn’t targeted by hackers as much as Windows was, and Mac users were able to browse the Web largely unaffected by infections. But as Apple’s share of the computing market has grown, cyber-criminals have set their sights on the Mac OS.
Recently it was discovered certain 1st Generation iPod Nano’s may have a defective battery. This can lead to problems with the device. If you have a 1st Generation iPod Nano purchased between September 2005 and December 2006 you may be affected.
The weather is getting warmer and the days longer as Spring approaches, which also means that Daylight Saving Time is nearly upon us. In fact, the DST changeover is coming this Sunday, March 8th at 2:00 am. For most people, this means a trip throughout the house, hunting down every piece of electronics with a clock.