New Trojan Reportedly Infecting Millions of Macs

An OSX trojan has infected millions of computers according to an article published on ArsTechnica. According to Dr. Web (the Russian antivirus company claiming to have discovered the infections), 57 percent of the infected Macs are located in the US and 20 percent are in Canada. This latest variant of the Flashback trojan searches an…

Zapping the PRAM-NVRAM in OSX

What’s in the PRAM? PRAM in OSX stores user specific system and device settings. The exact settings stored in your computer’s PRAM varies depending on the type of computer as well as the types of devices and drives connected to the computer. Some information stored in the PRAM includes: Display and video settings such as…

Got an iPhone or iPad? Get this App.

If you’ve got an iPhone or iPad get this app. Yes, it’s a weather app but it’s most likely the most beautiful weather app you’ll ever find. And, it’s only $0.99. WeatherHD for iPhone and iPad. It’s a universal app so you only need to purchase it once to put it on both your iPhone…

Two Programs I’d Love to See on the iPad

There are 2 programs for Mac I’d love to see on the iPad. The first is MarsEdit, the blog editor I’ve used for years on all my blogs and recommend to everyone getting into blogging. It’s a great app and the application for the Mac is already similar in layout to the recommended layout for…

Same Ol’ Song and Dance

When I ordered my iPad a few weeks ago it was a tough call deciding between the wifi only version or the more expensive wifi+3G version. Sure Apple assured everyone that the $25 monthly to AT&T was for unlimited bandwidth but then, these are the same people who promised the still yet to be seen…

Growl is Back!

When I upgraded to OS X SnowLeopard on my Mac’s one important, frequently used piece of software died a tragic death, Growl. For the uninitiated Growl is a notification service. Say you’re humming along in photoshop and illustrator working on a design for a client then the little Adium (another great app for the Mac)…

NetNewsWire 3.2 for Mac only $10

Yeah, ok. I bought a serial for NetNewsWire 3.2 even thought I’d previously purchased NetNewsWire. I’m a little miffed that the original pricing was for “lifetime upgrades” but $10 bucks if a fair price and expecting to get the amount of work they put into the new version for free seemed a little asinine. Brent…

Snow Leopard Problems Begin Surfacing

G. Dan Mitchell, we’ll call him Dan, likes to take photos. Oh how he LIKES to take photos and they are some seriously awesome photos (checkout his work at gdanmitchell.com). Dan and I have been talking back and forth on Twitter about things we’ve noticed in the latest version of Apple’s OS X operating system…