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Why Macs are not designed for business use

30 June, 2012 (16:01) | linux, mac, security | No comments

Macs are great machines if you are a rich trendy person who was so brilliantly targeted by Steve Jobs. Not so good for normal people trying to keep up with the Joneses. Also not good for business at all.  This list is just a reminder for myself  when people are complaining as to why we […]

OSX Flashback shows apple innovating something in security. wait what? Apple and security in the same sentence?

15 April, 2012 (10:12) | mac, security | No comments

Apple did something brilliant. They might not be good at security, in fact they pretty much always suck at it. This forced them to create something new and just brilliant. If a user doesn’t use Java for X time, it SHUTS OFF! How incredibly obvious but new is that? How cool would it be if […]

Rest in Peace Steve Jobs

5 October, 2011 (16:57) | mac, OS | No comments

One of the great men of the computing world passed away. Pretty sad day for nerds everywhere. We all learned a lot and felt the world change from innovation after amazing innovation. Mr. Jobs gave us windows guys serious motivation to improve. Check the apple page they have a nice entry:  

Why Apple has difficulty in the corporate world

2 April, 2011 (10:10) | linux, mac, OS, security | No comments

I’m tired of absolute statements like being accused of hating iEverything. I like an ipad for surfing the web on the couch, ipad for listening to music and supporting clueless users on a mac. They can’t figure out how the hell to fire up vi, how are they going to break it? That is great […]

Apple could save open source and make a mint at the same time

18 December, 2010 (11:32) | linux, mac | No comments

The new Mac app store could build an awesome business model. Charge individuals to install open source software with an easy to use itunes interface, and fund the open source software projects in return. This seems like a perfect arrangement. DIY people get better funded projects, and normal users get access to difficult to manage […]

Mac tablet prediction – wild crazy one including OS11

10 January, 2010 (20:45) | mac, prediction | 1 comment

Ok so this one is out there. Apple is on top of its game. Macland has to know that Chrome will destroy the teeny userbase OSx has within the next 2 years. Most people use the web. Thats it. Web apps. My mom, my cousin, most of my employees. They all use the web. At […]

Time to get antivirus for your Mac

25 July, 2009 (14:17) | antivirus/spyware, mac | No comments

Yup, people ask me if they need it, I’m saying get it now. Time to provide the antivirus vendors with a little cash to develop your AV just before you need it more. Which is later this week to next year.

Mac vs win-PC article on PCworld nails some good points

28 April, 2009 (18:35) | mac, Mindless Blather, prediction | No comments

Priceless- http://www.pcworld.com/article/163836/eight_reasons_your_next_computer_should_be_a_pc.html There are many many other reasons the cycle won’t be broken. Macs are cool, just not going to dominate. Home users tend to buy what they have at work. Mac refuses to support old OS and software choices. Too many businesses get stuck in a rut where they run an old Windows OS […]

Iphones can not be trusted for corporate data security

17 July, 2008 (08:10) | mac, security | No comments

I just posted this on spiceworks: Iphones cannot do data encryption. In my opinion this is an auditors dream. SOX, HIPAA, DOD, PCI compliant companies can’t use an Iphone. So every health care, publicly traded company, payment card industry and a LOT of government. Companies who value their intellectual property can’t use an Iphone. So […]

Mac OSX Snow Leopard

9 June, 2008 (20:22) | mac | No comments

So the only new cool thing in the VISTA of Mac OSX is Exchange support. How funny is it that the best and only notable “feature” is support for exchange? Snow Leopard is all bug fixes to cover up the fact that Leopard screwed things up a la vista. It was a big old clusterf$&* that shows […]

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