Category Archives: Business

Fake UPS emails deliver Windows shortcut malware

Windows shortcut files have seen a small rise in popularity lately. The shortcut files, using the .lnk file extension, are essentially small files Windows uses to point elsewhere in the file system. Normally you may think of shortcuts to other programs like your browser or a game residing on your desktop. Well this malware is… Read More »

Don’t Be Fooled: The Mac App Store Is Full of Scams

You love technology, but not everyone does. For many people computers are confusing, even scary. Malevolent actors know this, and try to deliberately trick people online. From ads that look like download buttons to ransomware pop-ups, the web is full of deception-based design, intended to take advantage of the less technically inclined. In theory, this… Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

The Surface Pro 4 is iterative in the best sense of the word. There’s no doubt in our minds that the Surface Pro 3 was a success. In fact, with its flagship tablet, Microsoft went so far as to inspire its manufacturing partners to make their own award winning 2-in-1s in a similar vein. It… Read More »

Apple has no idea who the Mac is for

Last night’s Apple event was bizarre — I had been anticipating this show for a while, mostly looking forward to being able to stop telling people not to buy a Mac, because everything was so outdated. But, even though what I saw was interesting, it really feels like Apple has lost its way. It’s strange — there’s nothing actually… Read More »

The FCC just passed sweeping new rules to protect your online privacy

Federal officials delivered a landmark ruling in favor of online privacy Thursday, limiting how Internet providers use and sell customer data, while asserting that customers have a right to control their personal information. Under the Federal Communications Commission’s new rules, consumers may forbid Internet providers from sharing sensitive personal information, such as app and browsing… Read More »