Upgrading to macOS Sierra… success?

I have an older, late 2012 model, Mac Mini that has gone through quite a few operating system (OS) upgrades over the years and has gotten progressively slower each time. In an attempt to regain some of this lost speed I decided that I would erase the drive and do a clean re-install of the OS. My…

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Three neat mobile security Apps (adjust your tin foil hat accordingly)

Here are a couple of neat iOS applications for the paranoid (kidding!) & security inclined. iPGMail iPGMail (currently $1.99 on the App Store) is the best OpenPGP application I’ve tried on Apple’s platform. Even within the somewhat restrictive limitations that Apple has created for application developers this particular application does everything it can to be…

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My (current) top 10 most used iOS apps

The iOS platform, consisting of the iPhone and the iPad, has seen most of it’s success thanks to the plethora of applications (apps) available for download. It is without a doubt the platform’s strongest asset and one that, thanks to the continued success of apps like Angry Birds, seems likely to continue for some time…

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Compile Windows programs on Linux

Windows?? *GASP!* Sometimes you just have to compile Windows programs from the comfort of your Linux install. This is a relatively simple process that basically requires you to only install the following (Ubuntu) packages: To compile 32-bit programs mingw32 (swap out for gcc-mingw32 if you need 64-bit support) mingw32-binutils mingw32-runtime Additionally for 64-bit programs (*PLEASE…

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My 5 minute iOS 4 review

There has been far too much iPhone related news lately but I feel as though I should at least weigh in with my thoughts on the new iPhone OS. I have been running iOS 4 on my iPhone 3GS since it was officially released about a week ago. Rather than write a lengthy review I…

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