OMG was I hacked or is the hard disk just full

Think we were hacked on Tongfamily at 5AM this morning. Found that we were stuck at the home page going to the WP install page. There are many “notes”:http://wordpress.org/support/topic/180772/page/2 about this, but it can happen because of a weak password on your FTP or your WordPress admin accounts. I have both and have changed all […]

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes […]

Mac Routine Maintenance (Not!) don’t do this

With Windows, I have this whole ritual for keeping things clean that include these free utilities * Spybot. Keep immunizations up for adware, spyware and use its Tools to fix the registry of bad entries, cleanup startup groups of shovelware * Antivir. Freeware antivirus package. Just need to keep it scanning and take the regular […]

MacBook Air unexpectedly logs out

When I leave my MacBook Air overnight to say do a Time Capsule, I see that it will log itself out unexpectedly and automatically. Kind of wierd, my MacBook Pro doesn’t do that. Some users are having the same issue with the “Mac Mini”:http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7766844 and the only real diagnosis is: Apple – Support – Discussions […]

Smaller than a dSLR recommendations

David asked me, OK, zooming back (no pun intended), if you want a smaller camera, what are the realy choices: # Canon or Panasonic point and shoot. If you just want a point and shoot like the Instamatic of old, then pretty much anything in the el cheapo 8MP range is going to work. Last […]

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