(via The Loop)
Another news story that’s been making the blog rounds is that nearly half of US corporations are now issuing Macs to their employees. Do you see where I’m going here?
There’s always been a trope amongst web-denizens that are vocally anti-Apple; Apple doesn’t get viruses because OS X has a fraction of the marketshare that Windows does. I think they might have been half right. Maybe it’s corporate marketshare that matters to the malware authors.
After all, aren’t corporate secrets and payoffs a much bigger prize than my half-finished novel or the available balance on my Discover card?
Insightful, detailed, smart commentary by Kathy Gill here: ”On Trust and Privacy: Why I No Longer Trust Google”.
Though the text on the site is a bit too much of a polemic against one party for my tastes, this is still an amazingly powerful tool.
All you do is go to callforthedream.com, enter your street address and zip code, hit lookup and boom! The site will lists your congressional representatives with a big red call button next to each name. Just click the button for the congressperson you want to call and you’ll be connected with their office.
A computer with a built-in microphone is required to make the call.
(Source: Business Insider)
Turns out that Microsoft’s flagship “Office For Mac” product isn’t mixing so well with Apple’s slick new OS Lion.
Most surprising to me is that the products that make up Office For Mac 2011 have the same issues as Office 2008. Looks like there’s still a chewy-carbon-center lurking inside of Office 2011’s eye-candy-shell.
You’d think the Mac BU being one of the largest Mac software devs on the planet could do better. Details of the issues here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2586538