Category Archives: Mac

Placing links in Firefox on MySpace blogs


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This is a short tutorial how to insert links into your blog post using MySpace blog editor on OS X in Firefox. It’s pretty verbose as I tried to see if I can write a detailed tutorial. It’s a quick republish of the blog on my MySpace blog, as I’m not sure if everyone can see it there. For more technical audience of this blog, just ignore this post :)

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Can A Mac Get A Virus? Are Apple Computers Virus Safe?


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The long and short to this question is yes and no. Confused yet? The yes part of the answer comes from the fact that any computer can get a virus; the no part comes from the fact that it is much more difficult for Macs to contract a virus. There are many reasons for this discrepancy.

To begin with, the new Apple operating systems, like Mac OS X are built based on the UNIX kernel, which has been around the longest, and is the safest operating system available. UNIX is an operating system that was developed in the 1960s by Bell Labs, and believe it or not, was used to play a game called Space Travel after being booted off of the creator’s regular systems. A kernel is another word for operating system; it is technically the first piece to load into memory during a startup. It is usually responsible for things like managing disk drives and handling memory.

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Internet Explorer for Mac


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This is interesting – a software letting you run IE 5, 5.5., 6 and 7 (beta) on your Mac without needing parallels. This could be great for testing.

Its called ies4osx and requires OSX tiger or leopard, and an Intel machine. On tiger you need have to installed X11.

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