Mac Viruses and Trojans Becoming More Prevalent

There was a time when being a “Mac per­son” meant being some­what shield­ed from the usu­al onslaught of mali­cious soft­ware virus­es and tro­jans lurk­ing online. In fact, virus­es tar­get­ing Mac com­put­ers were so rare that users prob­a­bly became a bit too over­con­fi­dent and boast­ful about the robust­ness of the plat­form. But in 2009, the days…

The Differences Between Netbooks and Notebooks

It seems like every­one is talk­ing about net­books these days, espe­cial­ly with Google’s recent announce­ment that they will be com­ing out with the Chrome oper­at­ing sys­tem tar­get­ed specif­i­cal­ly at net­books. Net­books have been gain­ing in pop­u­lar­i­ty late­ly, because of their porta­bil­i­ty and low cost com­pared to tra­di­tion­al note­books, but there are impor­tant dif­fer­ences between netbooks…