Sorry Apple but this is a rant about how bloody stupid it is to be forced to use your proprietary software iTunes to do the simplest of things to my iPhone, manually copy a handful of mp3s on to my iPhone. Arrgh! Continue reading
Category Archives: Computers
Beware Software Upgrade of Girlfriend 1.0 to Wife 1.0 Pro
Many years ago I installed the free software Girlfriend 1.0 on my hardware and I found it to be an excellent package. It was lightweight and feature-rich and everything I was looking for at the time. However, after some time had passed I found that the free trial period was due to expire. Following the manufacturer’s recommended upgrade path I replaced Girlfriend 1.0 with the rather expensive but permanently resident upgrade Wife 1.0 Pro. Continue reading
Phone call from ‘Microsoft’ about a Virus is a Scam
There is a very common cold calling scam where you receive a phone call from a company claiming to be ‘Microsoft’ or a Microsoft approved service provider, and they are calling about a virus on your computer.
Quite often the caller has a thick Indian accent and they say that your computer is reporting errors or warnings and is infected with a virus. They say that they have been alerted by your computer and want to provide you with help and support to remove this virus. For a price… Continue reading