Don’t fear the Mac. Embrace it!

Howie IsaacksApple, email, iOS, Kerio, Mac Business, Macintosh, OS X, Technology, Think Fixed81 Comments

I started working in I.T. just over 16 years ago. That was in December 2000. Just a few years before, Apple had acquired NeXT, and all of its awesome technology that lead to the creation of macOS (formerly Mac OS X), iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. More importantly, the acquisition of NeXT brought Steve Jobs back to Apple. These were still … Read More

Which is better? Flawed phone or delayed AirPods?

Howie IsaacksApple, iOS, Mobile, Technology145 Comments

Like a lot of Apple fans, I was very disappointed (and annoyed) when Apple announced last week that they were delaying the release of their new AirPods. After my disappointment (and annoyance) wore off a bit, I decided to think about the situation from a different point of view, the point of view of a company with integrity, and the … Read More

How to use secure Notes

Howie IsaacksApple, homepage, iOS, Kerio, Mac Business, Macintosh, Mobile, OS X, Reviews, Technology, Think Fixed, Video129 Comments

Last Monday, Apple released its fourth update to OS X El Capitan, version 10.11.4 and iOS 9.3. Among the new features introduced by these updates is a feature called secure notes. Secure notes allows you to password protect the notes that you create on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad using the built in Notes app. This will be very handy … Read More

First ransomware for Mac detected in the wild

Howie IsaacksApple, Mac Business, Macintosh, Technology147 Comments

Over this past weekend, the first OS X ransomware was detected in the wild. Ransomware is a malicious application that encrypts your files, and then demands payment in return for decrypting your files. The malware was found inside of the popular Mac BitTorrent app called Transmission. The developer behind Transmission has issued an update that will eliminate the infected version … Read More