Author Archives: Andrew Clarke

Don’t become a victim

I recently spent an entire day cleaning up a machine that had been compromised, which prompted me to write this article. It is my hope that some of these tips will save you time and frustration in the future. Don’t … Continue reading

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Lights, cameras, action!

I love watching movies on my iPad, but I don’t buy movies online to do it. Why should I when I already own the DVD? This blog article will discuss a ways you can use your tablet to watch movies … Continue reading

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The $10 million spam fine

On July 1, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) took effect. As a result, businesses can be fined up to $10 million Canadian and individuals can be fined up to $1 million Canadian for sending unsolicited emails (spam). Additional measures are scheduled … Continue reading

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Understanding Windows 8 security

Unlike its predecessor, Windows 8 comes with antivirus / antispyware software preinstalled.  The program is called Windows Defender. It replaces Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft’s free antivirus solution for its other operating systems.  Microsoft Security Essentials cannot be installed on Windows … Continue reading

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Surviving Windows 8

Windows 8 is a strange animal. The most important trick to surviving it is to not fight it. I’m not saying that I love Windows. Far from it! What I’m saying is that looking for what it does well instead … Continue reading

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