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  • Column: Protecting your Mac from ransomware

    Ransomware has been a plague exclusive to Windows users for years, but a recent discovery means Mac users can now count themselves as targets as well.

  • Column: Is Microsoft forcing Windows 10 upgrades?

    If you’re still running Windows 7 or 8.1 and have no interest in Windows 10, it’s important to understand why rumors are going around — and to know how to stop an automatic change.

  • Column: Can Macs get Windows viruses?

    Q: I’m getting a Windows blue screen error on my MacBook that won’t let me do anything on the Internet.  I’m confused: Can a Mac get a Windows virus? A: It’s not possible for a…

  • Windows 8.1 Update: A confusing but important upgrade

    Windows 8 was Microsoft\’s attempt to create a touch screen and mobile-friendly operating system. But some think the company went way too far. The 8.1 Update seems to be Microsoft\’s silent mea culpa to keyboard and mouse-concentric users, but it\’s more than that.

  • There’s no time like the future to buy a laptop

    Whether you like Windows or Mac, you might want to
    hold off on buying. Laptops of all kinds are being
    overhauled.