Category Archives: Computing

New release

It took a couple of hours last night but I downloaded and installed the latest Apple operating system IOS Catalina on my MacBook Air. I always feel quite uncomfortable doing that with the fear of messing things up. Of course … Continue reading

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WhatsApp no more

In my continuing effort to eliminate all Facebook products and apps, it is now WhatsApp’s turn to be deleted from my phone. The latest scandal about the spyware possibilities which I read about today accelerated my decision. I shall delete … Continue reading

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Optical fiber

Finally we are hooked on the optical fiber network since this morning. Our current contract calls for 300 Mbps and I have tested and reached that download speed immediately from my cabled computer. For my equipment connecting with WiFi it … Continue reading

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Malware

During the past week or so there is a spate of fake messages from so-called “Facebook”. Be extremely careful. This is dangereous malware. These messages are coming from facebookmail.com or other fake accounts. I have suspended my Facebook account a … Continue reading

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Safe enough?

WhatsApp? As part of my efforts to eliminate both Google and Facebook from my software arsenal due to their proven records of being unsafe, collecting and selling mis-appropriated data, distributing false information (the list goes on and on), I am … Continue reading

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Fibre broadband

Further to my previous post on the subject, I just had the visit from a sales representative  who did not have much difficulty selling me the idea to switch to fibre optic. I am not really fully available in February … Continue reading

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Facebook and Google

I have mentioned a few times that Facebook cannot be trusted and that is the main reason why I suspended my account a few months ago. I am not impressed with Google either and switched to Qwant for my search … Continue reading

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