Latest Version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus for the Mac is Now Available!

As the Mac becomes more more and more popular, it becomes more of a target for hackers and other threats. That said, Windows is much more likely to be attacked, but as the saying goes – if you don’t have something to tell you your system is infected, how do you know? You won’t. So it’s best to have an antivirus for your Mac for peace of mind, if nothing else.

Apple iBooks Author Changes Everything

Apple’s newly-launched iBooks Author will change everything. Alex Lindsay wrote a comprehensive post about this here. We agree and overall we’re thrilled about how education is entering a new phase, powered by intelligently-applied and practical use of technology. Not just for the sake of technology itself, but because it allows us to learn and understand more in a shorter period of time. As a father, I am very thrilled about my children being able to access iBooks textbooks.

10 Ways ISPs are Finding Bandwidth Hogs

[thanks to one of our readers, Christine K. for sharing this with us]
“Describing a bandwidth hog is a matter of point-of-view and here is more to it than simple computations of amounts of usage. If someone uses a lot of bandwidth, but does so in off-peak hours, is that person any more of a hog than another user who uses less bandwidth but does so during peak usage hours? ISP’s are making big noises about bandwidth hogs, but some feel that is just a cover for raising rates. Price increases are seemingly inevitable, and, of course, it will be the consumer who bears the brunt of any price increase. Below are some of the debate points, along with a few ideas on more equitable distribution of costs.”