Posts from the desk of Steve Sande
Tux the penguin, the official mascot of Linux

Tech Tip: How to Install and Run Linux on a...

Linux is an open-source Unix-like operating system that has been available in one form or another since 1991. Many servers operate on Linux, which is probably its primary use case. Early on in the Linux timeline, it was thought that...

How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF on...

Live Photos are magical! The camera on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPhone SE snaps a “photo” that records what’s happening 1.5 seconds before and after you tap the shutter button, so all movement and sound is...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a...
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on...

Everything You Need to Know About...
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys,...

Tech 101: Do Macs Need Antivirus...
One reason that many people move from the world of Windows to macOS is because they’re tired of the hassles of having their PCs infected with viruses and other...

An Annual Reminder: Watch Out For...
Have you ever heard of phishing? It’s a form of social hacking in which a malicious party sends out a ton of emails, purportedly from a well-used website or...

Tech Tip: What to Do When...
It can happen to anyone. One minute you’re sitting at an outside café, you get distracted, and the next minute you notice your iPhone or MacBook is gone. Or...

National Clean Out Your Computer Day:...
We hope you remember that there’s a big holiday next week. No, we’re not talking about Valentine’s Day. This is an event that happens every second Monday of February —...