Why Cant I Access Flash On My iPad / Tablet

I regularly get an enquiry saying when i open a website on my iPad / Tablet with the browser ( Chrome , Safari , Firefox ) and want to watch certain sites it says i need the latest ” Flash Plug-In ” or it does not support my device.  That is because they want you to use their app first so find out whether the site you are using has an app. For example , want to watch ” The Block ” you need to go to the “Jump In ” app  not the Ninemsn Page. The reason flash is not used on portable devices as it is basically insecure and sucks the life out of batteries and therefore is not used on portable devices such as tablets (iPads / Android)   Please Note: Older Android tablets may still run flash but the newer versions of Android do not.   

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10 Steps To Preventing A Virus / Malware Infection

10 Steps For A Virus Free Computer How much time and money have you spent in having your computer repaired be- cause you have become infected with viruses and malware ? Infection from virus’s , malware can be avoided if you follow some simple BEHAVIORAL rules. Remember if you get infected it is your fault not your computer’s. The first point to remember is that running antivirus software will not prevent you getting a virus. Antivirus software is there in the hope that once you have a virus on your computer it will be able to remove it. Here are 10 points to follow that should mean an infection free computer NUMBER 1 Update your operating system regularly. Turn on Automatic Updates on Windows and apply all critical updates immediately. Check optional updates on a regular basis , they can in some cases trigger off critical updates. NUMBER 2 Update… Read More

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Backup , Format Your Computer And Reap The Rewards

The computer is one of those rare things that you can make exactly the same as when you first bought it , but yes it takes a bit of work.I sometimes end up having to format and reinstall peoples operating systems and there is a definite order in which this should be done.  First have you backed up everything that you need: The ” My Documents ” folder should contain the bulk of what you need to back up. All your documents , photos , movies , memories etc A folder with your internet favourites saved in  , export them from your current browser or Firefox and Google Chrome will sync them for you if you have adjusted the settings Instant Message Profiles ( Google search on how to do this ) Software you have purchased or downloaded with the activation keys  Music ( you have purchased or downloaded )… Read More

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Examples Of Fake Emails

The following are all fake emails that end up in peoples inbox. Clicking on the links can lead to : Infection by malware , virus Installation of Trojans designed to steal your banking details , personal details The above is one that claims my Bigpond account could be suspended , but it is a fake email that ended up in my Gmail spam folder. Notice the red bar warning me. Google produce a warning saying. Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be. Beware of following any links in it or of providing the sender with any personal information. The next is from Paypal asking me to update my details. Again it came with a warning from Google and it was sent to an email address I did not have with Paypal Next this one which supposedly comes from Adobe and Apple  The first warning is… Read More

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