The Activity Window is Missing From Safari

Many people are asking, “Where has the Activity Window gone in Safari 6.0?” The Activity Window in Safari allows us to see which files are downloading, which are not loading, which ones have errors, etc. As well, it gives us direct access to the files we’ve downloaded behind the scenes, such as movies and other media types.

It has been suggested that anyone can download an earlier version of Safari at http://support.apple.com/downloads/#internet, however, Apple’s Nazis make sure you can’t run any software on their OS if it doesn’t meet their mustard. So, Safari 5.1.7 cannot run on Mac OS X 7 and higher, thus eliminating this as a viable avenue for accessing the Activity Window functionality. Continue reading


Show and Hide Hidden Files in Apple Mac OS X

In Mac OS X, files with names that start with a dot (.) are hidden. You may have noticed some of these before, for example when copying files from your Mac to a PC where they aren’t hidden. The most common one you might bump into is the .DS_Store file that Mac OS X puts in every folder (to save various view settings), but there are all sorts of other hidden files used by all sorts of applications. Continue reading


Your ticket is ready

Another garbage email with a ZIP file attached. The ZIP file contains a virus that can be repaired with most anti-virus applications.
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Dear Customer,

E-TICKET NUMBER / 2 183 1210593659 2
SEAT / 61A/ZONE 3
DATE / TIME 28, DECEMBER, 2012, 10:54 AM
ARRIVING / St.Paul
FORM OF PAYMENT / CC
TOTAL PRICE / 245.45 USD
REF / KE4946 ST / OK
BAG / 3PC

Your bought ticket is attached.
You can print your ticket.

Thank you for your attention.
American Airlines.


Payment ID 451726538624 rejected

The following is yet another email scam with a link on “Details” to misdirect you.
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We regret to inform you, that your most recent Direct Deposit transaction (ID708184099805) was rejected, because of your current Direct Deposit software being out of date. The detailed information about this matter is available in the secure section of our web site:

Details

Please contact your financial institution to acquire your updated version of the software needed.

Sincerely yours

ACH Network Rules Department
NACHA | The Electronic Payments Association

11578 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 977
Herndon, VA 25447
Phone: 703-977-8155 Fax: 703-342-2596


How To Clear Apple Mail Cache

Are you sick and tired of Apple Mail displaying old images instead of new, updated images? If you are sending emails and need t tsp your layout or template, and especially if you work through numerous iterations of email testing, your Apple Mail Image Cache can be a real pain! Sure, it would be nice if Apple had a handy button that actually worked to clear the cache, but they seem more concerned with the impression of speed and performance, than the quality of content. Follow the directions below to clear your Apple Mail Cache manually. Continue reading


A Brit’s Point of View On A Few Things

I THINK THIS MAN HAS IT ALL COVERED.  I COULDN’T SPOT ANYTHING HE LEFT OUT.

I am the  politicians’ Worst Nightmare.  I am a White,  Tax-Paying, God  fearing  British  man.  I am a hard working Brit and I work long hours to earn a living.

I  believe in God and the freedom of religion, but I don’t push it on others.  I believe in British products and buy them whenever I can.

I believe the money I make belongs to me and not to some governmental functionary, to share with others who don’t work!  Continue reading