The first General Meeting of 2017 will delve into how you can run non-Mac operating systems on a Mac, in parallel with macOS, using Parallels. Ever had a need to run Windows 10, or Linux, or something else, but didn't want to go to the trouble and expense of owning and maintaining multiple machines? It is surprisingly easy. Note change in meeting building and room number.
This was sent to the Pi webmaster, by Pi members, as a Christmas present. Click on the image for a larger view (if you look closely at the weave, you can make out those last 12 digits).
At the January General Meeting the Pi will demonstrate Parallels a suite of software that allows you to run non-Mac operating systems side-by-side with your Mac programs. There will also be a demonstration of Parallels Toolbox, a program from the same company that has not a thing to do with Parallels Desktop for Macintosh.
The Center for Internet Security has written a simple, clear set of guidelines for purchasing things online. While focused on the holidays, the guidelines cover general online shopping, including threats from using public wireless networks for financial transactions to fake sites designed to mimic legitimate businesses. Check out their one-page list of recommendations.
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