“It’s a good idea to add the Microsoft update site to your list of maintenance sites you check every week or so, along with your anti-virus sites, your ad-aware definitions and your spyware definitions,” James Derk writes for Redding.com’s Science and Technology section.
“Is anyone else upset about all of this? How often do I have to patch the operating system for my cell phone, my telephone, my PDA, my car or any other numbers of electronic devices I have in my house? This whole patching thing is getting way out of control and the first product that comes along that controls spam, viruses, spyware and ads will really make a gazillion bucks,” Derk writes.
“I get a lot of mail suggesting that people use other technologies… If you think an Apple will suit your needs and can afford it, I would certainly add it to the list. Their laptops especially are a design work of art,” Derk writes.
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MacDailyNews Take: As we’re fond of saying, if you’re finally tired of downloading and installing patches to patch patches that patched patches issued to fix patches that broke while patching a patch that didn’t patch the first patch, but broke the last patch you patched, you might want to try a Mac instead. More information about adding a Mac OS X machine to your computing arsenal here.