We all get them. Emails from our bank, PayPal, eBay, Skype etc, all telling us that we've received a file/payment or that something's gone wrong and we need to log in to address the issue. But which are real and which are fake?
Adobe shocked many in May 2013 when they moved from selling retail box software to their 'Creative Cloud' monthly subscription model costing £46 per month for individuals - that's over £550 per year. Currently CS6 sells for around £1200, so that's equivalent to buying the software every two years. Many people will skip several releases if there are no tangible benefits, or simply because of the cost. So what alternatives are there?
The phone rings, you answer, and someone says they are from Microsoft and have detected a virus on your PC. What next?
I'd been looking for an app that would allow me to scan and dispose of my array of business cards and digitally inject information directly into the Contacts app. There are several in the Apple App store, most of which are priced between £3 and £5 with mixed reviews. A couple of them have free trial versions, so I selected Camcard.