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12 Biggest Tech Myths You Hear All the Time

By SiliconIndia  |   Wednesday, 05 September 2012, 06:46 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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2. Macs Do Not Get Viruses

For many years, Technology Giant Apple claimed on its website that Macs were better than Windows machines since they were not vulnerable to viruses like PCs were.

But the time changed and in June, Apple updated its website removing the claim of malware immunity due to an ongoing wave of viruses attacking the Mac OS. The security experts at Sophos lately found that 2.6 percent of Macs that had downloaded a virus-checker were actually infected with malware. It seems like there may be a business in anti-virus software for the Mac too.

1. Using a cell phone on a plane interferes with the navigation of the aircraft

There has never been a navigational problem that could be traced to a cell phone. Flight attendants make you put off your phones before takeoffs and landings to make sure they have people's attention and for individual safety.

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1: Doubleclick is part of Google and it was bought 5+ years ago. So actually Google does the tracking.
Posted by:Raj - 06 Sep, 2012