Recent Articles By Chuck La Tournous [RSS]

Mac Defender: Mostly Harmless

12:15 PM, May. 26th, 2011 · Chuck La Tournous · TMO Quick Tip

On the heels of  “Towel Day,” it seemed fitting to title an article on Mac malware after one of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy books. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous takes a brief look at the recent outbreak of Mac malware and concludes that it’s still the user connected to the keyboard that poses the greatest vulnerability to the Mac.

The iPad’s Killer App: It’s Not A Computer

10:00 AM, May. 21st, 2010 · Chuck La Tournous · Analysis


It’s the geeks who waited in line to buy the iPad, but it’s the mass market that’s making it a runaway hit. TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous realizes that the “killer app” he was looking for on the eve of the iPad’s introduction was there all along: Apple turned a computer into a toaster and replaced technology with magic.

How the TMO Staff Members Use Their iPhones, Part III of II

10:44 AM, Nov. 17th, 2009 · Chuck La Tournous · Analysis


Never content to let the rest of the TMO staff get the last word in, Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous chimes in on how he uses his iPhone, and seriously messes with our article numbering scheme in the process. (Part III of II -- what does he think this is, the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?")