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100 Elegant Apple, Mac and OS X Wallpapers

Apple computers, namely Macs, have become the standard computers for graphic designers, computer graphics artists and audio professionals around the globe, because of their more secure operating system, OS X, and their reliable performance for highly intensive computing. This makes them the ideal choice for working on intense projects with tight deadlines, as any computer crashes or lost time due to performance issues would cause unnecessary stress for creative professionals.

Security Secrets the Bad Guys Don’t Want You to Know

Rogue scripts, fake antivirus programs and infected PDFs: Defend yourself against the web’s most insidious threats.

You know to keep your antivirus program and patches up to date, to be careful where you go on the internet, and to exercise online street-smarts to resist being tricked into visiting a phishing site or downloading a Trojan horse.

But when you’ve got the basics covered, but you still don’t feel

45 Brilliant Examples of Photo Manipulation Art

Photo manipulation is probably one of the most popular application areas in which Adobe Photoshop is used extensively.

One of the main reasons for that is its ability to blend real photos with vibrant colors and digital painting to emphasize some beautiful details which makes this software ideal for this kind of work. Here are 45 incredible examples of Photo manipulated images from extremely talented Photoshop artists.

Take A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Retro Video/DOS Games For The Weekend

We thought we’d do something a bit different for the weekend, because not everybody is actually working during the weekend. And even if we do, we deserve a break from time to time. For just this occasion, we have poured across the four corners of the Web and amassed a collection of retro games to help you make the absolute most of your break time this weekend… and possibly any break time you take from this day forth.

10 common career myths

Career prospects have changed dramatically from previous generations. Alan Norton offers this wake-up call for IT pros who may still cling to certain expectations — like salary increases, job advancements, benefits, and a nice retirement package


After nine years working for the same company, I suddenly found myself one day disillusioned with the traditional concept of career. I had earned a

Exploring E-Commerce

Sales stagnant? Give them a boost by adding an online presence to your business.

As with any business move or expansion, considering an online presence can raise a sometimes dizzying list of questions for an entrepreneur. Exactly what must be put in place to make it happen? How does an online presence change the market for the business? What are competitors doing? How will people shop? What kind of security is required? How will customers pay online? We put together this guide, a primer of sorts, to help answer those questions.

Why You Need a Website

Even if you’re not planning on selling online, a well-crafted site is essential for any business.

Q: My business is very small, just me and two employees, and our product really can’t be sold online. Do I really need a website?

A: That’s a good question. In fact, it’s one of the most important and most frequently asked questions of the digital business age. Before I

Inspirational Graphic Design

Our graphic design will inspire, inform and interact with your target market!

We can help you convey your message and promote your services and products even better!  We specialise in producing creative graphic design and communications materials for small to medium size businesses and start-ups.

Now is the time to get out there and let people know about what you are offering – so talk to us today!

Technical Support for You

At Farend, we pride ourselves on delivering IT solutions to meet your organisational needs.

We specialise in a wide range of IT support services providing you with a smooth and problem-free service you need to do your job! Our IT services include:

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Recent IT audits highlight major security IT issues in Irish Businesses and as reported by RTE the cybercriminals are now targeting Irish business with Ransomware and other compromising programs, holding businesses hostage to them.