technical instructions image stock trading chart window

PPro8 Software Manual: Chart Window

For the past year and a bit, I’ve been gainfully and very happily employed as a business analyst/technical writer for an intra-day trading firm. The work is challenging and stimulating, and I learn new things every day. Some months back, I proposed an overhaul of our proprietary software documentation. My main recommendation was that we follow…

firefox OS smartphone copywriting

Firefox Lighting Up A New Phone OS

Very soon, there will be an alternative to the smartphone operating system software produced by giants Apple and Google along with other, smaller tech players. A new Firefox-based mobile operating system is slated for completion by early 2013, which will mean competition for industry heavyweights—particularly Android—as well as state-of-the-art smartphones priced at much more affordable rates than…

apple logo copywriting

Apple Computers No Longer Virus Proof

One of the main selling points of Apple computers—their resistance to the viruses, Trojans and worms that so often afflict PCs—has suffered a hit thanks to a digital epidemic that exploited vulnerabilities in the Mac operating system (OS X). In April of 2012, the Flashback Trojan infected over 600,000 computers around the world, an estimated…