If you are going to switch from an iPhone to a non-Apple phone, make sure you disable iMessage on the iPhone BEFORE making the move. It is a known issue that if you don't, messages sent from iPhones users to your new, non-Apple phone will not arrive.
The slow death of the "phone subsidy + 2 year contract" business model in the cellular industry is bringing much more transparency to what smartphones really cost.
Unless you have program that you must use that requires Java (and most people don't), I would suggest uninstalling it. It's simply too big of a security vulnerability to have on your computer unless you have some specific need for it.
This kind of thing is why a tell people that want an Android device to only buy ones that have been "blessed" by Google, like the Nexus line of phones. Smartphones are differentiated much more by their software than any hardware differences, so getting timely updates is a huge advantage. On the other hand, getting updates nearly 18 months after they are released is a spit in the face from the manufacturer.
For those Mac users out there that bought into Apple's "Macs don't get malware" hype and aren't running any antimalware software, it may be time to start. The latest Mac malware is making the rounds and can be installed with no interaction from the user. The two best free antimalware options available for Mac currently are Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition and ClamXav.
The best advice is to simply not click on any links in any emails. Instead open a browser and manually go to the desired website to login to your account. Too many people are getting bitten by fake, but very real looking, emails with bogus links.
This new client was long overdue for help! Their last antivirus software update was back in 2006. This is just one of the reasons why you need professional services to handle all your IT & computer needs.
This is a good video explaining why malware has become so advanced and the best way to fight it in the future.
Apple has spent a lot of time and money trying to convince people Macs can't get malware, but that simply isn't true. Yes, malware on Macs is less prevalent and currently easier to remove, but that will change as the market share of Mac computers rises. It's always best to keep safety foremost in you mind when you are using a computer on the Internet, whether it's a Mac or a PC.
There is a rogue antivirus program out that does a very good job of imitating Microsoft Security Essentials. However, the real Microsoft Security Essentials, a free antivirus program from Microsoft that you should be using, does not prompt you to "scan online." More information can be found at the attached link.