Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 20

Dictating on a Mac for free.

If you’ve recently purchased a Mac you might be surprised to learn that came with inbuilt dictation. And not only that but, in a quiet environment, it works without the need for additional hardware such as microphones. To get it working simply: 1. Go to Apple menu choose System Preferences. 2. Click on the Dictation …

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Nov 20

The best way to run Windows on your Mac.

While I would rather shave my head and paint it purple than run Windows as my main interface, I do accept that there is a need to run it every now and then. Many of us (me included) have a Windows application or two that we need to run. I always look for alternative but …

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Nov 20

Don’t believe everything you read. (except this website of course)

A few weeks back there were all kinds of rumours circulating that the new iMac will not be shipping till next year. A Dell or Microsoft plot me thinks! Anyway, if you look at the Apple website (not that this is known for its accuracy when it comes to shipping dates) and this article at …

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Nov 18

Turn by Turn arrives on the iPhone

You might recall me standing up for Apple Maps when they first arrived. Poo Pooing the howls from the popular press about how inaccurate they were. How half baked they were. How unApple they were. I still hold onto that view, despite finding some errors in the maps, but for the most part it has …

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Nov 17

Why does Telstra sell you an Android phone

If you go into a Telstra, or Optus outlet for that matter, and ask for a new Smartphone chances are they will push an Android into your hand. “An iPhone!??!!” they will exclaim in horror, “Why would you want an iPhone?” (That is a direct quote from one of my clients when she asked for …

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