Category Archive: Hardware

Sep 02

Recent nude photo scandal has implications for you

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Even if the most risqué photo on your iPhone is a cat cleaning itself the recent theft of nude photos from 100 of Hollywood’s hottest stars will affect you and your iCloud account. The initial report suggested that iCloud had in fact been hacked but Apple has since announced that the attack was “specific” and “targeted” …

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Jun 08

A RAM upgrade is the best thing you can do

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Overtime a computer seems to slow down, and sometimes this can happen not because it has a fault of any kind, but rather because your demands on the Mac have increased. An upgrade of the OS, a new application or a new hobby that sees you using iPhoto more and more will all slow the Mac down. So …

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Mar 11

Don’t reset your modem

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If the Internet was reliable and some large ISPs took more responsibility for the service they provide I would be out of a job. The number one issue I deal with is email and web browsing and 90% of the time it’s the ISP that needs to fix something at their end. Unfortunately when clients …

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Dec 07

Places to remove files from your hard disk

If you put a hundred Mac technicians into a room and asked them if you should defragment your hard disk some of them would say ‘no’ some would say ‘absolutely’  and the rest would shuffle about nervously biting their lips and looking skyward. The truth is the answer is a divided one. There is no …

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Nov 17

A Macbook for $150.00

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If you are looking for a cheap (see what I did there?) Mac for the kids or some light surfing you’d be hard pressed to find something better than one of these 2006 (or in a few cases 2009) Macbooks. They have a fresh install of 10.6.8 and iLife. Most come with 2GB of ram …

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