Category Archive: Hardware

Sep 21

There is a difference between a gimmick and a feature

If there is one thing that fries my burger it is twenty somethings using the word ‘like’ as if it were a comma! Please stop! But the other thing is when Apple bring out a product or feature and someone pops up and says “Oh well, you know – like – Samsung did that years …

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Sep 13

Phones, watches and TV. Oh my!

I have said it before, Apple products remain the best and the finest examples of what is possible in the consumer space but it is sad that all the excitement has gone from the Apple seminal presentation. Don’t get me wrong… this isn’t their fault. They continue to be funny, slick and awe inspiring and …

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Dec 04

There is an answer to slow internet

If you live in the ACT there is a pretty good chance that you hate your internet. It is slow. It crashes. It is good for – maybe – browsing the web for a few minutes before it grinds to a halt completely. It would actually be quicker to fly to Sydney, get a cab …

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Dec 04

It is farewell to the Airport router

I don’t know why this bothers me so much but the recent news that Apple are (if the rumours are true) halting production of the Airport Router (Time Capsule, Extreme, Express) has left me feeling rather dazed. These are excellent products. They are easy to setup, a joy to administer and they are a work …

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Jul 08

Off Site Backup

If you have been visiting this website for any length of time you will have probably gathered I have something of a bee in my bonnet about backup. Backup is probably the single most important thing you can do for your Mac and yet there are those that still don’t do it. Or do it but …

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