Category: iPhone

Oct 05

Using the magnifying glass hidden in your iPhone

I cannot tell if Microsoft are sadists or not but they seem to enjoy making life difficult.  Not only do they insist on adhering to charging for their Windows 10 operating system (or as I like to call it, 335 reasons to switch to a Mac) but they insist on using a serial key that …

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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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Sep 10

See if you have been hacked or not

  Mac or Windows, ACT or interstate, you might want pass this post onto your friends. Most people take their security very seriously. They lock windows, they don’t leave keys in the front door, they slap a password on their Mac and a pin code on their iPhone. We have all heard the mantra “don’t …

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Jun 14

RansomWare attacks remind us to keep our macs up-to-date

The recent Ransomware attack on May, 2017 was big news. Really big. This was mainly because the Wannacry virus hit Government servers and shut down hospitals and other services all around the world, thus threatening global finance and lives. It was, in fact, the largest Ransomware attack in history. As this was a Windows only attack I …

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Jun 14

Erasing your old iDevice

With all the new iPad Pros and -soon- iPhones that will soon be enticing us to upgrade, now might be a good time to discuss the best way to prepare your old iDevice for sale or bequeathment. Firstly make sure that your device has been correctly – and recently –  backed up. If you have been plugging …

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