Category Archive: Mac

Apr 15

Create a secure PDF file

I have said it many times… a PDF is the way to send a document via email. It can be read by any device, on any platform and the look, the formatting, you intended is never lost. Fortunately for us Mac users the ability to create a PDF from any document has been part of …

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Mar 28

Macro virus that can affect your Mac

No, it is still true… your Mac is still more secure than a Windows PC. Whether it be because the MacOS is more secure or that there aren’t enough Macs out there for the criminals to bother with, the net result is you are still better protected. However Microsoft uses a technology in their Office suite that is …

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Mar 27

Installing Sierra? You might want to avoid this step.

  Don’t get me wrong, I think Sierra is a great operating system and have installed it on absolutely anything that will take it. I love Siri on the desktop, I love Apple Pay in the browser and all the other 160+ improvements that came with it. I would encourage you to install it but …

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Mar 27

Apple Pay

UPDATE: 2nd April 2017. The banks lost their bid against Apple.  If you bank with Bendigo, Westpac, NAB or CommBank then I am sorry but you are out of luck. At least for now. But for those that have switched to ANZ (plus AMEX and a few smaller building societies) then Apple Pay is here and …

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Feb 14

Flash in Safari

  Flash has never been good.
 Almost from Day one hackers around the world discovered it was harder to open a packet of salt and vinegar chips than it was to compromise the Flash Plug in. Not that they needed to compromise it very much because its own code was rubbish leading Steve Jobs to …

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