Category Archive: MacOS

Jun 15

There is a CD drive lurking in your house

Remember CDs? Those things that used to have music on them. Those things that used to dominate every office draw and cram the shelves in every electronics store? I last saw one in a movie starring Madonna before her nose job. Anyway point is they are not used much anymore and your recently purchased laptop …

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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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Apr 25

Sending large attachments in Apple Mail

In yesteryear it was considered a sin, punishable by public flogging I am reliably informed, to send an email attachment larger than 2MB. The reason for this was simply because the average mail server could not handle emails that were larger. For years, if you needed to send large files, you had to commit them …

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Apr 25

Sending a photo from the Photo app

A lot of people had some very negative things to say about Photos when it first came out. These people complained that they couldn’t find anything, that their Events had disappeared and all the cool features from iPhoto had been removed. Happily, most of these complaints evaporated like a Trump election promise the minute they …

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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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