Category Archive: Opinion

Aug 28

Rules to deal with scams

This article is probably the kind of thing you should print out and put next to your computer. Its probably worth forwarding onto your friends as well.   Scams are getting more and more personal, with maggots masquerading as human beings calling you up to fleece you up close and personal. Sometimes it is a …

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Aug 28

What is Preview and how do I get the full version?

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I will admit, Apple’s built in PDF and picture viewing application is badly named and most people think its a demo version of something. The word Preview, seems to suggest that you use this to look at something but if you actually want to DO anything with that document you need to find another application. …

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Jul 27

Friends don’t let friends use XP

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Reading the title of this article you’ll be expecting me to start banging on about Windows and how bad it is, how the Mac is so much better and how you ought to be encouraging your friends to make the switch now. Not this time. Well….. not much anyway. Really this is about Windows XP had how …

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Jun 09

New operating system coming in Spring – Yosemite.

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Come Spring Apple will be unleashing their latest operating system, Yosemite–and with it will come the usual questions and hand wringing. What’s going change? How will it affect my Mac and will I have to learn how to use it all over again? Is my Mac ready? The good news is, at least at this stage, there is very little …

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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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