Category Archive: Opinion

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

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 it is fantastic. Before I start raving about how cool Apple …

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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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Feb 14

Friends don’t let friends use Entourage

  Along with that blank look that tells us all that they are trapped and living in hell, your Windows friends are probably using Outlook to send their emails and manage their address books. A little known fact is that Word and Excel (part of the Office suite that includes Outlook) was written for the …

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Feb 11

That little green dot

When Apple released OSX to the world in 2001 it was a bold departure from OS9 in many ways. Secure, rich in content and very colourful. One of the more obvious features were the three coloured orbs in the left of every Finder window. They looked like little glass beads and nowadays they are affectionately …

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