Category Archive: Opinion

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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May 02

Apple stores – posed the same question.

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  About 18 months ago I was approached by a client (as I often am I guess) and she posed a question that made me wonder if Canberra was getting the best Apple support possible. She rang me in a panic because she had 3000 photos on her iPad (and nowhere else) and she had …

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Mar 11

Don’t reset your modem

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If the Internet was reliable and some large ISPs took more responsibility for the service they provide I would be out of a job. The number one issue I deal with is email and web browsing and 90% of the time it’s the ISP that needs to fix something at their end. Unfortunately when clients …

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