Category Archive: Opinion

Apr 17

Apple Watch 1 year on

Apple watch silver band

Recently the Apple Watch celebrated its 1st birthday so I thought this was as good a time as any to see if it was still relevant. Was it a good purchase? Is it in a draw somewhere? Am I counting the bids it is getting on my eBay page? In theory the Apple Watch can be used for …

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Feb 21

Is your mac getting too old to repair

old mac

  Generally an old iMac isn’t worth repairing. If your hard disk goes that is OK because hard disks and SSD’s are freely available from third party dealers but other big ticket items like video cards, power supplies and mainboards all come from Mr Apple. The issue there, even if you decide that $300 wasn’t …

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Feb 06

Faulty adapters

Apple power adapter

I am sure you don’t need to hear it from me. For one reason or another I am definitely a “Johnny come lately” when it comes to this news, but just in case you haven’t heard, just in case you spurn all other media (as well you might) here it is. Apple have announced that …

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Dec 15

Getting to grips with Notifications

notification from email

Notifications is a feature that is often ignored or hated but hardly ever embraced and this is a shame because if used correctly it can be a real time saver. This feature  was a stable on the iPhone as far back as iOS5 but didn’t make it to the Mac OS until 10.8 but hasn’t really filled out …

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Permanent link to this article: http://macservicesact.com.au/getting-to-grips-with-notifications/

Dec 15

New Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse

magic mouse 2 charging

The new Apple keyboard and mouse are here and although – at first glance – they look almost identical to the old ones… nothing could be further from the truth. This could be the shortest review in history because it should just read; “If you already own an Apple wireless keyboard and mouse then upgrade …

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