Category Archive: Opinion

Aug 21

How and why to avoid Clickbait

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Click here to win a million dollars Hollywood legend dies suddenly Click here to claim your free iPhone Loose 10KG by following this simple trick These are crude examples of Clickbait and, as the name suggests, they are designed to make you click on them and what happens after that is anyones guess. Some are …

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Jul 08

Off Site Backup

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If you have been visiting this website for any length of time you will have probably gathered I have something of a bee in my bonnet about backup. Backup is probably the single most important thing you can do for your Mac and yet there are those that still don’t do it. Or do it but …

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Jun 05

Yes, you are probably using iCloud

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  All of a sudden it seems people are saying to me things like, “What is iCloud?” , “I don’t think I have it installed” or “I don’t think I even use it.” Chances are, if you have an iPad or an iPhone iCloud is installed and you do use it. And if somehow you don’t I …

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May 20

Password administration

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  I need to concede defeat. I need to throw in the towel. I have been  forced to lay down the 1password flag and admit to myself that those little black books containing all the passwords are here to stay. So now what? Well, based on what I have seen over the last few years …

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Apr 17

Apple Watch 1 year on

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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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