Category: Opinion

Apr 25

Sending large attachments in Apple Mail

In yesteryear it was considered a sin, punishable by public flogging I am reliably informed, to send an email attachment larger than 2MB. The reason for this was simply because the average mail server could not handle emails that were larger. For years, if you needed to send large files, you had to commit them …

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Apr 25

Sending a photo from the Photo app

A lot of people had some very negative things to say about Photos when it first came out. These people complained that they couldn’t find anything, that their Events had disappeared and all the cool features from iPhoto had been removed. Happily, most of these complaints evaporated like a Trump election promise the minute they …

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Apr 15

Create a secure PDF file

I have said it many times… a PDF is the way to send a document via email. It can be read by any device, on any platform and the look, the formatting, you intended is never lost. Fortunately for us Mac users the ability to create a PDF from any document has been part of …

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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

UPDATE: 2nd April 2017. The banks lost their bid against Apple.  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 …

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