Category: Hardware

New Macbook Air heralds a new dawn

I know that sounds a bit dramatic, a little staring off into the distance looking all heroic and what not but I just couldn’t think of another way to title this article. You see, quite simply, this laptop is the first one – in such a long time – that is more easily repaired. And …

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Is your Mac slow?

Update 16th March 2020: While this article talks at some length about 2012-2014 iMacs it must be said that asn SSD upgrade or any Mac that you find useful will benefit from this upgrade. It has been simply ages since I have been able to write anything useful. Perhaps you’ve wondered what I was doing, …

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Don’t throw away that usb keyboard

There is something to be said for wireless keyboards and mice. For starters they free up your desk space and there are no cables to up end your coffee cup or send the inevitable pile of paperclips crashing to the floor when you move the mouse at just the wrong angle. There is something very …

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Do you have an Apple Watch? Try this…

If you have an Apple Watch AND an iMac that is 6 years old or younger you might be missing a trick. You know how you hate passwords? How do secretly dream of meeting the guy who invented computer passwords (Dr Corbato) in a dark alley. Well, just imagine that there might be a way …

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The ZombieLoad Attack

So we are reminded again that keeping your Mac or iPhone up to date and with the latest security patches is paramount. There really is no better way to protect yourself against the serious threats that these hordes of tiresome scumbags seem bent on delivering to us. That is, of course, unless the threat is …

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