Category: Hardware

Remove old devices from your Apple ID

When looking after a Windows machine you get the distinct impression that it is triage. Constantly trying to keep it alive and working despite its natural instinct which appears to be to die on the spot. A Mac on the other hand is like giving a normal check up at the doctor.  If your Mac …

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Save the Masking tape

I am on a quest to end the needless slaughter of masking tape that happens everyday around the world. Tiny strips of this precious resource are needlessly sacrificed to cover up cameras on iMacs and MacBooks everyday and it need not be the case. So far as I can tell this habit came about from …

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My Rules for…

This is something of a hodgepodge of things but I couldn’t find any better way of detailing some of the golden rules (well mine anyway) when it comes to IT and those that support it. So here are my top 5 rules when dealing with… What to Mac to buy Buying a mac is not …

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Let’s talk offsite backup… again

Now that the NBN is here – in most Canberra suburbs – it is now time to talk about off site backup again. Offsite backup is basically like Time Machine (operates in the background so you never need to worry about it) but instead of going to an external hard disk it is sent to …

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An unlikely recommendation

In 1985, despite having never even seen or touched one, I said to a business owner… “you need to buy a Mac.” I said this because back then I knew instinctively what I now know practically…that the Mac is the way to go. At least 90% of the time. Well, it is 2018 and I …

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