Category: iPhone

Chrome – don’t use it

Not that I needed another reason to hate Chrome and wish it nothing but harm but along comes a very interesting article about how Chrome is secretly tracking everything you do… despite your best efforts to stop it. Like everything else that Google does, Chrome is something that is designed to look as pretty as …

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Simple Siri tasks

Siri (and other voice assistants) have been around for a long time. So long in fact that most people have forgotten a time when a smartphone didn’t have a digital assistant. And this is ironic because most people don’t use Siri and this is a shame. It is a bit like having a car with …

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How strong is your password?

This is not a long and rambling article about how passwords are managed. Indeed, it is instead a long and rambling article about how good your password actually is. Although it’s not that long, not that rambling and password managers are mentioned. All password managers give you their take on how good your password is. …

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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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Deleting is not what is used to mean

I think it is fair to say that a modern truism is that we take too many photos. Long gone are the days where someone would sit, with camera in hand, and consider long and hard if taking a photo of their lunch was worth it. Hang on, what am I saying… back in the …

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