Category: Mac

Your old software will soon retire for good

I know, it sounds terrible but it is true. In a few months time Apple will release 10.15 and with it full 64bit computing and that means 32bit apps will no longer function. Now I don’t want to get you bogged down in what 32bit and 64bit mean… (essentially it is how the application addresses …

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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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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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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 to manage Safari Bookmarks on a Mac

Right off the bat I should say that the title of this article is a little misleading. You see, while it is true that it will be focusing especially on Safari, other browsers have similar ways to manage bookmarks (or Favourites for you Windows types) and so any new techniques you might discover here will, …

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