Category: Mac

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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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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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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