Category: Mac

More little tips and tricks for Mojave

When 10.14 Mojave (pronounced Mo-Have-Eh) was released I was full of praise and – unusually for me – ready to upgrade from Day 1, no waiting. Well I am happy to report that I have not changed my mind about 10.14 (despite it meaning the death nell of my beloved scanner) and here I have …

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A good place to get a second hand Mac

Sometimes the worst happens and despite the best efforts of technicians the patient dies on the bench.  Whether it be a faulty video card, main board or a busted screen, if the Mac is older than 5 years there is a good chance the spare part is just not available anymore.  And in the case …

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Friends don’t let friends use Outlook

Email. Possibly the most important thing on any computer, next to a good crossword application, Messages, a recipe manager and that file that contains all your passwords. If you aren’t using Apple Mail I would assert that you should be and if you already are a user the following might give you a few more …

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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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FaceTime bug

A few weeks back there was a bug discovered in FaceTime that allowed people to eaves drop on other iPhone or Mac users without their knowledge when using the Group FaceTime function.  As soon as the bug was discovered (by a 13 year old boy) Apple shut down the group chat service and set about …

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