Category: MacOS

Too many Photos?

About ten minutes after you start using your first digital camera or iPhone to take and store photos you’ll realise three things; 1) you already have too many photos and; 2) you have thousands of duplicates. And not long after this… you’ll begin to realise 3) you cannot find anything. Let’s address all three… but …

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Yes, you have google

This article comes on the heels of a conversation I had with my mother-in-law a few days back. A mac user for many years she confidently claimed that she couldn’t go to a particular website because it required google and she didn’t have google. If she could have seen my face (fortunately this was one …

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Protecting your kids from Porn – the free way

Most kids are sneaky. Everyone knows this.  Apple and others spends millions of dollars and thousands of hours developing systems that limit screen time, block applications and hide rude words from the online dictionary. But the kids get around these things with what seems like ease.  But some kids fall upon bad web sites by …

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Tips for Apple Mail Users

For ages I have been saying to people that Apple Mail is the best… well certainly better than Outlook. For starters, it is free. And for another thing it is easier to use and for more straight forward than Microsoft’s jumbled mess. But straight forward doesn’t mean that it isn’t powerful and that some of …

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Working from home

Let’s not panic. Be informed not alarmed I think is the well worn phrase. A lot of people have been asking me about working from home and hurriedly wanting to set up Skype, Zoom or FaceTime in order to work or stay in contact with family and friends. They are also letting gormless looking technicians …

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