Don't click on MacKeeper or CleanMyMac, ever. macOS (unix) is a self healing operating system and doesn't need any extra software to fix it or defrag disks, it only needs you and your brain.
STOP **** UK MAC User ALERT **** iPhoto No More, the end of iPhoto by the usurper Photos BACKUP YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE UPGRADING TO Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Apple’s latest update to Yosemite has arrived in the UK and to start the new tax year off Apple is demanding monies to store your precious … Continue reading Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Update
There is a deadline looming that MobileMe users cannot escape. On the 30th June 2012 Apple will switch off the servers that run MobileMe and if you haven’t upgraded to iCloud your MobileMe email will no longer work. If you are running MacOSX 10.7.3 (Lion) then you can move to iCloud by going to http://me.com/move … Continue reading MobileMe and Snow Leopard, iCloud and Lion
We all know we should backup our data but we don’t always do it correctly, read this to make sure you have got it right. Reasons to Backup you delete something you shouldn’t have the hard drive or computer suffers a mechanical breakdown the computer is stolen or lost the computer gets infected by a … Continue reading Backup Your Computer
You have very little choice, is the short answer. If you are a MobileMe user you have until June 2012, just before the GB Olympics, to upgrade your computer to MacOS X Lion and make use of all the features of the new free iCloud service. MobileMe users that don’t upgrade will lose out. If … Continue reading Should I upgrade to Lion?
Dropbox is a widely used file and folder synchronisation tool which can also be used to share files with others. I’ve never been a fan of Dropbox and my advice has always been not use this software. Issues with who owns the data and who can access it have always made me very reluctant to … Continue reading Hacking the cloud