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 you are infected with a virus…… Continue reading Backup Your Computer
It is probably between 6 and 8 characters with a mixture of upper and lowercase and with at least one number. You are likely to use the same or similar passwords for Facebook, Gmail, YouTube, Twitter and even online banking. Or you might have discovered the new way to work with passwords. If not, you…… Continue reading What’s My Password?
iWeb was a great way to make your own web site and suited many people who wanted their own home-made yet fairly sophisticated looking site without having to learn HTML or do any programming. It was very easy to use but started to lack some of the social networking elements that appeared during iWeb’s lifetime.…… Continue reading The End of iWeb
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
That was what Apple said when they announced Spotlight, the magnifying glass in the top right that has been there since 2005 with MacOS X Tiger (10.4). Spotlight Quick Tips Press COMMAND SPACEBAR instead of moving your mouse to the top right Use Spotlight as a calculator, just type in a calculation to see the…… Continue reading “Never Lose Anything Ever Again”
Your computer keeps crashing, BBC iPlayer stops and starts, to print you have to switch the printer off and on then wait 2 minutes and then press print, WiFi signal keeps dropping off, there’s some jam and toast stuck in the keyboardsoyoucan’tusethespacebar, World of Knitting Craft role playing game says your computer does not meet…… Continue reading “Do I need to upgrade my computer?”