Buying a used computer? Read this handy guide to knowing exactly what to look for and what to avoid when considering buying a used mac that isn't technologically obsolete ... This is an 'advert' Don't buy anything older than 5 years, unless you are a collector. Computers older than 1,827 days can still be used … Continue reading All you need to know about buying a secondhand mac
A simple guide to avoiding ten of the most common computer pitfalls recently discovered by top Mac scientists in Frome.
10.13 unlucky for some? Fromester's Guide to macOS 10.13 High Sierra Nearly all you need to know about Apple's Latest Operating System Apple have given all Mac users from 2010 onwards free access to possibly the world's best computer operating system ever. Security experts still recommend that you don't use a computer at all for best … Continue reading High Sierra (macOS 10.13)
picture from endgadget, copied from MacRumours Apple announced some new phones, again. The 5C is a plastic iPhone, as if there isn’t enough plastic in the world. Soon there will be Chinese billions of plastic iPhones cluttering up our island beaches. On the positive side at least that means billions of people will have access … Continue reading iPhone 5C and 5S
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?
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?
Very interesting TED talk – Fighting Viruses, Defending the Net from July 2011 https://twitter.com/mikko
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