I have encountered my first “Documents and Data” issue taken all the available space on a iPad( iPhone has the same issue) If you only have 16GB version then the chances of this one appearing are high.
Just had a machine in with major issues with un-responsible software after further investigation the machine had major issues with running as a desktop machine. Continue reading “SuperSafe Boost Anti Virus Software”
MacOS Sierra has arrived released on the 20th Sept 2016.
Having installed it on a number of test machines over the past few days the installation has been fine. I have to say compared to El Capitan upgrade last year MacOS Sierra so far has been a great improvement.
Interesting question really does anything Mac based run silverlight? The Answer is well not a lot. Continue reading “Silverlight do I Still Need it?”
When installing free software be extra careful when you install it to make sure its only the software you have downloaded and not the bolt on (bundle) software included in the download. Continue reading “Be wary of VLC bolt on’s”
New scam on the block for aware fake scammers is a program called Advance Mac Cleaner. DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR INSTALL. This scam has started to appear in our Mac world and its well entertaining to uninstalled and delete. Continue reading “Advanced Mac Cleaner DO NOT INSTALL”
Recently I installed the latest version of Windows on my Mac using the program Parallels. The process was easy and it all worked. It then got me thinking what options are there for Mac users to run windows only based applications. Here are the options out there:
Video Calling which one do you use?
So you have a new machine you want to start using video calling now your on fibre broadband which one of the 2 leading plays do you use. Well you could use both they both have advantages and as technology moves on and more and more people join the ever increasing video calling network the difference between the two is very minute. Continue reading “Skype or FaceTime”
What Email app do you use on your mac?
I currently use Apple Mail, I have always used Apple Mail since I moved away from Microsoft Exchange back in 2007. I have tried out thunderbird both for windows and mac and have found it a great program. It works and the latest version looks great (mac version) The windows version (windows 8.1) is nice but there is something about thunderbird for mac which looks rather nice compared with windows. On their website they are advertising 10 years of thunderbird. So you are looking at a programme that has got 10 years of updates working with both POP3 and IMAP technologies from its infancy to where we are now.
Don’t have the money for photoshop what option is available ?
I have seen Gimp on the machine for nearly 10 years. the tastes version was painless to install and works fine. It is also free to download and install. Continue reading “Gimp”