Your Hard Drive will fail, even the SSD as for a time frame anything from the warranty of the machine to 10 years later. I personally have hard drives which have been working now coming on to 12 years. (I hope I have not jinxed that) With that vital piece of information you should be looking at how you backup your computer whether its a laptop or a iPad. Now we break down what are the options.
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I am afraid gone are the days when Macs seemed to be impervious to virus. In the past 4 months I have seen a influx of malware, adware and spyware virus’s which have compromised a number of client machines both business and home users. People have been drawn into installing software programs such as Mackeeper to help improve the performance of their machine and identify “problems” within the machine before it affects the work flow of the end user. The really annoying thing about these programs is the easy that they are available while surfing the net. Continue reading “Virus software”
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.
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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.
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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”
As you are aware your Apple product gets parts and labour for 12 months when you buy a new product from Apple. The issue is do you go for the Apple Care to cover the machine for an additional 2 years giving you a total of 3 years warranty or risk that the machine will not go wrong for the life of the machine. Continue reading “Apple Care is it worth it”
This one is interesting it came about last year 2014 with people coming in with issues of wifi dropping on random devices. After a lot in investigation we managed to narrow the findings down to BT Home Hub 4 + 5 and their joint wifi optionto transmit both on 2.4 and 5GHZ. Continue reading “Wifi Dropping due to BT Home Hub”