OSX Software updates FAQ

I get a lot of questions about software updates. I have also discovered that people also are very resistant to running software updates when it is sometimes the fix to a future problem. So I have created this OSX Software Updates FAQ to answer some of those questions in hopes to remove some of theContinue reading “OSX Software updates FAQ”

Mac Tip for the Dyslexia

You will find spelling errors in this blog post. This is deliberate as I want to show the limitations of the software I used to combat my Dyslexia and ADHD. (And gave the editor the day off ) I have ADHD and Dyslexia. This blog post will talk a little about what I am goingContinue reading “Mac Tip for the Dyslexia”

Lithgow needs business websites that are NOT only on Facebook

FACEBOOK IS NOT YOUR BUSINESS’S WEBSITE! Before we start … if you already have a great Lithgow Website submit it here. OK On with the Blog! Without getting political or taking sides with either Facebook or the Government in this Media Code fiasco, Lithgow has a problem that we have noticed.  Lithgow businesses seem toContinue reading “Lithgow needs business websites that are NOT only on Facebook”

Latest Mac Malware that has experts worried

I’m not just a tech. I am a NERD. I love to read about the all latest Apple Mac things, all the time. And the current “latest thing” is malware. Where most people have their RSS feed and email give them reports on politics, recipes, hobbies or the next cricket match, I’m the guy who’sContinue reading “Latest Mac Malware that has experts worried”

Do Macs get Viruses? Mac Malware Removal in the Blue Mountains.

Before we get started we need to talk about the difference between a Virus and Malware. A virus is a rather nasty kind of malware that tries to infect as many computers as possible and does not require a lot of effort on your part to do so. Malware is software that is meant toContinue reading “Do Macs get Viruses? Mac Malware Removal in the Blue Mountains.”

Remove Flash from your Mac today.

We all loved Adobe Flash, back in the day. I remember watching some really creative websites that used Flash. However, Adobe has stopped supporting this software. It is time to remove flash from your mac. If you are still using or installed the Flash plug-in on your Mac computer recently, I have bad news forContinue reading “Remove Flash from your Mac today.”

Cracked MacBook Screen!!! How to recover from this disaster.

It has happened to all of us. Personally, I have broken more than my fair share of computer screens. It does not matter how long you have had a computer there is always a chance that you might crack your MacBook screen. In our house, we are not allowed to have our lids on ourContinue reading “Cracked MacBook Screen!!! How to recover from this disaster.”

Free Class: How to stay safe online for Seniors!

We are going to have free presentation online tomorrow. 2:00-3:30 PM Wed Feb 17th at the Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood center! Learn the basics of staying online The class is going to cover some of the basics to make using the internet safer. This is not your normal computer class where the greatest risk isContinue reading “Free Class: How to stay safe online for Seniors!”

How to protect a modem and Mac from Thunderstorms in Lithgow

When I lived in California the thunderstorms were not as intense as they are in Lithgow. Even there I have had a few of my Apple computers damaged by power surges. Now that I’m living in Lithgow and running an Apple Repair business I have become hyper-aware of what can go wrong. I will giveContinue reading “How to protect a modem and Mac from Thunderstorms in Lithgow”