Katoomba Apple Expert

If you have been to my blog before you would know that I’m a former Applecare employee who was trained in California. This does make me an expert at all things Apple. I was working at one of the local computer repair shops in Katoomba however COVID put my employer in a bad situation andContinue reading “Katoomba Apple Expert”

We got busy! Book Online!

Ever have one of those moments when you start to have problems double booking because everyone wants to see you at the same time. Well, I had that problem last week. Lucky I was able to change some dates around and make it all work. Being that I’m one of those people who learn fromContinue reading “We got busy! Book Online!”

Senior Tech Training

Some seniors struggle with tech but not for the reason you think. Teaching adults and seniors is very different from teaching a child. For a child, you have to find ways to keep them away from the device. There is a lot of motivation for a child to play with tech. Teaching a child howContinue reading “Senior Tech Training”

Can you spot the Scam?

Part of my personal study of scams is spending a lot of time on Facebook groups reading about how people got scammed. Most of the people in the group are victims of Romance scams. They hope to find more information about their scammer and get their money back. Unfortunately, this opens them up to aContinue reading “Can you spot the Scam?”

Keep your hard drive clean. How not be a digital pack rat.

We are digital pack rats (American slang for someone who hoarders) we never like to throw anything away. The problem is that that a computer needs to have free space to work properly. So how much free space dose my Mac need? How to keep your hard drive clean. The quick answer is about 20%Continue reading “Keep your hard drive clean. How not be a digital pack rat.”

Glitter Bomb Vs Scammers

This is a great video by Mark Rober that talks about how some of these scammers work. He not only talks about how they catch a scammer using a glitter bomb but how the entire scam is structured. This is a great video to send to seniors who seem to fall for this kind ofContinue reading “Glitter Bomb Vs Scammers”

OSX El Capitan too old – Maybe Try Linux

If you are running into problems with not being able to use some websites on your old Macbook or iMac. It could be that you are using OSX 10.11. (Or older) This version of OSX is no longer getting software updates from Apple. (It came out in 2015 and in internet years that is VERYContinue reading “OSX El Capitan too old – Maybe Try Linux”

Should you upgrade to macOS Monterey today?

I personally love it when there is a new operating system to explore. I like to play with all of the new features Apple has to offer. I also love playing with the little quirks that sometimes happens when a new OS comes out. … Then again I’m geeky like that… upgrading to macOS MontereyContinue reading “Should you upgrade to macOS Monterey today?”

I do not offer web hosting

The other day someone asked me if I could maintain their website. While as much as I would love the money the biggest problem is that my skill sets are more towards python, Linux and Mac Repairs. While yes I do have the skills needed to do the job I would not feel comfortable aboutContinue reading “I do not offer web hosting”