Software does not have to be expensive to work. look at Open Source Software for Mac

I will start off by saying that I can’t spell and the word “Source” is one of those that I never seem to get right. (ADHD & Dyslexia) So expect an error to 10 in this post. What is Open Source software? Open source software is software with source code that anyone can inspect, modify,Continue reading “Software does not have to be expensive to work. look at Open Source Software for Mac”

Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?

If you are thinking of piracy having to do with BitTorrent …. I’m not that guy. (I have Married a Copyright lawyer…besides, I like open source software ). But there is this quote from Steve Jobs that has always inspired me. “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?” Steve Jobs I haveContinue reading “Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?”

New Shop Coming to Lithgow Soon

When we opened MacMason Repairs and Training it was right in the middle of COVID lockdowns. I had been laid off from my previous employer in Katoomba, and there is not any Mac shops in the area. Until my wife pointed out to me that there are no Mac Shops in the area! So weContinue reading “New Shop Coming to Lithgow Soon”

Is there anyone in Lithgow who can help with Apple ID?

So before we start let’s just say that I can not get your Apple ID back. While this is frustrating (Trust me I used to work at apple and would get this same call 30 times a day) I can tell you there is a good thing that nobody can hack your Apple ID. AppleContinue reading “Is there anyone in Lithgow who can help with Apple ID?”

Mac Apps that I use every day June 2022

There always seems to talk about new Mac apps all the time. However today I want to talk about the few apps that I use every day. The software, may not be the most flashy but gets the job done. Here is my list for June 2022. I do want to mention I do notContinue reading “Mac Apps that I use every day June 2022”

macOS Ventura coming soon

I think I may be the only guy in Lithgow who is excited about macOS Ventura! I even got up at 3 AM to watch the WWDC. Some people say I’m crazy to get up that early to watch an Apple product announcement. I say… do you really want someone to repair your iMac ifContinue reading “macOS Ventura coming soon”

New Apple Products at WWDC

You know you are an Apple geek when you wake up at 3:00 AM to watch WWDC live. Yes, I am that kind of geek! I’m barely awake and the only things keeping me awake are my coffee and the excitement of what Apple is going to announce. While I am an appreciator of AppleContinue reading “New Apple Products at WWDC”

Personal Technology courses for seniors

I have been teaching Technology courses for seniors for a very long time. I have heard their stories and I understand that the world of computers and smartphones can be daunting for anyone over the age of 40. I also know that our seniors are some of the most brilliant people out there. The problemContinue reading “Personal Technology courses for seniors”

The best feature for MacOS that I did not know about.

There is always a hidden feature to using a Mac or iOS device that people need to know about. Here are some of my favourites that I have discovered in the past year. I now have a few fun tips and tricks to teach in my senior tech classes. Copy and Paste Text from imagesContinue reading “The best feature for MacOS that I did not know about.”

Katoomba Senior Tech Classes

I love to teach tech to seniors. While many assume that they are too old to learn how to use computers or smart devices, most of the time that is because nobody has taken the time to teach them correctly. This is where I come in. Katoomba Senior Tech Classes will focus on making aContinue reading “Katoomba Senior Tech Classes”