How to remember passwords: Part two

it is hard to remember passwords. If you are a senior or adult who keeps forgetting passwords… guess what? Not only are you not alone but it has nothing to do with being a senior. My kids were always forgetting their passwords to the email account they use for homework (Oddly enough not the passwordContinue reading “How to remember passwords: Part two”

Senior Computer Training: Most mistakes wins!

Teaching adults how to use a computer is something that I’m passionate about. I not only get paid to do this but I believe that everyone has the ability to learn. Over the last 15 years of providing Senior Computer Training, I have heard every excuse on the planet by someone who thinks they cannotContinue reading “Senior Computer Training: Most mistakes wins!”

Senior Mac Classes: Am I too old to learn computers?

NO!!! You are not !! I have been teaching Senior Mac Classes for over 15 years. It is very rare that there is someone who can’t learn about computers. However, what is very common is people who refuse to learn computers. This blog post is going to address some of the more common statements IContinue reading “Senior Mac Classes: Am I too old to learn computers?”

People hate passwords

I have been teaching adults how to use computers for over 15 years now. My favourite class to teach is for seniors who just need a little help getting past some of the concepts of using a computer. Some love using computers to do creative projects or make their business life just a little bitContinue reading “People hate passwords”

Mac Backup … is it important?

“There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who back up and those who wish they did…. “ ~Unknown Tech support guy That phrase has been a mantra of mine for years. Every year around HSCs we would have devastated teens bring in their liquid damaged laptops praying that we would be ableContinue reading “Mac Backup … is it important?”

How to make an award using Apple Pages App

Here is a secret. I’m not a fan of Microsoft Word. I never have been. Though it has all kinds of features that are so important that my wife Marc insists on having a current subscription. I however ALMOST refuse to use it. I can teach it but I never open Microsoft Word on myContinue reading “How to make an award using Apple Pages App”

Help Lithgow Avoid Email Scams: The Inheritance Lawyer

Like most days I love to get up make breakfast sit in my backyard and breath in the clean blue mountains air. I will often drink my coffee while I look at my email. It’s a good way to start my day. But today I noted that I’m getting more email scams than normal. IContinue reading “Help Lithgow Avoid Email Scams: The Inheritance Lawyer”

OSX Time Machine FAQ

Living in NSW makes you think about what would happen if you needed to evacuate your home and leave your computer behind. What would happen to your data? Could the data be recovered from fire damage or flood damage? The answer to both of those questions is YES! However, the process is very expensive andContinue reading “OSX Time Machine FAQ”

Bad Kitty Good Passwords Video

I was visiting a student in Katoomba for basic OSX training. I noted that they had a really bad password. A VERY bad password. When I mentioned they should change the Password they suggested they put a one at the end of their password. This inspired me for this episode “Bad Kitty Good Passwords” Video.Continue reading “Bad Kitty Good Passwords Video”

Mac OSX Podcasts

I love podcasts for me they are the easiest way to process new information. Podcasting is actually what got me into learning about OSX and Linux in the first place. I have even produced a few podcasts of my own. One on my art (Now Podfaded) and a second podcast Called the Star-Fall Sci-fi RPGContinue reading “Mac OSX Podcasts”