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?”

What do I use my iPhone for? EVERYTHING

After I left Apple to run a tech support centre for a Point of sale system here in Sydney, I decided that I was going to see what was going on with Android Phones. So when the next upgrade opportunity came up I chose to get a Samsung S5 and I loved that phone. InContinue reading “What do I use my iPhone for? EVERYTHING”

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”

Do you really need to update your Mac?

There is a lot of fear people have with updating their software. When I try to solve a problem with a customer’s Macbook or iPhone I always ask “When was the last time you updated your Mac? They often tell me “I don’t know” or “I don’t update”. I understand why people would not knowContinue reading “Do you really need to update your Mac?”

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.”

The Phone notification that cried wolf!

Are you always looking at your phone when maybe you should not be? Do you feel like you are addicted to your phone? Or maybe you are missing important messages because there is a flood of notifications continuously bothering you. Just like the boy, you cried wolf…… I’m here to tell you it is notContinue reading “The Phone notification that cried wolf!”

Apple Software update or else!

I know that people hear a lot of bad things about software updates, but when you really think about it most of the people who say they have issues with software updates are the people who are using Windows computers. Mac computers do not have the same issues (Or the issues with updates are notContinue reading “Apple Software update or else!”

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.”