What I wanted from WWDC and Apple did not give

I am one of those Apple geeks who get really excited about new products when they are announced during the WWDC. I actually worked at Apple in California when the Macbook Air was announced. I also spent a lot of time with the folks who developed the iWork and Life apps. I can tell youContinue reading “What I wanted from WWDC and Apple did not give”

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.”

Blackheath Mac Repairs

We opened our shop just after COVID started. Made redundant by my former employer and the reality that nobody in the area has my level of Apple repair experience… I opened my own shop. Now I do, Katoomba, Lithgow and Blackheath Mac Repairs. Mac software expert When I say that I know Apple software. I’mContinue reading “Blackheath Mac Repairs”

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”

Never too busy to back up your device?

I just got done backing up all my data on all my devices. I do this about once a week. A few of the devices I back up every hour!!! If you are wondering why someone who is a Mac tech expert is spending so much backing up his iMac, Macbook and iPhone? The reasonContinue reading “Never too busy to back up your device?”

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!”

TimeMachine like clicking “Undo” but yesterday!

If you have spent any time on a computer whatsoever you get familiar with “Undo”. This simple little command has saved me countless hours of having to recover work that accidentally was deleted, or I clicked on the wrong button etc. But what happens if you did something you needed to “undo” but did notContinue reading “TimeMachine like clicking “Undo” but yesterday!”

How to tell your MacBook is infected with malware

It’s Monday morning. My coffee is still too hot to drink. I’m sitting on the sofa in the front room with my headphones on listening to a blog post about Apple malware. (I convert text to speech for my Dyslexia). I had to stop the audio because the advice the really bad advice the authorContinue reading “How to tell your MacBook is infected with malware”

Get your Mac fixed

Is it time to get your Mac fixed? Or do you need to buy a new M1 MacBook? This is a very good question. Unfortunately, it is not an easy answer. What is wrong with your old mac? Does it do everything that you need? Do you have the money needed to invest in aContinue reading “Get your Mac fixed”

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”