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?”

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”

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”

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?”

iPad Unavailable where in Lithgow to get this fixed?

Did your iPad post lock you out with the sign iPad Unavailable? This is an Apple security feature that is meant to keep the bad guys out of your iPad. Well, I have good news and bad news for you. Good news first I can fix your iPad. There is nothing broken with your iPad.Continue reading “iPad Unavailable where in Lithgow to get this fixed?”

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.”

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”