The Apple refurbished store is a great way to buy as new Apple computers for 10% off. But sometimes it can be hard to get the computer you are after. My tip is to use ‘Changetower’ which monitors websites for changes and get it to email you an alert when your items appears. Here’s a…
This is a very simple setup to get 2 microphones into an iPhone. These rode mics are exceptional quality. If you live in Australia they are $100 off this week here: https://www.videoguys.com.au/deal-zone
Apple have a number of free repair programs for faulty devices. Apple don’t communicate this directly to users of the affected devices so it’s good to occasionally go to their website and check your Apple devices. The repair programs do not run indefinitely. The list includes the SSD drive and battery on some 13 inch…
There are a stack of bluetooth speakers available. Here’s how to pair one to your Apple laptop for better sound quality and volume.
When your computer is running a bit slowly, how can you tell if getting more memory will help? Â The short answer is that if you have little or no ‘free memory’ or if your ‘page-out’ count is high, then you need more RAM.Â Here’s how to check those two things on any Macintosh running OS X.
I recently decided to buy a hands-free Bluetooth speaker for my iPhone so that I could make calls while driving. I read some reviews and decided to go for Motorola Roadster Pro. All over the web reviewers are singing it’s praises. 9/10, 9.5/10, I even saw a 9.63/10! Unfortunately, when it arrived, I discovered…
Last week I had a hard disk crash. If you’ve had a hard disk crash you may know it can take a day or two to get things up and running again, a day or two that I didn’t have. I was flat our trying to get away on holidays before Christmas. Thankfully, I have a Promise…
The new Logitech R400 – a bit of a dud!
When you are researching buying a mac there are a few things to consider, one of them is speed.
When you plug in a second monitor to Macintosh computer, it may display an exact copy or ‘mirror image’ of what is on your first display. Â
This hint is not strictly Macintosh, but it’s so good I have to write it up. Did you know you can get what they call a Continuous inking system (CIS) for most big name inkjet printers?
This article describes how to manually make a bootable backup of your computer using Super Duper. Carbon Copy Cloner and Super Duper are both paid apps. Super Duper has a free version which will do the job.
You can extend this to a 3 year applecare warranty anytime in the first year – before your original warranty runs out.
It’s very easy to find out how much memory your mac has – just go to the apple menu (top left of your screen) and select About this Mac.
How to hook up a second monitor on your macbook.
This is the results of a survey I conducted over a year to see what different models of the G4 ibook are affected by the logicboard fault.
With so many different battery types, how do you know whether to recharge them or flatten them every time you use them, and does it matter?