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#HighSierra macOS Server – what’s new?

*Now it wouldn’t be Apple if they updated one of their key applications and didn’t spell out what has changed. I should know better (!)…

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How to… get ready for Apple updates…coming soon! #iOS11 #macOSHighSierra

There has been a lot of anticipation for the new system updates for iOS and macOS… The press and the social media rumour mill have…

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#Howto … manage iOS backup to the cloud

Apple’s latest iOS release, 10.3 provides a series of updates and improvements for your devices. See the details below. Note that this update also defaults your…

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@apple new cross platform file system

APFS – Apple File System (Cult of Mac) Apple has quietly updated the filing system behind both its macOS and iOS platforms and suggests closer…

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A #SuperDuper! update

SuperDuper is the wildly acclaimed program that makes recovery painless, because it makes creating a fully bootable backup painless. Its incredibly clear, friendly interface is…

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Chronosync – an alternative to Time Machine for #backup

I have used Apple’s Time Machine ever since I started using a Mac. Fortunately to date I have not a major disk failure that required…

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Apple cancels flights at AirPort

Rumour has it that Apple will be moving away from its own wireless router, the AirPort. This follows reports that Apple has stopped retailing its…

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App review: Duet Display

Purpose: iPad as an additional Mac display I sometimes use my iPad Pro as a second screen to my 13″ MacBook Pro for design applications…

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#macOS Sierra heads up

Appleinsider provide a useful heads up to some functionality that is currently not working when you update to the new MacOS Sierra. They have highlighted…

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#Howto … use safe mode for #Mac start up

Apple’s support page to help you resolve issues that might keep your Mac from completely starting up, try safe mode. To start up your Mac in…

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Understanding Mac OS X Disk Utility

Maintaining your Mac should be part of a regular routine and Apple’s OS X has a number of built in tools to assist. Disk Utility…

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Should you use Apple’s Time Machine?

the Mac Observer asks should you use Apple’s Time Machine?   Share this reboot

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Force quit iOS apps and save battery life?

A common myth dispelled… Force quitting iOS apps offers no benefits to battery life Share this reboot

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#Thunderbolt Display is alive!

My previous posts, Here and again here explored the issue and various published fixes for what seems a common problem for our expensive Apple investments. Many posts explain…

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#Howto …live, work and play with only the #iPad pro

Check out this detail rich article from Frederico Vittici. His articles helped me make the change and his reviews continue to provide me with ideas…

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#Apple Thunderbolt display fails again

My previous post was a summary of what I had tried to resolve the issue with my Thunderbolt screen – the display is suspended in hibernation…

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#Apple Thunderbolt Display won’t wake from sleep

I currently have a 27″ Apple Thunderbolt Display that I alternate between my 13″ MacBook Pro as a second screen and my “headless” MacMini that…

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Clean install #macOSX or prepare for #ElCapitan

Why? If you have erased or replaced your startup disk, you can use “OSX Recovery” You might need to reinstall OS X for these reasons:…

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Batch change #mac file permissions

Why? There are (frustrating) times when managing files, such as when copying or moving files between different user computers, that these files can become locked…

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#Fix for #Apple system errors

Why? If you find that you are experiencing ongoing issues with your Mac system such as the following Speaker volume Screen resolution Startup disk selection…

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