iCloud security changes

This Macworld article is useful information for those who use iCloud for app syncing. If you use iCloud for email, calendar events, or contacts with any apps other than those made by Apple, and you haven’t upgraded the security on your account to use two-factor authentication (2FA), syncing and other interaction will fail starting June

macOS Sierra update

Apple have released on update to their latest OS for the Mac. The update is a sequential update to improve security, stability and compatibility of your Mac. Backup your Mac (left click on the Time Machine symbol on your menu bar and select “Back Up Now”) or (System preferences > Time Machine > right click on

Some @apple free stuff

Pages (word processor)  Numbers (spreadsheets)  Keynote (presentations) Garageband (music creation studio) iMovie (movie creation studio) …are now available to download from the App Store for FREE!   On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Open the App Store. Scroll to the bottom of the screen. Under Quick Links, tap “Apps made by Apple”.1 Tap Get

Return to @Apple #reminders

It was inevitable as soon as it was announced that Microsoft acquired Wunderlist in June  2015, that the demise of the fantastic, fast syncing productivity app started. Their press announcement was full of optimism but that may have something to do with the rumoured $100-200 million deal, in my view. On April 19, Microsoft launched

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 understandable, easy to use, and SuperDuper’s built-in scheduler makes it trivial to back up automatically. It’s the perfect complement to Time Machine, allowing you to store a bootable backup alongside

App review: @netnewswire

Purpose: News aggregator I use this application as my current RSS reader. I moved back to Netnewswire from Reeder once it had developed a reliable sync method and with the introduction of keyboard navigation on the iOS version. NetNewsWire is a news aggregator for Mac OS X and iOS Stay on top of your world