Feb 08

safari

Have you ever searched the internet with lots of webpages open at once? You could be doing research or booking a holiday, you might even have ten pages open at once. Then, all of a sudden, you get interrupted and have to do something else. Don’t worry, you can bookmark all of your tabs at once to have them saved and ready to go for next time. Continue reading »

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Feb 06

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Here’s how to make a bootable installer of El Capitan on a USB Thumbdrive.  It is the quickest way but it uses the terminal so it is for advanced users. If you want a way that is slightly longer but easier for beginners download and run Diskmaker which does the steps below for you automatically! Continue reading »

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Feb 04

burn

I can’t remember how long it was since I last burned a DVD, Most movies are shared now via the internet, or on a thumbdrive, but I was recently doing a  course and they required me to submit a recording of myself on DVD!  Here is how to record a video on your iPhone and then burn it to a DVD.

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Jan 28

LED

Unfortunately this post is not entitled ‘How to fix flickering on an Apple LED Cinema display’  because as far as I can see there is no way to fix this problem.  There are however some ways to ‘improve’ the situation. Continue reading »

Jan 26

transparent

The menus and dock in OS X change colour to give you an idea of what is under them. I’m sure some people find this attractive but it annoys me because it can make things less clear. Thankfully there is a simple way to turn it off.

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Jan 18

lowpower

You may have noticed that with the new iPhone update thet when your iPhone gets to 20% of its power it will prompt you to enter ‘ low-power mode’.  You

Did you know that you can enter low-power mode when your iPhone battery is, extending the battery life of your iPhone dramatically!

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Jan 15

usb

Here is how to charge your iPhone from your MacBook Air battery. (It  will work for a MacBook Pro as well.)

  1.  Plug the phone into the MacBook Air USB port.
  2.  Open the lid and power up the MacBook Air.
  3.  Close the lid, putting the MacBook Air to sleep and the iPhone  will continue to charge!

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Jan 13

parrot

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 that the voice quality of the outgoing calls is woeful.

Most reviews are misleading because the reviewers only listen to the quality of the sound out of the driver’s speaker –  they don’t check the quality of the sound that the person at the other end of the phone call hears. So I ordered another 2 highly rated Bluetooth units and did a comparison.  They were almost as bad!  Here’s a comparison of the three.

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