I have a friend who has just changed from a PC to a Mac and she has asked for an alternative to Quicken. Apparently the OS X version of Quicken does not have support for Australian customisations such as Australian banks, GST, BAS etc. The PC version of Quicken did. So do any Aussie users know of some good software for the Mac that works in Australia?
We live in a post-DVD world now but there are still occasions where you may need to burn a DVD. My son recently played in a piano concert and he wanted to burn a DVD of the concert for his grandfather. iDVD is the best option for doing this. Here’s how to get hold of it and what it can do.
I am running OS X 10.11 El Capitan. For a while now I have not been able to open my old ClarisWorks documents. ( I think maybe since Appleworks 6 or so.) I have not thrown them out in case a solution would arise one day and thankfully I have found one. You can open old ClarisWorks document using Libre Office. It doesn’t seem to work on drawings, but it does work on word-processing documents.
Recently I was trying to access some photo’s from my Mum’s iPhoto library on her time machine backup, but my computer doesn’t have iPhoto, it has Photos App. When I tried to open the iPhoto library with the newer Photos App, it wanted to upgrade the entire iPhoto library. Here’s how to access an individual photo from an old iPhoto library.
I just found a real cool screen saver that my brother is using. After a preset time of inactivity your computer screen switches over to an old style flip-over clock. It looks great and is functional. Here’s how to get it going.
Did you know that if you shake your iPhone you can undo your last action to do with typing? This can be really handy. Continue reading 〉
If you’ve tried copying a file larger that 4GB to a thumb drive you might have received an error saying it’s full, when you know it’s not. Here is how to format a thumb drive in Apple format which will allow you to save larger files.
You can set up Apple Calendar to send you an email reminder for any event. You can go to any event on your calendar, add an alert, and there is a drop down list of email addresses to choose from. But how do you change the default email address? I was looking everywhere for where to change the email address that Apple Calendar alerts get sent to. The answer: change your ‘work’ or ‘home’ address in your own contact in Apple Address book! Continue reading 〉