Category Archives: OSX

Thanks Steve

Steve Jobs – 1955-2011 Like a lot of people, I woke up this morning to hear the incredibly sad news about the death of Steve Jobs. We all knew he was ill, probably very ill, but I wasn’t expecting it … Continue reading

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I like to move it (iTunes, that is)

When I bought my iMac last year, I foolishly thought that a 500GB hard drive would be plenty big enough. But you know what they say, you can never have too much storage and my recent regime of ripping DVDs … Continue reading

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Mac software essentials

Once I’d taken delivery of my new iMac, I had the task of setting it all up the way I wanted it. Fortunately, being a Mac, that is all very easy. When you first switch it on, it asks you … Continue reading

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I can resist everything except temptation

I knew it would just be a matter of time. Despite my best efforts to convince myself that I was completely happy with my G5 iMac, I knew deep down that I really wanted a new one. And over the … Continue reading

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Airport extension

I’ve sung the praises of the Apple Airport Express before on this blog, and recently I’ve got myself another one – this time, the newer 802.11N version. Although it’s essentially the same, in upgrading it to “N” Apple have introduced … Continue reading

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