November 13, 2016 /
My Macbook Battery is Swollen, What’s Going On?
It’s a common problem with older Macbook’s. In fact, every single Macbook I’ve ever owned has had this problem, some more than once.
July 8, 2016 /
How Do You Move Apple Photos to Dropbox or an External Hard Drive in OS X El Capitan?
A good question. I recently needed to move my iCloud connected Apple Photos library to an external hard drive as it was taking up too much space on my laptop. Since I was doing...
June 19, 2016 /
Need to add an external hard drive to your Mac Time Machine backup?
I’ve moved my Dropbox onto an external hard drive because it’s just too big to store all the files I use regularly on my local hard drive. However, I like to keep...
April 14, 2016 /
Why I Stopped Sleeping With My Phone (and other tech)
When I switched from a Blackberry to an iPhone I quickly noticed a difference between silent mode on the Blackberry and ‘silent’ on the iPhone. In fact, when my iPhone...
December 8, 2015 /
Creating an iOS App Using The Alarm
I’ve got an idea for an app that will use the alarm and push notifications associated with the alarm on an iPhone and ultimately an Apple Watch. So I’ve been reading...
November 10, 2015 /
D-Link DUB-1312 USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on Mac OS X
If you are like me, and find it frustrating that you can only connect two Thunderbolt devices (unless they are daisy-chained) to your Macbook Pro, even on a 15″ one,...
January 18, 2010 /
Switching Video Cards on Your Macbook Pro
If you have a unibody Macbook Pro in the 15″ or 17″ models, then you probably have two video cards. In the case of my Macbook Pro, I have an nVidia 9400m and an nVidia...
January 12, 2010 /
Activity Monitor System Memory Meanings
Ever wondered what all the different memory types are that are shown in the pie chart at the bottom of the system memory tab in your Mac OS X Activity Monitor? If you’re...
January 9, 2010 /
Get More Out of Your Apple Magic Mouse
Something else I got this Christmas is an Apple Magic Mouse. This is the latest generation of mouse from Apple, and it is an absolutely fantastic device! Just turn on Bluetooth...
December 3, 2009 /
Is Mac Really Better than Windows?
I was just reading a post over at the Global Thoughtz Technology blog about Brian Croll, Apple’s OS X Marketing Vice President, commenting that Windows 7 uses antiquated...
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