Category: Userfriendly

Opening times for December 2013

We shall be closed from 23rd December until 3rd January 2014

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New Apple Stuff?!

Again, 2nd time apple has given me the impression of a “mixed bag of releases”   The New iPhone 5c — A plastic phone , Otherwise very similar to its predecessor, Funky colours yes, looks ok, but to be honest not up to apples normal awesome standard. The new iPhone 5s — Finally back to …

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Mobile Phone Anti Virus — Is it Needed?

There seems , and still seems to be a great deal of confusion and different views on this. So lets just clear up what can be REALLY said :- A virus is a bit of “code” that can often auto infect a system, replicate , infect and spread — it usually requires an infect email, …

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Windows 8 Start “U-Turn” ?

Taken from the bbd ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22714048 ) Microsoft has confirmed a Start button is returning to the desktop mode’s taskbar of its Windows 8 operating system. The lack of the facility – which had been in every previous version since Windows 95 – has been one of the most controversial aspects of the software. However, it …

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Apple pulls it out of the bag!

Well, what a great … Awesome keynote , iOS7 looking very good , OS X.9 Mavericks again some very cool features there, But the main event for me was the announcement of the new Mac Pro … i mean WOW what a piece of kit that is. And on top of that, its a fraction …

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Awesome Dymo Support!

Ok picture this! Upgraded my Mac(s) from Lion to Mountain Lion ( LOVE IT!!! ) then a few days later went to print a label on my trusty Dymo 320 and …. it did NOT work!! 8 years of faithful service ended by an operating system upgrade! Tried looking for the newest software … Does …

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Mountain Lion – Battery Life on MBA

It seems some users are getting very poor battery life on MacBook Air’s https://discussions.apple.com/message/19066510?tstart=0#19066510?tstart=0 Some have branded this as a “virus” , which it is not, it is a bug , Im sure apple at some point will address this, but those getting ready to upgrade, id advise that you have an up to date …

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Flashback and the Older Mac

Whilst doing a little research i came across the official release :-   A recent version of malicious software called Flashback exploits a security flaw in Java in order to install itself on Macs. Apple has released software updates for systems running OS X Lion and Mac OS X v10.6 that will update Java to …

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Scams / Warnings

Yes this may seem obvious to most, However always best to cover this kind of ground to make sure all are safe. There have been two large scams going around ( though there are sadly more ) Either via Email :- Your family member / friend are stuck in a foreign land and need you to send …

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Twitter

Userfriendly is finally on twitter too ( funny thought i had already setup an account! )

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