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Updated Pages / Numbers / Keynote – Can’t Print?

So with the recent update to Pages etc and/or iOS16 the print system has moved in the apps..to be honest to a very odd place. See that tiny small drop down arrow after the file name ( Title Name ) of your document ( in this example Princetown-Burrator )? Well click that, and you finally …

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Urgent iOS / Mac Updates

No doubt you have heard on the news recently about the recent security risk that is affecting all Apple Products. That is iPhone / iPad / AppleTV / Apple Watch and MacOS As a matter of urgency you need to run the updater to take your device(s) up to the latest updates / software version …

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MacOS Catalina

Well Catalina has been around for a little while now, so what do we need to know? Are there any pitfalls? Certainly if you are running a modern ( 2016 or later ) machine and all your applications are 64bit then the move is quite straight forward and may well be worth the update, however …

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iOS iMessage scam

If you get an iMessage saying anything like your account or linked account to this number or email is going to be deleted etc….just delete it please, it’s a scam. Apple are not sending out any such kind of emails, just delete the text / email

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When a technician says back up….

He does not mean away from the computer :p But to make sure you have an up to dat copy of your important data, a weekly backup to a memory stick can literally save your digital life. An external hard drive connected permanently with a scheduled back up WITH a separate backup to a memory …

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OS 10.10.2

Finally an update for all Yosemite users on Apple Mac, 10.10.2 is ok and address’s Safari / Mail / Thunderbolt / WiFi issues ( and other fixes ) It is a biggish update, so users on slow broadband will need to sit back and wait, but first impressions are good, i can finally use Safari …

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Shellshock

Ok, lets start by clearing up one mis-reporting of this, It is NOT a virus. What is Shellshock ? It is a flaw in the “BASH ( bourne again shell ) which is a command line environment. Most Mac’s I’m sure running the test positive to the flaw, type into Terminal env x='() { :;}; …

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Western Digital and OS X Mavericks

WD has today released a report about possible data loss using WD Raid Manager and other similar software titles under OS X Mavericks Direct quote from WD below Dear WD Registered Customer, As a valued WD customer we want to make you aware of new reports of Western Digital and other external HDD products experiencing …

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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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