How to Free up Space on Your Mac- 2017

This is one of the most popular posts we have, especially now that low capacity SSDs are everywhere. It’s been updated from the 2013 version to reflect the current state of play with tips for Sierra etc. Enjoy!   This article came about because of a client who...

State of The Mac 2017- Updated August 2017

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated many of the models- I have updated each of the...

Phishing Grows Up?

This morning I got an email ostensibly from American Express, asking me to set up a ‘SafeKey’ to add an extra level of protection to my online purchases.   It looks legit. One of the first things I do is hover my mouse pointer over the supplied link- often...

DeployStudio Cram Notes

I’ve been toying with DeployStudio for a little while now and am growing to love it. However I find myself referring back to this video a lot because it has a lot of detail without a lot of fluff.   In order to improve the signal to noise ratio even further,...

Servicemax Remote Support for Managers

Here is a quick primer on how to use the Servicemax branded remote support software to remotely access your machines. Go to the Remote Support web page- http://support.servicemax.com.au:8040 You’ll see this-   2. Log in using your Username and Password, and...

Email Passwords

Well, it finally happened. I’d been telling a client that their email passwords were not strong enough for months, but we’d been unable to nail down a time or strategy to fix it. In a slightly passive aggressive move, every time they asked me to set up a...