Apple Business Manager Enrolment in Australia

As of 1 December 2019, Apple Business Manager replaces the Device Enrolment Program. So let’s enrol in ABM- this document assumes you aren’t upgrading. For those currently in DEP, the upgrade guide is here- https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT208817 Here is...

Pi-Hole in Docker on Synology- The Best Way!

*Now with added Pi-Hole v5.0 OMG It’s… beautiful! The post with a similar title called ‘the easy way’ is far and away the most popular post on this entire site, but I’ve been wanting to improve it for ages. As stated in the notes to that...

State of The Mac 2020- Updated May 2020

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 pretty much everything- I have updated each of...

Home WiFi Optimisation

This article came about because of a series of FaceBook posts that I wrote to try to help my friends working from home entitled ‘Why Is My WiFi Sh!t?’ Hopefully it helps some people… If you want help, please fill out the form here and we’ll get...

New Computer Migration

Often when you buy a new computer we would come onsite, transfer the data, check the apps and leave. In this brave new world of disease, we’ve had to develop a better way, and it goes like this – WORK WITH YOUR IT PERSON- can’t stress this enough-...

Remote Server Access Slow?

This article was inspired by a ticket we received yesterday – the client has a 1000mbps fibre internet connection at their office, but he was experiencing really slow access to the server from home. Let’s find out why… Scenario 1At the office...

Digital Sign With Raspberry Pi Buster

This is a follow up of a previous post updated for Raspian Buster and without any of the stuff that ultimately didn’t work, I hope you like it! It will be a simple page that uses plugins for all of the resources, displaying a web page that I have running on...

Work From Home

Quick article to help you decide what to do- how to organise your staff and set standards for home working. It all comes down to the decisions below- Take a work computer homePositives- it has all the data you need apart from stuff on the server, it’s set up...

Unifi Cloud Key Repair

This post was inspired by a post in a Ubiquiti forum on FaceBook about whether you should have a single cloud hosted controller or a Cloud Key per site. I use one per site as it gives me a lot of flexibility, allows the client to move on if they no longer use my...