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A brave new world I have been using Macintosh computers for a long time. As long as I can remember its always been said. Macintosh computers are not vulnerable to malicous intent. While malware, spyware and now ransomware plaque the Windows and Linux landscape, Mac had always been a trusted alternative. In fact Apple themselves highlighted this very sentiment during their, “Im a Mac” commercial campaign, which ran many years ago. We live in a very different world now. Macintosh computers are just as vulnerable to malicous attacks. Spyware and...

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So what right? Well this means Siri could always be on, and working seamlessly inside the new iMac Pro. This could make the iMac Pro the first Mac to feature an A series Microprocessor, which are the same chips found in iPhone’s. “Looks like the iMac Pro’s ARM coprocessor is arm64 Seems to handle the macOS boot & security process, as expected; iMac Pro lets Apple experiment with tighter control without the rest of the userbase freaking out. More info & download here” It’s exciting as the level of integration...

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My Photos won’t upload from iPad or iPhone I have had this crop up a few times with family and friends devices when the Photos App stops uploading to their iCloud photo library. Unable to access recent photos or videos in iCloud they turned to me for a fix. Here is a rundown of the fixes I have applied to get the Photos App uploading to iCloud again. Restart your device As we know one of the reasons for using iPhone’s and iPad’s is their outstanding reliability in comparison to...

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Apple has been referred to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). This could have repercussions across the board if the case is successful as currently if you have your iPhone, or iPad fixed by a non-Apple authorised repairer such as the Apple Stores, Apple can and does refuse to repair them. In many countries including Australia this is seen as unfair trading however is by no means illegal. The main complaint the ACC is looking to uphold is… If the iPhone, iPad, iPod etc has been previously repaired by...

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iOS 11.1.1 is here

Nov 15, 2017

Predictably ;-) Apple has released an iOS update to iOS 11.1.1 , this quickly follows on from iOS 11.1. This latest iOS update fixes the keyboard bug that can cause the letter “I” to be mysteriously replaced with another character. See (our previous blog) You can find the update in the Settings app in General > Software Updates. We went over this bug last week, however there was another bug with Siri that we did not report on as we were unaware of the bug at the time of writing....

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If you are new to Apple News, News is a preinstalled application on every iOS device (iOS 9 or later). The app provides text-based content, videos, and photos from various sources, and now you can publish straight to Apple News yourself! When you do this you will be creating your own channel which people can subscribe to, any good or popular articles you produce may also appear in other people’s News feed. If like myself you will be using a web browser to publish to Apple News you will need...

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