So, after ditching Windows because I was fed-up with having to troubleshoot issues with my own machines at home, I should have known it would only be a matter of time before I had to do the same with macOS! The Problem My MacBook has had pretty dodgy standby times pretty much since I got… Continue reading A Light Sleeper
It’s been a while since I last posted and, to be honest I see that as a good thing as, for the most part, it means that the MacBook and macOS have just been sitting there letting me get on with life instead of demanding my attention and diverting me from what I’m trying to… Continue reading iPhone Video Pain
It’s been a long time since my last post, and I actually think it’s a good thing – it’s a sign how stable and easy the OS and laptop are! So why the break in silence now? Because of something we experienced not with my MacBook Pro, but with my wife’s MacBook Air! My wife… Continue reading ‘The Thunderbolt of Genius’ or ‘A Tale Of Caution’
Talking to Siri via the Apple Watch I couldn’t help but think back to images I’ve seen of the famous fictional detective Dick Tracy! I frequently ask Siri to set a timer whilst I’m in the kitchen, and I occasionally answer calls on the Watch if I’m in a different room from the iPhone –… Continue reading In Which We Can All Be Dick Tracy
Having recently been sucked further into Apple’s quicksands with the purchase of an Apple Watch Series 2, I soon found myself experiencing the Bluetooth blues!
Got a question mark ‘?’ in your Microsoft Word for macOS filename? Then no auto-recover for you!
Yesterday I was notified that TimeMachine hadn’t successfully backed up for over 17 days, today I was notified it would take 3 days to perform a new back-up. Something had to be wrong somewhere, but what?