Crash! Do not pass Go!

After returning to work recently following leave my Mac had issues with staying connected, and Outlook just wouldn’t stop locking up, things weren’t looking good. I updated to macOS Monterey, however, this didn’t resolve my networking issues any and I was forced to call in the IT staff as I didn’t have sufficient rights to... Continue Reading →

Initials on 16 MBPro M1 Pro

Migration yesterday from my 13 inch MacBook M1 to the new 16 inch baseline MacBook Pro M1 Pro took around two hours using Migration Assistant via peer-to-peer networking. Sadly, this didn’t work 100 percent, two apps I’d used on the old machine refused to work, Intel apps, so I attribute this to Rosetta 2 not... Continue Reading →

Migration TWO21

For the second time this year I’m migrating an old MacBook Pro to its replacement. It seems rather strange calling the M1 old given I only bought it in June, however, it was never intended to be a long-term computer given limitations with connectivity. Were it not for its being hobbled I could happily have... Continue Reading →

Quickest Mac Upgrade Ever

I have never upgraded a Mac this quickly, however, the limitations imposed upon the MacBook Pro M1 with only a single external screen makes working on it as a geek just that little bit more difficult. That said, the M1 has truly been quite a surprising machine, its battery life has been outstanding. Today, Apple... Continue Reading →

Ohh, pen on iPad

I've been using the new Surface a lot recently, assignments necessitating its use. I have been trying to improve my ability to get the Surface to recognise my handwriting, however, it always seems to rush recognition and I am forever having to fix things up. That said, I am improving with time and getting used... Continue Reading →

Windows 11: Early-on experience

Having used Windows 11 a few hours now I’ve had a good play now and got a good sense for how it works. Here’s a quick review of this soon to be released operating system: What works The window management changes is great, this was drawn from a powertoy they offered previously for Windows 10,... Continue Reading →

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