Category Archives: MAC

10 Ways to Kill a Laptop

  1 Drop it. Inside most laptops is a rotating hard disc, it spins at 7500 revolutions per minute, that is incredibly fast and it is writing and reading information on finely spaced tracks. If you drop a laptop you … Continue reading

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Saving Pages docs as Word docs

Pages – the built in word-processor on Macs and iPads is a great application, so too is Word on a PC. But its no good composing your school newsletter, poster for your local band or anything else in Pages if … Continue reading

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Attachments by Gmail

Using Gmail its even easier to send a picture or a link. Or you can send several – its just drag and drop. Click on “Compose” put in an address and drop the files or links you want to send. … Continue reading

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Printing from Gmail

Printing from Gmail can cause confusion since there are so many options. In the screen shot below you’ll find the controls for printing circled: Red Circle – print whole web page Blue Circle – print all the emails in the … Continue reading

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“I’m phoning you about your computer…”

“I’m phoning you about your computer…” This is probably a scam. Please warn all the vulnerable people you know that this scam is on the increase. Anybody who rings and pretends to be from Microsoft or any other computer corporation … Continue reading

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Gmail LEDs – turn them off

Those little lights down on the left do annoy some people.

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Gmail – Attachments

Gmail – Saving or Opening Attachments. Gmail enables “Viewing” or Saving attachments. Saving is called “Downloading” and puts them in your “Downloads” folder for later filing. Here’s a step by step guide.  Gmail Attachments which you can print if you … Continue reading

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Should I delete emails No.1?

It depends. If you use a client – Outlook, Eudora, Thunderbird, Outlook Express and there are others, then yes. Clients are email programs that download your emails and store them on your PC. Good if you have a slow connection … Continue reading

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Speed-up your Computer – add RAM

A quick and inexpensive way to speed up your PC or Mac is add more RAM.  RAM is less expensive than it used to be and its easy to fit so you could fit it yourself.  Here’s the instructions but … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 in bits

I thought you might be interested.  Thanks to Tech Republic for the photo.

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