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Thunderbolt 3 to Firewire 800

by admin on August 10, 2020

It seems we have no interface that connects an external Firewire 800 hard drive to a new Mac with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C). The wonderful first generation OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock did have a Firewire 800 Port (and I was lucky (…)

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Getting your contacts into Nokia 3310

by admin on November 20, 2017

The wonderful folk at Nokia Power User have a post on how to get your contacts into the Nokia 3310. Now if only we could get an email and WhatsApp client!    

Formatting FAT 32 Drives on Mac OSX

by admin on September 14, 2017

When formatting a FAT32 drive in MacOS X using Disk Utility, the queastion is whether to format for GUID or Master Boot Record (MBR). If you’re looking to set up a disk for use on a Mac, then the short (…)

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Itanda connects your Touchbar MacBook Pro with Apple Cinema Display

by admin on August 5, 2017

The Itanda USB-C to Apple Mini Display Port Adaptor works fine with my 2016 MacBook Pro 15 Inch TouchBar and Apple Cinema Display 27 inches.

Mac OSX Sierra : Don’t Have Permissions To Edit File : Solved

by admin on July 14, 2017

From the Apple Support Knowledge base :   Reset permissions If the issue occurred after changing the permissions of items in your home folder, follow these steps to reset the permissions: From the Finder menu bar, choose Go > Home. (…)

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How to send photos from iPhone to Mac

by admin on August 29, 2014

Its really very simple. Just connect your iPhone to your Mac using the USB iPhone cable. Open Applications : ImageCapture on your Mac. Your iPhone will want to know if it can trust this computer (in case it’s not your (…)

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Nokia Lumia 820 and Mac

by admin on December 1, 2013

I have been a big fan of the Windows 8 Phone. I was able to get my hands on a Nokia Lumia 820 and used it for a couple of months. My main phone as of now is a Blackberry (…)

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BlackBerry Z10 : The Essential Tools

by admin on May 9, 2013

I have been using the BlackBerry Z10 for over two months now. My sentiments have been from returning it on day three to kind of starting to like it. My previous phone was a BB 9900 Bold Touch. The BlackBerry (…)

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Some must have FREE apps for your Blackberry

by admin on December 22, 2011

Here are a few absolutely fantastic and must haveĀ (well, for many of us anyway) apps for your Blackberry, not necessarily in order of preference: 1) Google Maps: download from Get Navigation, Places, Compass Mode, Directions, Latitude (find your friends), (…)

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MTS USB Internet dongle with Mac OSX Lion

by admin on November 16, 2011

For those who are facing a problem with MTS USB Internet on MAC 10.7+ system, here’s a solution: Uninstall/delete your older MTS dialler application. You will need ‘CrossPlatformUI-V2.1.2-SSTL.dmg’ (which is available on the ZTE website) After installation, plug your MTS (…)

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