Macs and Me

“It never stops raining!” ranted the lorry driver. He thumped the table, spilt his tea, and actually, for a moment, appeared to be steaming. You can’t just walk off without responding to a remark like that. Of course it stops raining,” said Arthur. It was hardly an elegant refutation, but it had to be said.… Continue reading Macs and Me


For probably the first time ever, I’m almost getting tempted by an Apple product. I mean, it’s still a lot of money to pay for a phone. And who would be happy with a music player that a) only has 16Gb of storage and b) won’t play sensible formats. But they do look nice.

Broken Apple Updates (Update)

A couple of months ago, I wrote about some problems I was having with Apple software updates that were stopping my MacBook connecting to my wireless network. That problem has just got far worse. Since having the problems, we’ve learned to avoid Apple Airport updates. Whenever the software updater tells us that there’s an airport… Continue reading Broken Apple Updates (Update)