Long Distance Driving

This year I have spent a lot of time driving through our ALStrays cat re-homing and transport project, transporting over 150 cats to their new homes in Germany. Rewarding is …

Is your network fast enough?

Everyone wants a faster network. But before you can do anything to speed up yours, you must ascertain how fast it’s currently going. Yet measuring network speed isn’t as straightforward …

How to recycle your Mac

When your Mac is no longer the shiny new kid on the block, there’s no shortage of ways to extend its useful life. An old Mac can work as a …

Working From Home

I have written before about my workflow, and I recently read with interest how Skribit founder and blogger Paul Stamatiou was set up now he is working at home, all …

Mobile Broadband

Last time I was in the UK I got fed up with having no WiFi, or having to pay stupid prices (£5 an hour in the hotel), or waiting for …

Camera Equipment

I still haven’t worked out which camera bag I want, or even need, and one of the reasons why is that I don’t think I have finished working out what …

Syncing Notes

What is the deal with Notes on the iPhone and the new Mail App? Yesterday I added a note for the first time to the iPhone and this morning I …

Leopard Application Issues

Following on from the Leopard Experiences Gary suggested that we pool our experiences and share any issues that we have come across or know about with Leopard and specific applications. …

Thinking of a Wii

I have been thinking of getting a Wii for some time now and was wondering if anyone had any experience of one, and what games you would suggest. They are …

iTunes Use

I am trying to figure out the ‘best’ way to store and distribute my digital content. A number of ‘events’ have conspired to make this a more urgent task than …

iTunes and iPhoto on a network

Seems like it’s “Ask a question” time over here on the blog, which is fine with me as your questions always get me thinking, and your responses always teach me …

Dual Screen Debate

It seems that everywhere I turn at the moment I am either being asked about the merits of a dual screen set up, or having 30″ display rammed down my …

iTunes 7.2 Problems

Last night I wanted (proudly) to show my parents some of Moreno’s movies over the network via Front Row. On every Mac I tried it showed the shared videos but …

NetNewsWire 3.0a8 Theme

I have been a user and fan of NetNewsWire for some time now. I have been using the current alpha for a while now, and am loving it – especially …

Oldies Are Still Goodies

I was a bit hesitant at first as I read the Craigs List Ad. A 2001 vintage Powerbook G4 Titanium with a 550 Mhz processor, 512 Meg of RAM. $200. …

Rule of Thirds

Rule of thirds: The rule states that an image can be divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines. The four …

Finding Photos

Many photographers fell in love with the art while on a vacation, or shortly after returning from one. I am included in that group. My favorite part of family vacations …

Distributing Data

Now that the Mac mini and the Mac Book are ordered I have a few days to have a re think about how I distribute my data around the various …

Pantone Huey

After entering into the world of photography, I was beginning to question the color of my monitor. I started reading about how to correct your color with online photo print …

Cleaning a Wireless Apple Keyboard

I REALLY need to clean mine – it is horrible at the moment!!! Any suggestions, advice or recommendations gratefully received!!! ShareTweetShare0 Shares

2G iPod Shuffle Problem?

I haven’t researched this yet, but I think I am having a problem with our two second generation iPod Shuffles since yesterdays iTunes upgrade. Twice now the iMac has “detected …

New Apple Airport Extreme

I am trying to work out if the following configuration will be possible. My ‘problem’ is that Telefonica (my ISP in Spain) doesn’t support the Mac so at the moment …

Choices, Choices

More from Wayne and his ‘casting and blogging experiences So I’ve been using WordPress as my web site of choice. It has not only been everything I’ve wanted it to …

Feeding The Many

Here’s Wayne with his fourth instalment. RSS has certainly come a long way. Today, there are so many ways to subscribe to a feed, sometimes half the page is littered …

The Plan and Finding a Site Host

I am really pleased to post another ‘episode’ from Wayne on his experiences on establishing his site: Hello again! It’s Wayne with another offering of the wonderful experience of hosting …

Looking for a Microphone

The problem with lists is that when you forget to add something it can be pretty hard to slip an extra item onto the list, especially in my house! Anyway …

Mac mini Dual Screen

When I bought the Mac Mini I knew that it didn’t support Dual Screen but that it was possible to connect two screens via a DVI splitter device, which would …