These free Tech advice drop-in sessions at the Richmond Retirement Village are aimed at helping older people with any difficulty using tablets, phones, computers, or ebook readers. No need to book, just come by with your questions, and with your device to see if I can assist you! August 2019, Free Tech Advice Drop-in Sessions … Read moreFree Tech Advice Drop-in sessions – Richmond Retirement Village, Letcombe Regis, Wantage
I’ve had a few users with this error this month, so here is a fix. The problem: when you open Calendar on your Mac, you are quickly greeted with a window saying, “Couldn’t move your calendars to iCloud because an error occurred”. It will keep coming back, whatever you choose to do, and it makes … Read moreCouldn’t move your calendars to iCloud because an error occurred. – Solved
So, what do you do if Google Maps is slow on your Android phone? And perhaps while you use it you get an annoying message in the middle of your screen telling you that such-and-such an app has stopped responding which prevents you from seeing the map directions! You can’t touch your screen while driving … Read moreAndroid: Google Maps is slow – other apps stop working – What to do?
Have more than one kind of backup A quick post about why it is good to have more than one kind of backup. This is the message I was greeted sorting out a client’s Time Machine backup this weekend. This Mac’s hard disk had certainly got a problem as the Time Machine backup had failed, … Read moreHave more than one kind of backup
Is there a simple way to sync bookmarks across different browsers, on different devices? Yes. OK, so if you only use Google Chrome on all your devices, syncing is easy. Or just Safari on your iPad, iPhone and Mac; easy again. But mix it up a little and it becomes more problematic. Cross-platform, cross-browser, there … Read moreHow to sync bookmarks across different browsers
If your Mac won’t run MacOS Mojave, but you want to keep it up-to-date, you could just ditch MacOS and install something else on your Mac instead. To be honest, I would only advise this if the Mac in question is not your only Mac, but it is nice to know that there are alternatives … Read moreMy Mac won’t run MacOS Mojave
Mac backup using Time Machine and Cloud backup services The purpose of this article is to give an overview of the kinds of Mac backup solution available. It covers some solutions that backup to a disk, some that can backup across your own network, one that can backup to another computer you own on a different site … Read moreMac backup to NAS, USB or Cloud