Category: Lithgow and Tech

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Using Krita with XPen Tablets

    Welcome to the world of digital art, where creativity meets technology! In today’s post, we’re diving into an exciting journey – learning how to use Krita, a powerful and versatile open-source painting program, with XPen drawing tablets. This guide is especially crafted for those who are new to the digital art scene or Mac users…

  • Exploring Word Processors on Mac: A Guide for Beginners

    Navigating the world of word processors on a Mac can be overwhelming, especially for those new to technology or Macs. Whether you’re drafting a letter, creating a flyer, or writing your memoirs, there’s a tool that fits your needs. In this post, we’ll explore various word processors available on a Mac, keeping it simple and…

  • Teaching “Why” not “How”for seniors who want to learn tech

    I have been teaching Seniors how to use computers in one way or another of over 20 years. I am always trying to find new ways to get the most difficult concepts across. I also spend a lot of time listening to them about why they hate computers and why they think that computers are…

  • Revive Your iPhone 11: Expert Screen Replacements at MacMason Training and Repairs

    Hey there, tech enthusiasts of Lithgow, Katoomba, and Blackheath! Have you ever experienced that heart-dropping moment when your beloved iPhone 11 slips from your grasp and lands face-down on the pavement? We feel your pain! But fret not, because MacMason Training and Repairs, your friendly neighborhood tech expert, is here to save the day. Today,…

  • Macs Resistant to Viruses

    In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the belief that Macs are immune to viruses has become somewhat of a modern legend. While it’s true that Macs are inherently more resistant to viruses compared to their Windows counterparts, the misconception often leads users to consider installing antivirus software on their Macs. Surprisingly, this decision can have…

  • Should you Download MacOS Sonoma?

    With the new version of MacOS Sonoma around the corner it is time to consider upgrading to the new version. But is that a good idea? If you are a personal user with not a lot of critical processes then yes I would recommend that you download MacOS Sonoma right away as it has a…

  • When was the last time you used TimeMachine?

    In the fast-paced digital age, our lives are intertwined with technology, and for many, an iMac is an indispensable tool for work, creativity, and entertainment. As residents of Lithgow and Katoomba, ensuring the longevity of your iMac is crucial, especially considering the limited accessibility to Mac repairs in the region. One powerful tool that can…

  • Upgrading Macs Beyond the OS they are designed

    While I would Love a new Mac Pro with the Apple Silicon Ultra processors I have expensive hobbies like living indoors. So what happens if you have an old Macbook or iMac and need to have the software upgraded but the hardware will not take the new MacOS? You find someone like me to Upgrading…

  • You can call me “Mac”: How a computer guy got the nickname

    So throughout my life I have had a bunch of nicknames. Being a geek in high school as you can imagine many were not flattering at all. Some I only allow a few people to use. This is the story about how I got the nickname and you can call me “Mac” Working at Apple…

  • Mac software repair When its odd pull the plist

    I worked a long time at Apple in California as a Software specialist. My job was to investigate the odd cases. When I mean odd I mean the case that make the first two people at AppleCare scratch their heads. So I have some advice for those people who wan to do their own Mac…