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  • Seniors and Perception of Tech

    I have been teaching seniors how to use tech for a very long time, slightly more than 20 years. (Longer if you consider the tech support as well as offical training) One of the things that I have noted is how Seniors and Perception of Tech is very different from everyone else. They are totally…

  • Understanding the Challenges Faced by Seniors with Computers

    In today’s fast-paced digital world, computers are a gateway to a wealth of information and connectivity. However, for many seniors, navigating this technology can be a daunting task. At MacMason Training and Repairs, we’ve observed three primary reasons why seniors often find it challenging to use computers. Understanding these challenges is the first step in…

  • How to Troubleshoot Common Mac Issues

    Encountering issues with your Mac can be frustrating, especially if you’re not very familiar with technology. But fear not! Many common problems with Mac computers are surprisingly easy to fix. In this post, we’ll walk through some basic troubleshooting steps that anyone can follow. These tips come from the desk of Kevin “Mac” Mason, a…

  • 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…

  • Embracing Technology with Ease

    At MacMason Training and Repairs, we understand that technology can be daunting, especially for those who didn’t grow up with it. This is why we’ve tailored our training programs to cater specifically to seniors, ensuring that learning about technology is not just easy, but also enjoyable. Personal Training: A Customized Approach Our personal training sessions,…

  • Teach to learn not to pass a test

    For over two decades, I’ve been on a mission to demystify computers for seniors, constantly seeking innovative methods to simplify complex tech concepts. A significant part of my journey involves listening to seniors express their frustrations with computers and their struggles to grasp technology. This interaction has been instrumental in shaping my teaching approach. One…

  • The Benefits of Regular Mac Maintenance

    Welcome to the MacMason Blog! Today, we’re delving into a topic that’s crucial for all Mac users, especially if you’re not too tech-savvy. Regular maintenance of your Mac computer is not just a technical chore; it’s a step towards seamless, efficient, and enjoyable computing. Let’s explore why keeping your Mac in good shape is beneficial…

  • Screen blindness Why seniors can’t follow instructions on the screen.

    This is what happens when an adult or senior is so terrified about tech that they forget what words on the screen mean. Me: Just fill out this form on the iPad. Senior: I can’t … what do I put here. Me: … your name. Senior : I can’t I don’t know what to put…

  • Lithgow Computer training classes Dec 23

    Welcome one and all to the List of classes for Lithgow Computer training classes Dec 23. These classes are for Adults and Seniors by Kevin “Mac” Mason. December 6th Get to know your Mac 11:30-12:30 This class covers the basics of using your Mac. We talk about how to use Finder, Back up your computer…

  • How to Become a Twitch Streamer

    A Step-by-Step Guide Are you an avid gamer with a passion for sharing your gaming experiences with others? If so, becoming a Twitch streamer might be the perfect avenue for you to turn your gaming hobby into a potential career. Twitch, the popular streaming platform, has opened up a world of opportunities for gamers to…