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AirDrop Better than Good Tutorial

After years of amusement and bemusement (but patently not cemusement) with Apple AirDrop file transfers among Mac OS X (or macOS) and iOS devices we’d like to declare a truce and say “AirDrop works brilliantly” for us with our … … Continue reading

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Virtual Private Networks on macOS Primer Tutorial

There’s a good chance you’ve heard of the term “Virtual Private Network”? If not, how about VPN? We got a heads up on this from the excellent “7 major benefits of VPN services: no room for doubt”, thanks, and let’s … Continue reading

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WhatsApp Messaging Android Image Chat Tutorial

A week on, using WhatsApp on an Android smartphone, my student, having had it installed, as you can see with WhatsApp Messaging Install Primer Tutorial, the few issues she had questions about this week were … How do you send … Continue reading

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WhatsApp Messaging Install Primer Tutorial

Today we installed WhatsApp (Messenger), from Facebook, onto an Android mobile smartphone for one of our students. Am not a user of WhatsApp myself, but installing it straightened out a few things about it in my mind, “me” not being … Continue reading

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Mac to Mac Screen Sharing Primer Tutorial

It’s good when presenting to a class to screen share from one screen to another, with that “other screen” often being projected for the entire class to see easier. Around the world right now hundreds of Microsoft Powerpoint presentations will … Continue reading

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AirDrop Primer Tutorial

We’ve attempted to write about AirDrop as a networking and sharing tool (by Apple) between two Mac OS X (in our case) MacBook Pros, for some time now, as we’ve not had a lot of success. Today, we had some … Continue reading

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MAC and IP Address Primer Tutorial

In your travels in Information Technology, especially if you have been involved in monitoring the tasks running on a laptop or personal computer, you are likely to have come across the term MAC (Media Access Control) Address. Let’s look at … Continue reading

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Android Bluetooth Keyboard Primer Tutorial

Welcome to this blog posting being typed into an email on a Samsung Android phone and typed on a Logitech Bluetooth connected external keyboard. Sounds convoluted, doesn’t it? But this “odd couple” situation where the child is physically bigger than … Continue reading

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