Just enjoying being a Mac user

Now that I have finished working on NaNoWriMo, that took up quite a lot of my November, I can get back into creating web content using my 27 inch iMac. This morning I created a movie using ScreenFlow, which has to be the best screen recording software for the Mac. I have lately been using Google Chrome as my web browser and I think it is a marvellous application and Read More …

Is there a Final Cut trial?

Yes there is a Final Cut Trial ! I am a recent convert to Final Cut Pro X and before that I was using Final Cut Express. I know that some of the professionals in the movie business, might be complaining about some of the features that are missing in the latest version of Final Cut. For me though, as with many users of Final Cut Pro X, I’m finding Read More …

Roaring with the iMac Lion – Better than a Snow Leopard

I have had my new iMac for a few months now and I am very pleased with my iMac Lion. While listening to a couple of podcasts during the last week, I have been surprised to hear that there are some people that really don’t like OS X Lion. It has also been a bit of a surprise when there have been statistics produced to say that Lion as an Read More …

Apple Computer stores – iMac prices versus iMac refurbished prices

I mentioned in my last post about how some people are thinking on the lines of creating a Hackintosh order to either save money or to have a really fast machine, if Apple actually decide to discontinue the Mac Pro line. Another way to save money on your Mac computer hardware is to have a look in the refurbished Apple laptops and also the iMac refurbished offers available in the Read More …

How does the Hackintosh fit in the Apple Computer history

If you have a look at Apple Computer history you will see that over time there have been one or two attempts to put the Mac OS on PC computers. Over the last couple of years this has most often been seen when users of the netbook computers such as the MSI Win or the Dell Mini 9, have decided that it would have been a good idea if the Read More …

New Thunderbolt iMac and setting up Speech Recognition Software – Dragon Dictate

I have a new iMac 2011 with Thunderbolt, the new super fast data transfer method from Intel and Apple, installed. I am very pleased with the machine overall although there are a couple of small niggles. One thing I seem to be having trouble with, is that when I would like to download applications I have bought previously on my old computer, for some reason or other it doesn’t understand Read More …

iMac on the way – Finally! – SSD for iMac 27 inch

I got home yesterday from work and checked the order on the Apple web site and finally the iMac is reported to be on the way. It shows a pick up date of 17th of August with TNT in Milan, Italy. I have looked again this morning to see if there has been more progress and so far today – no change. I am sure that I will be looking Read More …

Is Apple lying to me about a new iMac or are they just inefficient?

The Zen of Supermarket Queues Ordered a new 2011 iMac on the 6th of this month and today is the 17th, there was a delay of three days because of having to pay through bank transfer. SInce that transfer has gone through at least one week has gone by and still I have no news of what is happening to my order. I am not a very patient person and Read More …