Affinity Photo from MacAffinity – Great Photoshop Alternative

Affinity Photo on the Mac Us creative people on the Mac have great choices for creating images. Today I am jumping into Affinity Photo to make something from four or five photos. In this post, I made on Google Plus I have the image as it came out of Affinity Photo and the version I got out of Topaz Impression. I also use Affinity Designer and obviously they will work Read More …

Mac20Q Podcast 125 – Life Logging, El Capitan, Video editing on iOS

I made a switch over to Android for my phone and my tablet for about 18 months and I did enjoy the first 12 months of it. After that I became increasingly fed up with the inability to upgrade the operating system on the phone. What was more annoying though, was the completely useless applications for editing video on Android. I am completely delighted to be all Apple again. I Read More …

David’s Mom and the Apple Watch Unboxing

It’s great to have a mom that can help you out I had resigned myself at the beginning of this week that my order for the Apple watch was going to take some time to arrive. I have been given a date of 4 to 6 weeks with it arriving somewhere between 12th of May and 26th of May. I would then have to wait for a couple weeks until Read More …

Best Adobe Illustrator alternative for Mac – Affinity Designer

I moved to the Mac from Windows about eight or nine years ago now. It has taken a long time to find the Best Adobe Illustrator alternative Due to my background in art and design and having a business as a signwriter, I wanted to have a good application for vector art. I was an expert user of Corel Draw having used it on a daily basis for 12 years and Read More …

Get Started with Email Encryption Mac and iOS

It is no good just setting up your email encryption on your Mac, although that’s a good start. You have to also make sure that your iOS devices are similarly protected. There are bound to be occasions when you’ve got an email that is coming to your mail inbox on your iPhone or your iPad encrypted. Therefore, it only makes sense to make sure you have at least one application Read More …

Hiding away in Scrivener

That is just about all I have time for at the moment. Hiding in Scrivener writing as much as I can writing the books I am publishing on Amazon. The two books I have put on there already have been downloaded quite a few times already and I have the third book halfway towards being finished and ready to publish too. As you might expect, the books are heavily Mac Read More …

Mac20Q Podcast 124 – Looking in iBooks Author

My week as a Mac user, or should I say my week as a Apple aficionado. I’m still enjoying using Siri first thing in the morning to get the day started. I like to have the iPad beside the bed with me at night time. I was able to thoroughly amuse my wife this morning when I asked Siri “Who is the fairest of them all ?” And Siri told Read More …

Mac20Q Podcast 123

This weekend is the weekend of the Geek Photography Book. I was all excited and completely delighted to finally get the first * book out of the Scrivener application on my Mac and published with Amazon. This is a Kindle book and it will be exclusive with Amazon for the first 90 days. This is because I have enrolled the book with KDP Select and there is a requirement to Read More …

Mac20Q Podcast 122 – Encryption apps

If you have followed some of the Wizardgold video tutorials on Youtube you will see that I’m interested in encryption. I have video tutorials showing you how to encrypt your emails and you can use the same GPG encryption system to encrypt any of your files. With all of the bad things that are happening around the world at the moment, There are always bad things happening – there is Read More …

The Mac 20 Questions podcast 116 talking to Kurt Sasso

Kurt has a podcast called Two Geeks Talking and I chatted to him before about making podcasts for my podcast Answer 20 Questions. I spotted him online again recently and I said to him would you like to be on the Mac 20 questions podcast and he said sure why not. Now the funny thing is, is that although he has used Macs here and there he is not a Read More …