5 Tips To Make Your Mac Safer

Working on a Mac in inherently safer than working on a PC, but that doesn't mean we can't make our Macs safer. Here are 5 tips to help you do just that:

Set a good password

It sounds simple, but how many of you don't have a password? Is it 123? Is it your username? Password? Blank? Setting a good password is the first stage to making your Mac safer. Just open System Preferences, then Security & Privacy and choose Change Password...

While you're in there, it's a good idea to Require password immediately after sleep or screen saver begins. Why wouldn't you?

5 Tips For Working Remotely

5 Tips For Working Remotely

It sounds great doesn't it? Miss the commute. Sit at home in your pyjamas with a coffee and bypass the noise and distraction of the office. But the reality is people end up being a burden when they work from home. They can't get to anything, they keep calling or emailing colleagues for information. They can't take phone calls. Well it doesn't have to be that way, it can be all pyjamas and coffee. Here are our top 5 tips on how.

Tips For Writing Better Emails

Tips For Writing Better Emails

Everyone gets emails. Loads of emails. Email promised to make life easier, not harder. Being better at writing emails helps everyone have a better day, and get's you the response you need, when you need it.

Understand why you're writing

Before typing, you need to be able to succinctly answer the following:

  1. Why am I typing this?

  2. What do I want as a result of this?

If you are clear about what you're writing about, then he recipient will be clear about it too. It will make reading and actioning the email easier, meaning it's going to get done quicker and better. You don't want to be another jumbled message in someone inbox.

How to not lose data

Backing is a boring topic right? Well try explaining that to your other half when you lose all the wedding photos. Or the boss when the project files disappear. Or yourself when you lose your game progress. Yes backup is boring, but there are some common mistakes we see people make which are quick and easy to resolve.