PROTECT YOUR MACBOOK!

So you have purchased a shiny, new Apple laptop – congratulations! Have you given a thought to how you will take care of it and keep it looking like new or protect all your files? A wide range of Speck shells are available which are the perfect way to protect against small knocks and scratches.…

TWITTENS!? WHAT ARE THEY!?

Well summer is over and fall is starting to set in. The leaves are changing colours, the wind is picking up and…. my hands are getting cold when I’m out texting! If only there were some kind of mitten for the “text generation”!  This is where Twittens come in! Twittens are a very simple-but-cool product…

CYBER SECURITY AND OTHER SPOOKY STUFF

It wasn’t long ago that one of the largest retailers in Canada had a major security breach of the credit cards and terminal computers. The retailer may have survived the initial ramifications however there is little doubt that this eventually lead (among other things) to a general mistrust by consumers, and perhaps the eventual closing…

LETS RECYCLE TOGETHER!

The summer is officially here, and Mac Outpost is happy to announce our annual summer recycling event!  Our local community has recycled “tons” of unwanted,  sometimes ancient technology over the past few years.  The best part? It’s free!   Just drop off your unwanted electronics and batteries at Mac Outpost on Wharncliffe Rd. South this Friday or Saturday (June…

DATA TRANSFER TIPS

DATA… we all have it, right?  And likely loads of it too!  If you’re like most of us you have likely accumulated plenty of important data over the years. Whether it’s photos, videos, music, playlists, documents, emails or even our favourite bookmarks in our web browser, these are examples of how DIGITAL our lives have…

DON’T WAIT TILL THE LAST MINUTE!

It’s almost that time! With your exams all done and school out for summer, its time for some TLC for your hardest working friend… your computer. While you are not using it over the summer, now is the perfect time get your computer in for a Tuneup! For just $99 plus taxes, we can run…

TOP 11 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT FILEMAKER

Since FileMaker’s first days under the Claris banner up until today, they have accomplished quite a lot; they have not only become a subsidiary of the ever-powerful Apple Inc., but have released many versions of their database application software which has culminated to their newest release, FileMaker 13. Whether you are a current FileMaker user…

48 HOURS WITH MY FITBIT SURGE!

When winter turns to Spring, people invariably turn their thoughts to the great outdoors.  After a long, hard winter of overeating and sedentary living those thoughts can often expand to include exercise and fitness.  I must admit that I was a bit skeptical about committing to wear a fitness device.  Since the advent of the smartphone,…