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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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WIFI – NETWORKING MADE EASY

WiFi is a technology that allows to you connect your devices without wires. Apple has long been at the forefront of wireless technology. This technology has been fully integrated into Apple’s lineup of Macs and iDevices. This integration has been designed with ease of use in mind. The most recent version of WiFi technology is…

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MALWARE ALERT!

We rely on our computers to do our banking, send and receive emails, and almost everything we used to do in person from the slippered comfort of our homes. However there are lurking invaders that have come knocking – phishing, scareware and malware. What’s the difference between these and what can you do about it…

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