Mr Mac Byron Bay

... a legend in his own lunchtime


Mobile: 0418 408 869

Tom Hain AKA Mr Macintosh, has been supporting Apple Macintosh clients in the Byron Shire for the last 16 years.

I have built up a loyal clientele who appreciate personal service and quick solutions to the common situations that arise in the day to day life of the Mac computer, iPhone and iPad user. 
Catch up on my blog below, register for monthly updates and to sell your 2nd hand computers and peripherals and look in the How To pages for common assistance in setting up and using your Mac computer.
I look forward to your company!




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If you've just installed Yosemite OS X 10.10 then it's worth having a look at this collection of features.


Every new release has several new features and Yosemite is no different. The Mac's looks have changed since the last iteration, Mavericks 10.9 and you will either like it…

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Living With the New iPhone 6

Living With the New iPhone 6

After a wait of a few weeks I took delivery of my new iPhone 6 and another couple of weeks later Mrs Mac got her iPhone 6 Plus. Celebrations ensued.


Having lived with it for a month or so now I can report that everything is positive. No gotchas,…

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Smart Phone Speed test

Smart Phone Speed test

Top smart phones speed test. Who wins?
Remember that out and out speed isn't the only way to evaluate these machines but it give an indication of whether the one you're about to order can cut it.
Usability is still the most important factor in my opinion and Apple still…

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Final iPhone 6 Review

Final iPhone 6 Review

This is the last review of the iPhones 6 and 6 Plus that i will post...promise!

It's a good review and within it is also an explanation of the difference between Android (used by Samsung, HTC and others) and iOS, indicating their strengths and weaknesses.

Worth a read if…

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iPhone Warranty Includes 2 Accidental Damage Replacements

iPhone Warranty Includes 2 Accidental Damage Replacements

When you buy a new iPhone the salesperson offers you the option of AppleCare Extended Warranty for the device for $129 for 2 years. Same as they always did.


But now there is a difference. Included in the deal is up to 2 incidents of…

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Ransomeware? No Thanks!

Be glad you're on a Mac, Reason #42:

I went to a client today who uses Macs for their design work and PCs for admin and accounts. Their PCs have been attacked by Ransomware!

This is when you open an innocuous looking email and the attachment takes over your PC,…

Read more: Ransomeware? No Thanks!

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