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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Swift the New Programming Language

A new programming language that could be easier and more fun? Good news for programmers, or people learning to be programmers.


Although this might not affect the majority of us it is a step forward in de-geeking programming as a career path!


We need more programmers as everything moves towards integrated computing systems — with everything connected including the kitchen sink.


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DropBox? No Thanks!

DropBox? No Thanks!

If you use DropBox think again. They refuse to encrypt their data and have just appointed Condoleezza Rice to the board. She was part of a US government that is extremely anti personal privacy. Well dodgy person!

The alternative seems to be SpiderOak, a similar service to DropBox but in…

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Siri Will Improve Soon

Siri Will Improve Soon

No, Apple isn't always leading the pack. In voice recognition they have played catch-up for a long time to Google and Microsoft. 
Even though Siri was a step forward in using voice recognition in a friendly way, the other companies caught on and moved ahead.
This article explains why and…

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iPhone 6 Rumours

iPhone 6 Rumours

New iPhone rumours abound. It seems pretty likely that bigger screens are coming in response to customer demand.
I prefer one that fits in my pocket, but women generally carry a handbag anyway so I assume that carrying size isn't as much of a factor as screen size for the…

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iWatch Coming in October?

iWatch Coming in October?

Looks like the iWatch is coming in October. I don't see a place for it in my lexicon of Apple products, but many joggers and sports people think otherwise.


With a company as big as Apple it needs to be a big enough product to make it worth them…

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