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Switch to a Mac from PC

I decided to switch to a Mac from PC in late 2023, and I must say that I wish I had made the move much earlier…. However, there are a few adjustments I needed to make and thought I would note them down to help others. How does the Mac Differ? I found this short…Continue readingSwitch to a Mac from PC

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Mac App Installs with HomeBrew

In December 2023, I made the move to a Macbook Pro after being a Windows guy for decades. I want to share my learnings as I get used to the Mac. In this post, I focus on Mac App installs with Homebrew. What is HomeBrew? Homebrew is a package installer, it is a command line…Continue readingMac App Installs with HomeBrew

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IT Life Living with Sight Loss Productivity

My Blind Tech Setup 2023

After publishing my blind tech setup last year and receiving great feedback, I thought I would update. it for 2023. So, I am sharing what I use in my Blind Tech Setup this year, I hope you find it useful. Phone and Watch No change here, the iPhone 14 Pro Max and Apple Watch Ultra…Continue readingMy Blind Tech Setup 2023

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Accessibility Business IT Life

Where do I start with Accessibility? [Updated 9 Mar 24]

Where do I start with Accessibility? is the first question that anyone new to accessibility asks. Therefore, this post aims to provide a starting point to get involved with accessibility, regardless of you level of knowledge or role. This post was last updated on 9 Marcb 2024. Jump to updated Section What is Accessibility? Accessibility…Continue readingWhere do I start with Accessibility? [Updated 9 Mar 24]

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IT Living with Sight Loss

How to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features

The iPhone is praised for the large amount of accessibility features included as standard, but how do you know what is available and how to set it up? This article explores how to configure iPhone accessibility features. Genius Bar / Apple Store can configure iPhone accessibility features For hands on help, if you are near…Continue readingHow to Configure iPhone Accessibility Features

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IT Life Productivity

Is ChatGPT Assistive Technology for Everyone?

ChatGPT is the latest AI (Artificial Intelligence) craze that promises to change the world. There is no doubt that ChatGPT is impressive and is already changing the world as we see schools and universities banning its use. However, is ChatGPT assistive technology for everyone? What is ChatGPT? Well, I asked ChatGPT to explain what it…Continue readingIs ChatGPT Assistive Technology for Everyone?

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IT Life Living with Sight Loss Productivity

My Blind Tech Setup 2022

I know I am always looking to find out what others are using in their blind tech setup; it really is the best way to learn. So, I am sharing what I use in my Blind Tech Setup, I hope you find it useful. Phone and Watch The iPhone 14 Pro Max and Apple Watch…Continue readingMy Blind Tech Setup 2022

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How to Fix Distant Bluetooth Audio

After recently getting the Poly Voyager Focus 2 headet to help block the noise of my air conditioning out while on calls all day long, I found they had a very distant Bluetooth audio. This seemed to only happen in calls and was extremely frustrating. After a bit of investigation, it turned out that Windows…Continue readingHow to Fix Distant Bluetooth Audio

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How to keep GSuite Legacy for Free

Google announced the closure of GSuite legacy in January 2022. GSuite (formaly Google Apps) is a service that many signed up to for providing email for domain names. Google have not provided clear options to keep GSuite legacy accounts, apart from migrating to Google Workspace and paying handsomely for it. In typical Google style, they…Continue readingHow to keep GSuite Legacy for Free

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How to get Dark Mode websites on iPhone and iPad

Over the last few years there has been a rise in popularity of dark mode. Dark mode features are now readily available on operating systems and some websites. There are still many websites that don’t have the option and that’s where NightEye can help with browser extensions that can turnsany website into dark mode. NightEye…Continue readingHow to get Dark Mode websites on iPhone and iPad