Category: Articles

Why Mac users should do backups

In a perfect world we would never have to worry about burglary, fire or, Heaven forfend, asteroid strike. Our concerns would be making sure that our project was going well, that the latest upgrade hadn’t messed up our libraries and that we had correctly formatted that email to MacTalk. Unfortunately, “Murphy is driving the bus” …

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Why Mac Users should do Backups

Why Backup? HDD failure. Virus infection (Mainly Windows) Your computer could be destroyed by Fire, Flood or Stolen. Accidental deletion of objects. (an object is a common term for anything that exists on your computer such as a file, photograph, video, music, e-mail entry etc..) You must have the ability to recover a single object …

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Rules in Mail

Some people don’t like mactalk much because their inboxes get a bit overrun with mactalk emails if we’re being particularly chatty. One option for dealing with that is to set up a special mailbox for mactalk messages. Then you won’t see them unless you want to.   CREATE A MAILBOX First we have to create …

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Postings guide for mactalk

Firstly, you may want to ask ‘Why does how we post to mactalk matter?’. Other MUGS and forums (fora) may not have the same ‘thing’ about posting etiquette, and that is their choice. But, here in mactalk, it has been agreed that, actually, it does matter, so, we ask that anyone who ‘chooses’ to join …

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