Blog

22
Mar

Training

It often surprises people how much potential there is for achieving great things with little bits of technology. From increasing productivity to making organising your life easier, there is so much more to smart device than Angry Birds (although a bit of fun now and then is essential too). Much of this knowledge is never …

10
Mar

Solution: Bluetooth Audio Problems from your Mac?

So we are now all very used to using bluetooth connections for hooking up our iPhones and iPads to bluetooth headsets, headphones and speakers. The mac, however, has remained a little troublesome – many experience choppy audio, drop outs, distortion etc.   One enterprising chap has figured the whole darn thing out and has unearthed …

11
Feb

Hi tech wizardry at Natwest

It would seem that mobile technology has well and truly filled every space of our lives. It’s good to see a high street bank embrace it so greatly and install an iPad and iOS/windows/android phone in each branch to make sure customers are aware of how much easier banking on a mobile device is.

11
Jan

Quicktip: Emoji Everywhere

So we are all, by now, used to using the little Japanese symbols known as Emoji in our communications on iPhone and iPad. They inject a little humour and fun into otherwise plain old text. Many people, however, are not aware that they are also available on your mac.   In Mavericks a new character …

11
Jan

Smart Stuff

It seems that everything these days is given the moniker “Smart” but what does it really mean? Well, in a nutshell, its an easy way of saying that the device/object/thing is interactive, usually via WiFi or bluetooth and more than likely via a mobile app. The idea of the connected home has been a fantasy …

9
Dec

The Siri Enigma

Siri was perhaps the biggest and most “new feature” of an Apple device for quite some time. How many of us actually use it in day to day life? – I for one haven’t been taking advantages of some of the cool things Siri can do and as of iOS 7 Siri has had a …

9
Dec

Make Address Labels For Your Christmas Cards

Its a basic and very simple little thing, printing address labels. It happens to be something that many people miss on their Macs, however. You can customise the look and feel and add a logo or icon depending on the holiday. Most label packs will have a Avery number or equivalent which means you do …

21
Nov

Learn the basics of Colour Theory

Colour is manipulative, controlling, enchanting and beguiling. It follows, then, that it pays dividends to learn the basics of what makes colour work and how to effectively use it in your design and branding projects. Not everyone studies colour theory at school nor has had the pleasure of reading Kandinsky’s work notes on its psychological …