Category Archives: Apple Hardware

Recovering data from a Powerbook G4 with a crippled keyboard

The prospect of recovering data off of a client’s Powerbook G4 proved to be a challenging project for several reasons:

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Using Nextiva and Virtual Shield on a Older iPhone

Nextiva Login Screen
To record incoming business calls that originate in the United States, I maintain a Nextiva account that I opened several years ago when I set up one of my WordPress websites.

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Finding a solution to opening AppleWorks 6 files on an Intel Mac

AppleWorks 6 Getting Started Page

Over time, digital data that we created years ago becomes increasingly more difficult to access due to technological changes and advancements. We are confronted with the fact that software applications that we once relied upon for our daily work are abandoned by their developers who sometimes don’t offer a reasonable or viable alternative.

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Should I upgrade my macOS to Mojave?

MacOS Mojave

With Apple having released macOS 10.14 (codename: Mojave) in late September, I found myself maintaining and running an operating system that was now two generations in arrears. Should I take the plunge to upgrade? Read on to learn the basis for my decision.

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