Microsoft OneDrive

What is OneDrive? OneDrive is a Cloud storage solution from Microsoft. There are two ways to get access to the service: Sign up for a free Microsoft account. You get 5GB of space on Microsoft’s OneDrive servers. If this isn’t enough space for you, there is...

Missing Audio Device in Windows 7 (VMware Fusion)

Last week I was delivering some training on how to use the audio features of Microsoft Lync (the Windows version). I deliver this course regularly as a virtual course using Webex and usually deliver it using my work laptop (running Windows 7). On this particular day I...

Sequel Pro – An Essential Tool for WordPress Site Owners

An average website or blog owner will probably never need to fiddle with the WordPress database. However, when it comes to troubleshooting, having a basic understanding of it and being able to access it quickly and easily can save you time (and money) The WordPress...

Running Windows on a Mac

This post is in response to an email I received recently… Hi Mike. I run a small business and after months of persuasion, I finally bought an iMac. However my invoice and stock inventory database is in Access and I have had to continue to use my Windows laptop...

VMWare Fusion Running Slow Under Yosemite

A couple of weeks ago I upgraded my mid-2011 iMac to Yosemite and until yesterday all was going well. Yesterday I had the need to run Windows and so fired up VMWare Fusion. I’d already upgraded to Fusion 7 as version 6 has Yosemite compatibility issues. This is...

Mac User? Need a Database? Check out Tap Forms

When it comes to database applications for OSX, there’s not much choice. Microsoft don’t make a Mac version of Access and Bento is no longer being actively developed. There’s Libre Office which is an open source application and at the other end of...