Michael Firth

Michael Firth

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Feb 11, 2021

Apple TV's Missing Feature

Apple TV's Missing Feature

Apple TV - they can make it faster, give it a higher resolution, improve the remote, but there is one thing that could make it much smarter. All it needs is well, how do I put this. Deep breath...

Dec 22, 2020

Updating Ghost (on DigitalOcean)

Updating Ghost (on DigitalOcean)

If you're struggling to update your Ghost server on DigitalOcean, you're not alone. Alternatives like Wordpress come packaged with a web-based updating tool, but Ghost doesn't so you're going to have to get

Nov 22, 2020

Touch-enabled macOS is coming

Touch-enabled macOS is coming

This isn't a love letter to Apple. It's not a leak - it's a bold prediction about the touch friendly future of macOS, and I think you're gonna love it... I don't have

Jun 3, 2020

WorkSpaces - VM Creation Error

WorkSpaces - VM Creation Error

SOLVED: "There was an issue joining the WorkSpace to your domain. Verify that your service account is allowed to complete domain join operations. If you continue to see an issue, contact AWS Support."

May 12, 2020

Mac mini + Handbrake - Testing

Mac mini + Handbrake - Testing

This is one of those things that I searched for online, didn't come up with an answer, and so decided to try it, and write the results up for the greater good. So,

Apr 24, 2018

So, you cover your webcam…

So, you cover your webcam…

…does that make you insecure? It’s not a new phenomenon. For almost as long as people have been using webcams, they’ve been covering them up. USB webcams that attach to computer

Nov 5, 2017

Flow Shot for iOS

Flow Shot for iOS

A motion detection camera for iOS that works, and works well.I should start by saying that this is not a promotional review. I haven’t been asked to review Flow Shot, and

Nov 14, 2016

iPhone 6S — Battery issues? Read me!

iPhone 6S — Battery issues? Read me!

Solved ✅ UPDATE 03/02/17: Since Apple performed the repair we have had no further issues. However, since talking to an Apple technician regarding the case, I understand that Apple updated the repair