Another new(ish) Apple Mac computer… again!


I did an exchange with my great niece in all honesty… She had always wanted an iMac and I had always wanted a MacBook Pro – we both had them, so we swapped.

It is very fast, smooth and was made in 2010… It has an Intel i5 dual-core processor with 4GB of DDR3 Ram memory. The screen, which is 13 inches has a resolution of 1400×900 but when plugged into an external monitor can easily obtain the 1920×1080 screen resolutions. It has a built-in nVidia graphics card which has 250MB and Intel’s graphics which let it run an additional 388MB graphics using the Ram Memory share.

The keyboard lights up which makes it a pleasure to type when it is actually dimmer in the room, ideal for these oncoming winter evenings, and the TrackPad is a doddle to use, providing you know the gestures of the Apple TrackPad and memorise them!

It is running the latest version of Apple’s main computer operating system, OS X (currently OS X Yosemite 10.10.1) and it also has Apple’s BootCamp installed which allows me to run Windows from Microsoft – and I have installed my legitimate version of Windows 8.1 Pro.

I wouldn’t be without it now!


Remember them…

It is Remembrance Day here in the UK today, and it holds significance more so this Remembrance Poppyyear than any of the others because it is 100 years ago this year that World War One broke out.

The biggest war that humans had ever battled between themselves took the lives of over 4,000,000 soldiers and at least 600,000 civilians – that is an estimate, the total result was probably significantly higher.

As a mark of respect to all who have fallen in battle to preserve our right for democracy and free speech I will be paying my respect at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month – it is only right, as I am able to write this to you all because of their sacrifice.

Be at peace and thank you for fighting for my freedom – to soldiers past, present and future.