Dodgy LESHP 4K “60Hz” HDMI Adapters

In case display specifications and dongle-madness wasn’t confusing enough, here’s an example of a dodgy product to watch out for, by LESHP. I have an older 2015 Macbook Pro 15″. It has 3 display outputs: 1x HDMI port (HDMI 1.4) 2x mini-displayport ports (DP 1.2) Now, my laptop supports 4K on all ports. However, the … [Read more…]

Parasites and scumbags on the web: a hall of shame

Few people would agree with the phrase “I love and trust marketing companies”. Even having worked in marketing, I would still disagree with this statement. Marketing is primarily about finding ways to persuade people to change their behaviour, in order to commercially benefit a company. This is not hard to do, and decades of psychology … [Read more…]

eM Client CALDAV problems with iCloud Email – Subfolder Synchronization for folder “notification” failed due to the following error: Not Found

Edit: Seems to be resolved! For those suffering with this issue, please comment on the eM Client support forum so this issue gets the attention it needs: iCloud Calendar Sync problems: [CALDAV] Subfolder Synchronization for folder “notification” failed due to the following error: Not Found Thanks! Overall eM Client is great, but it’s things like … [Read more…]

Hello, I’m a PC.

I’m switching to PC after 27 years of Mac. I have a problem. I need a new computer, and I have money to spend. But this time, I don’t think I’ll be buying a Mac. I already have an iMac Late 2014, fully upgraded and top of the line, but it is too slow in … [Read more…]

MacOS Finder URL extension overflow bug

Edit: Dec 2020. Apple fixed this bug in Finder late last year. Keeping this article up here for posterity. Here’s a fun one. Load this page in Firefox, on a Mac. Drag the red square below to your Desktop. Finder will crash and restart.   Yes, I have reported this to apple. This is a … [Read more…]