Garry Barker


Apple connects

The new Mac Pro, with outer cover removed, will be available later this year.

Macman Apple unveils its new Mac Pro, Mac OSX Mavericks and the dramatic iOS7 operating system.

Conference shines the apple

The new Macbook Air Pro.

Macman Expect sleeker MacBooks, desktop and mobile integration and maps to rival Google's.

Might of the Mini

Mac mini

garry barker Now everyone can network with Apple's little server that could.

Counterfeit to the Apple core

Tony Thomas.

Garry Barker A suspicious microprocessor was the first sign something fraudulent was afoot.

Macman: ease the burn with back-up


Garry Barker Robert Black lives and works in bushland on the edge of Melbourne. In the summer bushfire season he might lose his house but the insurance documents are kept safe and retrievable quickly in digital...

MacBook entry-level specs impress


Garry Barker The MacBook is Apple's entry-level notebook computer yet it is surprisingly close in its specifications to the more expensive MacBook Pro line.


Masterpiece for the mantelpiece

New iMacs: Better, faster and cheaper.

Garry Barker Apple has done it again — and it costs less. By Garry Barker.

Macman: taking shortcuts


Garry Barker Some use technology to save themselves time, effort and perhaps nasty outbreaks of RSI. For them, it is all about shortcuts.

Macman: cloud cover

Apple iPhone showroom

Garry Barker On almost every cybercorner of the web these days, you are likely to find someone talking about cloud computing.

Macman: stay vigilant on viruses

mac computers.

Garry Barker Of all the attributes of the Macintosh platform that rub salt into the often-sensitive hides of rival platforms, it is the Mac's resistance to viruses, worms, trojans and all the other horned evil...

Macman: fingers the best cursor control


Garry Barker A little button on the tab-bar of Firefox's latest browser, version 3.5, has kindled a new flame in the hoary debate on whether it is quicker to use keyboard shortcuts rather than a mouse.

An Apple a day

Students at Coburg Senior High School.

Garry Barker There is one school in Melbourne, Coburg Senior High School, where computers — in this case, all of them are Macs — are integral to an educational project that is rare in the world, maybe even unique.

Macman: Some privacy, please

Firefox browser.

Garry Barker Last week there came to light an improved private browsing feature in Mozilla's Firefox 3.5, the latest, substantially upgraded version of the popular web browser.

Apple techno babble

Apple CEO Steve Jobs uses Apple software to great effect in his presentations.

Garry Barker Because Windows has always dominated the business world, PowerPoint ruled the presentation firmament, a fact that has settled a pall of boredom over millions of people all over the globe.

Safari hunting we will go


Garry Barker When Snow Leopard arrives in September, Safari 4.0 will run as a 64-bit application, considerably improving web performance.