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MacWizardry - Apple Consultant, Support & Help , Perth

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November 2023

Hard to believe, but we’re now into the second last month of the year!

With the end of October we saw the M3 announced from Apple for the new iMac 24” and MacBook Pro 14” and 16” models. So we’ll start to see those shipping this month.

So that will most likely be the last Apple event for the year as we now start looking toward Christmas - time to make the Santa list of what Apple products we all want!

So some hot products to match the temperatures increasing here in Perth!

Also, later this month is the cut off time to move your email from iinet/West/TPG before it gets turned off. So if you haven’t done that yet,’s worth looking into.  You can read more about it on my previous month here.

Hopefully November goes well for everyone before we start heading into “the silly season”…..

Apple shares “Fuzzy Feelings” clip for the holiday season.

Apple have released their annual small video clip ready for the holiday season. Worth a look for the 4 minute video.

You can view it here.

Apple announce adoption of RCS Messaging in 2024.

Apple have announced they will bring RCS Messaging (Rich Communication Services) to their devices in 2024. In short this just means more features will become available in how sending a message between an iPhone and non-Apple devices will now have more features.

Some examples are better quality photos and videos, larger file size messages, audio messages, cross-platform emoji reactions, real-time typing indicators and more.

You can read more about it here.

App Store Award Finalists 2023

Apple announced some of their 2023 App Store Aware Finalists.

So if you’re looking to try out something new for your iPhone, iPad, Mac - the following article could be of interest to you.

Info about it here

Apple October 31st event - “Scary Fast”

Apple finished off the month with one last Apple Event, titled “Scary Fast”.

They announced the M3 chip which has been upgraded in the iMac and the MacBook Pro 14” and MacBook Pro 16”. The MacBook Pro also now comes in Space Black or Silver.

You can read more about the iMac here, and more about the MacBook Pro 14” and 16” here.

Was just a short event at 30mins, so if you want to watch here, you can see it here.

Have you considered if your computer stops working or could be down for quite a while?

If your computer crashes or is down for a long period time, or even if it’s going to be away for service work for a while, have you considered the down time this could cause to yourself, your work and/or business?

There is a way that an external drive can be set up beforehand where in these sort of circumstances you can still be up and running relatively easy - even if your computer has to go away for days to be repaired.

It’s a relatively cheap and easy process. 

If you would like to find out more about how this can be set up for yourself or your business please feel free to drop me an email or call to discuss.

MacWizardry - Apple Consultant, Support & Help , Perth

Be aware of “Fake webpages” advising you need to update.

So there is a bit of a rise on the number of webpages or fake links that will try to trick you into calling a number or clicking a link to “update” some piece of software.

I’ve written a page with a bit more info on it here

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