Monthly Archives: August 2012

How to Fix ‘Cannot Connect to App Store’ Error When Accessing Mac App Store Updates, OS X Lion 10.7.4

For the last few weeks, I’ve hardly been using the Mac Pro, as I’ve been avoiding coming to sit and work at the desk, favouring working from the laptop in the lounge in the brief periods between renovation work on the house. I needed to do some advanced iPhoto Library manipulations, and therefore found the MacBook to be somewhat underpowered,… Read more »

A Very Happy Birthday

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Well, it has in fact been a very fine day for a birthday. Despite intermittent rain showers before departure, we were blessed with a dry day, some sunshine here and there (mostly whilst slogging up the hills) and a very warm and pleasant breeze. The route went pretty much as planned, a light lunch and a pint at the Forresters… Read more »

Birthday Treat on Dartmoor

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I get to be birthday boy today, and so we’ve taken a short break, out in the Motorhome on the edge of Dartmoor. We found a nice simple campsite on the hill above Buckfast Abbey, with views out across the Moor. Although the weather looks a little showery, we intend to get on the bikes, head over to Hexworthy for… Read more »

iPad Bug – Choosing March 2013 Month View Crashes iCal

Just come across this problem, and quickly managed to work out how to get around it. Symptoms: You have an ‘all-day’ or birthday event (from Address Book) configured for 1st April 2013, and the relevant calendar is selected for display. Select Month View Navigate to March 2013 – Crash! Update: On 28th January 2013, Apple released iOS 6.1 which appears… Read more »