Windows Help & Advice 128

wha128The latest issue of Future’s popular title for Windows users is out now, and I wrote both lead features: Your Windows 10 Questions Answered, and Reclaim Ownership of your PC. I’ve also contributed two tutorials on cataloguing your media and improving Wi-Fi performance, and my regular four-page Support Squad column.

The magazine is now available for £5.49 in newsagents, or you can purchase a copy (or subscribe) through the MyFavouriteMagazines website.

APC Mag – In a Land Down Under

apc433My work has featured in Australian magazines since 2003 when I wrote extensively for the Australian edition of the Microsoft Windows XP Magazine. These days, Australian readers can access selected Mac, Linux and Windows articles I’ve written for UK titles within the pages of APC Magazine. Recent highlights include:

To find out more about APC, please visit its website. International readers can also download the magazine’s app from the appropriate app store to purchase individual issues digitally (UK price, £3.99).

MacFormat 305 – two tutorials and two reviews

mac305The Autumn 2016 issue of MacFormat is available now, and features two new tutorials on reusing an old iPhone or iPad as a security camera, and encrypting and digitally signing email using a self-signed certificate (this is a follow-up to last month’s article). I also wrote two reviews, on the Arlo Q Plus Security Camera and Parallels Desktop 12.

To find out more and order, please click here.

Windows Help & Advice 127 – Anniversary Update tips

wha127I feature heavily in this month’s Windows Help & Advice, which is now on the news stands. There are three Anniversary Update themed tutorials for starters, covering tablets, the Start menu/Taskbar and Action Centre respectively. UK users also get to read my guide to making your PC hack-proof, and we round things off with my regular four-page Support Squad column, answering reader questions.

Individual issues now cost £5.49 each, and you can also subscribe from as little as £5/quarter (digital-only).

MacFormat, issue 304

MacFormat 304The latest issue of Future’s best-selling magazine for Mac users is on the newsagents’ shelves now. I’ve contributed two tutorials – a guide to recovering an old hard drive and a project explaining how to digitally sign and encrypt email. I also wrote a review on the Buffalo LinkStation LS520DE network hard drive, and a head-to-head comparing the Nest Cam Indoor with the D-Link DCS-8200LH security camera.

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Windows Help & Advice 126

wha126The latest issue of Future’s magazine for Windows users is on the shelves now, and features my Supercharge your PC feature, which also appears in the current edition of Future’s US title, Maximum PC.

The issue also features two brand new tutorials – self-publish your book with Blurb and create stunning photo collages – as well as my regular Support Squad column.

For more details and to order, please click here. Please note the magazine is £1 cheaper (£5.49 instead of £6.49) when purchased directly through a newsagent.

Linux Format 214 – all about Turtl and remote X-Window

LXF214The latest issue of Future’s best-selling title for Linux enthusiasts is available now, and features two of my tutorials: a guide to controlling X-Window apps remotely using a Terminal ssh session, and a project on setting up a Turtl server as a free alternative to Evernote. Please click here for more details and to order. Subscribers can access both articles (and indeed everything I’ve written so far for the magazine) in PDF format by clicking here.