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Jamie Balfour'sArticles

Apple MacBook Pro 2011 running slow - the fix
03Dec2016 / Technology
A while after I sold my perfectly running MacBook Pro 2011 13" to my brother in 2014 it began to run slow. In early 2016 he was so infuriated by the sluggish performance that he was going to be selling it as a spares. In this article I discuss the issue and the fix.
Will Firefox keep losing market share?
25Oct2016 / Technology
Firefox's future looks grim. Can it ever regain market share loss and become Faithful Firefox again?
Will Firefox keep losing market share?
What is wrong with Firefox?!
23Nov2015 / Technology
When I first used Firefox over 10 years ago I found that much needed alternative to Internet Explorer again; which I had been using since my Netscape browser was no longer being developed. It slowly became my favourite browser. But all of a sudden Firefox has suddenly become my least favourite browser. This article describes why.
What is wrong with Firefox?!
Why HDMI-CEC is one of the greatest inventions ever
24Jun2015 / Technology
HDMI-CEC is one of those hidden gems in the world of technology. This short article talks about how brilliant it is.
Why HDMI-CEC is one of the greatest inventions ever
The history of my notebook computers
26May2015 / Technology
I've been through quite a few laptop computers, each of them has been special to me in some way or another. This is the history of my laptop computers from my first to my current.
The history of my notebook computers
Is technology progress or a threat to humanity?
12Mar2015 / Technology
Technology is a huge part of everyday life but is it progressing humanity or becoming a threat? In this article I intend to find out.
Is technology progress or a threat to humanity?
How to integrate Facebook into Mac OS X's Messages app
05Feb2015 / Technology
Ever wanted to have Facebook in your Messages app on your Mac? Well, thanks to a bit of work you can.
How to integrate Facebook into Mac OS X's Messages app
The best of WWDC 2014
02Jun2014 / Technology
Here's a look at the best of Apple's WWDC 2014. iOS 8 and OS X 10.10.
The best of WWDC 2014
Computer Building Guide for Beginners
08Oct2013 / Technology
If you are planning to build yourself a PC, make sure you don't get caught off guard with this simple construction guide.
Computer Building Guide for Beginners
HDMI vs DisplayPort
01Oct2013 / Technology
HDMI vs DisplayPort is a common argument and I feel quite strongly in favour of DisplayPort. In this article I am going to discuss the advantages of each
HDMI vs DisplayPort
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