Jordan Merrick
I'm a technology writer and web designer living in the UK. I write for a number of Apple-related sites, including Sparsebundle. I also create web templates available at ThemeForest and offer bespoke web design services at my own site, You can find me on both and Twitter !
  • Computer Skills
    Stream Media From Your Mac to Almost Any Media Receiver with PlexPlex
    More and more media receivers capable of playing music or video are making their way into our living rooms. Whether it’s a dedicated device such as the Apple TV or a hybrid device like the Xbox 360, chances are you have a device that will allow you to stream content to your TV. Let’s make the most of your connected device and stream the media you have on your Mac to almost any media receiver - for free!Read More…
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    AppleCare: The Ultimate GuideApp2
    AppleCare is the support arm of Apple. If things go wrong, they’re the best people to speak to. Apple offers an extended support package called the "AppleCare Protection Plan" for their hardware devices that provides additional support beyond the standard warranty. However, longer support is just the tip of the iceberg and the AppleCare Protection Plan provides a lot of features that most people almost never realize. In this guide, we’ll be breaking down the AppleCare Protection Plan to discover what exactly you get for your money.Read More…
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    Give Your Mac a Voice with Text-to-SpeechSpeech%20200x%20icon
    Mountain Lion introduced us to Dictation, a Siri-like speech-to-text service for your Mac. But what if you want your Mac to talk to you? OS X has had some of the best Text-to-Speech functionality in the industry for a long time. Let's take advantage of it and give your Mac (and even your iPhone) a voice!Read More…