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MacBook Air M2

… The new MacBook Air (M2, 2022) is a sleek machine, beautiful crafted and with an excellent feature set. For most people, this is the best Mac. It has a bigger, better display, an improved camera, better speakers, MagSafe charging, and a beautiful new design.

Apple Public Beta Software

First, to get the basics out of the way: Do not install Beta software on any device you rely on. Really. I'm serious. Apple has released public Betas of iOS, MacOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and WatchOS. There is some very interesting a useful new features, and I'll link to some...

MacBook Air with M2

Yesterday at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2022), Apple announced new MacBook Air models, featuring a new M2 processor and new chassis design. My Advice The new MacBook Air with M2 is an excellent computer, which will provide good service for years to...

Masked FaceID and Security

In a Beta of iOS 15.4, one of the new features is FaceID that works while wearing a mask. Apple says the iPhone can recognize unique features around the eyes to authenticate, and that you must look at your iPhone to use Face ID while wearing a mask. Apple says that...

MacBook Pro 14″ and 16″ with M1 Pro and M1 Max (late 2021)

These are superb computers. They are also quite expensive. I'm working on a more complete recommendation, but below are some important notes: MacBook Pro: Upgrade Before Migrating There are initial reports that setting up a new MacBook Pro goes much more smoothly if...

Monterey – macOS 12 Status & Recommendation

The new macOS 13 Monterey is available, but is a little bit rough, especially for anyone not on an Apple Silicon Mac. I recommend waiting, for now, and will have an updated recommendation soon. I'm testing on my M1 MacBook Air, and will be testing soon on my wife's...

iOS 15 – Go Ahead and Install

iOS 15 is now available for all iPhones back to iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE first generation, all released in 2016, and all iPhones since. (also including iPod Touch 7th generation, from 2019). On older iPhones, some features are not available, because...

Those Cameras! The iPhones 13

Remarkably, Apple continues to make significant improvements in the cameras on new iPhone models. These cameras are amazing. This is an excellent update to the iPhone with solid improvements in processing power and battery life, and even better cameras. My bottom...

Ubiquiti Security Breach – 2021

I still recommend Ubiquiti products and their UniFi line in particular, but I think it’s important for me to address a problem that’s been in the news lately. Ubiquiti had a security breach in December, which they announced in early January. At the time they...

New Macs (Apple Silicon M1)

Apple has released three new low-end computers. They are remarkable. Both performance and battery life tests from various reviewers show that this is the beginning of a huge change in the Mac ecosystem. Apple M1 Computers: MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini These...

Apple’s new iPhones 12

I can best explain my advice regarding the new iPhones by stepping through my own thinking. The iPhone 12 is the default iPhone. It’s a great value. If I needed a new phone, this might be my choice. But its cameras, while excellent, are not an upgrade from my iPhone...

I wish we had Ireland’s Covid Tracking

Ireland has released its Covid-19 Tracking app along with related support systems and information. It looks like an excellent implementation and strong response to the pandemic while preserving privacy of Irish citizens. I wish we had this here in California. The...

About Us

Our founder, Darius Dunlap, built Purissima Technologies to serve families and small businesses. This work brings him back to his roots in technical support of computer systems and networks. We also have a broad network of service providers for everything from networking wiring to web design.

Whether you need to upgrade your WiFi coverage, move to a new computer, build out your home office setup, bring audio and video to new rooms on your house, or want advice on your new Gaming PC build, we can help. 

Darius

 

What We Do

Internet & WiFi

We provide network design service, installation, and configuration services, security updates, and support.

 

iOS, macOS, & IoT Support

Technical Support for all your Apple products and Internet-of-Things devices in your home and office. 

 

Data Recovery & Backup

We will help you decide how and where to backup your important data, whether critical business information, or your family photos and music library.

Cloud Services

Our management services ensure you have the right cloud behind your website, business services, or backups.

 

Remote Office & Streaming Tools

Set everything up right to look and sound your best,  from basic Zoom to full streaming and YouTube rigs.

 

 

Virus and Spyware Removal

Computer running slow? Strange pop-ups or advertisements? We can fix it.

 

 

Professional IT Services & Technology Consulting

We start with your needs for your business or personal technology. With our decades of experience, we guide you to systems that work for you. 

We Create Fully Connected Systems So You Can Focus On Your Business

The network is the hub of all the technology in your business or home. We also provide expert advice and recommendations on all aspects of technology, including computers, servers, mobile devices, audio, video, online services, email & web hosting, and Internet-of-Things (IoT). We also handle more esoteric needs, such as recording studios, video production and live streaming systems, VPNs, security cameras, and point-of-sale systems. 

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