Tag Archives: troubleshooting

Did You Know?

Katie Floyd, of the Mac Power Users Podcast, put an interesting post on her blog yesterday: Sending a Mac In For Service. You must read it. All of it. She begins thusly: I’ve been having some trouble with my MacBook … Continue reading

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Some Do-It-Yourself Advice

Spotted in my inbox this morning: Common Fixes for Minor Mac Problems, tidbits from Edward C Baig’s Macs for Dummies. Amongst the topics: A jumpy mouse SOS for DNS Kernel clink For all the rest, PYB to the first link … Continue reading

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Are You Sleeping? Are You Sleeping? Network Down…

#159626676 / gettyimages.com If you’re on Mavericks (OS X 10.9.x) and having an unhappy time staying connected to your WiFi connection when the Mac wakes up, Alex Heath, at Cult of Mac, feels your pain, and and has discovered the … Continue reading

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An iTunes Update Broke What?!!??

Did you upgrade Mavericks to 10.9.3 the other day? You may or may not have noticed a “little” bug, introduced by iTunes 11.2: Thursday’s iTunes 11.2 release contained a bug that was both inconvenient and risky: If you have Find … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 01.03.2014

Just in time for the new year, Dr Breen presents 5 resolutions for a better digital life. Master the command line: Navigating files and folders provides a good introduction to dealing with UNIX, the workhorse behind the pretty OS X … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.27.2013

Got a new iPhone? Take a look at Get started with the iPhone 5c and 5s. What a compendium! And don’t neglect the subsequent pages. The weather outside is frightful, and if a digital Yule log on your HDTV is … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 12.13.2013

First off, in keeping with this month’s program, Dr Breen continues his iMovie series with Exploring iMovie’s editing options, wherein he waxes eloquent on lots of ways to spiff up your initial iMovie efforts (two pages). And now that you’ve … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.22.2013

Working with iWork apps, particularly with older and newer documents? How to work with iWork’s new file formats will help out. If you’re traveling over the holidays (or any other time, of course), make sure you read How to find … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.15.2013

Got a 15″ MacBook Pro from 2010? Check out Cures for a panicking mid-2010 MacBook Pro (hopefully yours isn’t one of the bad boys). Mavericks may not be *all* that different from Mountain Lion, but Dr Breen has found that … Continue reading

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Macworld HELP DESK 11.08.2013

Getting my cardboard and tin foil out of the cupboard! Fact or fiction: What affects Wi-Fi speed?; check it out. Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro helps makes dealing with iOS easier. If you’ve upgraded to Mavericks, Bugs … Continue reading

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