Tag Archive: Common

How to Repair Photos Library to Fix Common Issues with Photos App on Mac OS X

The Mac Photos app works well for most users, but occasionally a variety of hiccups can be encountered when interacting with photo libraries, ranging from crashes, to hanging on Photos app launch, a failed import, thumbnails missing from an image library, pictures missing from a library that was imported, or even a completely empty Photos … Read More

Common sense is your best defense against Apple Watch thieves

When you hold up your wrist to admire your new Apple Watch, the shiny new device might also catch the eye of an opportunistic thief. Police and security experts are urging common sense and awareness of surroundings when interacting in… Read more ›

Common sense is all you need to keep thieves away from your Apple Watch

Consider when you hold up your wrist to admire your new Apple Watch, it may also catch the eye of an opportunistic thief. Police and security experts are urging common sense and awareness of surroundings when interacting in public with… Read more ›

What do Steve Jobs and James Bond have in common? Turtlenecks. Black turtlenecks.

The name’s Jobs, Steve Jobs. Sony has released the teaser poster for its upcoming, eagerly-anticipated new Bond movie, Spectre, and — correct us if we’re wrong — but doesn’t it look as though 007 has ditched the customary tux to slip… Read more ›

Fix the iPhone’s most common problems in 60 seconds

Our iPhones are trusty sidekicks helping us save the day with every task we perform with them, but sometimes they meet their weaknesses. While our devices can’t be perfect all the time, periodically home buttons become unresponsive and other common errors… Read more ›

Fix Many Common Safari Issues in Mac OS X with a Simple Reset

Safari icon for Mac Web browsers generally work fine on the Mac, but every once in a while Safari in OS X will misbehave in some way or another. The most common of these issues encountered are typically things like random pages inexplicably being inaccessible or displaying oddly, stale cache being delivered (in normal person terms, that means an old version of a web page loads rather than the newest version), persistent  [Read More…]

Rebuild the Mailbox & Reindex Messages to Fix Common Problems in Mail App for OS X

Mac Mail app icon The Mail app bundled with Mac OS X is an excellent email client, but if you have a giant mailbox that has been in use for a long time you may encounter some peculiar problems with sluggishness, message content issues, and searching irregularities. Usually these issues are of distinct types; search errors where some messages don’t come up in results when you know they should, unusually slow behavior  [Read More…]

Android Is Most Common Tablet Device, iPad Is Top Seller, Says IDC


The International Data Corporation (IDC), an firm that analyzes tech trends around the globe, released its quarterly Worldwide Tablet Market Study today, showing that tablet sales show no signs of slowing down any time soon.

The study shows that tablet shipments have increased 142 percent year over year for Q1 2013. Tablet shipments totaled 49.w million units in this first quarter, surging past the entire first two quarters of 2012 combined.

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Google+ Communities: A Better Way To Interact With Those Who Share A Common Interest

Google+ continues to evolve into one of the greatest social network/community platforms available (the best in my opinion). Many skeptics claimed it would become another failed Google project, constantly referring to it as a ghost town. If you’ve ever used Google+, then you already know what a crock those claims are, and in fact, Google+ is growing faster than ever.

According to Google: more than 500 million people have upgraded, 235 million  [Read More…]

iPad Owners Love Reading Digital Content But Email Is Still The Most Common iPad Task

More than half of iPad owners prefer to read news and books on their device rather than on paper.

There’s no question that the iPad is incredibly popular and revolutionary. As the device continues to become part of our daily lives, we’re beginning to see the iPad take hold in schools, workplaces, and our homes. What’s the most common task performed on an iPad(or other tablet)? According to research firm Gartner,  [Read More…]