Tag Archive: Missing


Dropbox bug leaves users with missing files

A Dropbox bug has left a number of users with missing files that may never be recovered. The issue, which affected those who enabled the Selective Sync feature, is now fixed — but Dropbox has conceded that it may not… Read more ›

The address bar in Safari shows you what website URL you are currently visiting, and it also doubles as a search bar in recent versions too. That makes it a fairly critical component of the Safari browser for many of us, so if you use Safari as your default web browser and find that it … Read More

Some Mac users who partitioned their Macs to dual boot between the beta OS X Yosemite builds and stable OS X Mavericks releases have discovered a disconcerting issue; their Mavericks partition seems to have vanished and been replaced by an “OS X Installer” partition, forcing them to be stuck in OS X Yosemite. The obvious … Read More

Apple has released iTunes 11.2.1, an update that, curiously, resolves the issue where some users encountered their /Users folder gone missing along with changed permissions to the same directory. Initially thought to be a bug with the OS X 10.9.3 update, apparently the problem was actually related to the accompanying update to iTunes. The 11.2.1 … Read More

Solving the mystery of OS X’s missing /Users folders

The majority of people who upgraded to OS X 10.9.3 yesterday noticed what seemed to be a strange glitch, in the form of their /Users and /Users/Shared folders disappearing. In fact, the fault doesn’t have to do with 10.9.3 at… Read more ›

Some Mavericks users have noticed that updating to OS X 10.9.3 mysteriously hides their /Users directory (that is, the Users folder contained at the root Macintosh HD drive). Other than being a nuisance when locating files, having the /Users directory hidden may cause problems when trying to import files into apps like iMovie, iPhoto, Aperture, … Read More

When Facebook snapped up virtual-reality company Oculus VR this week, it got us wondering what other interesting startups Apple might want to buy before Mark Zuckerberg can get his hands on them. While Oculus is most well known for its… Read more ›     

Apple was responsible for 15% of the world’s smartphone shipments in 2013, and as much as 56% of all the profit. Sony, on the other hand, accounted for only 3.8% of the world’s smartphone shipments in 2013, and is barely… Read more ›     

Tablet Stealth Pro Keyboard Case by M-Edge Category: Keyboard Case Works With: iPad Air, iPad mini Price: $ 79.99 When should you take your iPad and when should you take your MacBook? If you use your iOS devices for work on… Read more ›     

iPhone in Lost Mode Lost Mode is an outstanding feature of Find My iPhone that allows you to remotely lock an iPhone with a passcode and an on-screen message, rendering the device unusable while in “Lost Mode” until the passcode is entered correctly. Making this feature even better is the ability to choose a contact phone number for the locked device, and calling that number becomes the only actionable item on the lock  [Read More...]