Tag Archive: Problem


Fixing iCloud “Unknown error occurred” & “Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem” Errors

Some Mac users may encounter an error message stating “This Mac can’t connect to iCloud because of a problem with [email protected]”, which then directs the user to open the iCloud preferences. Once inside Mac iCloud preference panel, some users may be able to successfully login to iCloud, but often another error is encountered here which … Read More

iOS 10 Update Problem Fails, Requires iTunes to Fix Bricked iPhone & iPad

Some users are experiencing trouble installing the iOS 10 software update by way of the Over-the-Air Software Update mechanism. The problem is not subtle if encountered, the update halts and then displays a “Connect to iTunes” screen similar to recovery mode, preventing the update from going further. Essentially this means the iPhone or iPad will … Read More

Facebook is finally fixing its ‘real name’ problem

After some controversies and embarrassing missteps, social-media giant Facebook is trying to introduce tools to let its users go by the names they most identify with. The tools it’s rolling out today will change up both how account owners can both report on and respond to real-name challenges. “We’re firmly committed to [our real-name] policy, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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In Ghana, the global problem of e-waste has local consequences

Consumers have a nasty habit of throwing out their electronics as soon as newer, shinier models become available, and they rarely ever do so properly. Nearly 42 million tons of e-waste — everything from microwaves and electric shavers to washing machines, laptops, cellphones, TVs and computer monitors — entered the global garbage stream in 2014, according to […]

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How to fix the iPhone 6s Plus’ frame rate problem

The iPhone 6s Plus has a frame rate problem, and the only solution is more cowbell right here! Although it’s not necessarily something your average user is going to get too concerned about, a number of people have noticed that the iOS transition animations on the phablet-sized iPhone 6s Plus look considerably slower and more jerky […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Mikme wants to fix your iPhone’s audio problem

SAN FRANCISCO — While other people were crapping their pants or scratching their heads during the Apple Music unveiling, Philipp Sonnleitner was having an “aha!” moment. It happened right after Apple took the wraps off of Connect, the social element… Read more ›

Conan O’Brien shows us how to fix Apple Watch’s tattoo problem

Apple Watch has a known issue where it doesn’t exactly play nice with tattoos. For some wearers with dark wrist tattoos the device can’t detect if you have a pulse, but according to Conan O’Brien, it’s not really glitch if… Read more ›

Samsung Galaxy S6 suffering from a major memory problem

Oh, Samsung, can you ever catch a break? Despite its new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge receiving positive reviews, Samsung has admitted that some users of both handsets are experiencing serious memory issues — resulting in their devices running slowly,… Read more ›

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge’s bending problem is worse than iPhone’s

Following the “Bendgate” rumors which dogged the iPhone 6 Plus last year, it was inevitable that Samsung’s next flagship phone was going to come under scrutiny the moment it landed in the hands of customers. Samsung all but invited the… Read more ›

The problem with Becoming Steve Jobs? Too much Steve Jobs

One of Steve Jobs’ favorite recordings was The Beatles working on version after version of “Strawberry Fields Forever.” The new Jobs biography, Becoming Steve Jobs, is like that recording: It serves up fresh takes on oft-told stories from Apple’s history,… Read more ›