Tag Archive: Problems


How to Use Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Mac Problems

One of the definitive ways for an average user to determine if their Mac has a hardware problem is to run Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, which is what we’re going to show you how to do in this tutorial. Yes, most Mac users will experience plenty of years of trouble-free computing, but sometimes … Read More

Resolving Problems with OS X 10.11.4

While most Mac users have been able to update to OS X 10.11.4 without an issue, some users are experiencing a few particularly frustrating issues with the update. The most common issues are; Mac apps are unable to launch and the apps report they are damaged, Mac application icons show as generic and are unable … Read More [Read More…]

Resolving Problems with OS X 10.11.4

While most Mac users have been able to update to OS X 10.11.4 without an issue, some users are experiencing a few particularly frustrating issues with the update. The most common issues are; Mac apps are unable to launch and the apps report they are damaged, Mac application icons show as generic and are unable … Read More

Troubleshooting iOS 9.3 Update Problems

An array of problems have appeared for some users updating various iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch models to iOS 9.3, so much so that Apple has actually pulled the iOS 9.3 update for most older model hardware. This means that many devices will simply have to wait for a newer fixed version if they haven’t … Read More [Read More…]

Troubleshooting iOS 9.3 Update Problems

An array of problems have appeared for some users updating various iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch models to iOS 9.3, so much so that Apple has actually pulled the iOS 9.3 update for most older model hardware. This means that many devices will simply have to wait for a newer fixed version if they haven’t … Read More

Tiny preamp will solve your biggest audio problems

Lust List: Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra preamplifier Hssssssssss. Hssssssssss. I told one of my favorite photographers, Mike Kepka, that I was trying to shoot a little video, but that my audio sounded horrid. He happens to be pretty decent videographer. And a little bit of a gearhead (at least in comparison to me). “Get a Beachtek,†[…]

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‘El Crapitan’: The biggest problems plaguing early OS X upgraders

El Capitan has a ton of neat new features, but no OS ever arrives completely error-free. This year’s OS X update is no different — leading some impatient online types to go so far as to label it “El Crapitan.” Some of these problems have been solved. Others haven’t. But we’ve compiled a list of […]

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Manufacturer denies Apple Watch production problems

Quanta’s vice chairman has seemingly denied rumors that the Apple Watch has low yield rates, and that Apple was so upset about it that it’s considered outsourcing orders to other manufacturers. In fact, according to him, Apple Watch production is no… Read more ›

Software problems push back HomeKit launch to fall

Apple announced its HomeKit platform at last year’s WWDC, but fans hoping to get a closer glimpse of Apple’s home automation platform will have to keep on waiting, as a new report claims Apple is delaying the launch of HomeKit… Read more ›

Resolving Finder Problems in OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite

Some users who have updated to OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 have discovered that Finder will misbehave wildly, sometimes becoming wildly slow and unresponsive, crashing, or using inordinately high CPU. Given that Finder is a critical component of the Mac and nearly all OS X users rely on it for file system navigation, Finder trouble can … Read More