Tag Archive: Recovery


How to Recreate Recovery Partition in Mac OS X

The Recovery partition in Mac OS X is an important component of a system install in that it allows you to troubleshoot a computer, repair drives, restore from backups, and even reinstall Mac OS if need be. Nonetheless, in some specific situations you may find that a Mac does not have a Recovery partition, usually … Read More

Quickly recover your lost files with FonePaw Android Data Recovery

This post is brought to you by FonePaw, maker of Android Data Recovery. All our smartphones have a limited amount of storage space. And I for one regularly purge my phone data of unnecessary stuff I no longer think I’ll need.…

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Get your lost iOS files back fast with FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery

This post is brought to you by FonePaw, creator of iPhone Data Recovery. Accidentally delete important iPhone files? Encounter a fatal failure while jailbreaking your iOS device? Experience a hardware or system malfunction? iPhone Data Recovery can snap you out of…

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Quick tip will speed Mac data recovery and save you from heartache

Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half…

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Quick tip will speed Mac data recovery and save you from heartache

Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half…

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Quick tip will speed Mac data recovery and save you from heartache

Let me save you a huge headache – don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half…

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Ending soon: Save 87% on Wi-Fi optimizer, data recovery, 10 Mac Apps for $10 [Deals]

There are some pretty hot savings on some spectacular products that are ending very soon at Cult of Mac Deals. Don’t miss out on getting yourself the NetSpot Pro Wi-Fi Optimizer, Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery, the 10-For-$ 10 Mac App…

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How to reformat your Mac without a recovery drive or disk

There are tons of reasons why you might need to reformat your Mac: It’s slowing down, filling up with too many unneeded files to delete manually or suffering from major technical issues that can’t be fixed otherwise. Or maybe you’re…

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How to Re-Install OS X with Internet Recovery on a Mac

In some rare situations, reinstalling OS X on a Mac may be required. This is made fairly easy as all modern Macs include the OS X Internet Recovery feature, which lets you reinstall OS X through a netboot type of mode that is accessed from the internet rather than a local drive. This is helpful … Read More

Video Shows Supposedly Assembled iPhone 6 Stuck in Recovery Mode

A purported iPhone 6 with what looks to be a 4.7″ display has been assembled from leaked parts, and the device even turns itself on, but is seemingly stuck on the familiar “Connect to iTunes” recovery mode screen. Two separate videos of the iPhone are embedded below for viewing (and this time it’s not a … Read More