Tag Archive: Unable


Unable to Click with Trackpad or Mouse in Mac OS? Here’s the Fix!

Since most of our computing activities require the usage of a mouse click or trackpad click, it’s understandably annoying if suddenly you’re unable to click anything on a Mac. Typically the inability to click occurs all of a sudden, where the mouse still moves around on the screen, but the user can’t click, and when … Read More

Resolving the “Unable to Download Item. Please Try Again Later” Error Message on iPhone

A somewhat strange error message can occur at random on iOS, typically for iPhone users, that states “Unable to Download Item. Please try again later” with a “Done” and “Retry” button options. The thing that makes this error message strange is that it appears at random and not after the user has attempted to download … Read More

How to Fix an “Unable to Join the Network” Error in iOS

Considering that so much of the functionality of iOS is dependent on the internet, it’s pretty frustrating if you can’t join a wireless network because of a mystery “Unable to join the network [name]” error popping up on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. You may encounter this alert trying to join a wifi network … Read More

Fixing the “Unable to Verify Update” Error in iOS

Unable to Verify Update error message on iPhone

It seems that an “Unable to Verify Update” error message arrives at random for some users with just about every single iOS software update, perhaps unsurprisingly, the problem has resurfaced for some when trying to download and install the recent 7.0.4 update. The error seems to be exclusive to using OTA (Over-The-Air) updates, and sometimes it reports an improper iOS version as being available, or  [Read More…]

Fixing the “Unable to Verify Update” Error in iOS

Unable to Verify Update error message on iPhone

It seems that an “Unable to Verify Update” error message arrives at random for some users with just about every single iOS software update, perhaps unsurprisingly, the problem has resurfaced for some when trying to download and install the recent 7.0.4 update. The error seems to be exclusive to using OTA (Over-The-Air) updates, and sometimes it reports an improper iOS version as being available, or  [Read More…]

Unable to Empty Trash and Delete Time Machine Backups? Here’s How to Fix That

Empty the Trash when Time Machine backups won't delete

Despite Time Machine being a remarkable solution for easy backups, a peculiar issue can arise for some Time Machine users that causes the OS X Trash to not be able to empty when the backup drive is connected to the Mac. This will usually manifest itself as the following; a user attempts to empty the Trash, the Trash either refuses to empty, or  [Read More…]

Unable To Download Content From The App Store & iTunes? You’re Not The Only One

Screen Shot 2013-08-07 at 17.28.24Are you unable to download content from the App Store and iTunes this morning? Don’t worry — you’re not the only one. Lots of people are experiencing the same thing, and Apple has acknowledged a problem affecting “some users” on its system status page. We’ve received a torrent of emails from users experiencing this problem […]

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Samsung Lawyers Unable to Identify Galaxy Tab When Asked By Judge During Court Hearing

Samsung attorney Kate Sullivan when asked by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh if she could tell which one of the two tablets the judge held above her head was the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sullivan responded �Not at this distance, your honor.� That distance was a measly 10 feet! Facepalm, facepalm, facepalm. How can Samsung�s lawyers, who have been battling Apple in patent cases across the world, not be able to tell the difference between an iPad  [Read More…]

Some Apple TV Users Unable To Stream Netflix

Complaints from Apple TV users started cropping up July 1 that streaming movies over Apple’s set-top box was not working. Wired.com was able to confirm with a Netflix spokesman that “a small number of Apple TV decices were experiencing technical issues with the service.” According to the same spokesman the issues have been fixed. The errors received by users over the weekend were 111, 112, and 115 messages when trying to watch a movie via Netflix’s  [Read More…]