Computers tend to fail in predictable ways. Especially when it comes to hardware, certain types of failure can cause programmatically-detectable signals that reveal the cause of the problem. Diagnostic programs that can accomplish this process are typically only available to authorized shops. Except that’s not really true: you can use Apple Diagnostics to access Apple’s […]
Troubleshooting a Mac can be a pain, especially if you suffer sudden app crashes or kernel panics frequently. And if you click through an error message accidientally, where does it go? Fortunately, it’s saved in an application called Console. But what do those Console messages mean, and how can you interpret its logs to troubleshoot Mac […]
The Apple Watch is a unique device to be sure. Not only does it put a wide array of notifications, updates, and information on your wrist, but it is also an always-on health tracker that is constantly monitoring your movement, checking your heart rate, and keeping track of the intensity of your workouts. In a […]
One of the biggest complaints about iTunes is the digital rights management, or DRM, aspect of the software. To give you the most open access to your files possible, Apple locks down everything around those files as tightly as possible so you can’t easily download music, movies, apps, and anything else from iTunes and share […]
Sooner or later, everybody needs information from Apple or help solving a problem. 10 little-known pages at apple.com can resolve virtually any issue you may encounter. Here’s a handy quick-reference to 10 crucial Apple URLs.