If your Mac is having trouble staying connected to a Wi-Fi network or with getting good speeds, then you could try turning Wi-Fi off and back on. Or disconnecting from the network. Or having your Mac forget the network entirely before you configure the connection again. In today’s article, we’ll go over a bunch of ways to disentangle yourself from any network you’ve joined, whether you’re doing it for troubleshooting purposes or just because you don’t want to use a particular Wi-Fi hotspot anymore!
Apple has provided a built-in way to repair your Photos library if you’re seeing evidence that something may be wrong with it—if you have images that appear to be missing, for example. In this article, we’ll tell you how to go about it (and we’ll warn you about how terribly long it can take to complete!).
Changes to the iPhone 7’s home button mean that you can no longer use it to force reboot your device. Here’s the new way to reboot your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Solving problems with your Mac’s printer can be frustrating, but luckily there are a lot of troubleshooting steps you can take to resolve whatever issue you’re having. Today, we’ll offer a few suggestions on where to start!
Activity Monitor is an important app for monitoring the performance of your Mac’s application and hardware resources, but it can also be incredibly confusing when you’re dealing with hundreds or even thousands of processes. Here’s a quick tip on how to change your view type in Activity Monitor to better understand the relationship between certain processes and help you track down performance issues and crashes.
If your Mac is experiencing random shutdowns or poor performance, a CPU stress test may help identify the cause. While there are third party utilities that can stress test your Mac, here’s how you can perform basic CPU stress testing with an easy Terminal command.
Most iPhone and iPad users don’t need to worry about app management on their iOS devices, but when something goes wrong and apps freeze or lock up, you need to know how to fix it. Here’s how to force quit an iOS app, along with some other troubleshooting steps for dealing with misbehaving apps.
Apple has a reputation for making products that “just work,” but many Mac users may still need to occasionally troubleshoot their desktop or laptop. Thankfully, there are a number startup options that are available on recent Macs to aid in both troubleshooting and system management. Here’s a look at seven essential Mac startup options that every OS X user should know.
OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 broke Parallels Desktop 9. While the company works on a fix, here’s a workaround to get you up and running with your virtual machines again.
Are you running the Google Drive app on OS X Mavericks? If so, you may have noticed an odd and frustrating issue that causes your desktop icons to blink or flash randomly every few minutes. This phenomenon has been traced to an issue with Google Drive and App Nap, OS X Mavericks’ power management technology. Here’s how to fix it.