Common Mac OS X Problems and Solutions

I've written a few tech tip articles for Mac OS X, but hopefully you'll find this list of common Mac OS X problems and solutions helpful. GMail Bug In Default Mail App If you use the default Mac Mail app, you might have run into some issues when setting it up for your GMail account [...]

By |2018-11-01T10:19:43+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Mac, OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mac Troubleshooting: Reset NVRAM and SMC

A Mac is like any other computer, sometimes things just go wrong without a good reason. Besides some basic troubleshooting steps, here are a couple of things you can try if you're having issues related to each. ALSO READ: TECKLYFE - FIX A MAC STUCK ON APPLE LOGO Reset NVRAM NVRAM is non-volatile random-access memory [...]

By |2018-11-01T10:19:30+00:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Setup Fitbit MobileTrack

If you've used a Fitbit in the past, then you probably are familiar with the Fitbit app and the social aspect of fitness. You can create challenges with your friends and view a 7-day leaderboard. I've had my share of issues with Fitbit and last year my wife and I switched to the Apple Watch [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:17+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Change A Mac’s Computer Name And Host Name With Terminal

If you're a Mac user, you probably know that you can go to System Preferences from the Apple menu in OS X, then go to Sharing and change your computer name from there. What happens when that option is greyed out and you can't change it? In my case, I could click on Edit and [...]

By |2017-02-08T10:36:00+00:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Mac, OS|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Pair A Microsoft Wedge Keyboard With The Apple TV

As a new owner of an Apple TV, I saw the Bluetooth option where you can add a keyboard to be able to type searches and information. I had a previously owned bluetooth Microsoft Wedge Keyboard, but when I went to pair the keyboard, it wouldn't pair. It would find the keyboard, but it would [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:55+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Tech Tips, Technology|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

iPhone & Microsoft Exchange Users: How To Turn Off Suggested Contacts Sync

If you're an iPhone user and have it setup with a Microsoft Exchange email account, you may have noticed a bunch of email addresses in your contacts that don't have any names or information attached to them. This is because if you use Microsoft Outlook 2010 or older, there was a "feature" called Suggested Contacts [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:01+00:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Summary Of Apple’s 2015 Keynote Announcements

In case you were too busy yesterday, or if you just live under a rock, here is a summary of Apple's 2015 keynote announcements. In typical Apple annual fashion, they announced new colors for the Apple Watch along with WatchOS 2, the Apple iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil, a new AppleTV box with tvOS [...]

Battery Saving Tips For The Apple Watch

As the proud new owner of an Apple Watch, one of the first things I thought about was the battery life. The watch ties into almost everything with the iPhone so you can receive notifications for everything you normally would see on your iPhone. The Apple Watch makes it so you don't have to turn [...]

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