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 |2018-11-01T10:19:30-05:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Solution For Adobe CS6 on Mac OS X El Capitan

If you've upgraded to OS X El Capitan 10.11 and you're a user of any Adobe CS6 applications (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, etc), you'll probably run into some issues. Most notably, users have reported problems with Adobe Illustrator not opening at all, and text from text boxes in Adobe InDesign disappearing. There have also been [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:23-05:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: Apps, Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |5 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 |2017-02-08T10:36:00-05:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Mac, OS|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Adobe Photoshop Mac Error Could Not Complete Your Request Because Of A Program Error Fix

If you use Adobe Photoshop on a Mac with OS X (appears to be Yosemite or newer), you may have run into the error "Could not complete your request because of a program error". Unfortunately, this error isn't very descriptive about the actual issue. After browsing a few sites about this error, it appears to [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:54:43-05:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Apps, Mac|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Edit AutoFill Information in Safari for Mac OS X

If you're a Safari user you've probably used their AutoFill or AutoComplete feature. Depending on where the information is stored or how old it is, some of the information it offers you to autofill is incorrect or out-dated. Luckily, you can find some settings in the preferences. - Open the Safari app and choose the [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:00-05:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: Apps, Internet, Mac|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Using Your iPhone’s Phone Number With Messages In Mac OSX For iMessage

If you're a Mac user with OSX 10.8.2 Mountain Lion or later, you can use the built-in Messages app to send and receive iMessages. Usually when you first set it up and login with your Apple ID it should pull over your iPhone's phone number automatically, giving you the option to send and receive from [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:33-05:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Mobile, OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

WireLurker Malware Targets iOS iPhones and iPads

Apple's iPhone iOS has been considered to be one of the most secure mobile operating systems around. If you performed a jailbreak to unlock your iPhone, then you opened up the door to possible malware because of the 3rd party app stores. Now, there's a new form of malware that is infecting iPhones and iPads. [...]

Video Messaging For Skype Now Free And Unlimited

If you're a Skype user, you may have noticed a limited feature since February called Video Messaging. This beta feature allowed you to record a 3-minute video clip and send it to one of your Skype contacts, even if they were offline. Today, this feature is out of beta and is now unlimited to everyone [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:23-05:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: Mac Mail – How To Open Winmail.dat

If you're a Mac user, chances are that you've probably received some emails with a winmail.dat or ATT0001.dat attachments. Sometimes there should be an attachment in the mail, but you can't open it because the only thing attached is the winmail.dat file. There are a few scenarios that can cause this, and when searching the [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:57:48-05:00May 31st, 2013|Categories: Mac, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment
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