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Fix a Missing Camera Icon on iPhone After iOS Update

Oct 9, 2015 - 5 Comments
Find missing Camera app icon in iOS

A handful of iPhone users have discovered their Camera app icon has gone missing after updating iOS to the latest version. Why the Camera mysteriously disappears after updating iOS isn’t always clear, but it’s typically an easy fix using one of the methods outlined below.

Fix for Split View Not Working in OS X El Capitan

Oct 8, 2015 - 6 Comments
Split View in OS X

Some Mac users who have been trying to use Split View in OS X El Capitan have discovered the feature isn’t working for them, and they are not able to place two full screen apps side-by-side into Split View. The inability to use Split View is typically because the user has upgraded OS X from … Read More

Fix an Unresponsive Touch Screen on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Oct 6, 2015 - 16 Comments
How to fix an unresponsive touch screen on iPhone

Some iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users have noticed their devices touch screen becomes unresponsive. The unresponsive frozen touchscreen seems to happen at random, and also commonly when the device is freshly unlocked from the locked screen, either with a pass code or through Touch ID. The unresponsive touch issue is not subtle, as … Read More

3 Tips to Reduce High Cellular Data Usage on iPhone with iOS 9

Sep 29, 2015 - 5 Comments
Heavy cellular data usage in iOS with iPhone remedied

While some users are having trouble with cellular data not working at all in iOS 9 with certain apps, another set of iPhone users are experiencing the opposite problem, with excessive mobile data consumption after updating their iPhones to iOS 9. Given that most users don’t have unlimited data plans, heavy cellular data usage can … Read More

Cellular Data Not Working in iOS 9 on iPhone or iPad? 6 Troubleshooting Tips

Sep 24, 2015 - 68 Comments

A number of iPhone and iPad users have discovered cellular data usage is failing to work after updating to iOS 9. The cellular data problem is typically manifested in a few ways; either an outright failure to transmit any data or access the internet whatsoever when the iPhone or iPad is connected to a cellular … Read More

Wrong iOS Version Showing Up in Software Update? Here’s the Fix

Sep 23, 2015 - 6 Comments
Fix for Wrong iOS update showing, or an iOS update not showing at all

Have you ever checked for an iOS update and discovered the wrong version is showing up to install? Typically this happens when a new iOS update version becomes available, but the Software Update section of the iOS Settings app displays an older now outdated version as available to install on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod … Read More

iOS 9 Battery Life Problems? Draining too Fast? Here’s the Solution

Sep 21, 2015 - 62 Comments
Fix iOS 9 Battery Life Problems

Though updating to iOS 9 has gone well for most users, some iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners have discovered their battery is draining faster than usual, and now iOS 9 has given them a reduced battery life. That’s rather frustrating if it impacts you, but much like how iOS 9 slows down some devices … Read More

2 Solutions for the “Software Update Failed” Error Downloading iOS 9

Sep 16, 2015 - 19 Comments
Software update failed error when downloading iOS 9

If you’re one of the many users updating to iOS 9 today, you may have come across a rather frustrating error message stating “Software Update Failed. An error occurred downloading iOS 9.” and, naturally you’re probably looking for a solution for that error message to get iOS 9 updated successfully on your iPhone, iPad, or … Read More

Fix “The password you entered to protect your iPhone backup could not be set. Please try again” Error Message

Sep 14, 2015 - 4 Comments

If you have attempted to enable backup encryption in iTunes for an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you may encounter this fairly frustrating error message; “The password you entered to protect your iPhone backup could not be set. Please try again.” Assuming you do try again, you wind up in an endless loop of entering … Read More

Drag & Drop Not Working in Mac OS X? Simple Troubleshooting Tips

Sep 7, 2015 - 6 Comments
Force Touch trackpad tricks

Drag and drop is an essential feature on the Mac that is used frequently for interactions in the OS X Finder and throughout other applications, so obviously if drag and drop stops working seemingly out of the blue, you’ll want to resolve that fairly quickly. While this is a somewhat rare issue, a failure of … Read More

How to Fix Crashing Apps on iPhone & iPad

Sep 3, 2015 - 30 Comments
Fix app crashes on iPhone and iPad

Though iPhone and iPad apps are generally very stable, sometimes you’ll encounter an application that crashes at random. In iOS, a crashing app usually presents as an app that seems to quit itself immediately, returning back to the Home Screen of the device without user intent. An app crash can happen immediately upon launching the … Read More

How to Restore a Mac from a Time Machine Backup

Aug 24, 2015 - 31 Comments
How to restore an entire Mac from Time Machine backup

While Macs have a great reputation for being stable and rarely experiencing major issues, the reality is that sometimes things can go wrong. Typically this happens when either a hard drive fails or an OS X system update goes completely awry, but if you have set up Time Machine backups on the Mac like all … Read More

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