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Fix “Application Error: A Client-side Exception has Occurred” in Safari

Apr 18, 2023 - 6 Comments
Safari error

Occasionally, when browsing the web you may see a website fail to load or interrupt with an error message that says “Application error: a client-side exception has occurred (see the browser console for more information).” Let’s dive into what this error message means, and how to fix it in Safari, whether you’re on a Mac, … Read More

How to Delete or Deactivate Your Nextdoor Account

Apr 16, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Nextdoor icon

If you’ve had enough of Nextdoor, the local social network neighborhood app that has a heavy focus on localized gossip, rumors, busybodies, nosy parkers, nonsense, and endless emails, you may be interested in deleting your Nextdoor account, or at least deactivating your Nextdoor account. Either method will disable your account, and also offers an alternative … Read More

How to Change Calendar Event to iCloud on iPhone & iPad

Apr 13, 2023 - 1 Comment
Change an event from local to iCloud Calendar on iPhone or iPad

Sometimes when adding an event to Calendar on iPhone or iPad, you may unintentionally add the event to the calendar on your local device, rather than to iCloud. This is often why a calendar event appears to not sync with other Apple devices, because if the event is stored in a calendar set to “On … Read More

How to Fix a ChatGPT Network Error

Apr 10, 2023 - Leave a Comment
ChatGPT AI superbrain

Rarely, while using ChatGPT you may encounter a “network error”. If ChatGPT reports that it has experienced a network error, you will be unable to use ChatGPT until that network error has been resolved.

How to Use Sidecar in MacOS Ventura

Apr 8, 2023 - 6 Comments
Sidecar Settings not showing up in MacOS Ventura

Sidecar, the feature that allows you to use your iPad as a secondary display for a Mac, is a really great feature for MacOS. But if you have updated to MacOS Ventura, you may find Sidecar is either not working, or what you used to do to enable, access, and use Sidecar is no longer … Read More

How to Sign Out of Apple ID on MacOS Ventura

Apr 6, 2023 - Leave a Comment
How to sign out of Apple ID on Mac with System Settings

An Apple ID is used as a gateway to every Apple service and many features on the Mac (and other Apple devices), ranging from iCloud, iCloud Photos, iCloud Drive, Find My, iCloud Documents and Data, backups, Contacts, Messages, Notes, Mail, and so much more. While basically every Mac should stay logged into an Apple ID … Read More

PSA: iOS 16.4 Enables Auto-Installing Software Updates by Default

Apr 4, 2023 - 5 Comments
iOS update enables automatic installing and downloading of future software updates

All iPhone and iPad users should be aware that installing the iOS 16.4 update for iPhone or iPadOS 16.4 update for iPad will enable the system settings for automatically installing and downloading future iOS/iPadOS software updates to that device. A splash screen noting this change appears right after the update has installed on a device … Read More

Permanently Fix AirPlay “Unable to connect” HomePod Errors

Apr 1, 2023 - 7 Comments
AirPlay Unable to Connect Error with HomePod Mini

If you have a HomePod or HomePod Mini and you attempt to connect audio streams to it through AirPlay, you’ve undoubtedly ran into the error message “AirPlay – Unable to connect to (HomePod)” with an OK button. This is a very frustrating error message that makes the HomePod Mini and HomePod not particularly useful or … Read More

How to Reinstall MacOS Monterey

Mar 29, 2023 - 2 Comments
How to reinstall MacOS Monterey on Mac

Whether for troubleshooting or other purposes, you may arrive at a situation where you must reinstall MacOS Monterey onto a Mac that is presently running MacOS Monterey. The most convenient way to reinstall macOS is to simply reinstall the macOS system software, without erasing other data on the Mac, and that is the method we … Read More

“Export IPTC as XMP” in Photos for Mac Explained: What Does Exporting IPTC as XMP do?

Mar 26, 2023 - 3 Comments
Export IPTC as XMP in Mac Photos app

If you have used the “Export Unmodified Original” option in the Photos app on Mac to export images or videos from the Photos app or iCloud Photos, you likely have noticed an optional toggle to enable that says “Export IPTC as XMP”. And if you’re like many Mac users, you are likely wondering what the … Read More

How to Use Network Locations in MacOS Ventura

Mar 14, 2023 - 2 Comments
Use Network Locations in MacOS Ventura

Network Locations are a prominent feature in MacOS since the very beginning of Mac OS X, allowing users to have different network settings profiles that can be used for different locations and networks. For example, a network location for home, and a network location for work. But with MacOS Ventura, Network Locations have either been … Read More

Fix USB-C Ports Not Working on MacBook Pro / Air

Mar 9, 2023 - 1 Comment
Ports on new MacBook Pro

Rarely, you may discover the Thunderbolt / USB-C ports are suddenly not working on your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, or Mac Mini. Maybe you went to charge the Mac and it was not responsive, or maybe you plugged in a peripheral or external display and it is not working as expected. If you have … Read More

How to Check for Software Updates in MacOS Ventura

Mar 1, 2023 - 6 Comments
How to check for system software updates on MacOS Ventura

Keeping system software up to date is an important part of computer maintenance, and any Mac running MacOS Ventura is no exception. If you’re new to macOS Ventura 13 and later, you may be wondering where the Software Update preference panel went to, and how to update MacOS system software in general, since there is … Read More

How to Upgrade from Older MacOS to MacOS Monterey (and Avoid Ventura)

Jan 31, 2023 - 12 Comments
How to upgrade to MacOS Monterey and avoid Ventura

Do you have a Mac running an earlier version of MacOS that you’d like to upgrade to a newer version, but you don’t want to run MacOS Ventura? For example, let’s say you’re running MacOS Catalina, Mojave, or Big Sur on a Mac, and you want to upgrade that Mac to MacOS Monterey 12 specifically, … Read More

How to Turn On & Off iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro

Jan 28, 2023 - 2 Comments
iPhone 13 series

The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Mini, and iPhone 13 Pro Max can all be turned off, and turned back on again, at any time. You may think that turning off the iPhone 13 series is just a matter of pressing the power button, but it turns out there’s a little trick that … Read More

How to Turn Off & On iPhone 14 Pro & iPhone 14

Jan 22, 2023 - 5 Comments
iPhone 14 Pro

If you’re new to the iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro series, you may be unfamiliar with how to turn the new phone off, and how to turn it back on again too. Fortunately all new model iPhones follow the same procedure for powering off and powering on, so once you master the concepts on … Read More

Fix File Sharing Not Working in MacOS Ventura

Jan 18, 2023 - 28 Comments

Some MacOS Ventura users have found that file sharing between a Mac running macOS Ventura does not work reliably between Ventura and another Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC, and even some NAS drives like Synology. For many users, file sharing setups that worked fine for years prior to updating to macOS Ventura are now no … Read More

AirPlay Not Working with HomePod Mini? Try This Stupid Trick

Jan 15, 2023 - 7 Comments
HomePod Mini

The HomePod Mini functions as an AirPlay receiver, allowing you to wirelessly stream audio, music, podcasts, songs, etc to the smart speaker. But randomly, the HomePod Mini does not show up in the list of available AirPlay devices. If you’re trying to AirPlay some audio to HomePod or otherwise trying to use the HomePod or … Read More

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