Netflix Constantly Pausing/Buffering on Apple TV?

by File in: Hardware

I recently purchased an Apple TV mainly for streaming the TV Shows and Movies I had bought from iTunes onto my big HDTV. When I had learned that Apple will make everything available in the cloud, I thought it would be useful instead of connecting my Mac to my TV manually. So that works great, […]

Fix FaceTime “The server encountered an error processing registration” Error

by File in: OS X

I’ve been using FaceTime on my MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard for a long time, so when I upgraded to Lion recently, I didn’t except any problems. However, when I tried to use FaceTime, I got the following error message: The server encountered an error processing registration. Please try again later. Grrr, that was annoying! […]

Can’t Log Into YouTube App on iPad or iPhone?

by File in: Featured Posts, iPad

So here’s a really annoying problem I had today: my daughter loves watching airplane videos on YouTube and I have a couple of them saved to my Favorites. I usually show it to her on my computer, but today I wanted to use the iPad. I went to log into the app using my Google […]

Change Computer Hostname in OS X Lion

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Here’s a simple tip for today where I’ll show you how to change your Mac’s computer name. By default, your Mac’s computer name is created for you when you setup the computer. It takes your name and add’s on the model of the Mac you’re on. For example, my Mac’s computer name is Aseem Kishore’s […]

MacBook Pro Constantly Dropping Wireless Connection?

by File in: Hardware, OS X

I love my MacBook and haven’t had very many major issues for the better part of 3 years. Unfortunately, that is not the case with all MacBook owners. Since I do a lot of technical support, I’ve run into a ton of people with MacBook Pro’s that simply lose the wireless connection randomly. It’s been […]

Where are the Arrow Keys on the iPad Keyboard?

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Someone asked me the other day where they arrow keys were on the iPad keyboard and I was a little taken aback! Not because of the question, but because I had never thought about the arrow keys! Even though I use the arrow keys constantly on my computer, I have never used them on my […]

Can’t Drag and Drop in OS X Lion?

by File in: Featured Posts, OS X

Here’s a strange problem a client of mine ran into when upgrading from Snow Leopard to Lion: when trying to drag and drop icons on the desktop, the icons would get stuck to the cursor and never drop! Strangest problem I have ever seen. Anyway, it was ridiculously annoying because the person could not copy […]

Delete Apps from iCloud and Purchase History

by File in: Featured Posts, iCloud

So you bought a dating app on your iPhone 3G 3 years ago and your girlfriend happens to see it in your purchase history on your new iPhone 4S today? Kind of a problem? Oh yeah. With iCloud, Apple has a history of all your purchases which makes it super easy for you to download […]

Internet Slow After Upgrading to Lion?

by File in: Featured Posts, OS X

Over the last few months, a lot of my clients have updated their Macs to OS X Lion and most of them love the new OS. However, for some odd reason, a decent number of upgrades to Lion resulted in a very slow Internet connection that was previously very fast. It doesn’t seem to matter […]

Fix “Accessing iTunes Store” Message Stuck Issue

by File in: iTunes

Recently, I ran across a really annoying problem with iTunes on my Windows 7 machine. I had installed the latest version of iTunes and suddenly when I opened the program, I started getting a pop-up saying “Accessing iTunes Store” which simply would not go away! Actually, iTunes basically froze and became completely useless as I […]