What are the Black Dots Under App Icons and How to Remove Them

by File in: OS X

If you’re new to Macs and OS X, you may have noticed that some of your app icons in the Dock have a small black dot under them. The black […]

How to Check AppleCare Support and Warranty Status for Your Mac

by File in: Hardware

If you have a Mac and need to get some repair or replacement done on it, then you’ll first need to determine whether or not the Mac is still under […]

How to Update iTunes or iCloud Credit Card Info

by File in: Tutorials

If you need to update the credit card that is on file for your iTunes or iCloud account, you’ve probably realized by now that you can’t do it from your […]

Can’t Delete Apps on iPhone Due to 3D Touch?

by File in: iPhone

Lately, I’ve been very frustrated with my iPhone because whenever I want to delete an app, I can’t get to the mode where the icons shake because of the 3D […]

How to Check Your Mac for Rootkits

by File in: OS X, Tutorials

If you Mac is acting strangely and you suspect a rootkit, then you’ll need to get to work downloading and scanning with several different tools. It’s worth noting that you […]

How to Format a Drive or Partition with the HFS+ File System

by File in: OS X, Tutorials

This brief guide will show you how to use Disk Utility to format a drive or partition with the HFS+ file system. It’s worth noting that starting with Mac OS […]

Understanding Replace, Replace All, and Merge in OS X Mavericks

by File in: OS X

Unlike Windows, copying and moving files in OS X has always been a little confusing. I had previously written about moving/copying files in OS X¬†and those tips still prevail, but […]

Understanding Memory Pressure in OS X Mavericks

by File in: OS X

If you haven’t upgraded to OS X Mavericks yet, you should for a whole host of reasons. One of these reasons is the new Memory tab in Activity Monitor. It’s […]

How to Remove Numbers from App Icons in iOS 7

by File in: iOS

Since the very beginning of iOS, Apple has simply displayed a list of app icons on the screen after you unlock your device. There are no widgets or anything else, […]

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 […]