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Wondering Where Your Past Events in the iOS Calendar App Have Gone?

By | 2018-04-23T13:17:13+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Mac Tips|

When it comes to calendars, we’re mostly concerned with the future. But sometimes you want to travel back in time too, to see when you had that doctor appointment or last went to the gym. If you scroll back in the Calendar app in iOS, you might discover, to your consternation, that after 2 weeks [...]

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Solving the Mystery of Missing Messages Notifications

By | 2018-04-09T12:42:42+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Mac Tips|

A client got in touch recently with a maddening problem. When he received texts on his iPhone, Messages displayed notifications for messages from everyone…except his wife! Needless to say, this was a problem. Since notifications appeared correctly for other people, it wasn’t related to overall settings. It turned out that he—or someone else, or iOS [...]

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iCloud Photo Library Users: Do NOT Turn Off iCloud

By | 2018-03-31T12:55:37+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Mac Tips|

File this warning under “unless it’s absolutely necessary.” If you use iCloud Photo Library on your Mac, don’t sign out from iCloud. Also, don’t deselect the iCloud Photo Library checkbox in either the Photos options of the iCloud pane of System Preferences or in the iCloud preferences in Photos itself. Why not? Because, when you [...]

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Apple Lowers Battery-Replacement Pricing for iPhone 6 and Later

By | 2018-01-15T14:38:13+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Mac Tips|

Did you hear about the battery-related controversy swirling around Apple at the end of 2017? There has been much hue and cry about how, starting with iOS 10.2.1, iOS has been slowing down iPhones with old, weak batteries to avoid unexpected shutdowns. In response, Apple posted A Message to Our Customers about iPhone Batteries and [...]

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