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Troubleshooting Apple TV streaming issues

Troubleshooting Apple TV streaming issues

Table of ContentsApple TV Buffering ProblemsApple TV Connected to Wrong Base StationCongested Internet ConnectionIPv6 ConfigurationiCloud/iTunes BackendConclusion: Apple TV Streaming Issues Streaming movies from iTunes to Apple TV should be a pleasant experience if you have a decent internet connection. But often Apple TV takes forever to load movies from iTunes. When buffering and long load … Read more

Mastering Spotlight Search in El Capitan

Spotlight search

Spotlight is Apple’s answer to all your search needs in OS X. With the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Apple has added additional capabilities to make Spotlight more powerful. In this post, I’ll share some tricks that make Spotlight even better at finding exactly what you’re looking for. Spotlight in a Nutshell Spotlight … Read more

How Handoff Between AirPort Base Stations Works

Handoff between AirPort Extreme Base Stations

In this post, I’ll explain how handoff works in a network with multiple Apple AirPort Extreme base stations. With the influx of connected devices in modern households, good internet connectivity has become increasingly important. Many devices are pretty useless when they are not connected to the outside world. When that happens, productivity suffers. Just think … Read more

Apple Magic Trackpad issues in OS X El Capitan

Apple Magic Trackpad issues in OS X El Capitan

A bug in OS X El Capitan causes issues with Apple’s new Magic Trackpad 2. As a result of these Magic Trackpad issues, OS X intermittently doesn’t register clicks. While I was battling Bluetooth connectivity issues with Apple’s Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad, I thought the problem might be hardware-related. When Apple released the new Magic Keyboard and Magic … Read more

Outlook for Mac Keeps Asking for Password of Office 365 Account

Outlook for Mac keeps asking for password of Office 365 account

Many users have reported that Microsoft Outlook for Mac keeps asking for the password of their Office 365 account. Thanks to readers of my blog, we have finally fixed the issue for most users. For others, we have at least a temporary workaround until Microsoft provides a fix. Outlook: Mail could not be received at this time … Read more

Apple Calendar Can’t Save Event to Exchange – Fix

APPLE CALENDAR CAN'T SAVE EVENT TO EXCHANGE - FIX

In this post, I’ll explain how to fix the pesky Calendar can’t save event X to Exchange Server issue with Apple’s Calendar in OS X or macOS. The issue occurs when the Mac Calendar won’t sync with Exchange and then refuses to accept the calendar data on the server. Calendar and Exchange Apple’s Calendar (prev. … Read more

Troubleshooting Apple’s Junk Mail Filter

Spam filters are a necessary evil and it’s annoying when they don’t work as expected. Apple offers junk mail filtering in Apple Mail as well as via iCloud.com. Unfortunately those two filters are not related to each other and thus can cause troubles and frustration. Apple Mail’s Junk Mail Filter Apple Mail has a built-in spam filter … Read more

Fitbit and HealthKit Workaround

Workaround: Fitbit support for Health app and HealthKit

Table of ContentsFitbit Aria smart scaleWorkflow to the rescueOther workflowsWhere does that leave me with Fitbit?IFTTT – A better solutionWorkaround: Fitbit support for Health app and HealthKit Fitbit has made the decision not to support Apple’s HealthKit, and it thus doesn’t integrate with the Health app. In this article, I will show you a workaround … Read more

Juicing vs. Blending? Learn why blending is the healthier option!

Juicing vs. Blending? Learn why blending is the healthier option!

Table of ContentsJuicing vs. BlendingJuicingBlendingMy blender of choiceJuicing vs. Blending? Learn why blending is the healthier option!Additional Information Juicing vs. Blending seems to be an ongoing battle. What what’s the healthier option and what’s better for losing weight? The answer is simple: Blending (or extraction) is the better choice and offers many advantages over juicing. Continue … Read more

iCloud Mail Aliases And Calendar Invitations

In this post I’ll explain how iCloud Mail Aliases influence the way the Calendar app handles invitations on iOS. The other day my wife and her good friend Yeni were planning weekend activities for the kids and invited each other to certain events using Apple’s iOS Calendar app on their iPhones. Some of the invitations … Read more

Can’t turn on AT&T Wi-Fi Calling for Your Account?

Wi-Fi Calling

AT&T has finally started rolling out its Wi-Fi Calling feature after having received the waiver from the FCC. Unfortunately some users get an error message saying: We can’t turn on Wi-Fi Calling for your account. Think this message is a mistake? Ask the person who can make account changes to call us. The number is … Read more

How To Fix Mac Bluetooth Issues

Mac Bluetooth issues affect keyboard and trackpad

Many users have reported Mac Bluetooth issues that cause connected devices to behave erratically. These problems resulted in my Wireless Keyboard, Magic Trackpad and Mouse not working correct fly (i.e., erratic cursor movement) and disconnecting frequently.  In this post, I describe the steps I took to troubleshoot the Bluetooth issues I have had on my Retina 5K iMac … Read more

iCloud Photo Library synchronization performance

iCloud Photo Library synchronization performance

Table of ContentsRestoring an iCloud Photo Library from BackupSynchronization Performance is HorribleApple Ought to Solve This Issue SoonAlternativesFix available in macOS 10.12 Up until macOS 10.12 Sierra iCloud Photo Library poorly managed available resources while synchronizing its database. More specifically, the Photos app would consume all available bandwidth, rendering your internet connection unusable. The result … Read more

Low PAPP-A During Pregnancy – Do You Need To Be Concerned?

Low PAPP-A during pregnancy - what it means and do you need to be concerned?

When my wife Kathy was pregnant with our second baby, her OBGYN detected that she had low PAPP-A levels. In this article, I’ll explain what PAPP-A is and why low levels often result in additional tests and monitoring. None of that should freak you out! Scientific studies have yet to establish a clear connection between … Read more

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