About ten days ago, my beloved MacBook Pro died. It was working fine when I got up to grab some chow, but when I returned it was dead. It had powered down and was completely and utterly unresponsive. What a bummer.

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Asus U47A User Manual and Recovery Disc

by Michael on August 12, 2012 · 0 comments

We picked up a pair of Asus U47A laptops for our kids this weekend. The price was right, and these things have pretty nice specs. I’ve spent a few hours since that time setting them up (and removing bloatware) and have encountered some annoyances.

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How to Reset (Reboot) Your iPhone

by Michael on February 11, 2012 · 0 comments

Has your iPhone become unresponsive? Is it refusing to turn on or wake up? The good news is that you probably just need to reset (reboot) it to get it working again. So how do you reset an iPhone? Read on to find out…

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It’s no secret that I love using MyWi to share the 3G connection on my jailbroken iPhone. I was thus disappointed to discover that my phone had stopped connecting to the internet after using MyWi — and the only way to fix it was to re-boot.

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Dropbox Files Missing

by Michael on July 14, 2011 · 4 comments

Yesterday when I popped into my Dropbox to grab a file that I hadn’t needed in awhile, it wasn’t there. In fact, there were lots of files missing. Uh-oh. A number of these were critical files that would take forever to replace.

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iPad Won’t Restore or Update

by Michael on July 8, 2011 · 1 comment

Last night, while trying to update my iPad to the lastest and greatest version of iOS, I ran into a problem. For starters, iTunes crashed while installing the update. I thus had to put my iPad into recovery mode and try again. But then I got stuck.

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How to Upgrade Your Jailbreak

by Michael on July 7, 2011 · 0 comments

So you decided to jailbreak your iPhone, and you’ve been loving your newfound freedom. But now there’s a new iOS update out along with an associated jailbreak. You want to upgrade, but aren’t sure how… What to do?

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As I noted in my previous post about jailbreaking your iPhone, the only real hassle associated with jailbreaking is having to re-install all of your jailbreak apps after you upgrade and re-jailbreak. Well, guess what? There’s “an app for that.”

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