Mac: How To Troubleshoot Screen Flickering

Several MacBook users have reported that their screen displays are flickering. Some users have started that the problem would occur randomly. It seems that both retina and non-retina screens may experience this. It further seems that some screen flickering issues are so severe that it makes it almost impossible to look at the screen. See … Read more

Mac: This Item Is Temporarily Unavailable. Please Try Again Later; Fix

Several users have reported an issue in which they receive the following error message while trying to install / reinstall macOS (or OS X) on their Mac devices: “This item is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later”. Users have further reported that they get this error after entering the Apple ID. Are you having this problem? … Read more

Mac Black Screen, Fix

Yesterday I wanted to upgrade my Mac to the newest macOS, macOS Sierra. After the update, my Mac restarted, however, the computer booted to a black screen.  The dark screen had an active white cursor. This article explains how I fixed this problem. I was investigating this issue and I realized that many users were having this problem. Some … Read more

Change Mac Screenshot Locations

I take a lot of screenshots while I use my Mac. You can see some of them here. Most of my articles include my screenshots. By default, the screenshots you take are saved on your desktop as .png files. You can easily take a screenshot without the need to download/install any third party software. There are a … Read more

How To Recover Unsaved Word Docs – macOS

Are you writing a paper but you somehow lost the paper? Do you want to recover unsaved Microsoft Word files? Microsft Word can create AutoRecover (.asd) files if this option is enabled (this feature is explained below). Because of various reasons (e.g. computer-system crash), AutoRecovery may fail to save your documents. For instance, if you … Read more

Mac: Can’t Adjust The Sound Volume Level, Fix

This article aims to help you troubleshoot and fix sound problems. More specifically,  several Mac users have reported that they are unable to change/adjust sound/volume. Do you think that your Mac’s volume control is not working? If you can’t adjust volume, here is how you can fix: Please complete each step before moving on. Sound … Read more

How To Back Up Your Mac That Won’t Boot

This article explains how to back up hard drive data on your Mac when OS X won’t boot. You may be having start up issues with your Mac. If your Mac won’t turn on, recovering your files can be challenging, but it is not impossible. Your data is valuable, thus backups are important. You should back your … Read more

Mac White Screen: How To Fix Your Mac That Won’t Turn On

You wanted to use your Mac, but instead, your Mac won’t startup?  Does your Mac computer stuck on a white/gray screen (after a start-up chime)? Does your computer get stuck at the Apple logo? Sometimes an error or issue with your macOS operating system may cause your computer to stop functioning properly and display a white screen. There can … Read more

How To Open Winmail.dat Attachments (Mac OS X)?

Did you receive an email that included an attachment with “winmail.dat” in the name. This may happen if the email message was sent to you by someone using a incorrectly configured Microsoft email app like Outlook. Incorrectly configured Microsofts Outlook e-mail app may send e-mails in the “Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format” (TNEF), named “winmail.dat”. This occurred because the … Read more