Apple Watch: How to deal with the red exclamation mark


Restarting the device sometimes doesn't solve the problem

What do you have to do if your Apple computer watch is showing a red exclamation mark instead of the beautiful interface? According to Apple a serious error occurred which might not be simply solved by restarting the device. Read more…

How to delete data from iCloud


Tidying up the cloud – the right way

Some apps for iOS and OSX are saving their files directly to iCloud – which is really feasible, thereby also creating an external backup. Nevertheless (or: just because of this) it makes sense to review the data stored in the cloud from time to time and do some regular cleaning. The easiest way to accomplish this is via System Preferences on OSX- and it goes like this: Read more…

How to prevent password request in iTunes


Overcome this problem with a little trick

On many Macs you need to enter your Apple ID password with every start of iTunes, sometimes even multiple times. This error often reappears after updates and is going to annoy you big time. This little tip will help you stay sane: Read more…

Mac Tip: How to move Time Machine to another hard drive


Continue using Time Machine on other hard drives

Many Mac users prefer to backup their data with a tool integrated into OSX: Time Machine. What if the respective hard drive slowly but steadily runs out of free space? With this handy manual you are going to transfer your precious data safely to a new drive. Read more…

Speed up starting your Macbook


How to start new Macbooks considerably faster

The new line of Macbooks, both Pro Retina and Air, take their sweet time to fully recover from sleeping state. Sometimes it takes 10 to 20 seconds before the machine has recovered to a state where first input is even possible. The new energy saving options built into OSX are to blame for this. In this article You will learn how to avoid the hibernation hangover while not completely needing to abstain from saving some precious battery power. Read more…