Knowing the difference between HDMI and USB qualifies me as the local tech “expert,” so folks often invite me around to fix their computer problems. I’ll let you into a little secret, though: Most of the time, I’m not doing anything all that impressive or magical. Troubleshooting basic computer problems is actually…
With OS X Lion, MacBooks lost the ability to turn off the laptop's screen when you connect to an external monitor. Which sucks more than you'd think. Here's a simple way to (mostly) fix the problem.
So there's Memorial Day weekend BBQ in your Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens and it's ruined—shit happens! But instead of crying or buying another lens, you might take a stab at this disassembly guide for a (careful) fix.
The Magic Mouse, for all of its sleek lines and multitouch, uh, magic, can feel a little awkward in the hand. MMFixed has the solution: a stick-on hump that gives your fingers some leverage and your palm some lovin'.
The Achilles' Heel of the latest and greatest Nehalem-based Mac Pros seemed to be their trouble handling audio processing—even playing a song in iTunes reportedly caused overheating and sacked performance. Mac Pro Audio Update 1.0 offers sweet relief.
I really like my Droid, but have had the same loose battery door problem as everybody else; it usually slides off while being removed from my pocket, which makes the otherwise-heavy-duty-feeling phone feel weak. Verizon's solution? Also weak.
When the Droid was shipped, it was plagued with a lousy autofocus bug. But then, it magically seemed to fix itself. Did Verizon secretly update all the phones from afar? Nope. The explanation is much weirder than that.
Microsoft published a final compatibility update for Vista iPod users that should eliminate any problems still happening. This patch fixes the problem that caused iPod to get corrupted after trying to eject using Windows Explorer or "Safely Remove Hardware."
Hi there. You know what I did instead of writing today? I fact checked. Here are some stories we wrote that were updated to better reflect the truth. Take note: