When your Mac or MacBook won’t turn on?

As premium devices, Apple computers generally are reliable and last for years. But there can be times – hopefully rare – when your MacBook, for example, won’t power on. Or at least not bootup. This Macworld article is a useful recap of troubleshooting tips. And, yes, it can be humbling to realize that the problem… Continue reading When your Mac or MacBook won’t turn on?

Smartphone safety – Find My and Find Device apps

This Malwarebytes (MWB) blog story is interesting, but the information afterwards is useful: setting up Apple’s / Android’s Find My / Find Device service on your smartphone. • Malwarebytes > Blog > “iPhone user watches as stolen phone travels from UK to China” (December 13, 2022 by Christopher Boyd) In practical terms, this meant that… Continue reading Smartphone safety – Find My and Find Device apps

Apple Watch – standalone sans iPhone

If you’re thinking of getting or gifting an Apple Watch this holiday season, here’s an excellent, useful article about a popular FAQ: what can I do on my Watch without carrying an iPhone? At my health club, if a member is wearing a smartwatch, it’s likely an Apple Watch. The most popular. There, I rarely… Continue reading Apple Watch – standalone sans iPhone