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What’s SATA ’bout? The problem with older laptops and hard drive upgrades

Before you upgrade the hard drive in an older MacBook, check to see what version of Serial ATA you can use.

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Why an update badge won't go away on an iOS app

An App Store error says the app is incompatible.

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Why does a Safari cookie reappear after you delete it?

Once you delete items from the Manage Website Data window, why does it reappear?

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

3 Ways to take a screenshot on Android

Whether or not your Android phone has a home button, here’s how to take a screenshot.

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Does a hard drive have to be solely dedicated for Time Machine use?

While Time Machine will occupy as much space as it can, you don't have to devote a drive to it.

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Warning: If you turn off iCloud Photo Library in iOS, you may unintentionally delete optimized images

Read the prompts carefully, or you could temporarily delete images you expected would be retained.

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How to use AirPods with Apple TV

Apple's wireless headphones make it easy to enjoy a little private TV time.

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How to transfer everything from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

There are an extra couple of steps if you are transferring to a device that’s not fresh from the box.

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How to fix the location on mistagged photos

If the geotagging coordinates are wrong, you can use Photos or other software to fix them.

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How to resize disk partition in macOS

If you’ve changed the size of a partition, you may be able to fix it without erasing the entire drive.

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Qi whiz! Not all wireless charging is alike

Certain cars with Qi charging won’t work with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X.

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iPhone or iPad unexpectedly switches to Lost Mode? Reset your iCloud password

An exploit that relies on leaked passwords from other sites may still be affecting Apple users.

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Can you free yourself from captive.apple.com?

There's only one way to avoid the captive.apple.com portal page that appears when you connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot.

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What happens when you cancel your iTunes Match subscription?

Does the music go away? Not exactly.

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How to fix a Safari problem with “v4.services.acrobat.com”

An outdated Acrobat plug-in was fixed, but you may have to install an update manually.

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When does Time Machine delete files that you’ve deleted from your Mac?

Deleting files in from your Mac affects the Time Machine snapshot, but you can go back to an archive.