Author: AaronStuart

How to Reset Apple’s Thunderbolt Display

Apple's Thunderbolt Display, for myriad reasons, may not display an image from your Mac, recognize USB peripherals, connect to Ethernet, or power on whatsoever. In many cases, the display is not broken. Before contacting Apple, follow these troubleshooting steps to see if you can reset your …

What would make the Apple Watch 2 compelling?

First in, first out. That’s kind of how I feel about my Apple Watch: Of all the Apple devices I own, it’s by far the most expendable, which has me wondering what happens when the Apple Watch 2 comes along. Make no mistake: it’s coming. Maybe …

Switch to six digits for your iOS passcode

It’s been thought for a while that a four-digit passcode on an iPhone (and other devices) was too weak. While Apple had safeguards in place to prevent repeated failed attempts, a proof of concept in March 2015 showed how that could be bypassed by disassembling a …

20 Popular Web Apps & Tips From 2015

A good web app can replace a desktop app and often, it’s just better to have a go-to web app for something quick instead of installing a specialized one on your desktop. In 2015, one of the most popular web apps that debuted was the Imgur …

How to Setup VM for Solaris on VMware Workstation 12

Solaris is the most widely used, enterprise UNIX operating system that Sun Microsystems provides for its family of Scalable Processor Architecture-based processors as well as for Intel-based processors. The difference between the Linux and Unix (Solaris) is that Linux boasts a smaller kernel and its code …