Recent Articles By Kelly Guimont [RSS]

Apple’s App Store Needs Cold Storage

10:10 AM, May. 22nd, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · Editorial

Apple's App Store Needs Cold Storage

There are over a million apps in the iTunes App Store. This is both great and terrible news. One thing that would help is if Apple added a "cold storage" section for apps that are no longer being updated. Kelly explains the issue and how she'd solve it. 

Three Easy Ways to Get Started With Home Automation

3:55 PM, May. 21st, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

Home automation sounds really intimidating when you hear Kelly talk about hubs and horrible user experiences and compatibility concerns. Luckily there are three easy ways you can try a little bit of automation yourself without having to spend a lot of time learning new tech. Kelly has three examples of easy ways to set up cool automation in your house with a minimum of muss and fuss.

Meet OS X Yosemite Extensions

9:40 AM, May. 20th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

Extensions have made a return to your Mac. These aren't the extensions you remember from the olden days of Mac troubleshooting, though. Kelly has the breakdown on what they are and how you can boss them around.

iTunes Needs To Break Up… With Itself

5:20 PM, May. 15th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · Editorial

With each evolution of Apple, it seems a new section gets bolted on to iTunes, making it even more complex and complicated. This seems out of character for a company that built a reputation on clean straightforward design. Kelly proposes shelving the current version of iTunes, the Weasley's House of Apple software. 

Basic Checklist for Identifying Network Problems

4:55 PM, May. 14th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

You probably have enough internet enabled devices in your house that you should know a bit about how to fix things if they aren't working like they should. Kelly helps you break down how to find the break down and get things on track.

How to Troubleshoot iCloud Syncing

12:30 PM, May. 12th, 2015 · Kelly Guimont · How-To

When things that should be syncing have given up, finding the bump in the road can be tricky. With iCloud, doubly so. Kelly has some tips to help you figure out where it went wrong and help you get things working again.