Recent Articles By Kelly Guimont [RSS]
Kelly discovered -- the hard way -- you can be sign in to iTunes but not have authorized the machine. Apple's help pages were not helpful so she shares her tips for how to sort this out.
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 One thing that would help is if Apple added a "cold storage" section for apps that are no longer being updated.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.
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.
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.
Apple has always maintained that Apple TV is a "resident device" for HomeKit, not an automation hub. What's that mean? Kelly has more information on the difference and what it means for the smartness of your house.
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.
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.
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.
Kelly attended CocoaConf last week. While she's not a full-on developer, she still had a great time at a dev-centric conference and wants you to know why you might like it too.
You might remember hearing something about Mail Drop last summer, but what was the deal with it again? It's one of those really useful things that doesn't seem to get enough attention for what it does. Kelly explains the finer points of Mail Drop and how to make it work harder for you.