How To Enable 2 Factor Authentication on your iCloud Account

Apple now have enabled 2 factor verification for iCloud – 2 factor means you need two things, such as a password and a code sent to your phone, to access your account. Enabling 2 factor authentication also means that your account cannot be accessed via ironically insecure security questions (i.e., what’s your mother’s maiden name). […]

Troubleshooting iCal/Calendar app issues on OS X

Taken from https://github.com/trevor/calendarserver/blob/master/doc/Client-Server/calendar-client.rst and put here so I can find it later… Additional debug logging is available by setting some preferenecs keys in the com.apple.CalendarAgent domain. The logs are sent to the standard system logging facility, ASL, and may be viewed with the Console utility, or the “syslog” command line tool. The “Sender” for these log messages […]

Fix issues with downloading apps from the App Store

You’ll occasionally get errors downloading apps or updates from the App Store that are rather vague and difficult to fix. Errors like Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again or even less helpful An Error Has Occurred. Fortunately there’s a simple fix for most of these errors, despite what originally caused […]