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Paul McFedries, Troubleshooting iOS , 10.1007/978-1-4842-2445-8_1

1. Learning Some General Troubleshooting Techniques

Paul McFedries

(1)Toronto, Ontario, Canada

When you’re using a computer — particularly a Windows PC, but also a Mac — there’s a weird nervousness that operates just below the surface of your awareness. That trepidation comes from experience: your computer almost certainly has crashed not only many times in the past, but also some time recently. So in a sense you’re just waiting for things to go south because you know they eventually will.

When you’re using your iPhone , iPad, or other iOS device, that underlying unease is nowhere to be found. This blissfully anxiety-free state also comes from experience: your ...

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