Contacts Displaying as Phone Numbers After Upgrading OS

A customer of mine upgraded their Macbook OS to Catalina, and afterwards, all of their contacts were displaying strangely. In Messages, all of the names were gone and every thread just showed phone numbers instead. Continue reading “Contacts Displaying as Phone Numbers After Upgrading OS”

Fixing a Toyota Sienna Automatic Window

After our 2010 Toyota Sienna van was in the shop this week, its driver’s side window stopped working correctly. It used to go all the way down automatically when you pushed it all the way down, and all the way up automatically when you pulled it all the way up. When you pulled the rocker switch half-way up or pushed it half-way down, then it would just move the window up and down per normal. Continue reading “Fixing a Toyota Sienna Automatic Window”

Converting HEIC to JPG on a Mac

I take a lot of photos on my phone, and while HEIC is a great photo format there, it doesn’t work everywhere yet. I am frequently converting photos to send to family, post to social media, or even just to get them printed. I don’t use Photos normally, so having to import them into Photos and then export them as another format, like JPG, is tedious and time-consuming. Continue reading “Converting HEIC to JPG on a Mac”