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  • Troubleshooting OS X Yosemite Beta 1 Download Errors & Problems

    24 July 2014, 2:18 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    With the OS X Yosemite public beta now available to download, some users are experiencing a handful of issues when trying to actually download and install the release. First I’ll state the obvious: this is a beta with tremendous interest, so many of these…
  • OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available to Download

    24 July 2014, 1:12 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    As expected, Apple has released the first version of OS X Yosemite Public Beta. Individuals who signed up to be a part of the public beta program for OS X 10.10 are now able to download the first Public Beta build, which is essentially the same version as the…
  • Unlock the iPhone 5S with a Fingerprint & Touch ID, Reliably

    23 July 2014, 6:54 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Touch ID and the iPhone fingerprint reader has been around for a while now, but a great feature that seems to not get much use is the ability to unlock an iPhone with a touch and a fingerprint – that means not having to enter the passcode when you want to…
  • OS X Yosemite Public Beta Release is Tomorrow, Here’s How to Prepare

    23 July 2014, 2:18 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Tomorrow, Apple will release the first Public Beta version of OS X Yosemite to Mac users who have registered with the open beta program. The first public beta build of OS X 10.10 will apparently be the same as Yosemite Developer Preview 4, and is aimed at…
  • 3 Tips to Prevent iPhone Overheating & Temperature Warnings

    22 July 2014, 6:18 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Have you ever seen the Temperature Warning on the iPhone before, saying “iPhone needs to cool down before you can use it”, appearing seemingly out of nowhere? If you’ve ever left your iPhone outdoors on a hot sunny day for too long, you probably have.…
  • iPhone 6 Sales Expected to be Huge, According to WSJ Report

    22 July 2014, 2:07 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple is expecting the upcoming larger screened iPhone 6 models to be huge sellers, judging by manufacturing orders issued to suppliers and reported by Wall Street Journal. Specifically, WSJ reports that Apple has requested a combined total of 70 million to 80…
  • Apple “Stickers” Ad for MacBook Air is “The notebook people love” [Video]

    22 July 2014, 1:13 am by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple has started to run a new commercial for the MacBook Air, titled “Stickers”. The ad features a look at the customizations which people make to the back enclosure of their MacBooks with a huge variety of stickers, ranging from various abstract designs,…
  • How to Remotely Disable iCloud Activation Lock from an iPhone

    21 July 2014, 6:51 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    iCloud Activation Lock is a feature that allows users to lock down an iPhone (or iPad) and require the entry of an Apple ID before the device becomes usable again. It’s part of the excellent Find My iPhone service and is extremely useful for many reasons,…
  • OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 4 & iTunes 12 Beta Released for Dev Download

    21 July 2014, 1:38 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Mac developers running OS X Yosemite will find Developer Preview 4 1.0 is now available to download from the Mac App Store. Additionally, the first beta release of iTunes 12.0 has been made available for developers, and an update to OS X Yosemite Recovery…
  • iOS 8 Beta 4 Download Released for Developers, Use OTA to Get It Now

    21 July 2014, 1:17 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    Apple has released the 4th beta version of iOS 8, containing bug fixes and improvements, to those registered with the iOS Developer Program. The new build is versioned as 12A4331d and runs on all iOS 8 compatible models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch…
  • Run QuickTime Player 7 in OS X Yosemite & Mavericks

    20 July 2014, 3:51 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    QuickTime Player, the video player and editing tool bundled with the Mac for ages, received a fairly major overhaul when it turned into QuickTime Player X. While it became free and lost the need to upgrade to a Pro version, it also lost out on a lot of really…
  • How to Quit Multiple iPhone Apps Simultaneously in iOS with Multitouch

    20 July 2014, 3:04 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    If you ever need to quit out of more than one app on the iPhone, or quit a bunch of apps quickly in iOS, using a handy multitouch swipe gesture at the iOS multitasking screen is enough to quit apps simultaneously. This works really well to quickly clear out…
  • Quickly Turn Off the iPhone Alarm Clock with a Swipe

    19 July 2014, 4:25 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    The iPhone Clock app has replaced many bedside alarm clocks out there, fitting since many of us sleep with an iPhone on a bed stand anyway. While most users know that you can snooze / sleep the iPhone alarm by just tapping on the screen or pressing one of…
  • Mac Setups: Desk of a Rehab Director & Assistant Professor

    19 July 2014, 2:45 pm by: OSXDaily

    This week’s featured Mac setup comes to us from John D., the director of a hospital inpatient physical rehabilitation unit and an adjunct assistant professor. Let’s get right to it and learn a bit more about this workstation and how this Apple gear is put…
  • Prevent Volume Buttons from Changing the Ringer & Alert Levels on iPhone

    18 July 2014, 3:09 pm by: Paul Horowitz

    If you’ve ever let a child play with your iPhone, you know that every physical button probably gets pressed a few million times, often repeatedly. There’s obviously little harm in that by itself, but a fairly common scenario is that a parent hands their…

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