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  • Fix Frozen App Store Updates and High softwareupdated CPU in OS X

    Wed 2:42pm By Paul Horowitz
    Some users who are trying to install OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 or iTunes 12.2 have discovered the Mac App Store will freeze, with an endless spinning wait cursor and the updates never showing up. Investigating further reveals that a process called…
  • Security Update 2015-005 for OS X Mavericks & Mountain Lion Available

    Wed 1:42pm By Paul Horowitz
    Mac users on OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 and OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 will find two important software updates available to them, labeled as Security Update 2015-005 and Mac EFI Security Update 2015-001. The updates include patches and fixes to significant…
  • iTunes 12.2 Available with Apple Music & Beats 1 Radio

    Tue 6:43pm By Paul Horowitz
    iTunes 12.2 is available to download for Mac OS X and Windows users. The update predominately focuses on the inclusion of the Apple Music service and the Beats 1 Radio station, and arrives separately from the freshly released OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 update and…
  • TaiG Jailbreak for iOS 8.4 Available

    Tue 6:27pm By Paul Horowitz
    Jailbreak fans who updated to iOS 8.4 may be excited to learn that TaiG has released an updated version of their jailbreaking app to work with the latest version of iOS for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest release, versioned as…
  • OS X 10.10.4 Update Available with Bug Fixes for Wi-Fi & Networking, Photos, Mail

    Tue 11:51am By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 for Mac users, the update offers significant bug fixes and improvements to Mac OS X and is recommended for all users running OS X Yosemite to install. One of the most notable bug fixes with OS X 10.10.4 is the removal…
  • iOS 8.4 Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch [IPSW Download Links]

    Tue 11:33am By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has released iOS 8.4 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The version most prominently features the inclusion of a redesigned Music app with the Apple Music service, a streaming music and radio feature with a separate monthly fee. iOS 8.4…
  • How to Install Apps on Apple Watch

    Mon 5:33pm By Paul Horowitz
    The Apple Watch allows apps to be installed onto the device, but unlike the iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there isn’t really an App Store specific to Apple Watch with the traditional ‘get’ and ‘buy’ download buttons. Instead, installing apps onto Apple Watch…
  • Annotate eMail Attachments with MarkUp in Mail for Mac OS X

    Mon 2:42pm By Paul Horowitz
    The modern versions of Mac Mail app support an easy to use image and PDF annotation feature called MarkUp. MarkUp allows users to quickly perform annotation tasks like drawing on an image, adding a note, or even adding a signature, it’s essentially the…
  • Mac Setup: Triple Display Retina iMac Workstation

    Sun 4:33pm By OSXDaily
    This weeks featured Mac office setup is the triple-display workstation of a Software Development Manager Craig H. Let’s dive right in to learn more about the hardware and apps put to use: What hardware makes up your Mac setup? My current setup at my office…
  • Next iPhone with Force Touch Displays Under Production

    Sat 3:15pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has started production of the next generation iPhone models which are to be equipped with Force Touch screen features, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Force Touch is able to detect differences in the amount of pressure placed on the display,…
  • How to Update WatchOS on Apple Watch

    Fri 3:51pm By Paul Horowitz
    Updating an Apple Watch to a new version of watchOS is very easy, but if you’ve never done it before you may find it to be different from other Apple devices like updating iOS and OS X. The primary difference is that updating WatchOS is not done on the Apple…
  • Two Slow Motion “Shot on iPhone 6″ Videos Added to Apple Campaign

    Fri 3:13pm By Paul Horowitz
    Apple has added two new videos to their “Shot on iPhone 6″ marketing campaign, both featuring movies which utilize the slow motion capture ability of the iPhone camera. Both new videos are 15 seconds long and embedded below for easy viewing, and like the…
  • How to Show Week Numbers in Calendar for iPhone & iPad

    Jun 25, 2015, 3:44 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Many people and professions rely on week numbers to plan events and schedule their time, particularly on a longer term yearly basis. By default, the iOS Calendar app does not show week numbers, but a simple settings change can make it so week numbers appear in…
  • How to Load & Unload Kernel Extensions in OS X

    Jun 24, 2015, 3:37 pm By Paul Horowitz
    Kernel extensions, called kext for short, are modules of code that are loaded directly into the kernel space of OS X, able to run at a low-level to perform a variety of tasks. Most kexts are part of the core Mac OS X system software, typically hardware device…
  • How to Measure Heart Rate with Apple Watch

    Jun 24, 2015, 1:02 pm By Paul Horowitz
    One of the more interesting health features on Apple Watch is the ability to measure the wearers pulse as a heart rate in beats per minute, which you can see directly on the Watch itself, and also graphed over time on the iPhone through Health app. Monitoring…
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