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OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update Doesn’t Remedy Wi-Fi Issues For Some Users

Posted on 18/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple released the OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update on Monday, which listed as a fix, “Improves Wi-Fi reliability.” However, Computerworld reports a number of users on Apple’s support forums are claiming they still have issues following the update, with some reporting an inability to connect at all, and others saying their Wi-Fi speeds are achingly slow.


Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Alongside an iOS 8.1.1 update for iOS users, Apple also showed Mac users some update love today, releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. The update is designed to improve Wi-Fi performance, and also includes fixes for Mail and Microsoft Exchange users.


Microsoft Puts a Holiday Spin on It’s MacBook Air-Bashing Surface Pro 3 Ads

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Microsoft has put a holiday spin on its most recent MacBook Air-bashing Surface Pro 3 television ad. The ad’s jingle, set to the tune of “Winter Wonderland,” points out the Surface Pro 3’s “superior” features, and winds up with the MacBook Air user asking, “Seriously, where can I get one?”


Apple Joins Google, Facebook, Others in Lobbying to Stop NSA Spying Before New Congress is Seated

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Tech companies Apple, Facebook, Google and other high profile firms are lobbying Congress to pass a new bill that attempts to limit NSA spying on email and other electronic communications of their users. A Bloomberg report says the groups are “pushing the Senate to pass legislation limiting National Security Agency spying before the Republican majority takes control of the chamber.”


U.S. FTC Scrutinizes Apple Over Health Data Privacy

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking to Apple for assurances that it will prevent health data collected by its iOS Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch from being used without an owner’s consent


iOS 8 Is Now on 56% of Active iOS Devices

Posted on 12/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Seven and a half weeks after its release, iOS 8 is installed on 56% of all active devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s App Store support page for its developers.


Apple to Face Lawsuit Over iMessages Phone-Switching Issue

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


A federal judge has ruled that Apple will have to face a lawsuit over the iMessage issue where users who left their iPhone in favor of an Android or other device found they could no longer receive messages from their iPhone-using contacts.


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