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Apple Releases iTunes 11.2 – Includes Podcast Improvements, Bug Fixes

Posted on 15/05/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released iTunes 11.2. The update includes podcast browsing improvements, the ability to save favorite episodes to your computer, a fix for an issue that could cause iTunes to become unresponsive when updating Genius, performance improvements and bug fixes, and more.

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Apple’s Maps Gets 3D Flyover for Stonehenge

Posted on 28/04/2014 by Chris Hauk

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To be filed under “Fun Things to do on a Monday Coffee Break”: One of the most mysterious world landmarks can now be explored via 3D flyover in Apple’s Maps apps on both iOS and OS X.

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Apple Releases OS X Security Update With Safari 7.0.3

Posted on 22/04/2014 by Chris Hauk

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In addition to the release of iOS 7.1.1 today, Apple also has some update goodness for OS X and Safari users. Security Update 2014-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X. This update also includes Safari 7.0.3.

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How To Block Unwanted Messages in Messages for Mac

Posted on 18/04/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Awhile back we showed you how to block unwanted messages and calls in iOS 7. But what if you’re working on your Mac and the messages are still coming through via Messages for Mac? Here’s how to block unwanted messages in OS X.

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Apple Updates FaceTime App for Snow Leopard Users

Posted on 14/04/2014 by Chris Hauk

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For those of you still hanging in there with Snow Leopard, there’s a bit of update goodness from Apple that is now available to you. Apple has released a bug fix for FaceTime that resolves an issue that could prevent Snow Leopard users from connecting to FaceTime calls.

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OS X 10.9 Mavericks Now Running on Over 40% of Active Macs

Posted on 27/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Mac owners are upgrading to Apple’s OS X 10.9 at an increasing rate, with one report noting the latest OS is running on over 40% of active Macs. The rate of adoption far outpaces the operating system’s predecessor, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

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Report: Apple Working to Boost iCloud Integration in iOS 8

Posted on 13/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A new report says Apple may be looking to expand iCloud in iOS 8 by debuting iOS versions of OS X apps Preview and TextEdit. These additions, along with improved tools for developers who wish to integrate iCloud into their apps, are expected with the debut of iOS 8 later this year.

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Using Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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This “how to” will walk you through the simple steps of turning on DND, and setting the different options for the feature. And don’t worry, we’ll do it very quietly, so as not to disturb anyone…

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