Tag Archive: Avoid


Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Update To Avoid Attack On Macs

Apple has crippled Flashback significantly, and the number of infected users is dropping rapidly.

There’s a new trojan horse attack on Mac

We’ve been hoping for a quick and painful death to Flash for a while now. It’s been slowly coming, but we’re getting closer to the day of no longer needing the crash crazy, disease injecting plugin.

Flash is still everywhere though even if you don’t want it to be, and it’s  [Read More…]

Re-Enable Password Check in iOS 6 To Avoid Nasty In-App Purchase Surprises [iOS Tips]

One of the cool unsung new features of iOS 6 is the way it doesn’t ask you for a password every single time you go to make an app purchase. Remember those days? Ugh.

The downside of this convenience is that anyone who uses your iOS device within about 15 minutes of you having entered the password–like to buy that free game app for your kid, you know, the one  [Read More…]

Avoid This Awful Temple Run Ripoff And Get It Out Of The Top Free App Lists

Can you tell which is which? Hint: the ripoff is on the left.

Temple Run is an original, popular, and successful game by Imangi Studios. It was picked up by Disney to become Temple Run: Brave, a tie-in to the Pixar/Disney flick of the same name. If you haven’t already downloaded it, do so now. We’ll wait.

Pyramid Run is a horrible rip off of Temple Run. Do not download it. I’m  [Read More…]

Use a Secondary Cut And Paste Function to Avoid Overwriting Clipboard Contents

Secondary Cut and Paste function in Mac OS X Mac OS X has a secondary Cut and Paste function that provides the ability to cut and paste additional information without overwriting existing clipboard contents. Highlight something and use the following keystrokes: Control+K cuts the content Control+Y pastes the content This cut and paste function works with images and text, but notice that it will remove any rich text formatting or styling.  [Read More…]

Watch Out! Scammers Want To Sell You A Fake iPad This Christmas. Here’s How To Avoid Being Ripped Off

Fake iPads (Credit: Flickr/ukhomeoffice)

You want to buy an iPad for Christmas. The problem: scammers know it too and are waiting in prey for you this holiday season. Here are some tips on how to safely shop for tablets online without falling victim to hoax high-tech Santas. Fake iPads often originate in China — that’s the word from MarkMonitor, a firm warning consumers of something called “brandjacking.” This scam essentially relies  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus Was Built to Avoid Apple Patents

While sometimes it may seem that Samsung tries its hardest to taunt Apple’s legal department, the company’s mobile president has revealed that its latest Galaxy Nexus smartphone was built to avoid Apple patents, saving the Korean company yet another legal battle. When speaking to reporters for the Yonhap News Agency, Shin Jong-kyun said that the company’s new handset attempts to avoid Apple patents, and that “Now we will avoid everything we can and take patents  [Read More…]

Samsung Designs Galaxy Nexus Specifically To Avoid Apple Patent Infringement

You probably already know about the series of patent infringement lawsuits flying around between Apple and Samsung. According to Samsung’s mobile president, Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung is going to “avoid everything and take patents very seriously.” He went on to say though Samsung took precaution to avoid any potential patent infringement with the Google Nexus, although he couldn’t be certain that the phone will be “100 percent free” of lawsuits from Apple. This will definitely help the company  [Read More…]

iPhone Jailbreakers And Unlockers Should Avoid Upgrading To iOS 4.3

We reported yesterday that iOS 4.3 GM has already been jailbroken using PwnageTool 4.2, unofficial custom bundles, Universal Ramdisk Fixes and tetheredboot utility. BigBoss has just warned users who want to jailbreak and unlock their iPhone to avoid upgrading to iOS 4.3 until the official jailbreaking tools are released.   BigBoss warns: As always, I give my standard warning not to update and wait for the jailbreak release. This time, I  [Read More…]

iPhone Jailbreakers And Unlockers Should Avoid Upgrading To iOS 4.3

We reported yesterday that iOS 4.3 GM has already been jailbroken using PwnageTool 4.2, unofficial custom bundles, Universal Ramdisk Fixes and tetheredboot utility. BigBoss has just warned users who want to jailbreak and unlock their iPhone to avoid upgrading to iOS 4.3 until the official jailbreaking tools are released. BigBoss warns: As always, I give […] iPhone Hacks » iOS 4.3, iPhone 4.3