Tag Archive: Base


All your base does not belong to upcoming tower defense game Alien Creeps HD

Listen up, soldier! The aliens are headed our way and it’s up to you to keep them out of our base. You’ll have access to a variety of offensive towers that you can upgrade along the way, as well as…Read more ›

iPhone 5s Compass Way Off Base, Users Say

Direct from Cult of Mac HQ - something's dodgy here.You might not want to use your iPhone 5s to find your way out of the woods just yet. A number of users are reporting that their iPhone 5s compass and level are showing incorrect values when placed on flat surfaces. It might be a hardware issue, leaving Apple with a costly hardware recall or […]

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Vine User Base Ramps Past 40 Million

Twitter’s video sharing app, Vine, has been overshadowed by the addition of video to Instagram, but that hasn’t stopped millions of people from signing up for Vine. Vine announced this afternoon that it just hit 40 million registered users today – a huge jump from the 13 million users it announced in June. The launch of […]

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EE 4G Goes Live In 10 New Towns Across The U.K. As Subscriber Base Nears 700,000

EE-4G-iPhoneEE has today announced that its super speedy 4G network has reached ten new towns across the United Kingdom. The move comes just as the carrier, which is the first and only one to offer 4G in the U.K., prepares to celebrate 700,000 4G subscribers. From today, EE 4G is available in Altrincham, Bedford, Camberley, Crawley, […]

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How To Set Up An Airport Extreme Base Station (Like A Total Doofus) [Humor]

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What’s wrong with this setup? (Hint: track the blue cable from end to end.)

Our fearless commander-in-chief Leander Kahney is a strange cuckoo. He is, of course, a dashing and famous technology journalist par example, while his family is inexplicably a bunch of Luddites.

So check out what happened when Leander tried to coach someone in his family how to set up an extra Airport Extreme base station over the phone. No  [Read More…]

Apple Issues Firmware Update 7.6 for AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule

  Following a firmware update for its MacBook Pro yesterday, Apple has issued a new firmware update for its AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule devices which fixes a number of issues that include a problem with audio streaming through AirPlay. Firmware Update 7.6 isavailableto download now for all 802.11n AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule devices, with the following fixes: This update for all 802.11n AirPort Express,  [Read More…]

Miss Ma Bell? Dock Your iPhone on this Retro Wood and Brass Base with Bluetooth Handset

IPhone Dock and Handset 1 If you love the convenience of your iPhone but miss having a large slab of bakelite on your shoulder while gabbing, your angst is over. This retro-style dock marries a polished oak and brass base, an iPhone dock, and a bluetooth-equipped handset to allow you to experience a century of telecommunications in one fell swoop. The handmade dock  [Read More…]

Mac OS X Install Base Grows to Over 6% Worldwide, 13% in US

According to the latest tracking data fromNetMarketShare, Mac OS X’s install base worldwide has increased to over 6% and 13% in the United States. This increase is in direct connection with the release of Apple’s newest operating system, Lion. Just over the last few months, Apple’s OS chunk of the market grew approximately .43%. The increases are as follows: May 2011 –5.60% June – July 2011 –5.96% August 2011 –6.03% There was no tables provided  [Read More…]

Apple’s Cupertino Office Base to Expand by 373,000 Square Feet

Well, at least Apple will have enough room to throw a pretty snazzy holiday party this year. According to local news sources out West, Apple’s homestead is growing once more. You see, the new facility Apple recently secured permission to build from the Cupertino city council (seeMMi’s coverageof the “spaceship campus” Apple is building) won’t be ready for almost four more years. In the world of Apple, that’s an eternity. Given the breakneck pace  [Read More…]