Tag Archive: Broken


A Broken iPhone Charger: Fix it? Replace it?

Having a broken iPhone charger cable is exceptionally annoying, not only because they become extremely delicate and often wind up failing completely, but also because it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need to replace the thing and toss out the broken cord. Aside from that, they can also throw various errors, and if … Read More

Fixing a Broken EFI Partition on Mac

Though it is an unusual occurrence, a Mac may encounter a broken or damaged EFI partition which typically prevents the Mac from booting and the Mac OS system software from loading. This is usually demonstrated as a boot screen that is stuck on the  Apple logo, sometimes with or without a wait cursor that … Read More

Grayout filters word puzzles through a broken mind

Every once in a while, a game hits the App Store that contains such a bizarre concept that it only makes sense once you start playing it. And sometimes, that’s a good thing, but usually, it isn’t so much. Luckily, Grayout, a text-based game from developer Neven Mrgan, falls firmly into the first category. The […]

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Fixing your broken Apple Watch just got cheaper

Apple is making it cheaper to repair broken Apple Watch Sport units that are no longer under warranty. In an updated support document covering Apple Watch warranty services and pricing, the company revealed the out-of-warranty service fee on the Sport model has dropped $ 30. The changes bring the total price from $ 229 down to $ 199 […]

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We’ll pay cold, hard cash for Apple’s latest products (broken or not)

Because even the newest devices get stepped on and dropped in toilets, Cult of Mac’s buyback program has been updated to include the latest Apple products. We’re proud to announce that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the iPad Pro, the iPad mini 4 and the 12-inch MacBook are now included in our buyback catalog, […]

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iOS 9 has already broken the 60% barrier

The public version of iOS 9 has been available for just over one month, and already it’s passed the 60 percent adoption threshold — with 2x the number of users as are currently using its predecessor, iOS 8. The numbers were detailed in Apple’s latest developer figures, which were gathered by monitoring visits to the App Store […]

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Operation inventor doesn’t have a ‘Broken Heart’ over lack of royalties

John Spinello stuck a safety pin in a light socket. He was 3 and never forgot how the shock “flipped me over backwards.” As an adult, he turned that moment of mischievous curiosity into a board game that shaped the… Read more ›

Fix your broken iPhone without breaking the bank with this easy-to-use DIY repair kit [Deals]

Too many of us are familiar with the resonant thud as our iPhone takes a faceplant onto the ground, letting us know without even looking that it’s been busted. It’s a huge inconvenience and expensive to get fixed properly, not… Read more ›

It’s not just you: Instagram is broken

Have you been noticing some weird problems with your Instagram feed today, like pictures not showing up? You’re not alone, says Instagram, which notified users this morning that it is experiencing some issues, but a fix is in the works.… Read more ›

The Mac App Store is broken, and developers are sick of it

First launched in January 2011, the Mac App Store promised to give developers the same sort of centralized marketplace to sell their apps that had made the iOS App Store such a success. Instead of making developers rich or giving… Read more ›