Tag Archive: Crashes

iOS Unicode Bug Crashes Messages App & Reboots Devices, Here’s a Workaround

A bug with text rendering in iOS allows a specifically arranged text message to crash the Messages app on iPhone and iPad and then reboot the device. When the device has booted back again, the Messages app becomes unavailable as it crashes immediately upon launch, which has caused some users to think the problem is … Read More

iMac graphics update fixes frustrating JPEG crashes

  Apple has rolled out a new update for the iMac that promises to fix a Yosemite bug that can cause the all-in-one to freeze up when opening large JPEG files. Introduced with OS X 10.10.3, Apple’s latest Yosemite update,…Read more ›

iMac Graphics Update Fixes Crashes from JPEG Viewing in OS X Yosemite

For some iMac users running OS X 10.10.3 (even post Supplemental Update 1), a software update is available that aims to resolve a peculiar bug that caused many iMacs to stall or crash when viewing JPEG image files in the Mac Finder or Preview app. Specific hardware impacted by the JPG image viewing bug are … Read More

Facebook fixes long-standing iOS bug, eliminating 50 percent of app crashes

It’s hard to know what to make of an app update that promises to “cut crash rates in half.” If you’re a glass-half-full kind of guy, you’re happy with the increased stability. If you’re a glass-half-empty guy, though, you wonder…Read more ›

Apple’s Podcasts app crashes on launch for most users

Bad news for those of you who use Apple’s Podcasts app: For the vast majority of users running iOS 7.1.1, the app crashes immediately after launching. There’s currently no word as to why this is happening, since the Podcasts app…Read more ›

Clean Installing iOS 7.1 May Fix iPad Air Low Memory Crashes

Some iPad Air owners have been impacted by a persistent crashing issue, where either the entire device crashes and reboots, or, more commonly, where the Safari browser crashes and randomly quits. The Safari crashing issue is often repeatable by pointing Safari at several Javascript heavy web pages with numerous tabs open, or by opening a … Read More

Olympic Snowboarder’s iPhone Crashes After Being Bombarded By Nude Photos From Fans

Getting so many naked pictures from beautiful, nubile women that are in love with you that your iPhone crashes? That sounds like one of those good problems to me… and to Russian snowboarding athlete Alexey Sobolev, whose iPhone was bombarded…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Microsoft Mouse Crashes Mac’s 30th Birthday Bash

Hiding in Apple’s slick birthday tribute to the Mac is the most common of desktop creatures — a Microsoft mouse. The out-of-place peripheral shows up in a new video that highlights the Mac’s amazing impact on the world, and it sticks…Read more ›    [Read More…]

iPad or iPhone Freezes Up? Frozen on the Spinning Wheel? 3 Ways to Fix iOS Crashes

Spinning wheel in iOS The iPad and iPhone don’t freeze or crash often, but when they do it can be an epic freeze-up, where the device can either get stuck in an app or, worse, it gets frozen on the dreaded iOS “spinning wheel of death”, the little wait cursor that never goes away. Left on it’s own in that state, that spinning wheel can quite literally spin forever until the  [Read More…]

Hotline Miami Crashes Its Retro, Violent Way Onto The Mac

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Hotline Miami, a retro, top-down, hyper-violent shoot-em up is finally on the Mac, via Steam and Gamer’s Gate.

Don’t be alarmed: the game is full of bizarre, hipster characters, animal masks, brutal weapons, and truly immense amounts of 16-bit blood and gore. Making it through the punishing difficulty of the game is a point  [Read More…]