Tag Archive: Freezing


Fix for Retina MacBook Pro 13″ Freezing Issue Offered by Apple

A number of Mac users have discovered that their computers are freezing at random after updating their computers to OS X 10.11.4 and sometimes with OS X 10.11.5 as well. The problem is rather annoying as the Mac becomes entirely unresponsive and requires a forced reboot intervention, though disabling WebGL in Safari seems to help … Read More

Workaround for Freezing Macs with OS X 10.11.5 and OS X 10.11.4?

As we mentioned months ago, some unlikely Mac users have been experiencing random frequent system freezes since updating to OS X 10.11.4 and/or OS X 10.11.5. The problem is not a subtle one and you’re already well aware if it impacts you; at random, the entire Mac freezes up and becomes unresponsive requiring a forced … Read More

Australians banks accused of freezing out Apple Pay

Australia may recently have said “G’day” to Apple Pay, but when it comes it the country’s overall embrace of Apple’s NFC payment platform, well, let’s just say that a few more shrimps could be tossed on the proverbial barbie. That’s because, despite now being available to Amex customers Down Under, Australia’s Reserve Bank is being pushed […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Foxconn’s Freezing Hires In China To Hire More Workers In Other Countries

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There have been a lot of theories floated for why Foxconn froze new hires earlier this month. Early rumors suggested that iPhone 5 production had slowed, while later reports said that Apple’s new measures to improve working conditions had caused fewer workers than usual to abandon their posts over Chinese New Year.

Now there’s a new theory: Foxconn’s getting out of China, at least in part.

Quoth the always eyebrow-arching  [Read More…]

Foxconn’s Freezing Hires In China To Hire More Workers In Other Countries

foxconn-iphone_large_verge_medium_landscape

There have been a lot of theories floated for why Foxconn froze new hires earlier this month. Early rumors suggested that iPhone 5 production had slowed, while later reports said that Apple’s new measures to improve working conditions had caused fewer workers than usual to abandon their posts over Chinese New Year.

Now there’s a new theory: Foxconn’s getting out of China, at least in part.

Quoth the always eyebrow-arching  [Read More…]

Is Hell Freezing Over? Apple Might Team Up With Google To Buy Kodaks Patents

So Apple and Google were once friends. Then they were frenemies. Now they’re just straight up, cold-hearted enemies who would kill a cute little baby platypus if it meant the other company would suffer. Can’t they just get along and get over their “thermonuclear” squabbles? Maybe. For a minute.

Kodak’s auction of intellectual property has kind of brought the two companies onto the same team. They both want Kodak’s digital imaging  [Read More…]

New MacBook Air Freezing? Try Using Safari or Chrome Canary For Now

Mac Kernel Panic Weve discussed some pretty flattering attributes of the new MacBook Air lately, but heres one thats less than pleasant: a sizable amount of users are reporting the machine will completely freeze up seemingly out of nowhere, requiring a hard reset. Though not every new MacBook Air owner is experiencing the freezing issue, those who have seem to all being running the Chrome web browser when the system freeze  [Read More…]

Apple Fixes Mid-2010 MacBook Pro Freezing With Video Update

Apple has issued a video update for its 15-inch MacBook Pro that addresses a freezing issue users some users may be suffering with the mid-2010 model. The update also fixes a bug that presented users with a blank screen when they attempted to watch a video on their machine. This is the Snow Leopard version of the update Apple released three weeks ago for OS X Lion users. It weighs in  [Read More…]

Apple Issues iMac Graphics Update to Correct Freezing Bug in Lion

Are you an iMac user thats been experiencing a weird graphics glitch in OS X Lion? Then youre in luck. Apple has just issued an iMac Graphics Firmware update to fix random system freezes and hang ups. About iMac Graphic FW Update 3.0 This firmware update fixes a graphics issue that may cause an iMac to hang under certain conditions. Do not shut off the power on your iMac during this  [Read More…]

BestBuy freezing iPad 2 sales

BestBuy says it’s freezing iPad 2 sales for an upcoming promotion rather than because of a disagreement with Apple, according to a statement given to BGR.“Best Buy continues to receive iPad 2 inventory from Apple on a regular basis. As we’ve said previously, we are fulfilling customer reservations first. Our stores have been asked to temporarily hold non-reserved iPad 2 inventory for an upcoming promotion. This is a customary practice for us when there are supply constraints.  [Read More…]