Tag Archive: Installation


iPad installation plays music based on the face you are wearing

You’re in a mood and your face can’t hide it. Now imagine if that face was the source of music. The “Sound of Emotion,” a musical project created with facial expression recognition technology, will be on display at the Market…Read more ›

Fixing OS X Install Errors “can’t be verified” and “error occurred while preparing the installation”

Two unusual error messages that can occur during the attempted installation of OS X Yosemite are the “This copy of the Install OS X Yosemite application can’t be verified. It may have been corrupted or tampered with during downloading” message, or a more vague “An error occurred while preparing the installation. Try running again” error … Read More

OS X Yosemite Installation Stuck with Minutes Remaining? Wait!

A notable number of Mac users who have gone to update their machines to OS X Yosemite have discovered something which may seem alarming; the progress bar seems to halt during the installation at just minutes remaining, and in some cases, it can sit unmoving with no apparent progress for well over an hour. The … Read More

How to Delete the Buggy iOS 8.0.1 Update from Your iPhone & Prevent Accidental Installation

The original iOS 8.0.1 update has proven to be a disaster for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users, where it has led to a nonexistent cellular connection and malfunctioning Touch ID. This has forced users to restore or downgrade their iPhones to resolve the iOS 8.0.1 problem, a nuisance to say the least. While … Read More

EA Promises SimCity For Mac Installation Issues Are Now Fixed

SimCity-Mac  SimCity’s launch on the PC earlier this year was nothing short of embarrassing for EA, with server problems making the title physically unplayable for those who purchased it. So you’d have thought that the gaming giant would have put extra effort into ensuring everything went smoothly when SimCity finally made its debut on the Mac this Thursday. […]

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Windows Phone’s Black Screen Of Death Tells You To ‘Insert Installation Disk’ [Image]

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Microsoft’s Windows operating system is often mocked for its blue screen of death, the dreaded error message that appears on an all-too-often basis when attempting to work the computer too hard. And now it seems the company’s Windows Phone platform has a nasty error message of its own.

This particular error message, spotted on the HTC 8X, rather hilariously asks you to “insert your Windows installation disk” and “repair your computer” to continue.

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Create an OS X Mountain Lion Installation Boot DVD or USB Drive with LionDiskMaker

Create a OS X Mountain Lion Boot Install DVD or USB Drive with LionDiskMaker

Mountain Lion is out! You can upgrade a Mac right out of the App Store, but some people prefer to make a boot disk. If you’re in that group, rather than making a bootable OS X Mountain Lion installer yourself the old fashioned way, you can do it all in a few clicks with the help of a  [Read More…]

Create an OS X Mountain Lion Installation Boot DVD or USB Drive with LionDiskMaker

Create a OS X Mountain Lion Boot Install DVD or USB Drive with LionDiskMaker

Mountain Lion is out! You can upgrade a Mac right out of the App Store, but some people prefer to make a boot disk. If you’re in that group, rather than making a bootable OS X Mountain Lion installer yourself the old fashioned way, you can do it all in a few clicks with the help of a  [Read More…]

Disable Installation of Apps on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Disable App Installation in iOS You can prevent the installation of new apps onto an iOS device by enabling a restriction setting. There are plenty of reasons to want to disable app installing, but this is a particularly effective kid-proofing feature before letting a youngster use an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to prevent any accidental charges or purchases. Disable App Installation in iOS Launch Settings and tap on General  [Read More…]

Early iOS 5 Installation Problems Surface As Upgraders Cannot Restore/Update Their iPhones [Updated]

Users are reporting problems when they try to update their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iOs 5 today. A plethora of reports are popping up about the problem this afternoon as many users complain about the problem they are encountering. The problem according to reports is during the process wherein iTunes contacts Apples server to verify and activate the iOS 5 update process. It appears that the main problem  [Read More…]