Tag Archive: Older


iOS 12.4.5 Update Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Apple has released iOS 12.4.5 for a select group of older model iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models that are unable to run the latest iOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1 releases. According to the brief release notes accompanying the download, iOS 12.4.5 “provides important security updates” and is therefore recommended for all eligible users to … Read More

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 Update Released for Mac, & Security Updates for Older MacOS

Apple has released MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 to Mac users running the Catalina operating system. The second point release update includes bug fixes, security enhancements, and some minor new features and adjustments, and is therefor recommended to install for any Mac users actively running MacOS Catalina. Mac users running older macOS releases will find Security Update … Read More

iOS 12.4.4 Update for iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, Older iPads, Released

Apple has released iOS 12.4.4 for users of some older iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch hardware that are not eligible for the latest iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 release. The update includes security updates and is therefore recommended for all users who are running a compatible device. The release coincides with the availability of iOS … Read More

iOS 12.4.2 Update Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models Dropped by iOS 13

Apple has released iOS 12.4.2 for iPhone and iPad models that were not compatible with iOS 13 and the later iOS 13.1 for iPhone and iPadOS 13.1 for iPad updates. iOS 12.4.2 is therefore only available for iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus, and iPod … Read More

iOS 12.4.7 Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Apple has released iOS 12.4.7 for some older model iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The software update includes security updates, and is specifically aimed at models that do not support iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5. Specifically, iOS 12.4.7 supports iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPad Air 1st generation, iPad mini 2, iPad … Read More

How to Boot MacBook Pro Without a Battery (Older Models 2006 – 2011)

You may have noticed that sometimes you can not power on and boot a MacBook Pro when it doesn’t have a battery installed. Let’s say you had to remove the battery of an older MacBook Pro because it was swelling, or the battery failed for some other reason, but when you go to power on … Read More

iOS 12.4.6 Update Available for Older iPhone & iPad Models

Apple has released iOS 12.4.6 for older model iPhone and iPad devices that are not able to run iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4. The iOS 12.4.6 is said to include important security updates and thus is recommended for eligible users to download and install onto their devices. No new features are expected to be included … Read More

How to Download Xcode as XIP or DMG Files, & Where to Download Older Xcode Versions

Xcode is the software development suite for Mac that allows developers to build apps for MacOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS. The vast majority of developers and Xcode users will download the Xcode application suite from the Mac App Store, but that’s not the only option available to download Xcode, and if you’d rather download Xcode … Read More

Fix iOS 9.3 Activation Errors with New 13E237 Build for Older iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Apple has released a new patched build of iOS 9.3 for users impacted by the Activation Error bug and presumably some of the other problems impacting some iOS 9.3 devices. The version remains as iOS 9.3 but includes a new build number, arriving as 13E237, and is available for older devices, including iPad 2, iPad … Read More [Read More…]

Fix iOS 9.3 Activation Errors with New 13E237 Build for Older iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Apple has released a new patched build of iOS 9.3 for users impacted by the Activation Error bug and presumably some of the other problems impacting some iOS 9.3 devices. The version remains as iOS 9.3 but includes a new build number, arriving as 13E237, and is available for older devices, including iPad 2, iPad … Read More