Tag Archive: Older


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

Apple spams older iPhone owners with upgrade ads

Apple is selling an enormous amount of iPhones right now, but in its efforts to get an extra holiday sales bump it’s pushing an unsolicited pop-up notification to owners of older iPhone handsets — informing them of how “ridiculously powerful” the iPhone 6s is. The ad appears when users visit the App Store. It shows […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Ford brings Siri Eyes Free support to older vehicles

Ford owners with a second-generation Sync infotainment system can now get Apple’s Siri Eyes Free feature for iPhone on the car dashboard, thanks to a new Sync 3.8 update. The second-gen Sync system is found on Ford vehicles made since 2011 and earlier, but the company is just now making Siri Eyes Free available on […]

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Jailbreak tweak brings 3D Touch to older iPhones. Kind of.

3D Touch has been the most widely-praised feature of the iPhone 6s in its advance reviews, so it’s no great surprise that savvy jailbreakers would attempt to replicate the technology in older iPhones. One attempt at this is a new free tweak called ForceTouchActivator, which tries to impersonate 3D Touch by using long presses to expand […]

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Older Macs are vulnerable to dangerous new bug

Older Apple computers may be susceptible to a new zero-day vulnerability discovered by a security researcher, who found the flaw can be used to install rootkit malware that’s nearly undetectable and very hard to remove. OS X security researcher Pedro… Read more ›

Leave Instagram to the kids. This photo app is for an older generation

The best camera is the one that is with you, so the saying goes. But if that is indeed your iPhone, what is the best photo app? You have several thousand from which to choose. This can be particularly maddening… Read more ›

Video shows how Disney animators recycled footage from older films

Drawing an entire new movie by hand is a long, hard, tedious process, but the animators at Disney have a hidden trick up their sleeves: they recycle footage from older animated films into new ones. In a new video showing… Read more ›