Tag Archive: Preparing


Ford is already preparing for a world with the Apple Car

Ford is the latest auto manufacturer to be forced to “think different” as a result of the impending arrival of tech companies like Apple in the car industry. Specifically, Ford is reshuffling some of its management team — giving new director of corporate strategy, Michael Seneski, the job of seeking partnerships with tech giants. This will […]

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

[Read More…]

Steve Jobs was already preparing Apple for his departure in 2004

Although he ultimately ran the show at Apple until the middle of 2011, Steve Jobs began thinking about succession plans as early as 2004, when he was just 49 years old, according to a new Fast Company excerpt of the…Read more ›

Google ‘preparing’ Android Wear support for iPhone

Google’s efforts to counter the threat of the Apple Watch will begin with bringing Android Wear support to iPhone. Sources claim the search giant is now “preparing” an Android Wear app for iOS, and it could be announced at Google I/O…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

Sony could be preparing to ditch its ailing smartphone division

Sony may have begun its recovery following a massive cyberattack, but its bad luck isn’t going to stop there. The Japanese company continues to endure heavy losses thanks to the decline of key divisions, and sources say it is considering the sale of…Read more ›

Fix Time Machine When Stuck on “Preparing Backup” in Mac OS X

Time Machine is by far the simplest way to keep regular and reliable backups of a Mac, and usually the automatic backups start and finish without any incident. On some rare occasions though, Time Machine may get stuck* on the “Preparing Backup” stage for an inordinately long amount of time, causing a backup to never … Read More

Fix Time Machine When Stuck on “Preparing Backup” in Mac OS X

Time Machine is by far the simplest way to keep regular and reliable backups of a Mac, and usually the automatic backups start and finish without any incident. On some rare occasions though, Time Machine may get stuck* on the “Preparing Backup” stage for an inordinately long amount of time, causing a backup to never … Read More

Apple Preparing 12.9-Inch iPad For 2014 Release [Rumor]

Bigger is always better, right? That’s been Samsung’s philosophy when it comes to smartphone screens, but the latest bits of gossip from the rumor mill suggest Apple might be looking to embrace that matra with its iPad displays. A new…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Here’s Tim Cook Preparing To Announce The Gold iPhone 5S [Humor]

golden-cook  Our good pal Tim Cook and his merry band of Apple geniuses are 30 minutes away from taking the stage at the Mothership. It’s a ton of stress presenting at an Apple keynote, but Tim Fortune Cookie has been relaxing in his golden lair, sharping his claws, and waiting to announce the seven new iPhone […]

The post Here’s Tim Cook Preparing To Announce The Gold iPhone 5S [Humor] appeared first  [Read More…]

Google Is Preparing To Launch Apple Newsstand Competitor [Rumor]

newsstandappios

Even though Apple’s iOS feature, Newsstand, hasn’t really taken off, Google might be looking to launch its own similar feature.

Google’s newspaper feature will be called Google Play News, and it will be come in issues and subscriptions, similar to the way content is distributed on Apple’s Newsstand.

The rumor of the Google Play News feature was first reported by Android Police, who found a piece of JavaScript from the web version  [Read More…]