Tag Archive: Requires


iOS 10 Update Problem Fails, Requires iTunes to Fix Bricked iPhone & iPad

Some users are experiencing trouble installing the iOS 10 software update by way of the Over-the-Air Software Update mechanism. The problem is not subtle if encountered, the update halts and then displays a “Connect to iTunes” screen similar to recovery mode, preventing the update from going further. Essentially this means the iPhone or iPad will … Read More

iOS 8 “Update Cannot be Installed Because it Requires GB of Storage”? Here’s How To Install It Anyway

Excited to install iOS 8? Of course you are! But many of those who are trying to install the iOS 8 update have discovered they’re unable to do so because there’s not enough freely available storage on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Oh brother. Just how much space is required to install iOS 8? … Read More

AirPlay no longer requires a Wi-Fi network in iOS 8

Apple has made yet more improvements to AirPlay in iOS 8 by enabling compatible devices to make direct connections with each other for content streaming. This eliminates AirPlay’s reliance on a Wi-Fi network and fixes one of its biggest limitations. In… Read more ›

Touch ID In iPhone 5s Doesn’t Store Image Of Fingerprint, Requires Backup Passcode

touch idMore details have surfaced on Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5s’s home button. Apple briefly demoed the feature onstage at Tuesday’s keynote, and now we know a little more about how it actually works. Security is obviously a hot topic for Apple, and the company is stressing that Touch ID is […]

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Apple Board Changes Its Mind, Now Requires Execs To Hold Triple Their Salary In Stock Options

Time to tie executive salaries to stock performance.

Time to tie executive salaries to stock performance, right?

According to a newly-posted shareholder document, Apple now requires executive officers to own three times their annual salary. The CEO is still required to hold ten times his own annual salary in stock, as well.

This current move, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, comes a month after Apple’s board actually opposed a similar measure  [Read More…]

iPad Mini “Requires” iTunes 11 According To Box

This is odd: when you receive your iPad mini, a stated software requirement listed on the box is that you will have a PC with iTunes 11 installed.

The only problem? While iTunes 11 was originally slated for an October release, it’s now been pushed back to November.

It’s not a big deal: if you plug in an iPad mini into the latest version of iTunes, it works just fine, albeit without  [Read More…]

New iPad’s Retina Display Requires 30% More Power Than Previous Models

It’s so blue… New iPad on the right. The new iPad has an enormous clown-car sized battery. Many have speculated the new display is to blame (not too big a leap of faith), but a new study pins down the exact reason for the display�s increased power draw. Display blog dot color conducted a series of tests and concluded the new iPad�s Retina Display uses a series of advanced filters to improve color reproduction of the  [Read More…]

Siri Protocol Cracked – Requires iPhone 4S UDID To Run

After carefully looking into Apple�s personal assistant, Siri, mobile developer Applidium has dissected the service�s protocol to develop tools for playing with the service outside of the iPhone 4S. Recent testing done by Applidium mentions that the iPhone 4S uses standard HTTPS network requests to communicate with Apple�s server, but sends data using an �ACE� command rather than regular web GET requests. According to Applidium, each Siri request an iPhone 4S makes involves a unique host  [Read More…]