Tag Archive: Shutting


Streaming video service Qplay shutting after less than 6 months

Getting into the streaming TV business might be all the rage right now, but it’s far from an easy game to play. (Which is why Tim Cook referred to Apple TV as “a hobby” for so long.) Proof positive of…

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Skip The “Are You Sure?” Dialog Box When Shutting Down [OS X Tips]

Here’s a handy little tip if you shut down your Mac with the options in the Apple Menu. Typically, when you choose Restart or Shut Down from these menu options, you’ll get a dialog box that checks to see if…

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Google Shutting Down Reader By July 1

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye.

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye.

Goodbye Google Reader, we hardly knew ye.

In an official post at the Google Reader blog and the Google blog, the search giant has announced today that it will retire Google Reader, a fantastic RSS service in its own right, shutting it down on July 1, 2013.

Software engineer Alan Green took to the Google REader blog to say the  [Read More…]

Apple Shutting Down iWork.com On July 31st, Time To Move Your Documents To iCloud

Apple has announced that it is shutting down iWork.com on July 31st. The website was a beta product that Apple launched back in 2009 to store documents created with its iWork productivity suite. Since then, iCloud has been introduced to let you keep your documents wirelessly synced across devices, and there is no need for iWork.com anymore.

Last year, we launched iCloud, a service that stores  [Read More…]

Has Your MacBook Pro Been Randomly Shutting Down? Try This Firmware Update

A firmware update has been released for the MacBook Pro that resolves an issue involving the laptop randomly shutting down during a heavy workload.�MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update 1.5�is now available in Software Update, although Apple has not specified which MacBook Pro models get the fix.

This update resolves an issue where a MacBook Pro being used with a power adapter may unexpectedly shut down under  [Read More…]