Tag Archive: Stuck


Email Stuck in Outbox on iPhone or iPad? How to Fix Unsent Mail in iOS

Have you ever went to send an email in iOS only to have the message get stuck in the Mail app outbox of iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? You’ll know when this happens because at the bottom of the Mail app in iOS, the status bar shows “1 Unsent Message” in iOS, or perhaps even … Read More

Fix iOS Stuck on “Verifying Update”

Many users who are installing iOS updates (whether beta or final versions) encounter an issue where a spinning pop-up indicator message saying “Verifying update…” appears stuck on screen. This is a fairly common issue that is somewhat annoying because while the iOS update is verifying, the entire iPhone or iPad is unusable. Fortunately, fixing a … Read More

Fixing an Installer .pkg Stuck on “Verifying” in Mac OS X

Mac users may find that a system update, installer, or package (pkg) can get completely stuck in a verification sequence, with a pop-up alert that says “Verifying ‘name.pkg’…” while showing the Gatekeeper icon and a progress bar that never updates. The effect is the package or installer won’t run as it never completes verification, making … Read More

FaceTime proposal leaves hopeless romantic stuck on a cliff

Whether it’s customizing a smartwatch to deliver the message, or persuading the developers of a popular app to help you win over the woman of your dreams, tech fans have certainly come up with some adorably neat ways to propose to their loved ones over the years. Decidedly less so was the plight of Apple user […]

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

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iPhone Stuck in Zoom Mode? It’s Easy to Fix

iOS includes a helpful feature which allows users to zoom into anything on an iPhone or iPad screen to make it easier to read text and view elements. While this feature is undeniably useful for many users, it can also be a source of frustration for others who wind up enabling the feature accidentally, only … Read More

After hacks, Sony’s ‘stuck in 1992′ … except for Mac users

After an attack by a group of hackers-slash-cyber-terrorists, Sony Pictures is having a rough time. Countless embarrassing details about the organization — including executive salaries and salacious emails — have leaked to the media. Even worse, threats against theatergoers have… Read more ›

OS X Yosemite Installation Stuck with Minutes Remaining? Wait!

A notable number of Mac users who have gone to update their machines to OS X Yosemite have discovered something which may seem alarming; the progress bar seems to halt during the installation at just minutes remaining, and in some cases, it can sit unmoving with no apparent progress for well over an hour. The … Read More

Video Shows Supposedly Assembled iPhone 6 Stuck in Recovery Mode

A purported iPhone 6 with what looks to be a 4.7″ display has been assembled from leaked parts, and the device even turns itself on, but is seemingly stuck on the familiar “Connect to iTunes” recovery mode screen. Two separate videos of the iPhone are embedded below for viewing (and this time it’s not a … Read More

Stuck in Yosemite with OS X Installer Drive and a Missing OS X Mavericks Partition? Here’s the Fix

Some Mac users who partitioned their Macs to dual boot between the beta OS X Yosemite builds and stable OS X Mavericks releases have discovered a disconcerting issue; their Mavericks partition seems to have vanished and been replaced by an “OS X Installer” partition, forcing them to be stuck in OS X Yosemite. The obvious … Read More

Stuck in traffic? Audiobooks app adds 1,600 free titles

Free public domain audiobooks app Audiobooks (kind of like Audible for the poor-dible) has just received a notable upgrade. Coinciding with the app’s fifth anniversary, Audiobooks 6.0 features a redesigned interface — improving significantly on the iOS 7 overhaul which arrived… Read more ›