Tag Archive: Update


Fix a Flickering Screen Issue with External Displays After an OS X Update

Fix a flickering not-working external screen problem with Macs

Having recently went through the process of updating a handful of Macs to OS X Mavericks as part of a gifting tech support campaign, several Macs developed an odd flickering display problem that was only visible when an external monitor was connected to the Mac. On an 11″ MacBook Air, the screen flickers with any DVI or VGA display hooked up with the standard  [Read More…]

Latest Update From Fitbit Turns iPhone 5s Into Fitness Tracker Without Extra Hardware

The Fitbit is one of the most popular fitness trackers out there, and today its companion iOS app was updated with an interesting new feature for iPhone 5s owners. By taking advantage of the new phone’s M7 co-processor (a chip… Read more ›     

BitTorrent Sync Update Adds Passcode Feature

BitTorrent Sync has received an end -of-2013 update — adding an often requested feature and several important fixes. One of the best Dropbox alternatives around, BitTorrent Sync allows you to easily keep folders synced between multiple Macs — without storing… Read more ›     

Update Your iOS 7 Jailbreak Without Restoring Your Device With This Evad3rs Patch

When the iOS 7 jailbreak from Team Evad3rs was first released, it was buggy as all get-out, largely because it had been released without giving the larger jailbreak community any heads-up. Even Saurik, the keeper of the Cydia app store, wasn’t given warning… which means that when the iOS 7 jailbreak went live, MobileSubstrate — […]        [Read More…]

Tweetbot For Mac 1.4.1 Update Fixes The Bugs That Ail You

Tweetbot is probably our favorite Twitter client for iOS, especially after Tweetbot 3 gave the app a major makeover for iOS 7. It’s also one of our favorite Mac Twitter clients, but it tends to hover a bit behind Tweetbot for iPhone when it comes to features. A new update, however, narrows the gap a […]        [Read More…]

VPN Update Fixes Mavericks Server Issues

Having issues with the VPN service for OS X Server Mavericks not accepting L2TP connections? According to Apple the problem can happen if the client and server are behind different network address translation (NAT) gateways. To resolve the fault Apple… Read more ›     

Logic Pro X Update Adds 3 New Drummers, New Interface

Coinciding with the launch of the redesigned Mac Pro and the upgrade to Final Cut Pro X, Apple’s pro digital audio workstation Logic Pro X has also received a major update — in the form of a Mac Pro-optimized version… Read more ›     

New Shazam Update Means It’s Able To Identify Music And TV Without You Asking

Shazam has been a favorite iOS app of mine for years. Have you ever been out and about, heard a song, and wondered what it was? That’s what Shazam is for. It’s always felt like magic to me, and the… Read more ›     

Apple Releases Update To Mac Pro Before It Even Arrives On Your Doorstep

The Mac Pro has been on sale for barely 12 hours, and most buyers haven’t even gotten their hands on it yet, but that hasn’t stopped Apple from releasing a firmware update. Today the company put out EFI Firmware Update 2.0… Read more ›     

OS X 10.9.1 Update Released with Mail Improvements, Safari 7.0.1, & Bug Fixes

Apple has released the version major system update to OS X Mavericks, versioned as OS X 10.9.1. The update appears focused on several prominent complaints focused around Mail app in Mavericks, resolving several issues with Gmail support, improved search functionality, a fix for group contacts, and improvements to Smart Mailboxes. OS X 10.9.1 also resolves an issue with text-to-speech not properly speaking Emoji characters, resolves a keychain issue, and causes the Shared Links tab to be automatically updated if it’s  [Read More…]