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March 21, 2017
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Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user’s files from their Mac to the company’s Windows … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
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Apple prompting iOS 10.3 users to enable two-factor authentication w/ push notification

Apple has started prompting iOS 10.3 beta users to enable two-factor authentication with a new push notification. The prompt has only started appearing over the last 24 hours or so and seems to have hit most users in the middle … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
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Class action lawsuit claims Apple intentionally broke FaceTime on iOS 6 to push users towards iOS 7

Apple has been hit with another class action lawsuit in California. This one alleges that the company forced users to upgrade to iOS 7 by essentially breaking FaceTime in iOS 6. The move to render FaceTime useless in iOS 6, according … Continue reading

December 29, 2016
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Some AirPods Users Facing Battery Drain Issues With Charging Case

After the AirPods launched online and then arrived to the first set of customers earlier in December, some users have begun realizing that the charging case that comes with the headphones isn’t holding Apple’s advertised 24 hours of charge. In … Continue reading

December 4, 2016
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MacBook Pro Users Express Concerns About Limited Battery Life

A subset of users who purchased a new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar claim to be experiencing shorter than expected battery life. In particular, some users claim to be getting as little as 3 to 6 hours of battery life … Continue reading

December 3, 2016
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Users Find Some New MacBook Pros Suffer From Major Graphics Issues

Since new MacBook Pro models launched last month, an increasing number of early adopters have reported serious graphics issues on Apple’s latest notebooks. The glitches and other problems appear to be most prevalent on built-to-order 15-inch models, but standard 13-inch … Continue reading

October 10, 2016
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Two more Galaxy Note 7 phones catch fire, Samsung allegedly stonewalling users

Another two of Galaxy Note 7 phones that were replaced under the recall have lit on fire, with a text inadvertently sent to one of the owners in the middle of support communication exchanges suggesting that Samsung is attempting to … Continue reading

October 9, 2016
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Headphone picks for iPhone 7 users missing the 3.5mm headphone jack

One of the biggest changes unveiled with the iPhone 7 was the deletion of the phone’s 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of an all Lightning solution. It’s been a divisive issue, but luckily there are plenty of viable options out … Continue reading

October 2, 2016
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Verizon iPhone 7 Users Afflicted With LTE Connectivity Problems

A growing number of Verizon subscribers are complaining about a serious issue that causes them to regularly lose LTE connectivity on their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, suggesting a major bug that needs to be resolved by either … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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iOS 10 update bricking iPhones and iPads for some users, requires iTunes to restore

iOS 10 has just dropped but it seems like it is not smooth sailing for everyone. We have received many reports that users are finding their iPhone and iPad devices ‘bricked’ after attempting the over-the-air iOS 10 update. To restore, affected users must then plug their devices into … Continue reading

July 9, 2016
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iOS Device Ransom Attacks Continue to Target Users in U.S. and Europe

A few years ago, a number of users in Australia were victimized by attackers remotely locking iPhones, iPads, and Macs using Find My iPhone on iCloud. Compromised devices typically displayed Russian ransom messages demanding payments of around $50 to $100 … Continue reading

July 8, 2016
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Apple Pay/contactless payment users are better tippers – Square data

Data from businesses using Square’s mobile payment terminal revealed that those using Apple Pay and other forms of contactless payment are better tippers than those using conventional cards. The company found that while 67% of swipe card customers added a tip, … Continue reading

June 19, 2016
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macOS Sierra beta lets Mac users rearrange third-party menu bar extras

It’s been a pain-point for some Mac users for a while now: the inability to rearrange third-party menu bar extras. Sure, it’s been possible to move around stock menu bar extras by simply holding the Command key while dragging the icon, but … Continue reading

June 17, 2016
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Politico using Apple Wallet to send breaking news push notifications to users regarding Brexit

Apple’s Wallet app has become a lot more useful since the launch of Apple Pay, but Politico has found another new purpose for the app that’s a little out of the ordinary. As noted by NiemanLab, Political Europe is using … Continue reading

May 13, 2016
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Mac Users Reporting Widespread System Freezes With OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Update

A large number of MacBook Pro owners running OS X El Capitan are reporting widespread system freezes since installing the 10.11.4 update to Apple’s Mac OS. Hundreds of MacRumors forum members have been posting to a dedicated thread to discuss … Continue reading