Tag Archives: Apple

‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6

Remember, folks, you don’t actually own anything anymore. That expensive thing you bought? It’s not yours, and you’re certainly not allowed to do with it as you wish!

It’s the message that spells doom and will render your handset worthless if it’s been repaired by a third party. But there’s no warning and no fix.

Source: ‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6 | Money | The Guardian

Apple’s iTunes Is Alienating Its Most Music-Obsessed Users

Ever since 11, I’ve been more and more disappointed with iTunes. At least I know I’m not the only one.

People with terabytes of MP3s who want a solid app to catalog and organize their libraries feel abandoned by Apple’s new cloud-based music strategy.

Source: Apple’s iTunes Is Alienating Its Most Music-Obsessed Users | WIRED

A Map in iPhone Privacy Settings Tracks Your Location – How to Turn Off Location Services

“Every step you take, every move you make, I’ll be watching you.” –Siri

Unlike you, GPS doesn’t lie.

Source: A Map in iPhone Privacy Settings Tracks Your Location – How to Turn Off Location Services

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

Two words: Jony Ive. Apple, do us all a solid and DISASSEMBLE JONY IVE. Design for design’s sake does not work.

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.

Source: How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

Good luck repairing anything in the new iMac

Dear Apple, there’s still a few of us out here that want to be able to drop in new components when we need them. It’s good for business to let us do so.

The logic board is where the surprises come in, and they might not make you too happy. Configure a machine without flash storage or a Fusion Drive? You won’t be able to add one at a later date because those don’t include an onboard connector to do so.

Source: Good luck repairing anything in the new iMac

A Reminder That You’re Just Renting Those Digital Games

Remember: You don’t “own” what you “buy”. Ever.

Some of your favorite games are disappearing off of the App Store, but can you say you weren’t warned?

Source: A Reminder That You’re Just Renting Those Digital Games | WIRED

Apple Fanboys LOVE Android

What happens when you take an iPhone, install the latest version of Android on it, then tell Apple fans that it’s the newest iOS? Hilarity, that’s what.