Upgrades

macOS Mojave first impressions

Updating to macOS Mojave  The update process was easy - just started it off and left my Mac to it - and I haven't (yet) noticed any problems caused due to the upgrade, unlike some earlier upgrades where lots of knock-on effects were seen in general [...]

2018-09-30T14:34:24+01:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: App Store, Apple, macOS, OSX, Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Upgrading Avada from version 3.0.1 to 3.4.3

It had been a while since I'd updated the Avada theme that this website uses and it seems the longer you leave it, the more there is to consider - what will I need to backup, what about WordPress versions, what about my plugins etc? Anyway, [...]

News: 22 October 2013 – Apple’s October 2013 event – new iPads, release of OSX Mavericks

At their October 2013 event, Apple announced some new iPads, the release of OSX Mavericks as a free upgrade and also more on other products, such as the latest Mac Pro. iPad Air The new top of the range iPad is called the iPad Air, due [...]

Apple’s Recommended Wi-fi Settings for iOS & OSX

  The Apple eco-system - iOS devices and OSX systems - seems to have a few problems with wi-fi connections, especially in the time just after upgrades. I have experienced this myself a couple of times, as I documented here on my blog. Recently, I found [...]

Problem with iTunes 11 and Apple TV?

Apple TV 2nd Gen Here's a little tip for anyone who's experiencing problems watching movies via their Apple TV, having recently upgraded to iTunes 11. I had this issue last night and thought it might take a lot of messing around to come up [...]

2017-01-10T21:28:40+01:00January 26th, 2013|Categories: Apple, iMac, iPad, OSX, Problems, Tablet, Upgrades|Tags: , |

Cross-Browser Testing – Turning off browser auto-updates

For effective cross-browser testing, it can be useful to have a variety of different versions of different browsers on different platforms. In general, its very awkward (or impossible) to have different versions of the same browser on the same machine. Therefore, a way around this is [...]

iOS 6 Upgrade – Part 3 – Moans and Gripes

I’ve now upgraded my iPhone3GS from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 6. This has been delayed mainly due to a freelance iOS App Testing project I was working on at iOS 5.1.1 plus also partly  due to waiting for some fix version releases, to address any initial problems [...]

iOS 6 Upgrade – Part 2 – New Features and Changes

I’ve now upgraded my iPhone3GS from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 6. This has been delayed mainly due to a freelance iOS App Testing project I was working on at iOS 5.1.1 plus also partly  due to waiting for some fix version releases, to address any initial problems [...]

Windows 8 Pro running on VirtualBox on iMac OSX 10.8.2 – Success!!!

As Windows 8 and IE10 have recently been released, I thought I'd better get myself a working Windows 8 system, asap. Will be very useful to be able to see how Windows 8 operates, plus also test IE10 websites as thats already either a requirement (or likely [...]

Another potential fix to wifi issue on OSX Mountain Lion

Update 14 August 2012: The wifi problem is still ongoing, with the wifi connection being lost erratically - sometimes when haven't used browser/net for a while and sometimes when still using it (which is even more annoying!) I've tried all the different suggestions so far, so [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:24+01:00August 4th, 2012|Categories: iMac, OSX, Problems, Upgrades, Wifi|Tags: , , , , |