Apple stops signing iOS 9.3.1, downgrades no longer possible

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Apple has officially pulled the plug for signing iOS 9.3.1 on Friday.

The change means iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can no longer downgrade to iOS 9.3.1 via iTunes and will now be forced to install iOS 9.3.2 upon any attempts to restore their devices…. Read the rest of this post here



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Finding your Mac model number

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Not too long ago, we shared how you can find out what version and build of OS X you’re running on your Mac, but another important piece of information you should know is the model number of the Mac you’re using.

This is an important piece of information that is used by Apple to identify exactly when your computer was launched and what hardware it has inside of it.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how you can find the model number of your Mac…. Read the rest of this post here



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Finding what version and build number of OS X you have on your Mac

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There come times when you need to know not only what version of OS X that you’re running, but also where you may want to know the actual build number.

This information usually comes mostly in handy when you’re running betas, but sometimes when filing bug reports with Apple, they might ask you to provide them with what version of OS X you are running on your Mac and the build number it shows.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you not only how to find out what version of OS X you’re running, but also where to find the build number of the version of OS X you have installed…. Read the rest of this post here



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Apple no longer signing iOS 9.2.1 as downgrading becomes impossible

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Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.2.x on Tuesday, a move that keeps anyone from downgrading their installation of iOS 9.3 or later to any earlier firmware version on their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

The move has been expected for some time, as iOS 9.3 was released nearly two weeks ago, followed by iOS 9.3.1 with some minor bug fixes…. Read the rest of this post here



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Common restore errors in iTunes and how to resolve them

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Restoring your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad can resolve a variety of issues, but sometimes you’ll experience issues even when you try to restore your device(s) with iTunes.

You may have received a “This device cannot be restored Error XXX” message from iTunes before, and unfortunately, you may have been forced to do some research to even begin to understand why you’re getting the error, which can cause tons of frustration.

In this piece, we’ll talk about some of the most common iTunes restore errors and how to fix them so you don’t have to spend hours researching for solutions by yourself…. Read the rest of this post here



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How to unenroll from Apple’s public Beta Software Program

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Many people sign up with Apple’s public Beta Software Program because they want to be able to install Apple’s latest updates, just like developers can, so they can have the cool new features on their Macs and iOS devices before everyone else does.

These public beta releases are great for not only users, but also for Apple. They benefit users because it helps familiarize them with changes before they go public. They benefit Apple because it gives the company a larger testing pool to help squash bugs that could otherwise go unnoticed by a smaller testing pool.

If you’ve just become bored of betas, or want to go back to just using stable Apple software releases, then you’ve come to the right place. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to unenroll in the Apple Beta Software Program…. Read the rest of this post here



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