Well, I just downloaded the iOS 5.0 IPSW file for my iPhone 4 and did the offline update through iTunes. It didn’t work, and I got a message “The iPhone could not be updated an unknown error occurred (3002). At first, I wondered-my iPhone is not jailbroken or unlocked also I use the latest version of iTunes that is compatible with iOS 5. After testing a few methods, I found a simple way to fix iOS 5 3002 error in iTunes and here is it.
No one can even ponder switching to another mobile/tablet/laptop after using an Apple product for a while. I’ve been using Apple iPhone variants since the launch of 3GS in 2009. There after we saw an immense change in smartphone Eco system. So many mobile companies and operating system have turned up and some faced a setback. Nevertheless, a complete phone means for most of us its iPhone. What makes the iPhone special for me is its formidable design and the robust iOS software it ships with. In the beginning of this week Apple announced an upgrade for the exiting iPhone 4 and is called the iPhone 4S. There aren’t many changes in the external design of the iPhone 4S when you compare it with its predecessor but everything is new inside.
One thing I noticed after upgrading my Macbook Pro 2010 model to OS X Lion is the startling drop in speed. Using Parallels Desktop to run Windows apps on Mac could be a reason, but overall the speed has reduced substantially from what I used to get in Snow Leopard. It is obvious-since there are a lot of new services and features in OS X Lion the exiting RAM and system resources would find it difficult to handle the load. [Read more…] about Speed up Mac OS X Lion
Google Plus is a lively news topic in these days. After several flunked efforts to master the social media space, finally Google has come up with a brand-new concept called Plus. Unlike Orkut, Buzz and others, the Google Plus (or G+) is tightly integrated to their other web services like Gmail, Picassa, Blogger, Search, Google Profile, Webmaster tools and even with the Google algorithm that formulates search rankings.
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Lately, Apple published Bootcamp 4.0 tools that let you dual boot Windows and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Lion is a robust operating system-but then there are some Windows software that you may not want to miss in any other platform. Forming a bootcamp partition is the quickest method to get back your Windows applications working in Intel powered Macs.
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Ever since the release of Mac OS Lion the software upgrades for Macintosh computers are distributed through the online app store. Be it a clean install or upgrade, mac app store require you connect to the internet to download whole installation files. The online OS update is okay if you have stable broadband connectivity and enough bandwidth. Apple also provides an option for internet recovery of macOS if your computer fails to boot. But there are situations where you can’t download the OS from the Apple servers. Having a bootable macOS offline installation disk is the only solution in such scenarios.
OS X 10.7 Lion will be soon available for purchase on the Mac app store. All those who have a credit card or Paypal account (USA) can buy and download the update using their Apple user credentials. Using Paypal is not supported in India also most of the Indians are without credit cards. I was using Virtual Credit Cards (VCC) to buy iPhone and iPod apps from iTunes before getting my HDFC Bank Platinum credit card.
Bootcamp is a software package Apple provides with each Mac OS X version. Bootcamp incorporates drivers and foundation software for Apple Mac hardware in Windows platform. You can set up a Windows partition from Mac using Bootcamp assistant. The most-recent variant of Bootcamp is 3.2 and is designed to work with Mac OS Snow Leopard. Apple is preparing to distribute Bootcamp 4.0 to in order to allow users install and dual boot Windows with the upcoming OS X Lion.
Mac OS X Lion is close at hand. Apple may release the OS 10.7 within a week through the Mac app store. The features of the Lion upgrade that is available at $29 would urge everyone to consider it, but the suggested installation through Mac OS app store is a bit of a bother. A question everyone will have is whether the update deletes existing files or settings in Snow Leopard, when upgraded.
Apple is preparing to issue Mac OS X Lion upgrade in the coming month, July. The update was announced on OCT 2010 and since then developers were allowed to download beta versions. I’ve downloaded Mac OS X Lion 10.7 preview 3 as a DMG file and upgraded my existing Snow Leopard installation with it. While announcing iOS 5 Apple CEO mentioned that they will list Lion to the Mac app store, instead of providing DVD disc for backup. Therefore, to do a new OS X Lion installation, we first need to install the Snow Leopard and then upgrade to Lion from the app store.