Resetting AirPlay

I have been having occasions lately where I’ll lose audio whilst using AirPlay mirroring from my Mac running OS X version 10.8.4 to my Apple TV running the latest Apple TV Software, version 5.3.  When this issue occurs, audio from iTunes, Hulu, Netflix, etc. on the Apple TV plays audio normally, as does AirPlay content […]

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IPSW File Primer

Because I have been asked a few times, here’s some basic information about IPSW files used by iOS devices for a short Friday post. IPSW files (iPod Software) are the files used by iTunes, Apple Configurator and Xcode to restore or update an iOS device’s firmware.  This includes the iOS operating system and the built-in apps. […]

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A Perfect Storm For Apple

I think the world is about to experience an Apple explosion. If you’re an Apple fan or professional, you might be saying to yourself, “What, Apple isn’t already exploding by dominating the music player market, capturing 12.9% of the smartphone market (according to PC World) in under two years after entering it, and posting record sales while Microsoft announces its first-ever layoffs and almost every PC maker is losing business?” To that I say, maybe they are, but I expect the explosion to get even bigger.

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