Archive for May, 2012

Reminder! MobileMe ends June 30!

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Just a friendly reminder to our users who haven’t had a chance to move to iCloud: MobileMe ends in 30 days.  Sorry folks, but no more procrastinating — if you have a MobileMe account, you need to move to iCloud before Saturday, June 30.  MobileMe members must make this transition in order to continue to have email, contacts, and calendars kept up to date automatically (and also to take advantage of the new services that iCloud provides).

Need Mac Help’s techs have been helping users transition seamlessly from MobileMe to iCloud, so please don’t hesitate to contact us to book an appointment or ask any questions about the transition and the new services iCloud provides.  We will be happy to help you sort out the system requirements for iCloud for all your devices.

iOS 5.1.1 released: fixes several bugs

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 5.1.1, an update that fixes several known issues for all iOS 5-compatible devices. Apple lists the following improvements and bug fixes in its support document:

  • Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut
  • Addresses bugs that could prevent the third-generation iPad from switching between 2G and 3G networks
  • Fixes bugs that affected AirPlay video playback in some circumstances
  • Improves reliability for syncing Safari bookmarks and Reading List
  • Fixes an issue where an ‘Unable to purchase’ alert could be displayed after successful purchase

To update to iOS 5.1.1, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS 5-compatible device.  Alternatively, you update by going to iTunes, selecting your iOS 5-compatible device in the sidebar, and click “Check for Update” on the screen.


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