Tag Archives: server

Server-side patch fixes vulnerability that allowed access to Contacts and Photos on iPhone 6s

An iOS vulnerability that permitted nefarious people to gain access to Contacts and Photos data has been fixed swiftly without the need for a software update. A server-side fix has patched a security hole in Siri which allowed the personal digital assistant to use email links in tweets to gain access to contacts and photos on a […]

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“Cannot Get Mail” errors on your iPhone? Try this

Every so often when you go to refresh your emails from the Mail app in iOS, you may get an error message like the one shown above that reads, “Cannot Get Mail. The mail server imap.gmail.com is not responding. Verify that you have entered the correct account info in Mail settings.” The problem can be […]

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Firewatch Sells Half a Million Copies in First Month

Firewatch has sold around 500,000 copies since its release on February 9, publisher Panic Inc. announced.

While the budget for the adventure game was a “huge” investment for Panic, strong initial sales helped the publisher make its money back in about a day, the company said in a blog post.

What’s more, the game’s Fotodome feature, which allows players to snap in-game photos and upload them to a server for physical printing, has seen 214,802 photos uploaded so far, and the publisher has sent out well over 1,000 sets.

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Some iPhone owners complain about receiving undeletable emails from 1970 and 1969

iOS has been hit with another strange bug which causes users to receive ghost emails from 1969 and 1970 that cannot be deleted. As some Reddit users have discovered, an error with the mail server not downloading the headers correctly appears to be causing some iPhone owners to receive undeletable ‘null’ emails dated back to […]

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Some iPhone owners complain about receiving undeletable emails from 1970 and 1969

iOS has been hit with another strange bug which causes users to receive ghost emails from 1969 and 1970 that cannot be deleted. As some Reddit users have discovered, an error with the mail server not downloading the headers correctly appears to be causing some iPhone owners to receive undeletable ‘null’ emails dated back to […]

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Why and how to use custom DNS settings

When you visit a website on your computer, such as iDownloadBlog or Google, you’re using domain name system (DNS) protocol to exchange information between your computer and the server providing you with that website. Depending on the DNS server you’re using on your Mac or iOS device, you might not be experiencing the best speeds […]

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Latest El Capitan beta has fixed Safari’s mishandling of shortened Twitter “t.co” links

An annoying issue pertaining to broken Twitter links, which has persisted in Safari for Mac since November 2015, has been fixed in the third beta of the forthcoming OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan software update, according to user reports on the Apple Support Communities forums. The “Safari can’t open the page because the server where this […]

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