Category Archives: Apple & Mac

How-To unlock MAGIC-SIM stuck in DUAL-MODE (007) on an iPhone 6

The MAGIC-SIM DUAL-MODE (aka 007 mode) is not working well on any iPhone model. Once activated it will take away the `STK menu` from your SIM Applications list with no apparent way to roll back to normality. At this point … Continue reading

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How-To Create An Encrypted DMG File From Command-Line in OSX

You can create an secure encrypted DMG disk image from the command-line in Mac OS X using ‘hdiutil’, type the following instrcution in the Terminal application: #hdiutil create -encryption AES-256 -fs HFS+ new.dmg -srcfolder /path/to/your/folder Substitute ‘/path/to/your/folder’ with the actual … Continue reading

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iPhone Replacement Fees: Express Replacement Service

If your iPhone is or is NOT under warranty, Apple still provides the option to replace the device for specific fees, depending on the model. You will have to pay in any case an ERS Fee (Express Replacement Service fee, … Continue reading

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iPad Mini Vs. New iPad (iPad 3): brief comparison

At my advice the iPad Mini is a shrieked version of the New iPad (aka iPad 3), with a very few differences, some borrowed from the iPad 2. Mostly significant, and brand new:  THINNER borders design. mounts Micro-SIM uses the … Continue reading

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Where To Download Workgroup Manager 10.8 for Mac OS X Server 10.8 Mountain Lion

Workgoup Manager is NO MORE included in OS X Server since the release of Mountain Lion 10.8. If you want to manager OS X Server Open Directory in the ‘old way’ you will need to download Workgroup Manager 10.8 from … Continue reading

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How-To Fix Cadaver Showing “WARNING: Untrusted server certificate presented” on Mac OS X

Here is explained how to compile Cadaver to support root CA certificates with ‘homebrew’ or Mac OS X. Cadaver is a command line webdav client tool. It’s available on Mac through the ‘homebrew‘ subsystem for OS X. It has the … Continue reading

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How-To Downgrade From OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 To The Previous Minor Release 10.8.1

Long Story Short: 1 – Re-install the base system of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8[.0] over the current System Drive, from a USB stick or NetInstall image. 2 – Apply the 10.8.1 update downloading it from Apple Support page. or … Continue reading

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It is not possible to install OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 on an Asus Eee PC 1005HA

The reason why it is not possible to install OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 on an Asus EeePC 1005HA is because it uses the Intel Atom N270 processor that is 32bit only while OS X Mountain Lion  is a full 64 bit … Continue reading

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How-To Fix a Bricked OS X Lion System After Thunderbolt Software Update Causes Boot Failure?

Listen to me! download mp3 Following the WWDC 2012 Apple has released some new system and applications updates for OS X Lion 10.7; one of them is an update for the Thunderbolt port, and unfortunately brings with it a serious bug that may badly … Continue reading

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How-To Redirect PATHINFO (Almost Pretty) Permalinks To Pretty Permalinks

This post is about supporting your former PATHINFO Permalinks structure (a.k.a. Almost-Pretty-Permalinks), on your new web-site using Pretty-Permalinks. Redirect 301 /index.php/ http://www.yoursite.com/ RewriteRule . /index.php [L] These are the lines of Apache’s configuration that must be present in the website’s main .htaccess … Continue reading

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