Tag: diagnostics

Apple reportedly prepping remote iOS diagnostic tools

According to Hardmac, Apple is testing a remote diagnostic tool for iOS devices. The tool will allow support personnel to obtain information on a device's UDID, name, battery diagnostics, iOS version, and crash logs via an entirely online interface. The supposed intent behind this tool is to simpl...

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New Wi-Fi Diagnostics tool a part of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

When Mac OS X 10.7 Lion leaps onto our Macs later this year, Apple's support specialists will have a new tool to use to troubleshoot those pesky Wi-Fi problems. AppleInsider reports that a new Wi-Fi Diagnostics tool can be found in Lion's /System/Library/CoreServices folder, along with a number...

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Mac 101: Building a bootable diagnostic and repair flash drive

More Mac 101, our tips and tricks for novice Mac users. Update: You cannot install Snow Leopard on an 8 GB flash drive. I was incorrect in writing that an install of Essential System Software would take 3.81 GB. As a few of our commenters pointed out, and as is the case, in testing I erroneously...

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Apple posts two new updates

Just days after all the hardware updates on Tuesday, Apple has posted two new support downloads. The first, Pro Applications Update 2009-01, contains several updates for applications in Final Cut Studio. This update includes Final Cut Pro 7.0.1, Motion 4.0.1, Soundtrack Pro 3.0.1, Color 1.5.1, an...

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