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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Where can you get new feet for a MacBook system, and what can you do when Mail's toolbar suddenly disappears? Here we answer these and other questions from MacFixIt readers.

By February 3, 2012


How to add multitasking to your old iPhone without jailbreaking

So you've got an original iPhone and you're hanging on to it for sentimentality's sake. I get that. But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice all the cool, new goodies that accompany the latest versions of iOS.

By January 18, 2012


Apple fixes download bug for iPhone OS 3.1.3 users

iPhone and iPod Touch users running OS 3.1.3 are now able to download new apps from the App Store following a recent glitch.

By December 21, 2011


iPhone OS 3.1.3 users unable to download new apps

A possible glitch is preventing iPhone and iPod Touch users from downloading new apps from Apple's App Store, according to several comments on Apple's Support Communities.

By December 20, 2011


Android Atlas Weekly 62: Whose smart phone will reign supreme? (Podcast)

Android on a TouchPad, Security in the Market, and Windows Phone v Android whose smart phone will reign supreme? We ask special guest Molly Wood about her Windows Phone Challenge. All that and more on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly.

By August 24, 2011


Bootlace app sticks Android 2.2 Froyo on the iPhone

If you jailbreak your iPhone 2G or 3G, it has been made possible to run Android 2.2 Froyo on them. Funny, considering some Android handset owners aren't even yet on 2.1.

By November 11, 2010


Low iPod Touch battery life may be in the router

A troubleshooting effort by one of our readers shows the low iPod Touch battery life after installing iOS 4 may be from a firmware incompatibility with the router being used.

By October 26, 2010


iOS 4.1: Positive early reviews from iPhone 3G users

After Apple's investigation of complaints related to slowness and poor battery life when iPhone 3G users updated to iOS 4, early reports make it clear that iOS 4.1 has turned the tides for most.

By September 8, 2010


Netflix debuts on the iPhone

Previously available only on the iPad, the Netflix mobile app now supports the iPhone and iPod Touch, letting all Apple mobile users stream content.

By August 26, 2010


Downgrade your iPhone 3G from iOS 4

Not happy with the latest software update? We'll show you how to bring your iPhone 3G back to life by reinstalling iPhone OS 3.1.3.

By July 29, 2010