Tag Archives: OSX

iOS5 and Lion 10.7.2 Upgrades – A Few Things Went Wrong

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Here is a list of the things that went wrong with the upgrades iOS5 iPhone couldn’t complete the upgrade due to Apple server load failing to verify the restore. Loads of 3004, 3014 type error codes. Worked at 8am this morning when load would have been less. iPad failed to restore correctly, kept going around in circles (“iPad restore failed,… Read more »

TrackPad Erratic After Upgrade to OS X 10.7 Lion

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I’ve been getting erratic behaviour on the Apple TrackPad since performing the upgrade to 10.7 on the MacPro (2006, 1,1). Everything is fine and then as you move your finger across the surface, the on-screen cursor starts jumping about, sometimes in a predictable way (like its just missing event information from the trackpad), and other times like its getting the… Read more »

Apples Poor UI Choices in iOS and OS X Lion

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iCal's Year View on OS X Lion

Thoughts on Skeuomorphism in UI Design – Kaishinlab Skeuomorphs in UI design refer to interface elements that retain obsoleted visual or behavioral aspects of the physical objects they are based on. […] Apple has been riding the skeuomorphism wave for more than a decade, alienating pundits and users alike in every episode, the most recent of which involves the redesigned… Read more »

OS X Lion – Possible RAID mirror corruption during upgrade

I recently went ahead with upgrades to OS X Lion on my Macs. I did the Macbook first, as its less critical should problems arise, and that went without a hitch. I chose to save the installer after the download and create a DVD so that I wouldn’t need to wait for the download again from the App Store. The… Read more »