macOS 10.14.5 Mojave update patches Intel CPU “Zombieload” vulnerability with some caveats

Update to macOS 10.14.5 for "ZombieLoad" vulnerability fix and Airplay 2 support: Info https://www.macworld.com/article/3394579/ Update https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2001?locale=en_US More information on the patch, unsupported models, and additional mitigation instructions (if necessary) available from Apple. For most user's the 10.14.5 patch will suffice, at least in the near term. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210107

May 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Upgrading to Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)? Here are some things to think about first.

No company gets people excited for a new product like Apple. Whether it's a new iPhone, iPad, an entirely new product line like the Apple Watch, or something as routine as the next upgrade the Mac OS X, Apple's hype machine goes into high gear and has people chomping at the bit to jump in [...]

November 6th, 2015|Apple, Lapin, New Products, service, software, tips, Uncategorized, upgrades|

AppleTV & iTunes streaming issues? Try changing your DNS server settings.

After renting movies on my AppleTV for the past few years, I had become used to the movie starting within minutes, even seconds of my completing the rental process. This is how it should be. However, for the past few weeks, renting movies had become an exercise in futility. I would complete the rental, and [...]

January 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Important firmware fix and replacement program available for some 2012 and 2013 MacBook Air models

Apple recently disclosed an issue that affects certain 64GB and 128GB SSD Flash storage drives in MacBook Air models sold between June 2012 and June 2013. An earlier firmware update downloaded from Software Update can cause issues with the drive, possibly rendering it unreadable. Full information is available in the link at the bottom, but [...]

October 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|

Lapin again named an Apple Premium Service Provider effective for all of 2013!

According to Apple, the Premium Service Provider (PSP) designation means that a company "has demonstrated its commitment to premium service and technical excellence." Recently, Apple changed its performance measurement period for designating PSPs from 6-months to 12 months. As of this morning, Lapin is proud to announce that we have again been named an Apple [...]

February 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|