How to fix Viber on Mac OS X Yosemite

As the time of writing this post, Viber didn’t release an updated version that supports Mac OS X Yosemite.

Chances are the app icon is marked with an and you get an error message once you try to launch it.

It’s pretty easy to actually fix this issue; Just head to your Applications directory, right-click on the Viber icon then Show package contents. Navigate to the Contents folder and open Info.plist ; Note that you’d probably need a Plist file editor installed (or XCode) to edit this file. If it’s not the case, just open it with your preferred text editor – and you’ll get something like this:

/Applications/Viber.app/Contents/Info.plist
/Applications/Viber.app/Contents/Info.plist

Notice the highlighted lines – all you need to do is change the values 4 and 4.0.0 to, respectively, and 5.0.0

 

After editing the file
After editing the file

Save your file. Relaunch Viber. You’re good to go!

What you should know about Facebook Voice Audio Comments: Delivering Happiness.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Communication.

A few days ago, I was bored to death in a coffee shop. Mainly because everyone was talking out loud.

But they were talking.

Not texting (except a few nerds), but TALKING. Voice talking.

It’s kinda the natural way we communicate. I won’t get into the details of how communication started, you can read it about it here when you’re done reading this, but evolution dictates that what started with cave paintings should end with thought message passing, not texting and writing, going through sound communication.

The Great Alexander Graham Bell changed the way we communicate with sound, but, we took a “Historical detour”.

A “Historical detour” in Communication

Modern time Telegraphy started with Telegrams. Voice channels we not that cheap back in the 19th century. Actually, they were none until June 2nd 1875. Commercial ones started a few years later. Continue reading “What you should know about Facebook Voice Audio Comments: Delivering Happiness.” »