How To Use Apple Pay

For those of you owners of the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, starting Monday, October 20, 2014, you'll be able to use the new Apple Pay system to pay for things at some retail stores and in-app purchases. It utilizes a hardware feature called NFC, or Near Field Communications. Some retails have [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:06+00:00October 19th, 2014|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Truth Behind The Privacy Panic Around The Facebook Messenger Requirement

There's been an recent uproar online about Facebook's latest decision to do away with Messenger inside their smartphone Facebook app and forcing users to install the Facebook Messenger app. Many people already use the Messenger app, but some still just message from within the Facebook app. Unfortunately, in the near future, those users will soon [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:10+00:00August 10th, 2014|Categories: Internet, Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: iTunes Store Won’t Open Or Crashes On iPhone

If you're an iPhone user, you might have run into a little problem or glitch where your iTunes Store won't open on your phone from the icon. There are two possible fixes for this issue. Close Apps & Access From Music - Close all of your apps from your task manager (double tap on the [...]

Tech Tip: iOS7 Keyboard Lag Fix

If you've updated your iPhone to the latest iOS 7 that came out last week, you might notice a lag when using the new keyboard in the apps that support them (such as the built-in messaging app). Luckily, there seems to be an easy workaround fix. - Go to Settings > iCloud > Documents and [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:30+00:00September 24th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: iOS7 Wallpaper Zooms – Enable Reduce Motion Fix

If you've been using iOS 7 beta, you might have noticed a zooming effect when you try to set your pictures to your lockscreen or homescreen wallpaper. This feature/bug has been present in the last couple of betas and appears to be a "feature" in the gold/final version of iOS 7. The good news? There [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:32+00:00September 12th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Tech Tip: How To Disable Samsung Galaxy Multi Window Sidebar Android

If you have a Samsung Galaxy Android phone, you might have noticed the Multi Window Sidebar. It has a small tab on the side of your screen that gives you access to recent apps and the tab stays present all the time, no matter what app you're in. Sometimes this can get annoying and you [...]

Troubleshoot Blackberry Curve or Bold With Stuck Trackpad And Keys

If you have a Blackberry Curve with a SIM card, you may have run into an issue where your trackpad doesn't work or none of the keys seem to work. I recently had a Blackberry Curve 9630 that appeared to have a hardware issue. The only way to get the screen on was to use [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:33+00:00August 14th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Apple Opens iMessage Spam Reporting Tool

If you've ever received spam on your iPhone through Apple's iMessage service, you can now report the message directly to Apple for investigation. It'll require that you take a screenshot of the message and email it to Apple along with the sender's email or phone number and the date and time of the message. You [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:42+00:00July 31st, 2013|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Nokia Reveals The Lumia 1020 Windows Phone 8 Device With 41 Megapixels

Today, Nokia officially announced the Nokia Lumia EOS, now called the Lumia 1020. It has a unibody design, similar to the previous Lumias. On the front is a 4.5-inch AMOLED PureMotion HD+ display 1,280 x 768 pixel display. Nokia's also promised that the Gorilla Glass 3 display works well with gloves and is still readable [...]

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