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Apple Users Targeted with iCloud Phishing Scam

IT security researcher Mehrdad has noticed an increase in Apple users reporting that they couldn't access their iCloud accounts. One of his clients said he received an email from Apple which claimed his iCloud account has been blocked and asking them to click on a link in the email. From the screenshot below, you can [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:53:34+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Categories: Phishing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Using Your iPhone’s Phone Number With Messages In Mac OSX For iMessage

If you're a Mac user with OSX 10.8.2 Mountain Lion or later, you can use the built-in Messages app to send and receive iMessages. Usually when you first set it up and login with your Apple ID it should pull over your iPhone's phone number automatically, giving you the option to send and receive from [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:33+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Mobile, OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: Enable Two-Step Verification For Your Apple ID

Apple recently introduced a new security feature for your Apple ID that requires two-step verification with a trusted device or a recovery key if you ever need to reset your password. 1) Open the Manage Your Apple ID page here. 2) Click on Manage Your Apple ID and sign in. 3) After logging in, click [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:27+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Smartphone, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Apple iTunes 11 Now Available For Download – Redesigned Interface & More iCloud Support

If you're an Apple user, then you might be glad to hear that they have released the next version of their iTunes software, version 11. The desktop download includes a new MiniPlayer for playing tracks in a widget-sized window, an "Up Next" feature for cueing up songs and viewing what's next at a glance, and [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:44+00:00 November 29th, 2012|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments