Summary Of Apple’s 2015 Keynote Announcements

In case you were too busy yesterday, or if you just live under a rock, here is a summary of Apple's 2015 keynote announcements. In typical Apple annual fashion, they announced new colors for the Apple Watch along with WatchOS 2, the Apple iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil, a new AppleTV box with tvOS [...]

Battery Saving Tips For The Apple Watch

As the proud new owner of an Apple Watch, one of the first things I thought about was the battery life. The watch ties into almost everything with the iPhone so you can receive notifications for everything you normally would see on your iPhone. The Apple Watch makes it so you don't have to turn [...]

Restore Missing Purchased Tones On iPhone

If you've ever run into a problem where all of your purchased ringtones have disappeared from your iPhone, no worries, you can restore them through Apple. You have a couple of options, the one that worked for me was using the iTunes Store website. Restore your tones from the iTunes Store - Open Safari on [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:55:31-05:00March 27th, 2015|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|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 |2016-10-16T15:55:33-05:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Mac, Mobile, OS|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

WireLurker Malware Targets iOS iPhones and iPads

Apple's iPhone iOS has been considered to be one of the most secure mobile operating systems around. If you performed a jailbreak to unlock your iPhone, then you opened up the door to possible malware because of the 3rd party app stores. Now, there's a new form of malware that is infecting iPhones and iPads. [...]

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 |2016-10-16T15:56:06-05:00October 19th, 2014|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Photography Hobby

In addition to our ongoing personal fitness goals, the wife and I have decided to take up a new hobby...photography. We both have been interested in it for a while now and we're always taking pictures with our smartphones and point-and-shoot cameras. We have a couple of iPhones in the house and I have a [...]

Tech Tip: Can’t Open Or Save iPhone Pictures Sent To Outlook

If you've ever run into the error message below when trying to open an attachment in Outlook, we have a couple of solutions you can try. The error message might only happen when trying to open certain file types and it'll say that it cannot create the file and suggest that you check file permissions. [...]

By |2016-10-16T15:56:19-05:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

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 |2016-10-16T15:56:30-05:00September 24th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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