CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

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CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading iOS or before getting a new iPhone
September 12, 2016 – 9:37 pm | No Comment
CAUTION- Do this BEFORE upgrading  iOS or before getting a new iPhone

(Note, this article was originally published September 17, 2013 when the iPhone 5 was released.  It has been updated for newest iOS 10–steps haven’t changed since iOS7)
Whether you are buying an iPhone 7 or 7+ or upgrading to …

How to Choose –iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?
September 10, 2014 – 6:32 am | No Comment
How to Choose –iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

Are you in a quandary about whether to order an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? As you may have learned, the new iPhone 6 will be available for pre-order on Friday September 12th (for delivery …

Questions Posed by FCC Open Internet NPRM
May 22, 2014 – 9:07 pm | No Comment

The sky hasn’t fallen yet. The FCC has proposed Open Internet regulations and has posed a number of questions for public comment in the recent Open Internet NPRM (notice of proposed rule making). If you …

How the HP Envy23 is Taking Me Away from my MacBook
August 23, 2013 – 3:42 am | No Comment

Ever since HP gave me this Envy 23 TouchSmart computer, I’m finding myself working on it almost as much as I work on my Mac—maybe more.  Everything from research and taking notes to editing photos is so …

You Can Have a SmartFriend to Help with your Computer
August 7, 2013 – 12:13 am | No Comment
You Can Have a SmartFriend to Help with your Computer

Who do you call when you need help with your computer– when you can’t make your computer do what you want?  Hopefully you have a smart friend who knows about technology. That friend is usually …

Where’s the iOS5 iPhone Camera Icon in the Lock Screen? How to Use the New Camera Features
October 16, 2011 – 9:57 pm | No Comment
Where’s the iOS5 iPhone Camera Icon in the Lock Screen? How to Use the New Camera Features

NOTE:  THESE FEATURES ARE AVAILABLE ON ANY iPHONE THAT CAN ACCEPT THE iOS5 UPDATE–including the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.  Some people have made the mistake thinking that these features are only on the new iPhone. …

Should You Buy the Apple iPhone 4S? Pre-Orders Begin October 7th- For AT&T, Verizon and…Sprint!
October 4, 2011 – 8:44 pm | No Comment
Should You Buy the Apple iPhone 4S? Pre-Orders Begin October 7th- For AT&T, Verizon and…Sprint!

Apple surprised us with the announcement of their new phone, the “iPhone 4S.” After a year of rumors, we were all awaiting the announcement of the “iPhone 5” at today’s Apple press conference held at …

Be Ready for Your iPad 2 With an iPad Purse-Best Way to Carry Your iPad
March 2, 2011 – 11:22 pm | One Comment
Be Ready for Your iPad 2 With an iPad Purse-Best Way to Carry Your iPad

The big news today may be the  iPad 2 with its  cool new cover.  You still won’t want to just throw it into your laptop bag or a big purse. After all, the iPad2 is …

10 Reasons Why I Am Captivated With the Samsung Captivate- Review
December 31, 2010 – 8:07 am | No Comment
10 Reasons Why I Am Captivated With the Samsung Captivate- Review

If you have read my blog entries, you know that I am an avid iPhone user.  I’ve always found Android to be a little more cumbersome to add apps and I get a little confused …

What Gadgets to Buy-The Gift of Sharing Photos, Music & Movies
December 3, 2010 – 6:55 pm | No Comment
What Gadgets to Buy-The Gift of Sharing Photos, Music & Movies

This holiday season it’s time to step up to the next level of home entertainment.  Today’s network media players and network TVs, Blu-ray Disc players, and network AV home theater receivers, can find the music, …