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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Cutting Out Cable-Streaming Media & Home Networks

Can you live without cable TV? See my experience. How to get movies, TV shows, your videos, photos and music WHERE and WHEN you want it. What you need to stream.

iPhones, IPads, ITunes & Gadgets on the Go

iHow-to and iNews: How to use your iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android SmartPhones, MP3s, GPS…What they are. What you want. How to use it. Troubleshooting and tips.

Photography

Making photography and cameras simple. Explaining features to help you get your best photos.

Triathlon Training Technology -Fitness-Weight Loss

How to use technology for losing weight and training. Features, tips, and my journey toward an Olympic-length triathlon.

TVs, Home Audio and Home Entertainment

All about TVs, and home audio includes components like Blu-ray Disc and DVD players, and DVRs, TIVO, and anything else you hook up to your TV… Satellite, Antenna, Cable

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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 …

Tech Tips and How-Tos
May 10, 2012 – 1:53 pm | 2 Comments
Tech Tips and How-Tos

Yes, I disappeared from Simple Tech Guru for a little while, but I’ll try to return.  These days I am writing for Tech Goes Strong to help simplify all kinds of technology.
If you are looking …

Cutting Out Cable, Tech Triathlon Training and Revue Contest
January 21, 2012 – 12:22 am | No Comment

Happy 2012! This year I am going lean–downsizing to control my budget and getting in shape. I am “cutting the cord” –discontinuing my cable TV service–and I am losing weight and training for another Olympic-length …

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. …

In Mourning–Honoring Steve Jobs
October 6, 2011 – 8:51 pm | No Comment
In Mourning–Honoring Steve Jobs

 There is other tech news but I feel that any of us that earn a living writing about or selling products related to Apple, need to take a moment to honor Steve Jobs, a man …

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 …

Cure for CellPhone Cancer Scare
June 1, 2011 – 1:01 am | No Comment
Cure for CellPhone Cancer Scare

I’m not panicking, I already have the cure for the cellphone cancer scare. The big news today is that scientists are saying that cellphones really are carcinogenic–they contribute to or cause cancer. They claim that the electromagnetic …

All About Digital Media Players, Home Networks and Online Streaming
May 16, 2011 – 8:15 pm | No Comment
All About Digital Media Players, Home Networks and Online Streaming

Digital media players, network media players, media streamers, networked TVs, networked Blu-ray disc players, and networked home theater a/v receivers can stream music, movies and photos to play on your TV.  And it’s getting easier …

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 …