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An Apple “Beta” Is Exactly That, A Beta! (20+ Tips & Advice When Using iOS & macOS Betas)

In Apple, Fix It, General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, iOS, Opinion, Software, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

If you are installing or planning to install Apple iOS & macOS beta software, you need to be prepared. Tips, tricks, and advice when installing these betas.

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Parents & Kids – Set Up Emergency Bypass on your iOS10 Device Now!

In Apple, Cellular, Family, General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, Opinion, Parenting, Safety, Software by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

For parents & kids, it’s critical to be able to connect via calls or texting. Setting up Emergency Bypass on iOS10 lets you get around “do not disturb.”

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Want those New Snazzy iOS 10 iMessage Backgrounds & Effects? Disable This Setting!

In Apple, Consumer Electronics, General, How To, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, Software, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

If you want those exciting and snazzy iMessage backgrounds and effects, you need to make sure you have one setting disabled. Here is how to do it.

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MALWARE WARNING: EMAILDOMAIN plus “_contract.doc” has a Malicious Word Macro – Analysis & Details

In General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, Microsoft, Safety, Security, Software, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Warning about a malicious Word macro that comes as an email attachment with “_contract.doc” as part of the file name. Also contains analysis about threat.

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A Backyard Conversation: Cord-Cutting Couldn’t Be Easier with Sling TV – #TakeBackTV

In Application, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Review, Software, Sponsored, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

How Sling TV enables the easy process of cord-cutting as explained to a neighbor. Touting the benefits of taking back TV #TakeBackTV

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How to Set Up OpenVPN with NETGEAR R8500 WiFi Router for Smartphone VPN Connections

In Application, Consumer Electronics, Fix It, Gadgets, General, Hardware, How To, HTD Tech Tip, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Security, Software, Technology by Michael Sheehan4 Comments

How to set up OpenVPN with the NETGEAR WiFi router on a smartphone for secure connectivity on your own private network. Discusses iOS configuration.

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Don’t Restrict Your Child’s Smartphone, Instead Discover via Monitoring with AT&T Smart Limits

In Cellular, Family, General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, Mobile, Opinion, Parenting, Safety, Security, Social Media, Social Networking, Software, Sponsored, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Instead of restricting children’s smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here’s how.