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Ten Apple Watch Tips that can help you become a power user of Apple’s new digital time piece.
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I started writing this review sitting on the sand at Stinson Beach, CA. I had the football game streaming on my WiFi-only iPad, my MacBook Air was connected to the Internet where I was uploading and downloading photos I had taken for this review, and I was synching my article with Evernote as the waves crashed in the background. My sandy office had its connectivity brought to me by a 4G LTE AT&T Unite Pro WiFi Hotspot. Finding a WiFi connection while out on-the-go can range from being difficult to being simply maddening. While HotSpots are pretty prevalent in urban …
Apple’s iOS 8 has been released and people are complaining that they have to delete applications and/or data and media in order to install the new mobile operating system. This is true if you do an OTA (Over The Air) update. Sometimes, even connecting to iTunes on your computer and trying to do the upgrade there prevents you from doing so if you don’t have enough free space on your iOS device. But there is a better way to install the update and NOT have to delete any data, even if you don’t have much free space on your iOS …
Apple’s newest version of their operating system (Apple iOS 8) for iPhones and iPads is now available. There are a few ways that you can update. You can plug your compatible iOS device (iPhone 4S and newer, iPod Touch 5th gen or iPad 2 or newer) into your computer and connect with iTunes and do the upgrade that way, you can use the OTA (over the air) update, or you can download the upgrade file manually and then update via iTunes on your computer. I have found that sometimes downloading the .ipsw (that is the file extension for the iOS …
If you are anything like me, you watch your cell phone’s data consumption very closely. And given that I have 4 other people on my family shared plan (3 of them being teens & almost a teen), there are some apps that simply gulp down data. Tweens and teens absolutely LOVE image and video apps (think Instagram, Vine, SnapChat and others) and while many kids are not gravitating toward Facebook, Facebook is typically a high-consumer of data. The Facebook mobile app has a very sneaky way of gobbling up data, especially because of the feature that auto-plays any videos in …