Archive for the 'iPhone' Category

Get along without iPad/iPhone Home Button

Home Button not Working on iPhone or iPad? Here’s how to get along without it. Extensive usage or actual damage can cause the home button can become unresponsive. Using your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad without the Home Button CAN still be done via the touch screen. You may have to restart you device and […]

Serious OS-X and iOS Security Vulnerability Completely Opens Up Your ALL Your Secure Communications

It had been know for MONTHS that there was a serious security flaw in iOS and possibly the latest version of OS X that could allow attackers to surreptitiously circumvent the most prevalent Internet security protocol – TLS/SSL and and Security Certificate validations. The issue is a “fundamental bug in Apple’s SSL implementation,” This can […]

Wi-Fi connection issues with Smartphones and devices

Just thought I’d pass this on to those with Smartphone activation or Wi-Fi issues. About a month ago I had LOADS of problems trying to get two new Samsung Galaxy S4 phones activated. My Wi-Fi would drop off after just a few moments or minutes at the longest. After a few days, I started to […]

Add Gmail Contacts to iOS 5

Though many don’t realize it the process for importing your contacts to your iPhone from Gmail Address Book is quite simple. Getting them OUT of your iPhone can, depending on how their configured, be much more complicated. But that is for another post. I know that many supposed Mac techs and BigBox retailers will want […]

iDevice updates and backups 04

Just thought I’d bump this post. I just had another person tell me about their iDevice backup woes once again.. I was able to recover some stuff thank goodness. But come one people, for your own sanity, backup your data….. I’ve written previously about backing up and restoring your iDevice.   I’d like to add a […]

Cleanup or Refresh an iDevice and Properly Restore it.

I’ve recently had a few people who had some problems with their iPhones and asked for some help. They were all of a sudden unable to receive calls and texts reliably or at all and or were notified they were running out of space. All were instructed by Apple and/or their carrier (in all three […]

Jailbreak for iOS 5.01 now available

UPDATE #2: Here is an easy peasy walkthough and video on the iPhone 4s/iPad 2 jailbreak. They walk through the entire simple process. I could not imaging owning an iDevice that wasn’t jailbroken. But that is just me. If after doing some research and reading you are fine just doing only what you are told […]

iDevice Backups

If you have an iPhone or other iDevice, you’ve probably wondered at some point how to backup iPhone data. There’s actually a pretty easy way to backup your entire iPhone using the iTunes software. The procedure requires a few steps, but everyone should be able to do it. Hopefully you did this when you 1st […]

More phone tips Galaxy S2 and some iPhone ones

Just thought I’d put up some feature and tip how-to’s for those that care – mostly me so I can get to them if I need them 🙂 Also if you happen to screw up your phone – ‘brick it’ here is how to restore it; bring it back from the brink. Just go here […]

My adventures in a phone upgrade part 1

It all started almost two years ago. I knew it was time to upgrade my phone but I could not find a suitable replacement for my ‘rooted/custom ROM’d’ Windows Mobile 6.5 phone – an HTC Touch Pro2. When I say suitable, I must first explain who I am and what I do. That may help […]