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Archive for the ‘Smartphones’ Category



A new study says that iPhone apps show more security risks than those for Android phones, but nearly all apps seem to pose significant privacy and security problems. Continue reading

Knock to unlock? A new phone by LG uses a series of taps as a password. We look at how it works. Continue reading

A problem with Java 7 put many of us who play games on Pogo.com out of commission. Thank goodness, it is resolved now, but here is the information on it, just in case a similar issue happens in the future. Continue reading

Learn how access and manage files on your Android tablet. It’s a little different from using a traditional computer, but our step-by-step tutorial makes it simple. Continue reading

Don’t throw out that old smartphone or tablet! A look at the best ways to repurpose older tech. Continue reading

Skip the front desk, an app will let hotel guests use their smartphone as a room key. Continue reading

In The News: 01-31-2014

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

In The News 01-31-2014 – The majority of ATMs are still running XP, Verizon cuts data plan prices and good news for fans of the Windows 8 desktop mode. Continue reading

BYOD – Five Important Points

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

BYOD (Bring your own device) is the trend at many workplaces. We’ve got five important points than employers and employees need to be clear on. Continue reading

Can I Switch Back from iOS7?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Carol wants to know if there’s a way back from iOS7 on her iPhone 4S. Can she downgrade? Continue reading

Part 3 of Holiday Tech Guide – We find cool gifts that won’t break your budget. Continue reading

Help! My Phone Is Freezing!

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Phones getting buggy or freezing have become a common problem. But there was a few solutions you can try out… Continue reading

Victoria wants to know how to delete a location from her AccuWeather app. We walk her through the process. Continue reading

Airline passengers who love to bask in the warm glow of their electronic devices should be happy, the FAA has finally agreed to permit the use of personal electronics like eReaders and tablets during takeoff and landing on flights. Continue reading

Flipboard Adds More Magazines

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Flipboard – an App for iOS, Android and the web that allows you to read electronic editions of magazine and newspaper content is adding some big names to the lineup of titles. Continue reading

What Is Google Wallet?

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Kim wants to know just what Google Wallet is and how it works. We break it all down. Continue reading

Deleting Gmail Contacts In Android

Monday, October 21st, 2013

If you have unwanted Gmail contacts on your phone, it is fairly simple to delete them. Continue reading

Since upgrading to iOS7, Romy is getting an error about a charging cable. We look into what’s causing the problem. Continue reading

How to use Office 365 for Android to make meals easier. From shopping, to recipes to keeping your pantry stocked, SkyDrive can help you get organized. Continue reading

Help! Lost My Notes In iOS Update!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Anne can’t find her Notes since her iOS 7 update. We help her track them down. Continue reading

Google wants you to use Quickoffice on your mobile device and they’re willing to give it to you for free. Continue reading

iOS 7 Fixes 80 Security Issues On iPhone

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The iOS 7 update not only gives iPhones a new look for the operating system, it also fixes 80 security issues that could threaten your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Continue reading

How Do I Close Apps in iOS 7?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Anne just updated to iOS 7 and she wants to know how to close apps. We explain how it works in this quick tip. Continue reading

Good news for Skype users with iPads and iPhones. Skype has just updated the iPad and iPhone apps to let you take part in group voice calls. Continue reading

YouTube Plans To Add Offline Viewing Feature

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Popular video viewing service YouTube announced plans to make videos available to mobile users even when they don’t have an available Internet connection. Continue reading

Fed up with rude alarm clocks that jerk you awake? Here are some smart alarm apps that wake you up only after you are fully rested. Continue reading

What’s the Fuss About 4G?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

4G phones see twice as much data usage as phones with slower connections. So what are the benefits? Continue reading

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