Month: August 2012

Forget the rice: An ‘iResQ&A’

When you make an investment in an Apple product, you’ll likely want to use it for a long time, so keeping the device safe and sound becomes imperative. However, if a device does break, the Apple certified technicians at iResQ can bring it back to life. In this Q&A, Bryan Moeller, a technician and the…

Watch out for the spoof: SMS issues in iOS

No one wants to fall victim to a flim-flam, whether online, in person or over the phone. Phone users now have to be more careful than ever, and one hacker said that Apple users specifically need to be careful due to the advanced features in SMS messages that could have people getting scammed. "A malicious…

Will iPad Mini force industry to ‘think different’?

With the new 7.85-inch iPad Mini on the way soon, things could be getting a whole lot different in the tablet market, according to eWeek. Although there has been no official word from Apple about the device, there have been reports building up about this device for months. One likely effect of the release isn't…

Back to school with the Apple MacBook

It's that time again. Whether they're heading to an elementary school classroom or a graduate school campus, students are gearing up for another academic year. PCWorld said one computer that could be great for a return to class is the Apple MacBook Air. This might be a big purchase for college students on a budget…

Fingerprint evidence: New iPhone could use your prints for security

A cracked screen can really put a damper on the functionality of an iPhone, and this might be even more true if a rumored fingerprint security feature is included in the forthcoming version of the device. TheNextWeb reported that Apple purchased AuthenTec for $356 million recently, one of the biggest mergers in Apple history. Users…

Cool ways to use the standard-issue Apple headphones

Everyone has seen them: The white, standard-issue iPhone earbuds from Apple that so many people discard for a set of Dr. Dre or Tony Bennett-branded headphones. However, before you trade them in, keep in mind that Business Insider said there are some cool controls on these bad boys that may come in handy. Even those…

Thieves stopped due to iPad ingenuity, GPS

No-goodnicks thinking about snatching an iPad out of someone else's hands might want to reconsider: There could be an app on the device that thwarts your attempt and gets you in more trouble than it's worth to steal the device. The Calgary Herald reported on a crime in which a woman had her iPad stolen…

Pin away: New Pinterest app out for iPad

Pinterest is one of the most popular new social media websites, and those who love their Apple tablets can now get in on the fun, according to CNN Tech. If your device is broken, now's the time to get iPad repair and more easily pin your hobbies, recipes and photos. The company has already provided…

More power to you: New iPhone battery could be better than ever

Those who like using their iPhone all day without having to take annoying pit stops to charge the device may be pleased to hear the new iPhone 5 battery is going to be bumped up 10 mAh. This is not a huge amount but it should give better capacity for power, PC Magazine reports. However,…

Getting rid of old gadgets doesn’t have to be hard

No one likes goodbyes, and it may be especially hard with a beloved gadget. But if you've recently upgraded and have an old iPod or MacBook that isn't working as well as it once did, it may be time to part with it by selling it online. A good first step is to look into…